Spies, bribes and Guptas: From Zuma to Agrizzi, a year of gripping moments at the state capture inquiry

2019-08-20 08:41

A year on, the state capture commission of inquiry is still top of mind for many South Africans as witnesses continue to share damning allegations.

ANALYSIS: As the screws are turned on Zuma, the pressure starts to show

2019-07-16 19:31

When Jacob Zuma was delivering his oratory on Monday, uninterrupted and in command of a story he was in complete control. But when he was delivered into the hands of Paul Pretorius even the most innocuous question was being second-guessed.

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Zuma's plots, spies, the Guptas and Johann Rupert

2019-07-15 22:38

Testimony by former president Jacob Zuma was colourful, dramatic and controversial. He made allegations of plots and conspiracies against him dating back to before the arrival of democracy in South Africa.

Ramatlhodi challenges Zuma: Let’s take a lie detector test because I was never a spy

2019-07-15 14:06

Former minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has denied claims by former president Jacob Zuma that he was an apartheid spy.

Former mineral resources minister to testify at Zondo commission

2018-11-28 07:09

Former department of mineral resources minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi will be the fourth minister who served under former president Jacob Zuma to appear before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture.

Ramatlhodi to replace Collins Chabane

2015-09-22 21:18

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi will replace the late Collins Chabane as public service and administration minister, President Jacob Zuma has said.

SA mining needs all the help it can get

2015-02-10 12:56

The 2015 Mining Indaba is in full swing, the very good news is Advocate Ngoako Ramatlhodi, SA’s Minister of Mines, is among those assembled.

Solidarity fights for non-striking miners

2014-06-10 11:19

Trade union Solidarity is set to file an urgent application with the Constitutional Court to restore the right to work for non-striking platinum workers.

Mathunjwa happy with latest platinum talks

2014-06-04 08:29

The latest round of talks aimed at ending a five-month strike in the platinum belt "went well", says the president of the striking Amcu union.


ANALYSIS: Zuma's desperate claims open new front in battle between ANC factions

2019-07-17 05:11

Jacob Zuma's claims about a multi-decade plot to "remove" him from society and the infiltration of spies in the ANC has opened a new front in the internecine battle inside the governing party.

ANALYSIS: Zuma's threats and claims can unleash a firestorm in the ANC

2019-07-16 07:51

Former president Jacob Zuma’s dramatic claims about plots and conspiracies against him could very well threaten to engulf the ANC in a firestorm of witch hunts and retribution if left unchecked and unchallenged.

ANALYSIS: A menacing, threatening and snarling Zuma readying for scorched earth

2019-07-15 20:05

Zuma’s testimony was about one thing: he signaled his intent to his political opponents that he has no qualms about following a scorched earth policy. He cast himself as the victim, as the target of his enemies and the victim of a system.

State capture inquiry: Guptas would summon ministers, Zuma to their home and boast about it - Ramatlhodi

2018-11-28 15:56

Former mineral resources minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture that the infamous Gupta family would summon ministers and then president Jacob Zuma to their homes and "boast about it".

Saftu 'shocked' by Ramatlhodi's revelations on Molefe, Guptas

2017-05-16 23:02

Trade union federation Saftu is shocked by former mining minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi’s allegation that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and his chairperson tried to pressure him to help the Guptas take over Glencore’s Optimum coal mine.

Exxaro to buy stake in Total, community wants share

2015-06-09 18:34

Exxaro Resources’ deal to buy Total SA’s South African coal unit for $472m must include a community stake to be granted state approval.

SA to improve distressed mining towns

2014-10-09 20:22

Planning Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says R2.1bn has been designated to improve housing and living conditions in poor mining communities.

No breakthrough yet in crucial mine talks

2014-06-09 15:28

A spokesperson for Amcu says union leaders are still in talks with mining company bosses, but has given no indication whether any progress has been made.

Government taking initiative to end strike

2014-05-29 13:29

The government is taking the initiative to end a crippling platinum sector strike now in its eighteenth week, says new Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

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