EXTRACT: Radical politics, yes, but with civility and humanity

2019-11-02 07:00

In recent years, South African politics has been characterised by a distinct lack of civility and accountability. Racism and violent threats have become the norm and civilised, democratic politics is being replaced by the political mob.

Zuma costs taxpayers less than two former presidents

2019-10-02 22:52

More than R59m has been spent on former presidents and their deputies since the start of the 2016/17 financial year - a bill footed by South African taxpayers.

Thabo Mbeki Foundation unveils report to prepare schoolkids for 4IR

2019-09-08 13:24

The report was unveiled at an event organised by Discovery Business Insurance and entrepreneurship learning platform Heavy Chef in Cape Town on Thursday evening. The report includes 50 schools across the country where digital learning solutions were piloted.

'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe

2019-09-07 10:18

South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday.

Mzwandile Masina: ANC must reject the death of principle

2019-08-19 22:35

The leaks on the CR17 campaign funds have demonstrated a death of principle within our organisation, the ANC, which we must refuse to accept as the new normal, writes Mzwandile Masina.

Mbeki denies calling for action to be taken against Zindzi Mandela

2019-06-24 22:44

Former president Thabo Mbeki has denied calling for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark Zindzi Mandela, countering that he had explained the discipline and culture of the diplomatic world.

Ramaphosa sent on his mission by a Bible, a squadron of Gripens and a new NDPP

2019-05-26 06:52

Moments after administering the oath of office to President Cyril Ramaphosa, while Loftus Versfeld Stadium erupted in song, Chief Justice Moegoeng Mogoeng tugged at the head of state’s right elbow, writes Pieter du Toit.

Mandela vs Ramaphosa: Whose list is better?

2019-05-20 09:47

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday lead an ANC caucus to the first sitting of the National Assembly that seems to be vastly different in quality than the one Nelson Mandela presented to parliament 25 years ago.

Dawie Scholtz's 7 election campaign shockers

2019-05-08 06:10

South Africa heads to the polls today for its sixth democratic elections. News24 and pollster Dawie Scholtz take a trip down memory lane with most shocking and bizarre stories from this year’s election campaigns.

Mbeki confident NEC will reconsider party lists following integrity committee report

2019-04-23 20:37

The ANC's National Executive Committee will be forced to respond to the integrity committee on its report of the party's national and provincial lists, former ANC president Thabo Mbeki has said.


Mbeki's warning as DA scrambles: Don't shatter SA's dream of non-racialism

2019-10-24 19:51

Former president Thabo Mbeki has said he understands that current developments within the DA have to do with the ''continuing challenge of racism in our country''.

Thabo Mbeki hails Robert Mugabe as a true African patriot

2019-09-17 21:36

Former president Thabo Mbeki has lauded the work done by former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, calling him a combatant and true African patriot.

‘Trouble, trouble, trouble everywhere’ – Mbeki slams impact of lawlessness on economy

2019-09-07 12:00

South Africa is way past due for some introspection, former president Thabo Mbeki said on Thursday evening.

Arms deal commission ignored serious allegations and key evidence - judge

2019-08-21 19:54

The findings of the Seriti commission, which was supposed to investigated the 1999 R30bn arms deal, has been set aside in a precedent-setting judgment – the first to review the findings of a commission of inquiry.

Mbeki stands by statement that he never introduced the Guptas to Zuma

2019-07-15 18:19

Zuma said he first met the Gupta family after they had met with Mbeki. and that it grew from their relationship as comrades having worked under Mandela.

EFF slams 'aloof' Mbeki's comments on Zindzi Mandela: He 'failed with flying colours to resolve the land question'

2019-06-23 22:46

The EFF has condemned former president Thabo Mbeki’s reported call for action to be taken against South African Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela.

Mbeki, Maduna and the bribes probe: Late drama in Zuma case

2019-05-23 20:55

A mysterious letter, believed to be correspondence between the National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks, surfaced late on Thursday at the ongoing application for a permanent stay of prosecution by former president Jacob Zuma.

Thabo Mbeki says the party that is elected to govern should 'deliver'

2019-05-08 17:12

The party that wins the elections has a responsibility to live up to people's expectations, former president Thabo Mbeki says.

POLOTIKI: ANC, DA bring out the big guns

2019-04-26 10:51

This week on POLOTIKI, it’s crunch time for South Africa’s political parties. The ANC and Democratic Alliance are rolling out their respective heavyweights on the campaign trail.

Mbeki: There's nothing to gain from nationalising the Reserve Bank

2019-04-23 19:40

Former president Thabo Mbeki, during the ANC's campaign for the national elections, has allayed fears concerning the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank.

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