State Capture to have its first witness by Tuesday

20 August 2018, 4:58 PM
The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, currently underway in Parktown in Johannesburg, has been hearing a presentation on the reports which have been submitted as part of the inquiry.
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[Watch]State of Capture Inquiry gets underway 20 August 2018, 2:32 PM

The head of the State of Capture Inquiry, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has outlined the inquiry's terms of reference in Parktown, Johannesburg.

SABC, Mokonyane to brief Parly on turnaround strategy 20 August 2018, 2:19 PM

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane and the SABC are expected before the Communications Committee in Parliament on Tuesday.

ANC cautioned over handling of N West ANC PEC matter 20 August 2018, 12:46 PM

Political analyst Professor Somadoda Fikeni says the call for the dissolution of the North West PEC lead by Supra Mahumapelo, should be treated with sensitivity to avoid instability in the ANC ahead of the 2019 national elections.

‘DA faces uphill battle to win Gauteng’ 20 August 2018, 8:04 AM

Political analyst Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, says the Democratic Alliance and Solly Msimanga face an uphill battle in their campaign to win Gauteng outright in the 2019 elections.

SACP general-secretary Blade Nzimande.
SACP gives state capture probe the thumbs up 20 August 2018, 6:09 AM

The South African Communist Party says it fully supports the state capture probe which gets under way in Parktown, Johannesburg on Monday.

Mcebo Dlamini due in court for #FeesMustFall trial 20 August 2018, 5:59 AM

The trial of the #FeesMustFall activist, Mcebo Dlamini is expected to start in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court Monday morning.

Cyril Ramaphosa smiling
ANC NWC want to get to the bottom of organisational problems 19 August 2018, 7:58 PM

The ANC's National Working Committee is in the North West province.

Solly Msimanga speaking to SABC News
Msimanga supports private property ownership and orderly allocation of land 19 August 2018, 4:49 PM

DA's Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga - who is also the party's candidate for Gauteng Premier ahead of the 2019 elections says the DA supports private property ownership and the orderly allocation of land following a land audit.

Blade Nzimande speaking
SACP calls for “reconfigured alliance” 19 August 2018, 4:43 PM

SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande, says the alliance needs an inclusive campaign to help win the upcoming 2019 elections.

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa says ANC is looking at member concerns 19 August 2018, 2:40 PM

ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has told hundreds of ANC members in Bojanala in North West that the national leadership was there to attend to their concerns.

Ramaphosa arrives in Bojanala 19 August 2018, 1:38 PM

ANC President, Cyril Ramaphosa and some NEC members, have arrived at the Rustenburg Civic Centre, in Bojanala region, where the party is expected to consult with branches in Rustenburg in the North West.

Ramaphosa to answer oral questions on Wednesday 19 August 2018, 1:25 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is back in parliament on Wednesday to reply to oral questions from members of the National Assembly.

Maimane announces Msimanga as Gauteng Premier candidate 19 August 2018, 12:02 PM

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has announced Solly Msimanga as the Gauteng Premier candidate in next year's general elections.

ANC NEC to consult N West branches on Sunday 19 August 2018, 9:41 AM

African National Congress(ANC) President, Cyril Ramaphosa is on Sunday expected to lead the National Executive Committee(NEC) members to consult with branches in Rustenburg at Bojanala region in the North West.

Annan’s commitment to peace should inspire future leaders: Malema 19 August 2018, 7:00 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema says Kofi Annan's committment to peace should continue to inspire future leaders.

SA political parties pay tributes to global icon 18 August 2018, 10:01 PM

South African political parties have joined the world in paying tribute to the late former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. 

Solly Malatsi speaking to SABC News
Finding De Lille replacement tops DA FedEx 18 August 2018, 9:43 PM

Finding a replacement for outgoing Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille ranked high on the DA's Federal Executive meeting on Saturday.

South Africans rate Cyril Ramaphosa 18 August 2018, 9:32 PM

The first part of 2018 has been a bumpy ride for South African politics – as predicted by political analysts at the beginning of the year. 

ANC NEC member Nomvula Mokonyane smiling
ANC NEC pins hope on political induction to unite E Cape 18 August 2018, 9:04 PM

ANC NEC is pinning its hope on the political induction held in East London to unite the largely divided province.

Mabuza calls for war against women, children abuse 18 August 2018, 8:45 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has urged South Africans to wage a struggle against the abuse of women and children.

Desmond Tutu pays tribute to Annan 18 August 2018, 2:54 PM

A spokesperson for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says the retired clergyman is not taking the news of former UN secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan's death well.

The ANC in Mpumalanga says there is no crisis.
“KaNyamazane protests not a sign of crisis in the ANC” 18 August 2018, 6:56 AM

The ANC in Mpumalanga says there is no crisis within the party in resolving the on going violent protest action in KaNyamazane outside Mbombela.

SACP meets in Johannesburg to discuss economic crisis in SA 17 August 2018, 6:48 PM

The Central Committee of the South African Communist Party (SACP) is holding a three day meeting in Johannesburg over this coming weekend. 

KZN premier vows to curb political killings 17 August 2018, 9:22 AM

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu has vowed to act swiftly on the continued political killings in the province and promised extra government efforts and resources to curb the scourge.

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro mayor Athol Trollip
EFF to push for removal of mayor Trollip 17 August 2018, 7:24 AM

The EFF in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has vowed to continue to push for a motion of no confidence in mayor Athol Trollip.

Zondeni Sobukwe receives Special Official Funeral 16 August 2018, 9:34 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral Category 2 for the late Mrs Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, the wife of the late Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) founder Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe.

BCCSA to hold a tribunal into SABC, DA matter 16 August 2018, 7:32 PM

The DA says the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has agreed to hold a tribunal into the SABC's airing of a video of President Cyril Ramaphosa's land expropriation announcement more than two weeks ago.

Ramaphosa committed to visiting Marikana: Mokonyane 16 August 2018, 2:54 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is committed to visiting Marikana where police gunned down 34 people on this day six years ago. Ten other people were killed in the period preceding the massacre.

Mama Zondeni Sobukwe
Remembering Mama Zondeni Sobukwe 16 August 2018, 11:30 AM

Tributes continue to pour in following the death of anti-apartheid activist, Mama Zondeni Sobukwe.

Motion of no confidence in Trollip hangs in the balance 16 August 2018, 6:32 AM

It's not clear whether the highly-anticipated motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip of the Democratic Alliance will take place Thursday as scheduled.