Lamola urges maintenance beneficiaries to opt for electronic payments

16 July 2019, 9:19 PM
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola says the Department is encouraging maintenance beneficiaries to opt for electronic payment of their benefits.
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Maphoto’s funeral preparations at an advanced stage 17 July 2019, 8:47 AM

Funeral preparations for the ANC struggle veteran, Isaac “Bra Ike” Maphoto, are at an advanced stage.

Parliament’s budget vote dedicated to Nelson Mandela 17 July 2019, 6:57 AM

The NCOP Chairperson Amos Masondo has dedicated Parliament's budget vote to the late former president Nelson Mandela.

Question marks over Zuma’s testimony: Analyst 16 July 2019, 7:18 PM

Political Analyst Somadoda Fikeni says there are some question marks over former President Jacob Zuma's testimony before the Zondo Commission into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Vytjie Mentor
Zuma says he didn’t remember Mentor until he saw her picture 16 July 2019, 4:57 PM

The State Capture Commission has adjourned after hearing evidence from former President, Jacob Zuma, who told the commission in Johannesburg that he only had a recollection of who the former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor was after he saw her picture.

MK National Council shuts down ANC offices in Mpumalanga 16 July 2019, 3:14 PM

The ANC provincial offices in Mpumalanga remain closed after MK National Council members shut them down.

Ace Magashule
It’s crucial that I support Zuma: Magashule 16 July 2019, 3:01 PM

ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule says it's crucial for him to support Jacob Zuma at the State Capture Commission in Johannesburg, as the former president is a long standing member of the ruling party and a struggle hero.

Zuma denies giving instruction to having former GCIS CEO removed 16 July 2019, 1:30 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma denies ever giving an instruction that then-CEO of the Government Communications Information Service (GCIS) Themba Maseko be removed from his position.

Raymond Zondo
Zondo describes threats against lawyers, witnesses as unacceptable 16 July 2019, 11:09 AM

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has described threats made against lawyers and those testifying at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture as unacceptable.

Mabuza assigned to lead land reform 16 July 2019, 11:05 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has assigned Deputy President David Mabuza to lead government's efforts to fast track land reform.

EFF members to be referred to Sub-Committee 16 July 2019, 10:12 AM

EFF members, who were removed from a mini-plenary session after attempting to prevent Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan from delivering his budget vote last week, will be referred to the Sub-Committee on the Physical removal of Member from Chamber.

Sipho Pityana during an interview on SABC.
Pityana defends Ramatlhodi after spy allegations 16 July 2019, 8:04 AM

Busa president Sipho Pityana says former president Jacob Zuma should have opposed Ngoako Ramatlhodi’s ANC leadership position at the appropriate time if he believed he had been a spy.

Xolani Dube, political analyst from the Xubera Institute is in studio to discuss this further
Zuma’s Ramatlhodi spy claims a conspiracy: analyst 16 July 2019, 7:49 AM

Political Analyst Xolani Dube said former President Jacob Zuma's claims are a conspiracy because there is no proof in them.

‘South Africans shouldn’t be distracted by Zuma’s revelations’ 16 July 2019, 6:20 AM

South African Communist Party, spokesperson Alex Mashilo says South Africans shouldn't be distracted by former President Jacob Zuma's revelations before the State Capture Commission.

Battle on for control of four Johannesburg wards 15 July 2019, 8:35 PM

The battle for four wards in Johannesburg including, ward 109 in Malboro and ward 112 in Midrand, is on.

Andile Mngxitama
IEC deregisters BLF as a political party 15 July 2019, 5:35 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus)  has welcomed the Independent Electoral Commission's decision to deregister Black First Land First (BLF) as a political party.

Pule Mabe
Zuma briefed ANC before appearing at the State Capture Commission: Mabe 15 July 2019, 4:51 PM

ANC spokesperson, Pule Mabe, says the ruling party upholds the view that all individuals and organisations with information that is relevant to the work of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture should avail themselves and present it to the commission.

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Zuma says he was warned that Gordhan’s removal will drastically affect the rand 15 July 2019, 3:16 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma says he has been provoked into spilling the beans about intelligence information that he has. He has told the State Capture Inquiry that he was warned that if former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was removed from cabinet, the rand would tumble.

Zuma denies any unlawful activities with the Guptas 15 July 2019, 1:16 PM

Former President, Jacob Zuma has claimed that he never engaged in any unlawful activities with the controversial Gupta family.

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Zondo reassures Zuma will ‘be treated with fairness’ 15 July 2019, 11:14 AM

Former President Jacob Zuma's lawyer Muzi Sikhakhane has complained about the processes followed by the State Capture Inquiry in calling Zuma before it.

Des van Rooyen
Van Rooyen wants State Capture Commission’s scope to be expanded 15 July 2019, 10:15 AM

Former Co-operative Governance minister, Des van Rooyen says he is at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture to show support for Jacob Zuma because of the good things he has done before and during democracy in South Africa.

Jacob Zuma
Preparations in place for Zuma’s appearance before Zondo Commission 15 July 2019, 5:34 AM

All eyes will be at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture this Monday morning, when former President Jacob Zuma gives his side of the story.

DA to attend State Capture Commission as Zuma is set to testify 14 July 2019, 5:55 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) representatives will attend the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture on Monday when former president Jacob Zuma is expected to testify.

Malicious damage to property case opened against EFF in Free State 14 July 2019, 4:30 PM

Police in Bloemfontein are investigating a case of malicious damage to property,  after disgruntled Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members attempted to force their way into a conference venue at the University of the Free State on Saturday.

IFP Youth Brigade elects new leadership 14 July 2019, 4:25 PM

Mthokozisi Nxumalo has been elected as the national chairperson of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Youth Brigade.  Nxumalo is the former president of IFP-aligned student movement, Sadesmo.

DA calls for Koloane’s removal as ambassador 14 July 2019, 1:35 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested the International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor to recall South Africa's ambassador to Netherlands Bruce Koloane.

Zuma set to appear before Zondo Commission on Monday 14 July 2019, 7:33 AM

The former President Jacob Zuma is from on Monday expected to make the much-anticipated appearance before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture after previous witnesses gave damning evidence against him.

Malema defends EFF members removed from Parly after Gordhan disruption 13 July 2019, 8:04 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has defended party members who were removed from Parliament for attempting to disrupt Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget vote speech on Thursday evening

University of Mangosuthu
IFP conference to focus on dwindling youth support 13 July 2019, 3:09 PM

Dwindling support of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) aligned student wing South African Democratic Movement (Sadesmo) and unemployment among the youth are some of the issues expected to top the agenda of the IFP Youth Brigade (IFPYB) national conference underway at Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Deploying soldiers to gang-ridden areas not an answer: Malema 13 July 2019, 2:39 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says deploying soldiers in the gang-ridden areas of the Western Cape would not solve the problem. 

ANCWL calls for harsher sentences for gender-based violence perpetrators 13 July 2019, 1:38 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) Women's League has once again called on the justice system to have no mercy for perpetrators of gender-based violence.