State capture inquiry has cost over R500 billion

16 October 2019, 10:10 AM
Political analyst, Ongama Mtinka, says the estimated cost of state capture possibly amounts to the country's annual budget.
Aliko Dangote honours Madiba 17 July 2018, 3:49 PM

Business magnate Aliko Dangote is one of the dignitaries that have arrived at the Nelson Mandela Lecture currently underway at the Wanderers Stadium.

Ingonyama Trust must be immediately scrapped: SACP 17 July 2018, 3:18 PM

The SACP in KwaZulu-Natal has reiterated its call that Ingonyama Trust must be immediately scrapped.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa announcement of cutting cabinet size lauded 17 July 2018, 9:40 AM

North West University professor Theo Venter says he is in support of the re-configuration of the cabinet size which critics say became bloated in the Zuma era.

Bela-Bela Ward 9 by-election underway 17 July 2018, 9:14 AM

Four political parties are contesting a by-election in Bela-Bela Limpopo on Tuesday.

ANC weighs in on Sol Plaatje Municipality saga 16 July 2018, 9:26 PM

The ANC in the Northern Cape have advised the Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley to suspend Municipal Manager, Goolam Akhawaray as well as the Chief Financial Officer, Lydia Mahloko following violent service delivery protests.

Court grants urgent interdict application to Holomisa 16 July 2018, 8:43 PM

The High Court in Pretoria has granted with costs an urgent interdict application, to United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa.

EFF accuses SABC for marginalising the party in 2014 elections 16 July 2018, 4:52 PM

The Economic Freedom Front has accused the SABC of being biased against it and marginalising them in their news coverage during the 2014 elections.

Solly Mapaila
President Ramaphosa is not weak: Mapaila 16 July 2018, 11:58 AM

Second Deputy General Secretary of the SACP Solly Mapaila says African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa is not a weak man.

EFF leader Julius Malema
EFF will not implode: Malema 16 July 2018, 9:17 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party is founded on strong principles of socialism that will never lead to its collapse.

UN experts to assist embattled North West 16 July 2018, 5:48 AM

United Nations experts will step in on Monday to help the North West with its turnaround strategy.

DA to make proposals to reduce levies paid to Road Accident Fund 15 July 2018, 3:07 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has resolved to make proposals to government to reduce the levies paid to the Road Accident Fund (RAF) as well as the fuel levy to ease the burden of high fuel prices on South Africans.

Ramaphosa dismisses suggestions that he’s weak 15 July 2018, 2:02 PM

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa has dismissed suggestions that he’s weak. This comes after members of the ruling party raised concerns that his attempts to unify the party had led to him making too many compromises. This comes as the KwaZulu-Natal ANC Task Team says that its long-awaited provincial elective conference will be held next […]

DA Federal Council meeting ahead of 2019 elections 14 July 2018, 8:27 PM

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Federal Council is meeting this weekend in preparations of the 2019 national elections.

Premier Lucas calls for urgent meeting following protests 14 July 2018, 7:01 PM

Northern Cape Premier, Sylvia Lucas, has called an urgent meeting with the Mayor of the Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley, Mangaliso Matika, in a bid to diffuse tensions in Galeshewe, Greenpoint and Roodepan.

ANC in KZN to mend broken relations 14 July 2018, 5:22 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Task Team in KwaZulu-Natal says its long-awaited provincial elective conference will be held next weekend.

Sihle Zikalala
KZN ANC to reconvene elective conference 14 July 2018, 1:21 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress Task Team has resolved to reconvene the aborted eighth ANC elective conference next weekend.

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe
Citizens’ voice must be heard: Motlanthe 14 July 2018, 10:16 AM

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has urged South African leaders to create platforms for citizens to contribute to shaping the country's future, and help resolve some of the challenges.

Albertina Sisulu remembered fondly 13 July 2018, 9:45 PM

ANC struggle veteran Nontsikelelo Albertina Sisulu would be turning 100 years in 2018 just like Nelson Mandela. She was born in the village Camama in the Tsomo in the Eastern Cape.

Popcru calls for Ramaphosa’s intervention in grievances 13 July 2018, 5:14 PM

Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) leader Zizamele Cebekhulu says they want President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in addressing their grievances.

EFF gears up for 2019 elections 13 July 2018, 4:55 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) is gearing up for the 2019 national and provincial elections. It is holding a three-day elections workshop in Johannesburg with members from across the country, seeking to provide clear guidelines on how the elections will be handled. EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu says their main focus is to consult the […]

All land must be expropriated without compensation: EFF 13 July 2018, 11:26 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters has contradicted Contralesa's views on the land question - almost a week after the two organisations met.

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga
Msimanga’s office embroiled in another irregular appointment scandal 12 July 2018, 9:13 PM

Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga's office is embroiled in yet another irregular appointment scandal.

UDM wants DA to apologise to Councillor Bobani 12 July 2018, 8:00 PM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) is adamant that relations with the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro will continue to be compromised, unless the DA apologises to Councillor Mongameli Bobani.

ANC in Free State at war with itself 12 July 2018, 6:42 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Free State is battling to contain crisis on several fronts.

Authorities must clamp down on “sex for jobs” activities: Maimane 12 July 2018, 5:11 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says authorities must clamp down on the “sex for jobs" activities where women are forced to trade sexual favours with men to get a job.

Ingonyama Trust is not a cash cow for King Zwelithini: Buthelezi 12 July 2018, 10:59 AM

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has dismissed suggestions that the Ingonyama Trust was set up as part of a deal that saw his party taking part in the 1994 elections.

SA opposition parties form Working Coalition 11 July 2018, 9:07 PM

A coalition of political parties will govern South Africa better than the African national Congress (ANC). This is according to the new “Working Coalition” group made up of the DA, COPE, ACDP, IFP and FFP. A group of opposition parties have formed a new coalition which they say will run municipalities better than what the […]

Mpumalanga swears in new EFF member 11 July 2018, 7:19 PM

The Mpumalanga Legislature has sworn in a new member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

Mkhize meets representatives of Vuwani’s pro-Makhado task team 11 July 2018, 5:12 PM

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Zweli Mkhize has told members of the Vuwani Task Team that they are welcome to submit their applications to the Municipal Demarcation Board for re-determination of local municipal boundaries.