Hanekom’s defamation case against Zuma to be heard on Friday

21 August 2019, 8:01 AM
The defamation case that ANC MP Derek Hanekom has brought against former president Jacob Zuma will be heard in the High Court in Durban on Friday.
Ramaphosa’s application to interdict Bosasa report to be heard in High Court 12 August 2019, 7:15 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa's urgent application to interdict the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action of the Bosasa report will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria on Monday.

ANC IPC commits to dealing with factionalism in North West 12 August 2019, 6:30 AM

The newly-established African National Congress (ANC) Interim Provincial Committee (IPC) in North West has committed itself to ensure that it deals with factionalism within its ranks.

Presidency does not dispute accuracy of CR17 campaign story: Rampedi 11 August 2019, 9:06 PM

Independent Media investigations editor Piet Rampedi says the Presidency is not disputing the accuracy of the information that has been leaked to the media but rather whether it was obtained lawfully or not

ANC NWC concerned about state of municipalities in N West 11 August 2019, 6:53 PM

The African National Congress' National Working Committee says the state of municipalities and governance in the North West is worrying.

ANC concerned about legal battle between Ramaphosa and Mkhwebane 11 August 2019, 3:06 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has expressed concern at the raging legal battle between the party president Cyril Ramaphosa and the Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Nomgcobo Jiba
Parliament acknowledges receipt of Jiba’s court papers 11 August 2019, 1:39 PM

Parliament says it has received court papers from the lawyers of sacked National Prosecuting Authority head Nomgcobo Jiba.

ANC NWC meeting
ANC leadership not pleased with state of North West municipalities 11 August 2019, 12:28 PM

The state of municipalities and governance in North West is worrying the African National Congress (ANC) national leadership.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Diko insists the President has nothing to hide 11 August 2019, 7:53 AM

The Presidency has called on the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to act in line with rules that demand that any information that she has in her possession be kept confidential.

Presidency calls on Mkhwebane to act in line with confidentiality rules 10 August 2019, 9:11 PM

The Presidency has called on the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to act in line with rules that demand that any information that she has in her possession be kept confidential.

City of Johannesburg
ANC confident in next attempt to oust Mashaba 10 August 2019, 1:40 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Johannesburg is confident that they will succeed in ousting Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, in a planned motion of no confidence on the 22nd of August.

ANC NWC to meet with N West leadership, interim structure 10 August 2019, 11:27 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) National Working Committee (NWC) members will meet later on Saturday with the newly established Provincial Interim Structure of the party in Rustenburg in North West.

Zikalala encourages women to study 10 August 2019, 6:55 AM

The KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has encouraged women to study so that they do not depend on abusive men for financial support.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa should be transparent: Ralph Mathekga 9 August 2019, 9:27 PM

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says President Cyril Ramaphosa should not be selective about what information should be available to the public.

DA encourages women to speak out 9 August 2019, 9:14 PM

Marking Women's Day in Port Elizabeth's notorious northern areas, the Democratic Alliance (DA) encouraged women to speak out.

Struggle stalwart Sidandala laid to rest in Eastern Cape 9 August 2019, 6:15 PM

Liberation struggle icon, Nomathemba Sidandala, has been laid to rest in Komani, in the Eastern Cape.

Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa can interdict information in PP report from being made public: Gutto 9 August 2019, 5:08 PM

Constitutional law expert, Shadrack Gutto, says President Cyril Ramaphosa has the right to approach the Deputy Judge President of the High Court in Pretoria to request that certain information contained in the records of the Public Protector,

Julius Malema
Malema calls on judges to take independent decisions 9 August 2019, 5:02 PM

The EFF leader Julius Malema has called on judges to take independent decisions regardless of who comes before them in court.

Ramaphosa’s legal team calls for sealing of certain information in Mkhwebane report 9 August 2019, 12:56 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has asked the Gauteng High Court to have certain information in the Public Protector’s records “sealed and not be disclosed to the public”. 

ANC veteran Nomathemba Sidandala to be laid to rest on Friday 9 August 2019, 10:41 AM

The late African National Congress (ANC) veteran Nomathemba Sidandala will be laid to rest on Friday at Mlungisi Township in Komani in the Eastern Cape.

The role of women in SA politics 8 August 2019, 6:30 PM

In 1956 a women's march to Pretoria was a watershed moment in the country's evolving history.

Faith Muthambi
DA presses criminal charges against Muthambi 8 August 2019, 4:46 PM

DA MP Phumzile van Damme says there is enough evidence to warrant criminal charges against former Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

EFF to appeal judgment in favour of President Ramaphosa 8 August 2019, 2:30 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it will appeal Thursday's judgment by the High Court in Pretoria - in favour of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa granted interim order allowing remedial action delay against Gordhan 8 August 2019, 12:13 PM

Judge Letty Molopa-Sethosa says she is satisfied that President Cyril Ramaphosa has made a case for an interdict against the remedial action, as instructed by the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Zandile Gumede
eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede back in court 8 August 2019, 9:28 AM

eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede is due back in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday. She is due to appear together with eThekwini councillor Mondli Mthembu and businessman Craig Poonan.

Dali Mpofu
Judgment expected in Ramaphosa-Mkhwebane case 8 August 2019, 8:10 AM

The High Court in Pretoria will on Thursday morning hand down judgment in the matter involving President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Lead investigator in Gumede case survives shooting attempt 7 August 2019, 9:39 PM

It has emerged that the lead investigator into the fraud and corruption case of Ethekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede was shot and wounded in Johannesburg last Friday.

ANC, City of Tshwane at loggerheads over City manager’s payout 7 August 2019, 9:37 PM

City of Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa has defended a 7-million rand golden handshake the Metro intends paying its outgoing City Manager.

Midvaal Mayor vows to uproot corruption in the municipality 7 August 2019, 6:24 PM

The Mayor of the DA led Midvaal Municipality in Gauteng, Bongani Baloyi says he will leave no stone unturned in the dealing with the cash for jobs scandal involving two top executives in the municipality.

DA to consult coalition partners to save Mashaba 7 August 2019, 4:02 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will consult its coalition partners, including the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) to save its Johannesburg Mayor from being ousted from office.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Hawks await docket against Mkhwebane 7 August 2019, 2:39 PM

The Hawks say they will contact the Public Protector for questioning once they have received the docket and their preliminary investigations have been completed after charges were filed against her by Accountability Now.