Northern Cape ‘co-operating’ with law enforcement agencies

28 September 2020, 9:31 PM
The Northern Cape Co-operative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs Department says it is co-operating with law enforcement agencies following a raid at its offices.
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Zondo yet to respond to Zuma’s letter 29 September 2020, 5:56 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture is yet to respond to former President Jacob Zuma's letter.

Zuma requests DCJ Zondo to recuse himself as State Capture Commission Chair 28 September 2020, 8:01 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma has ordered State Capture commission of inquiry Chairperson, Deputy Chief Judge Raymond Zondo to recuse himself as the chair.

Former Mpumalanga MEC appears in court for alleged rape 28 September 2020, 4:03 PM

An ANC provincial executive committee and former Mpumalanga MEC and his step-son appeared in court for the alleged rape of two minors.

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry Part 2 28 September 2020, 2:50 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Commission in Johannesburg is underway.

Mokhesi concedes he could have done more to ensure money was better spent in Free State asbestos project 28 September 2020, 12:15 PM

Head of the Free State Human Settlements Department Tim Mokhesi has conceded that he could have done more to ensure that money was better spent in the 2014 project to assess and remove asbestos in low cost housing.

Government to increase electricity generation capacity for economic growth: Ramaphosa 28 September 2020, 11:00 AM

Government has vowed to increase its electricity generation capacity in order to grow the economy and attract investment.

Gauteng officials allegedly involved in PPE tender corruption to appear before SIU in October 28 September 2020, 10:30 AM

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku, his wife Loyiso Masuku who is a Member of the Mayoral Committee for Group Corporate and Shared Services as well as Presidential Spokesperson Khusela Diko will appear before it on October 6.

LIVE: State Capture Inquiry 28 September 2020, 10:00 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture continues in Johannesburg on Monday.

Parliament’s Defence Portfolio Committee to summon Mapisa-Nqakula on military jet trip 28 September 2020, 8:08 AM

Chairperson of Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Defence, Cyril Xaba, says they will soon summon Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula to appear before the committee to account for the controversial trip of an African National Congress (ANC) delegation to Zimbabwe.

SA Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa Nqakula
Expert slams President Ramaphosa’s lenient punishment on Mapisa-Nqakula 28 September 2020, 2:30 AM

Leadership expert, Mazwe Majola, says he agrees with opposition parties who says that President Cyril Ramaphosa's sanctioning of Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was not enough.

Justice Zondo
Free State Asbestos Project to be focus of Monday’s State Capture Commission 27 September 2020, 10:01 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume its hearings on Monday. The inquiry will hear evidence relating to the Free State Asbestos Project  from Head of Department (HOD) of Human Settlements in the province, Nthimotse Mokhesi.

Nosiviwe-Mapisa-Nqakula
Mixed reactions to Mapisa-Nqakula’s sanction 27 September 2020, 7:02 PM

There are mixed reactions to president Cyril Ramaphosa's action against Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

Opposition parties slam Ramaphosa’s action against Mapisa-Nqakula as insufficient 27 September 2020, 12:02 PM

The Democratic Alliance says the action taken by president Cyril Ramaphosa against Minister of Defence, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is a "slap on the wrist".

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Sisulu thanks Brandfort community for supporting Madikizela-Mandela 26 September 2020, 7:35 PM

African National Congress (ANC) NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu has thanked the community of Brandfort for providing late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with support while she was banished to the Free State town by the apartheid government.

Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe accuses Mashaba of trying to score cheap political points 26 September 2020, 6:37 PM

The Minerals and Energy Affairs Minister, Gwede Mantashe, has come out guns blazing against the statement by ActionSA leader, Herman Mashaba.

Little done to change the lives of the poor: Mashaba 26 September 2020, 5:01 PM

Action SA leader, Herman Mashaba says little has been done by government to change the lives of the poor and vulnerable. This comes after his visit to Attridgeville Extension 19, where residents are still awaiting their RDP homes they were promised three-years-ago.

Tributes pour in for Rev Maqina 26 September 2020, 12:31 PM

Tributes are pouring in for the late political activist and playwright, reverend Mzwandile Maqina.

Zwane admits to not being aware of Housing Act when he was MEC 26 September 2020, 7:01 AM

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo expressed shock after former MEC for Human Settlements in the Free State, Mosebenzi Zwane, said that he was not aware, for a year, of the Housing Act - a law that applied to his portfolio.

Andile Lungisa opts to remain in jail despite being granted bail 25 September 2020, 4:20 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay ANC politician, Andile Lungisa, has opted to remain in jail despite being granted bail of R10 000 in the Grahamstown High Court in Makhanda.

MKMVA accuses ANC of failing in its duty to effectively run the country 25 September 2020, 4:15 PM

Durban Metro Police say various roads leading to the African National Congress provincial offices in Stanger Street in the city are still closed to traffic as more than 200 disgruntled members of the MKMVA are protesting outside the offices.

President Ramaphosa meets Nehawu leaders 25 September 2020, 2:55 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is currently meeting with the leaders of the National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu).

Zwane blames irregular use of funds in Free State housing project on former HOD 25 September 2020, 12:21 PM

Former Free State Human Settlements MEC, Mosebenzi Zwane has blamed the irregular use of funds in the province's 2010 housing project on former HOD Mpho Mokoena.

Unemployment
Unemployed graduates join MKMVA march in KZN 25 September 2020, 12:20 PM

Graduates who are part of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) protest in Durban, say it's a disgrace that the number of unemployed graduates in South Africa increases daily.

Andile Lungisa granted R10 000 bail 25 September 2020, 11:52 AM

The family of ANC politician, Andile Lungisa is happy that the Grahamstown High Court has granted him bail.

MKMVA protesters blockade roads in Durban 25 September 2020, 9:59 AM

Members of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) have begun blockading roads in Durban, KwaZulu Natal -  as they plan to shut down the province on Friday.

LIVE | State Capture Inquiry, 25 September 2020 25 September 2020, 8:42 AM

The State Capture Commission will on Friday hear the testimony of former Free State MEC for Human Settlements, Mosebenzi Zwane as well as his former Advisor, Mmuso Tsoametsi on the 2010 housing scheme in the province.

Mosebenzi Zwane, advisor to testify at State Capture Commission 25 September 2020, 7:00 AM

The State Capture Commission will on Friday hear the testimony of former Free State MEC for Human Settlements, Mosebenzi Zwane as well as his former Advisor, Mmuso Tsoametsi on the 2010 housing scheme in the province.

Lungisa’s bail application ruling to be delivered on Friday 25 September 2020, 5:49 AM

The Grahamstown High Court in Makhanda is expected to rule on the bail application by Nelson Mandela Bay ANC politician, Andile Lungisa on Friday.

Acting NMB mayor to continue fight against placing metro under administration 24 September 2020, 6:12 PM

The acting mayor of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality, Tshonono Buyeye, says he will now turn to the Constitutional Court after the Grahamstown High Court dismissed his application to prevent the Eastern Cape Cogta MEC, Xolile Nqatha, from placing the Metro under administration.

DA wants Gauteng government to account for the state of heritage sites 24 September 2020, 5:15 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng has called on the  MEC for the Department of Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Mbali Hlophe to account for the state of heritage sites in the province.