Des van Rooyen to appear before State Capture Commission

11 August 2020, 5:55 AM
The State Capture Commission will hear evidence on Tuesday relating to Ministerial appointments from Mr. Des Van Rooyen, former Minister of Finance.
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SACP calls for protests outside US embassy in support of Venezuela 28 January 2019, 9:16 PM

The South African Communist Party will be calling for protests outside the US embassy in support of the people of Venezuela.

EFF Leader Julius Malema
Malema promises the people of Itsoseng in Pretoria to raise their issues in Parliament 28 January 2019, 8:29 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will ensure that issues raised by the community of Itsoseng, outside Mabopane, north of Pretoria, will be taken to Parliament.

ANC logo outside building
Fired ANC councillors to contest by-elections as independent candidates 28 January 2019, 4:50 PM

Seven expelled ANC councillors in Kimberley are expected to contest the upcoming by-elections at the Sol Plaatje Municipality as independent candidates.

DA to approach UNHRC and ICC to seek intervention in Zimbabwe 28 January 2019, 3:16 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will be approaching the United Nations Human Rights Council and the International Criminal Court to seek intervention on the human rights crisis gripping Zimbabwe.

Angelo Agrizzi
Zuma foundation benefited from Bosasa: Agrizzi 28 January 2019, 2:01 PM

Former Bosasa COO, Angelo Agrizzi, has revealed that a monthly cash payment of  R300 000 was made to the Jacob G Zuma foundation.

Cedric Gina
Former Numsa president Cedric Gina dies 28 January 2019, 12:50 PM

Former Numsa president and Limusa union Secretary General Cedric Sabelo Gina has died.

Deputy-Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.
Journalists received monthly bribes: Agrizzi 28 January 2019, 12:18 PM

The Chaiperson of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has commended talks between the commission and SANEF as positive.

IEC ballot box
IEC confirms 99% of voting stations opened on time 28 January 2019, 12:18 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission confirmed that 99% of its 22,925 voting stations opened on time to a steady stream of eligible voters, but also that 140 voting stations did not open due to community protests.

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi.
Agrizzi’s eighth day on witness stand, more revelations 28 January 2019, 8:33 AM

Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi is back on the witness stand on Monday morning, at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

President Jacob Zuma
Zuma happy to serve ANC 28 January 2019, 6:06 AM

Former African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma says he will say and do everything that his organisation wants him to do and say.

Those who could not register to vote urged to visit IEC offices 27 January 2019, 9:35 PM

Political parties are urging those who could not register in the final weekend of voter registration to do that at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)  or municipal offices across the country

Zuma calls for unity in ANC 27 January 2019, 8:12 PM

 Former President Jacob Zuma says African National Congress (ANC) members should play a role in ensuring maximum unity within the organisation.

ACM campaigning in F State 27 January 2019, 5:06 PM

African Content Movement (ACM) President, Hlaudi Motsoeneng has told people to vote African National Congress (ANC) out at the Maluti A Phofung Municipality in the Free State

Malema urges churches to pray for peaceful elections 27 January 2019, 3:47 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has urged all eligible voters who are not yet registered to make the final day of registrations count.

Voter registration period drawing to a close 27 January 2019, 3:40 PM

Those who have not registered to vote in the May general elections only have a short while to do so before the final voter registration weekend closes.

DA condemns ANC for using IEC to lay complaint 27 January 2019, 3:40 PM

The DA has confirmed that it has been served with a letter from the IEC following a complaint laid by the ANC over the billboard.

FF-Plus concerned about implementation of Political Party Funding Act 27 January 2019, 2:35 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF-Plus) says it is unfortunate that political parties will go into the elections without transparency on who their donors are.

Peter Marais'
ANC, DA reject FF Plus’s plan to secede Western Cape 27 January 2019, 1:55 PM

African National Congress Head of Elections in the Western Cape Ebrahim Rasool has described Freedom Front-Plus Premier Candidate Peter Marais' proposed secession of the Western Cape as Trumpism.

Helen Zille
‘Zille’s calls for a tax boycott are treasonous’ – Rasool 27 January 2019, 1:21 PM

African National Congress Head of Election Western Cape Ebrahim Rasool has described Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's calls for a tax boycott as treasonous.

First time voters ready to make ‘meaningful contribution’ 27 January 2019, 12:35 PM

Young people in many voting stations around Durban, who will vote for the first time in this year's national election, say they want to make a meaningful contribution to the country's democracy.

IEC responsible for elections not service delivery: Mamabolo 27 January 2019, 10:06 AM

The IEC says it is responsible for the management of elections, not the delivery of basic services.

Mabuza defends ANC amidst Bosasa scandal 27 January 2019, 7:45 AM

African National Congress deputy president David Mabuza says the fact that some party officials have been implicated in state capture doesn't mean that the governing party is guilty of wrongdoing.

ANC Flag
Free State mayor Nontsizi Matjhana dies 27 January 2019, 7:39 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Free State has described the death of its former mayor of the Masilonyana Local Municipality, Nontsizi Matjhana, as a great loss.

Turnout on Day 1 of final voter registration inspires hope despite protests 26 January 2019, 10:20 PM

Most political parties have reported to have been encouraged by the citizens’ turnout during the first day of the final voter registration despite service delivery protest aimed at preventing first-time voters from registering to vote in some parts of the country.

EFF upbeat about IEC’s readiness to hold elections 26 January 2019, 9:45 PM

EFF Secretary General Godrich Gardee says the party is convinced that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is more than ready to hold the general elections.

IFP calls on other party leaders to lead by example 26 January 2019, 8:00 PM

Buthelezi says young people must be encouraged to exercise their democratic right to participate in the electoral process.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
Jail corrupt politicians for 15 years: Maimane 26 January 2019, 7:05 PM

Corrupt politicians must at least be jailed for 15 years. This is according to Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, during his voter registration drive in Mitchell's Plain on the Cape Flats.

National Freedom Party (NFP) President Zanele KaMagwaza-Msib
NFP President KaMagwaza-Msibi joins South Africans in voter registration 26 January 2019, 4:16 PM

The National Freedom Party (NFP) President Zanele KaMagwaza-Msibi has joined thousands of South Africans using this final voter registration weekend to update her physical address on the voter's roll.

Ambassador Kumalo laid to rest 26 January 2019, 4:10 PM

Former South African ambassador to the United Nations, Dumisani Khumalo has been laid to rest at the Westpark cemetery in Johannesburg on Saturday. He was described as a South African, Pan Africanist and a humanitarian during his funeral held at Calvary Methodist Church in Midrand.

Deputy President David Mabuza
Mabuza says government will deal with Giyani’s challenges 26 January 2019, 3:40 PM

The multi-million rand water project to draw water from Nandoni Dam outside Thohoyandou to Giyani has hit a snag.