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.
Justice Zondo
Robert McBride
DA’s Kohler Barnard walks out of McBride’s fate deliberations 27 February 2019, 7:48 PM

One of the DA MPs serving on the Portfolio Committee on Police, Diane Kohler Barnard, has walked out of deliberations on the fate of Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head, Robert McBride.

Govt preparing youth for Fourth Industrial Revolution: Mabuza 27 February 2019, 7:40 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza says government is currently preparing young people for the Fourth Industrial Revolution through various partnerships with the information, communication and technology sectors.

Mabuza dismisses EFF claims that Gordhan acts as ‘de facto deputy president’ 27 February 2019, 7:38 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has dismissed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) claims that Minister Pravin Gordhan is the one who acts as deputy president in the country.

DA lodges complaint over a lack of water supply in F State municipality 27 February 2019, 6:30 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) over a lack of water supply in the four towns of the troubled Masilonyana Municipality in the Free State.

Mabuza attributes electricity shortage to population growth 27 February 2019, 5:08 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza has attributed the shortage of electricity in South Africa to the rapid growth in population.

Pieter Groenewald
FFPlus announces Gauteng premier candidate 27 February 2019, 4:24 PM

The Freedom Front (FF) Plus has announced Advocate Anton Alberts as its Gauteng premier candidate.

Willis Mchunu
Mchunu in a stable condition 27 February 2019, 2:00 PM

A short while ago, African National Congress (ANC) provincial secretary Mdumiseni Ntuli told the media that Mchunu was in a stable condition.

Willis Mchunu
KZN Premier falls ill during SOPA 27 February 2019, 12:15 PM

KwaZulu Natal premier Willies Mchunu has been rushed of stage after taking ill while delivering his state of the province address.

Zizi Kodwa
Mabe, Kodwa innocent until proven guilty: ANC 27 February 2019, 9:00 AM

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says the African National Congress upholds the principle of innocent until proven guilty with regards to the respective cases of party spokespersons Pule Mabe and Zizi Kodwa.

Parliament Police Committee to start drafting report on McBride 27 February 2019, 7:02 AM

Parliament's Police committee will start with its draft report on the fate of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head, Robert McBride, on Wednesday.

GOOD will change status quo: De Lille 27 February 2019, 5:46 AM

The leader of GOOD, Patricia de Lille, says the Northern Cape could have been a better province had it not been for corruption.

Parliament’s Police Committee to decide McBride’s fate 26 February 2019, 9:13 PM

Parliament's Police Committee is another day closer to deciding the fate of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate head, Robert McBride

Ramaphosa confident ANC will receive overwhelming majority in elections 26 February 2019, 6:27 PM

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says despite some pockets of internal fighting in the African National Congress (ANC), he is confident the governing party will receive a decisive and overwhelming majority in the 8th May elections.

Voting station
Proclamation of election date sets off the serious business of elections: IEC 26 February 2019, 4:28 PM

Tuesday is the last day of registration for the upcoming 2019 National and Provincial elections, the Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced.

ANC NEC worried N West squabbles might cost the party 26 February 2019, 3:09 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee says internal party squabbles in the North West may affect its performance at the 8th May general elections.

Bheki Cele
ANC members deny political consideration as reason for McBride issue 26 February 2019, 2:53 PM

Several African National Congress (ANC) members of Parliament's Police committee have refused to discuss allegations by the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate IPID), Robert McBride, that political consideration could have led to his contract not being renewed.

Kodwa relieved of his duties 26 February 2019, 2:46 PM

African National Congress (ANC) spokesperson, Zizi Kodwa, has asked to be relieved of his duties while investigations of rape allegations against him continue.

Daniel Mashigo
Coal from Brakfontein was transported by road instead of rail: Mashigo 26 February 2019, 1:02 PM

Acting Eskom Senior General Manager Dan Mashigo has told the state capture commission that despite having other coal mines nearer Majuba Power station, 50% of the coal acquired for Majuba power station came from Tageta Brakfontein coal mine.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
President reveals special tribunal to get looted money back 26 February 2019, 9:03 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has in terms of the Special Investigating Units (SIU) and Special Tribunal Acts 74 of 1996, established a Special Tribunal to fast track finalisations of investigations of monies and or assets that were looted from state institutions through corruption.

Julius Malema
Load shedding deliberate plan by govt: Malema 25 February 2019, 8:36 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema says the recent load shedding was a deliberate plan by government to justify electricity price hikes and the privatisation of Eskom to benefit a few individuals connected to the governing party.

IFP gears up to launch election manifesto 25 February 2019, 7:01 PM

The IFP says it's realistic about its prospects for the upcoming elections.

Inkosi Siphamandla Khumalo
Inkosi Khumalo tells chiefs not to get involved in politics 25 February 2019, 3:47 PM

Inkosi Sphamandla Khumalo of the Khumalo clan in Utrecht on the northern KwaZulu-Natal says Amakhosi in the province should not be involved in politics.

Suspended Deputy National head of Public Prosecutions Advocate, Nomgcobo Jiba.
Jiba denies any ulterior motives against Booysen 25 February 2019, 12:30 PM

Suspended Deputy National head of Public Prosecutions Advocate, Nomgcobo Jiba, says there were no ulterior motives when she authorised the prosecution of racketeering charges against former KwaZulu-Natal Hawks head, General Johan Booysen.

ANCWL calls for ANC to suspend Kodwa 25 February 2019, 10:11 AM

ANC Women's League, Young Women's desk's Precious Banda is calling for the ANC to suspend Zizi Kodwa.

Malema’s case postponed to July 25 February 2019, 10:03 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has briefly appeared before the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

WATCH: PIC Hearings 25 February 2019, 8:50 AM

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) will resume with hearings On Monday until Wednesday in Pretoria.

SACP warns against use of gender-based violence in factional battles 25 February 2019, 8:36 AM

The SACP has warned against the use of allegations of gender-based violence in factional leadership battles. It was reacting to rape allegations against ANC Head of Communications in the Presidency and the party's acting national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa.

Malema to appear in Newcastle Magistrate’s Court 25 February 2019, 7:08 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is expected to appear in the Newcastle Magistrate's court in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.

No case opened against Kodwa as more focus expected on the rape claims 24 February 2019, 9:41 PM

Police say no case has been opened against African National Congress (ANC) Head of Communications in the Presidency and the party's acting National Spokesperson Zizi Kodwa following allegations of rape against him.

COPE to submit service delivery petition to City of Tshwane 24 February 2019, 9:35 PM

Congress of the People (COPE) Deputy President, Willy Madisha, says they will submit a service delivery petition on behalf of Hammaskraal residents to the City of Tshwane on Monday morning.