Ramaphosa approves appointment of McBride as Director for Foreign Branch of the State Security Agency

16 July 2020, 4:51 PM
President Cyril Ramaphosa has approved the appointment of Robert McBride as the Director for the Foreign Branch of the State Security Agency. McBride has been appointed for a period of three years and his term commenced on the first of this month.
State capture inquiry a positive move says Madonsela 8 March 2018, 7:39 AM

Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela says like most South Africans, she celebrates the start of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture .

Ramaphosa ‘unknowingly’ used controversial aeroplane 7 March 2018, 8:52 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa flew to three SADC countries last week in an aeroplane owned by a controversial businessman because nobody had asked who owned it.

Trollip appeals to opposition parties to consider budget adjustments 7 March 2018, 3:46 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has appealed to opposition parties in council to put aside politics and consider the 2017/2018 proposed budget adjustments.

WATCH: NPA briefing in Parliament on State Capture cases 7 March 2018, 11:02 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks brief a joint committee of the police and justice on progress and challenges regarding the prosecution of State Capture cases.

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North West Premier summoned over alleged irregularities 7 March 2018, 8:42 AM

The North West Provincial Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has crack down on alleged irregularities and corruption, within the provincial government departments.

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Western Cape ANC executive fatally shot 7 March 2018, 7:56 AM

A member of the ANC's Western Cape Executive Committee, Elese Depouche has been shot and killed at his home in Crossroads near Philippi on the Cape Flats.

DA reiterates call for leaner cabinet 6 March 2018, 4:39 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has reiterated its call for a lean cabinet.

Not EFF’s prerogative to determine my future: Jonas 6 March 2018, 4:02 PM

Former Finance Deputy Minister, Mcebisi Jonas says it's not the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s prerogative to determine his future.

Bulk of W Cape budget allocated to health, education 6 March 2018, 3:18 PM

Western Cape Finance Minister Dr Ivan Meyer has allocated the bulk of his R63 billion budget to health and education. He is tabling the budget in the provincial legislature. Meyer says R23 billion will go to health and a further R22 billion to education. He says the current drought has negatively impacted on the budget […]

Jonas still to hear from ANC over Nelson Mandela Bay 6 March 2018, 3:10 PM

Former deputy minister of finance Mcebisi Jonas on Tuesday, said he is yet to hear from his party, the African National Congress (ANC) following the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) suggestions that he take over as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.

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ANC MP Fezeka Loliwe dies in car accident 6 March 2018, 6:25 AM

Condolences are pouring in following the death of African National Congress Member of Parliament Fezeka Loliwe.

Ramaphosa urges citizens to register for 2019 elections 5 March 2018, 4:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans, young and old, to visit their voting stations to register for the 2019 elections.

FF Plus announces plans to fight land expropriation without compensation 5 March 2018, 3:08 PM

The Freedom Front Plus is calling on civil society and individuals to make submissions to oppose the proposed amendment to the Constitution that will allow the expropriation of land without compensation.

Trollip unfazed by EFF’s motion of no confidence 5 March 2018, 2:46 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip says he's unfazed by Economic Freedom Fighters planned motion of no confidence in him.

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N West ANCYL laments ANC’s factional battles 5 March 2018, 6:32 AM

The ANC Youth League in the North West has once again called for the National Executive Committee of the ANC to intervene in the on-going infights within the provincial party structures.

Nelson Mandela Bay coalition on the verge of collapse 4 March 2018, 9:23 PM

The coalition administration in Nelson Mandela Bay is on the verge of losing power.

Malema credits EFF for current political developments 4 March 2018, 8:04 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema has credited his party for the current political developments in the country, including the recent removal of former President Jacob Zuma.

Ramaphosa must beg for forgiveness from miners: Malema 4 March 2018, 3:41 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema says President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to do the right thing and beg for forgiveness from the miners at Marikana in North West.

COPE to discuss land redistribution 4 March 2018, 2:54 PM

COPE Deputy President, Willy Madisha, says the party and other stake holders will discuss and develop a response to land restitution and redistribution in the country.

Watch EFF voter registration campaign 4 March 2018, 1:23 PM

The EFF is launching its voter registration campaign on Sunday in Johannesburg. Registration for the 2019 elections is expected begin next weekend. It’s a sea of red inside the Ellis Park indoor arena today. EFF supporters young and old have come out in their numbers to witness the launch of the party’s Voter Registration Campaign. […]

Sanco calls for arrest in Mediosa corruption allegations 4 March 2018, 12:53 PM

The Sanco has called for the arrest of North West health department head Thabo Lekalakala for alleged corruption, and for premier Supra Mahumapelo's role in the matter to be investigated.

Makhosi Khoza denies reports of party falling apart 4 March 2018, 8:21 AM

The president of the newly formed civil society movement, African Democratic Change (ADec), Dr Makhosi Khoza has denied newspaper reports that her party is falling apart.

DA wants investigation into Kimberley festival funding 3 March 2018, 10:06 PM

The Democratic Alliance(DA) in the Northern Cape wants the Public Protector to investigate alleged abuse of State funds, deposited into the annual Diamonds and Dorings Festival in Kimberley.

ANC must ensure South Africans are registered to vote 3 March 2018, 6:29 PM

The ANC's Head of Elections, Fikile Mbalula, says it is the responsibility of all ANC members to make sure South Africans are registered to vote.

Mines must benefit workers: Maimane 3 March 2018, 4:09 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA)leader Mmusi Maimane says government should play a crucial role in ensuring that mine workers are duly benefiting from the mines

ANC will focus on peoples’ needs: Mbalula 3 March 2018, 3:08 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will focus on the needs of the people and putting forth a united governing party. He was briefing the media in Johannesburg on the ANC's campaign preparations for the 2019 elections.

Ramaphosa looks forward to working with Masisi 3 March 2018, 12:35 PM

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is looking forward to working with incoming President of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi who will be taking over from incumbent, Ian Khama next month. President Ramaphosa was speaking at his arrival at Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, for his state visit as the Chair of SADC. Ramaphosa says both Botswana and […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa in Botswana 3 March 2018, 12:05 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is looking forward to working with incoming president of Botswana, Mokgweetsi Masisi who will be taking over from current incumbent, Ian Khama next month. Peace and security as well as economic cooperation in the SADC region – featured prominently in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first official trip abroad.

Resolution on land, best honour for Sobukwe: PAC 3 March 2018, 10:07 AM

PAC Leader Luthando Mbinda says the passing of the resolution on land expropriation without compensation is the best honour for the party's founding father, Robert Sobukwe.

Supra to approach Ramaphosa over Motsoaledi comments 3 March 2018, 7:52 AM

North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo intends to approach President Cyril Ramaphosa about Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's utterances.