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.
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Namibia done, Ramaphosa hits Gaborone on charm offensive 3 March 2018, 6:58 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADEC), is visiting the Botswana capital Gaborone on Saturday. The visit forms part of a three-nation visit, including Angola and Namibia.

EFF leader, Julius Malema
Malema says banks must be engaged in land debate 2 March 2018, 9:51 PM

Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema says that banks must form part of the consultations regarding how to ensure the expropriation of land without compensation policy can be done in a sustainable manner.

SA President Cyril Ramaphosa
Peace and stability tops Ramaphosa’s agenda 2 March 2018, 7:41 PM

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Breytenbach mulls over malicious prosecution 2 March 2018, 8:44 AM

Former senior prosecutor and Democratic Alliance (DA) Member of Parliament (MP)  Glynnis Breytenbach says she and her lawyer Gerhard Wagenaar are weighing their options on whether to file a lawsuit for malicious prosecution.

Duarte allays fears over land issue 2 March 2018, 6:06 AM

ANC deputy secretary-general, Jessie Duarte, has backed the re-assurances given by President Cyril Ramaphosa about land, after the National Assembly voted in favour of expropriation without compensation this week.

ANC aims to go full throttle in election campaign 1 March 2018, 6:10 PM

Former African National Congress ANC Presidents such as Jacob Zuma, Kgalema Motlanthe and Thabo Mbeki will be roped in at Luthuli House to assist the governing party ahead of the 2019 general elections. ANC Secretary -General Ace Magashule says the party resolved at its elective conference in 2017 to deploy more staff on a fulltime […]

DA to bring hate speech complaint against Malema 1 March 2018, 4:33 PM

The Democratic Alliance will report Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema to the Equality Court for hate speech following his verbal attack on Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip.

Brown resigns as ANC MP 1 March 2018, 12:36 PM

Former Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has resigned as ANC member of Parliament.

DA wants Ba-Phalaborwa municipal manager suspended 1 March 2018, 11:19 AM

The DA in Limpopo is accusing municipal authorities of awarding tenders fraudulently and wants Municipal Manager Maite Moakamela suspended.

ANC open to coalition talks with EFF in the E Cape 1 March 2018, 8:05 AM

The ANC in EC says it is open to discussing a possible coalition government with the EFF in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.

Nxasana ‘had no choice but to accept R17 million cash settlement’, Concourt hears 28 February 2018, 8:30 PM

Former National Prosecutions Authority (NPA) boss Mxolisi Nxasana was entitled to the R17 million golden handshake he received to vacate his post as he was subjected to very difficult circumstances by former South African president Jacob Zuma, the Constitutional Court heard on Wednesday. Nxasana’s advocate Michelle Le Roux argued that her client faced an “untenable […]

Hawks raid Jacques Pauw’s home 28 February 2018, 6:43 PM

Veteran investigative journalist, Jacques Pauw, says his home in Riebeeck Kasteel in the Swartland of the Western Cape is being raided by the Hawks.

DA-led coalition hangs in the balance at NMB Metro 28 February 2018, 6:13 PM

The Democratic Alliance mayor in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro, Athol Trollip is set to face his second motion of no confidence.

EFF’s war against poor public health begins 28 February 2018, 5:27 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters war against poor public health has begun.

DA questions legality of Mpumalanga acting premier’s appointment 28 February 2018, 1:53 PM

The DA in Mpumalanga is questioning the legality on the appointment of acting Premier Refilwe Mtsweni.

WATCH: Inquiry into corporate governance at Eskom 28 February 2018, 1:20 PM

Watch Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises inquiry into corporate governance at Eskom.

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Freedom Under Law legal representative Wim Trengove says National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams should not be allowed to take a decision on whether to prosecute former President, Jacob Zuma.

EFF ‘gunning’ for DA mayor 28 February 2018, 10:09 AM

The EFF says it will table a motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip, as a warning to the Democratic Alliance over its stance on land expropriation without compensation.

WATCH: Constitutional Court hearing on the NPA’s Shaun Abrahams – Part 1 28 February 2018, 10:08 AM

The constitutional court is hearing arguments into why national director of public prosecutions Shaun Abrahams cannot continue to hold office.

Mokonyane’s appointment as Communications Minister worries Godi 28 February 2018, 8:26 AM

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) says it's concerned over the appointment of Nomvula Mokonyane as Communications Minister following what it calls the total collapse of the Water and Sanitation Department.

EFF leads Public Healthcare march 28 February 2018, 7:47 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema will on Wednesday lead demonstrations on Public Health to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto.

KZN does not have highest murder rate: Commission 28 February 2018, 6:31 AM

Representatives of Statistics South Africa have told the Moerane Commission investigating political violence in KwaZulu-Natal that the province does not have the highest murder rate in the country.

NPA’s Shaun Abrahams prepares to argue for his future 27 February 2018, 10:08 PM

National Director of Public Prosecutions (NPA) Shaun Abrahams will argue alone at the Constitutional Court tomorrow (Wednesday)that his appointment is valid.

I am here to serve South Africans: Mabuza 27 February 2018, 9:24 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza says he is humbled by being appointed as the deputy.

Watch Highlight: EFF’s land motion endorsed 27 February 2018, 8:07 PM

The National Assembly on Tuesday passed the motion to expropriate land without compensation.

EFF’s motion for land expropriation debated in Parliament 27 February 2018, 6:29 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema has tabled his party’s motion on Land Expropriation without Compensation in the National Assembly.

Mashaba challenged to name companies benefited from corruption 27 February 2018, 1:32 PM

Former Johannesburg Finance MMC Rabelani Dagada has challenged Mayor Herman Mashaba to name and shame all individuals and companies he claims benefited from alleged corruption.

Collen Maine
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African National Congress NEC member Collen Maine says a cabinet reshuffle is necessary to show that no wrongdoing can be accepted and no one owns a position forever.

Ramaphosa’s cabinet is a compromised reshuffle: UDM 27 February 2018, 10:35 AM

The United Democratic Alliance says the new Cabinet appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa is the regurgitation of the old Cabinet ministers who are not bringing hope to the work of government.

WATCH: Ramaphosa addressing House of Traditional Leaders 27 February 2018, 10:11 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Parliament opening the National House of Traditional Leaders.