Zuma to open charge against Downer on Thursday

21 October 2021, 5:47 AM
Former President Jacob Zuma is on Thursday expected to lay a criminal charge against the lead prosecutor in his criminal trial, Advocate Billy Downer.
DA wants Magashule to step down as Premier 1 February 2018, 5:48 PM

A group of Democratic Alliance (DA) members have marched to the Free State government offices in Bloemfontein on Thursday.

No special sitting before SONA: Mbete 1 February 2018, 4:00 PM

The National Assembly will not hold a special sitting ahead of next week's State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Mthembu laments EFF’s “dictatorship” 1 February 2018, 2:55 PM

ANC Chief Whip in Parliament Jackson Mthembu says political parties cannot prescribe to the National Assembly Speaker how she should consider requests on scheduling motions for debate.

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DA wants to participate in State Capture inquiry 1 February 2018, 2:12 PM

The DA has formally requested to participate in the State Capture inquiry that will be chaired by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo.

Parliament Committee can’t postpone SONA: Frolick 1 February 2018, 12:04 PM

Parliament's National Assembly's Programme Committee cannot take a decision on whether the State of the Nation Address (SONA) should be postponed or not.

WATCH: Parliament briefing on SONA 1 February 2018, 10:15 AM

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise are holding a media briefing in Parliament on SONA.

Mashaba hails Joburg City ‘achievements’ 1 February 2018, 10:00 AM

The City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has slammed the previous city’s administration saying it enormously benefited out of the corruption.

President Zuma meets NPA’s deadline 1 February 2018, 8:42 AM

President Jacob Zuma's lawyers have confirmed that their client has met the National Prosecuting Authority's deadline and submitted representations on why he should not be prosecuted for fraud and corruption.

Meetings with Tony Gupta were not corrupt: Martins 1 February 2018, 6:29 AM

Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins is adamant that any meetings he had with Tony Gupta were not for corrupt intentions. He was testifying before the Eskom Parliament’s Inquiry into state capture on Wednesday. Martins said he rebuked the Guptas for trying to muscle in on lucrative train tenders following complaints from former PRASA chief […]

Opposition parties determined to ensure Zuma does not deliver SONA 31 January 2018, 9:46 PM

Opposition parties in Parliament are determined to ensure that President Jacob Zuma does not deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA) scheduled for Thursday next week.

Zuma motion of no confidence proposal opportunistic: Analyst 31 January 2018, 9:31 PM

Political Analyst Ongama Mtinka says the proposed motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma is a move by opposition parties to show they are activists of corruption.

ANC wants Cape Town placed under administration 31 January 2018, 8:38 PM

The ANC in the Western Cape has asked the national government to intervene and place the City of Cape Town under administration.

EFF opens bribery, corruption case against Mkhize 31 January 2018, 8:14 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has opened a case of bribery and corruption against former African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize.

COSATU slams MultiChoice decision on ANN7 31 January 2018, 7:34 PM

Labour federation COSATU has called MultiChoice's decision not to renew their contract with ANN7-TV hypocritical.

EFF calls for urgent meeting on SONA 31 January 2018, 11:29 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema has requested National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to convene an urgent meeting with party leaders to look at the programme of Parliament before the State-of-the-Nation-Address.

Parliament's sub-committee on the rules of the National Assembly will meet on Tuesday to finalise issues around the process of impeaching a sitting President.
MPs wrap up deliberations on Zuma impeachment report 31 January 2018, 7:19 AM

The sub-committee reviewing the National Assembly Rules has finalised its deliberations on the draft rules report aimed at impeaching a sitting President in line with Section 89 of the Constitution.

In 2017, Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins strongly denied allegations from Eskom's former head of legal Suzanne Daniels that he was present at a meeting with a member of the Gupta family.
Martins to face Eskom inquiry grilling 31 January 2018, 6:58 AM

Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins will appear before Parliament's Eskom State Capture inquiry on Wednesday morning.

ANC to manage transition as it steers in new direction 30 January 2018, 5:58 PM

Analysts say the upcoming cabinet meeting will be informed by the recent African National Congress NEC Lekgotla which took place two weeks ago.

The EFF is leading a march against three primary schools in support of parents of learners who have been refused admission by the schools.
EFF demands more schools in Mpumalanga 30 January 2018, 9:02 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on the Department of Education to build more schools in the city of Mbombela in Mpumalanga. The party is leading a march against Laerskool Nelspruit and Nellie Miere pre-school, Bergvlam Primary and Nelspruit Primary, to submit a memorandum in support of parents who have had their children refused admission by […]

NFP leadership battle goes to court 30 January 2018, 6:09 AM

The National Freedom Party leadership battle is expected to play out in the high court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.

KZN ANC members lash out at Magashule over “dividing” the party 29 January 2018, 9:13 PM

A group of African National Congress (ANC) members has lashed out at the party's Secretary-General Ace Magashule.

EFF to appeal court ruling on SONA 2014  29 January 2018, 8:33 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it will appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court to reverse an earlier decision that Parliament could not suspend EFF Members of Parliament or dock their salaries, following their disruption of President Jacob Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

ANC Top 6 sending out mixed messages about Zuma’s future: Analyst 29 January 2018, 5:38 PM

A rocky ride lies ahead for the ANC in managing the future of President Jacob Zuma.

Cabinet reshuffle on the cards in the Eastern Cape 29 January 2018, 5:32 PM

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has announced that it will reshuffle the cabinet in the province within the next 14 days.

Parliament beefs up security ahead of SONA 29 January 2018, 3:58 PM

Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete says concerns raised by MPs were behind the decision to beef up security in Parliament ahead of next week’s opening and State of the Nation Address. Additional cameras have been installed in the house ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA), which was disrupted by members […]

‘Africa shouldn’t be distracted by Trump’s derogatory remarks’ 29 January 2018, 3:49 PM

Former President Thabo Mbeki says Africa should not be distracted by US President Donald Trump's alleged derogatory remarks.

ANC in Mpumalanga refuses to be drawn in on Cosatu’s utterances regarding Zuma 29 January 2018, 2:17 PM

The ANC in Mpumalanga says the call by its alliance partner Cosatu in the province for President Jacob Zuma to step down before the State on Nation Address next month.

KZN ANC rebels protest party task team 29 January 2018, 11:05 AM

Security has been beefed up outside KwaZulu-Natal ANC offices in Durban ahead of the protest by disgruntled party members.

ANC needs to be cleansed from corruption: Mbeki 29 January 2018, 6:34 AM

Former African National Congress president Thabo Mbeki has called on party members to give ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa a chance.

Cosatu wants Zuma out 29 January 2018, 6:04 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga says President Jacob Zuma should not be allowed to deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address.