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May 21, 2019

New caucus won’t be lame ducks – new ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina

ANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina says the newly minted caucus will not be lame ducks that shy away from holding the executive to account.
May 21, 2019

Zille, 2 DA MPs face disciplinary processes over controversial tweets

Two DA MPs and former party leader Helen Zille are set to undergo disciplinary processes over a series of tweets in the last week which caused public outcry.
May 21, 2019

Royal clans celebrate – for now

Following a court ruling in the Eastern Cape, which restored the AmaMpondomise kingship last week, a debacle over the rightful heir to the throne is looming.
May 21, 2019

Zuma trial: Decision to charge Thales was a ‘knee-jerk, status quo decision’

French arms company Thales has, through its legal representation, argued that it has been treated by the National Prosecution Authority as a conjoined accomplice to former president Jacob Zuma, suffering the same fate as he at any point the NPA decid
May 20, 2019

Chief slams ‘selfish’ Vuwani demarcation group for misleading people

A prominent Limpopo traditional leader and a former head of the ANC’s parliamentary caucus says the Pro-Makhado Demarcation Task Team which is at the forefront of protests in Vuwani is misleading people and not acting in their best interests.
May 20, 2019

Ace warns government to act fast on election promises

Ace Magashule says drastic policy changes proposed at the last national conference, including the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank and land expropriation without compensation, would not form part of the government's priorities in its first 100 days
May 20, 2019

Who’s getting the House in order? Youngsters and oldies will share the benches in Parliament

Lawmaking is set for a new look as youngsters and even musos get ready to share the benches with the oldies in our sixth democratic Parliament.
May 20, 2019

The rot in the NPA goes back further than Zuma, court hears

There are many things that have come out from the state capture commission. One of those is the missteps of the National Prosecution Authority under the so-called “nine wasted years” of former president Jacob Zuma’s administration.
May 20, 2019

The NPA botched the case against Zuma, his legal counsel argues

The case against former president Jacob Zuma is a diabolic intersection between law and politics and the biased nature in which the NPA handled the case has framed Zuma in a manner that has painted him as a villain, leading to the court of public opi
May 19, 2019

Cyril's inbox: What to do

President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving inputs and advice on how to make the next five years a success. Here's his to-do list
May 19, 2019

EFF or FF+: It’s about service delivery

Weary residents in the Northern Cape dump DA and ANC in the hopes that new leadership will help them live better lives, writes Poloko Tau.
May 19, 2019

Zandile Gumede: The mayor they call gangster

Zandile Gumede’s hold on eThekwini’s mayorship has ended the way it began – in scandal.
May 20, 2019

Lorch reveals the secret behind his march to PSL top prizes

Newly crowned SA best player, Thembinkosi Lorch, has cited “extra training” as the key factor that propelled him to the Absa Premiership’s top individual prizes at the weekend.
May 19, 2019

Zuma’s co-accused arms company doesn’t believe a fair trial is possible

The French arms company Thales, which on Monday will go on trial with former president Jacob Zuma, says it is unaware of any transgressions by any of its employees in relation to the awarding of the contract for the combat systems for South Africa’s
May 19, 2019

Zuma’s tooth and nail fight for a permanent stay of prosecution

It’s been 15 years since former president Jacob Zuma’s one-time financial adviser Schabir Shaik faced prosecution for corruption, and yet the disgraced former ANC leader is still fighting tooth and nail not to be indicted on the same charges that saw
May 19, 2019

eMpembeni killings spike after cops leave

Soon after KwaZulu-Natal police withdrew visible policing from the province’s volatile eMpembeni area, alleged hitmen wiped out three family members, including a two-year-old child.
May 19, 2019

A world without pangolins looms – here’s how you can prevent it

As of last week, 38.2 tons of pangolin scales have left Africa this year. One pangolin is poached from the wild every five minutes, and it’s likely that the African pangolin will be extinct in two decades.
May 19, 2019

Transnet urged to sue Nedbank

In a bid to stop the parastatal from bleeding, lawyers say deal must be set aside and R1.5bn claimed.
May 19, 2019

DA loss calls for change in Gauteng Province

The DA’s catastrophic performance at the polls has instigated the race for a new provincial leader in Gauteng with the names of Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi and former Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga being touted for the top job.
May 19, 2019

It’s all systems for school registration

A dispute over Gauteng education’s online admissions for grades 1 and 8 for the next academic year has been resolved – for now.
May 19, 2019

ANCWL backs Cyril for two terms

League president hits out at those ‘sustaining factions’ and commits to ‘listening’ to leadership should she be deemed unfit for Cabinet.
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