'They continue as if they are fighting a war, not trying to maintain the peace and law and order. They are a law unto themselves'
'The decision by Nkoana-Mashabane to act unilaterally on this matter is a disgrace and shows the depth of impunity and disregard for the rule of law'
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Friday 21 October 2016
'The cabinet remains confident in the country‘s criminal justice system and the judicial processes that have defined our democratic era'
Former SRC secretary general Fasiha Hassen claimed Kalla was shot while addressing students
Thursday, 20 October 2016
It had become 'intolerable to continue with the teaching and learning programme'
Thursday, 20 October 2016
'Some parents told me this week that they are taking their children out of university and sending them overseas'
Mkhwebane told MPs that she shared the distaste of some of them for the term 'state capture'
'As the complainant in this matter‚ I am entitled by law to be provided with a copy of this report'
'You have to go a long way back to find a cabinet which is so openly at war with itself'
'A guest arrived in a head-to-toe outfit that was covered in the words ‘Fuck White People’. People clustered around her as devotees to a prophet'
The Gupta family claimed it was 'delighted' to be cited as a respondent in the action
'From the Fallist discourse‚ whose position you are apparently adopting‚ decolonising appears to mean abandoning UCT’s progressive‚ liberal and internationalist tradition'
'We knew that she was HIV positive, we knew exactly where Zuma had touched her that night'
'The mainstream media, should be constantly alert to these ‘human’ frailties and vigilant in the execution of their duty to the readers'
'Repaying my student loan debt is an obligation I take seriously. It’s a struggle, but it’s my responsibility'
'They have, for over a year, focused on one man – Pravin Gordhan – and trawled through all the material they could find to pin a charge on him'
Tuesday 18 October 2016
'The adults in the party are still maintaining the thinnest film of decency'
'This follows a relentless struggle by civil society for accountability in a scandal that was one of the most far-reaching'
It's a stark and simple choice: Self Interest or National Interest
Kodwa said the 'inflammatory remarks …should never be allowed to find space in our democratic society'
'Zuma is still fulminating, still angry. Just when you think he is down and out he returns to wreak havoc'
Monday, 17 October 2016
The minerals minister, who has been accused of doing favours for the Gupta family, would have had to approve the decision
The FICA act was put in place to prevent money laundering, sponsoring of terrorist activity or economic crime
'I have no doubt about his commitment in building a better South Africa for all'
Students are expected to mobilise on Sunday morning and march to the police station
Sunday 16 October 2016
ANCYL Chairperson Collen Maine called for MK Veterans to take up arms to defend President Jacob Zuma in Durban on Saturday.
Saturday, 15 October 2016
The Sunday Times is set to publish a 'hard-hitting' expose
Saturday 15 October 2016
Mail&Guardian reported that nephew was linked to R220m debt collection contract
Parliament declines to hold report into state capture in 'safekeeping' as requested by public protector
'Minister Gordhan has taken legal advice on the matter and decided not to make representations to the NDPP'
Madonsela mentioned that he frequently visited the Saxonwold residence of the Gupta family
'We view the events of last night as a full attack on the University's infrastructure and property'
Friday 12 October 2016
'Allegations of undue influence in the appointment of Cabinet ministers are an attack on the character of the revolutionary movement'
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Friday 14 October 2016
Former Finance Minister Trevor Manuel speaks to Business Day Editor Tim Cohen and Financial Mail Editor Rob Rose
The most important cases of her tenure were those which dealt with cases of corruption at the top tier of government
She has to decide whether or not to release her preliminary report in state capture
Andries Nkome told that Radio 702 that the Presidency’s application is “moot” as the court date is set down for Tuesday
'The respondent threatened that if I do not respond to the questions, (she) will make a finding against me'
'The EFF calls on all South Africans of all creed‚ from all religious backgrounds‚ all strata‚ and all races to unite'
There may be no calm yet at Wits but there is not the sinister silence we have in Rondebosch
Wednesday 13 October 2016
'In the meantime the academic year lies in tatters, for the militant minority has gambled with the lives of the poor'
Justice Department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga confirmed that Masutha had spoken to Zuma, but would not give details
Abrahams said Breytenbach was still involved in a court case involving the NPA and therefore had to recuse herself
"Minister Gordhan stands for clean governance, economic stability and ‘ethical leadership’ "
'The gradual effect of the continued protests will be the eventual impoverishment of South African tertiary education institutions'
'What is it about this country and some in this country who choose these times to do these things?'
Irreconcilable forces are contained within the ANC beneath the thinnest layer of political cling-wrap
'Minister Gordhan is innocent until and unless proven otherwise by a court of law'
Zuma is a wily beast, slouching ungainly like a hyena along the dark edges of government
Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel told Times Media that the heavy police presence was to save the 2016 academic year
'The presumption of innocence until proven guilty remains a sacrosanct principle of our law'
'The truth will come out, the truth is too strong to be kept secret … the truth will be transparent and soon'
Tuesda,y 11 October 2016
The finance minister is expected to appear in court on November 2, Abrahams said
Tuesday 11 October 2016
Wits SRC Statement of the events of 10 October 2016
The looters have about 30 months left. That takes us up to the 2019 elections
Parts of Braamfontein were closed off to motorists yesterday following battles between police, students and security guards
The students seem to be peaceful, but the police go ahead and fire a stun grenade at very close rangeTh
'As such‚ the DA will also be asking the courts to make a determination of the suitability of the incumbent Board'
'She was just getting her life together again'
Real student leaders — and not Mcebo Dlamini, might I add — need to realise that the war (as it were) for a free education will be won
Monday, 10 October 2016
Zuma's grip on the party's parliamentary caucus is loosening as the ANC's succession debate is starting to hot up
'I moved on her like a bitch. I couldn't get there and she was married'
They described her as: 'A loving soul. A daughter‚ a sister and an aunt'
Sunday, 9 October 2016
Why an apparent consensus between management and Fallists broke down
The culture of impunity has unfortunately been entrenched, creating an environment where Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Berning Ntlemeza can thrive
We should learn from our past, especially the final days of apartheid — when political violence presented a real threat to the future of South Africa
When South African inequality is discussed, the focus tends to be on income brackets. But the main problem is wealth inequality
Earlier this year‚ a full bench of three judges found that the 2009 decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma was irrational
This is not the first time President Jacob Zuma has shown a moment of weakness after being criticised or 'abused'
Campuses are being destabilised by students who have an axe to grind with corrupt politicians at national level
If every student voted for classes to go on, and voted (say) that fees be raised so that fewer people could get to university, that vote would not be not a proper one
Economic models suggest that GDP would fall, inequality would deepen and unemployment would rise
Business Day reported earlier this week that Madonsela would likely interview Zuma on Thursday in the final leg of her investigation into state capture
Mkhwebane's nomination was confirmed by the National Assembly almost a month ago‚ and President Zuma confirmed its 'recommendation'
Activists exploit the reluctance of liberal institutions to bolster security and policing on campus
MPs also accused the delegation of failing to respond to questions and 'being sarcastic'
'This board is dysfunctional and it should be scrapped. Personally I will be resigning today as a board member'
Krish Naidoo and Vusi Mavuso distanced themselves from the appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng
Minister and Sipho Pityana go toe-to-toe over president's refusal to resign
Portfolio Committee on Communications expected to grill board over appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng
'If a negotiated outcome can achieve this end‚ then we will be all the stronger as a university community'
What was that all about? Watch and find out
'I won’t mind working with Kgalema Motlanthe. I won’t mind working with Winnie Mandela
Wednesday 5 October 2016
'It cannot be business as usual and I don't want to get into details as to what must happen'