"We urge the NDPP to submit to such an investigation by an independent and objective group of people"
"We are poor because of whites‚ we don't have jobs because of whites‚ we are dying of sicknesses because of whites!"
"The fact that at least six ministers have openly defied Zuma’s authority as head of government means that their relationship of trust no longer exists"
"I won't take a break. Unlike Brian Molefe‚ I will run to where the noise is coming"
"The chartering of the plane from Bestfly is not only in contravention of clear government directives‚ it is also costing taxpayers millions"
Wednesday 30 November 2016
The party's vision of itself as a 'revolutionary force' fails to acknowledge that power resides in an open society
"Those who are mobilising for people to resign must resign themselves"
Mkhwebane asks parliament to explain “what precedent” is being set by calling Madonsela to give evidence
The ANC has taken an extreme political risk. The inability to make a crucial decision of change may still come back to haunt them
The ANC is announcing the outcome of its three day debate on Zuma. Follow it as it happens here
Fears that Zuma will embark on a 'vengeful mission' against those who called for him to step down
Monday 28 November 2016
Monday 28 November 2016
Monday 28 November 2016
'By 2019, every positive gift inherited from the Mandela and Mbeki administrations will have been destroyed'
The budget was R2.4-billion in the 2015-2016 financial year
A case has been opened at the Brooklyn police station in connection with the "leak"
Friday 25 November 2016
'The agreement with Russia, called the Strategic Partnership on Nuclear Power and Industry, is at the crux of concerns about the nuclear deal'
"You keep raising Marikana when the commission put in place found Cyril not guilty"
"He is a glorified public relations officer ... [This] is not a defining role as he had as chief operating officer"
'Entrenched interests won't allow the march of democracy or the dictates of the constitution to jar the comfort of their worlds'
Thursday 24 November 2016
'Just to stand willy-nilly and close accounts does not look innocent'
It's the final Q&A of the year, and the opposition are preparing fireworks ...
'Grootes is also invited to substantiate his false‚ defamatory claim'
Wednesday 23 November 2016
'We are another step closer to seeing Jacob Zuma face the consequences of his corruption'
One lie after the other, Ajay Gupta tried to explain it all away
Tuesday 22 November 2016
The call for consultative conference is also an agenda point that is being discussed at the NWC meeting
Monday 21 November 2016
The veterans have questioned President Jacob Zuma's fitness to hold office
Compare Zuma's speech about "witches" out to get him to that by Mcebisi Jonas about the fight against corruption
Holding power at all costs, he has suspended the constitution and rules by decree
Many of these outrages have taken place in the 20 months when there has been no Inspector General of Intelligence
Friday 18 November 2016
40 MPs were 'granted leave', the rest who didn't pitch up for crucial vote were bunking
"If you are waiting for the beautiful people, or even a beautiful leader in South Africa, it won’t happen"
"Only 30% of the auditees had a clean audit status and 15% were either outstanding, disclaimed or had adverse opinions"
"My US friends and the scholars around me used words like devastated, anxious, worried and deeply disappointed"
Thursday 17 November 2016
There was no need to advertise Motsoeneng's new position as he had held it before, said Faith Muthambi
Wednesday 16 November 2016
Tukwayo said university records show that Chiliza has never been registered at WSU
How he went from the continent's model democrat to one of its autocratic outcasts
"Finance minister Pravin Gordhan, stands like Horatio on the bridge trying to hold back the ratings agencies"
Communications Minister Faith Muthambi is expected to testify
Tuesday 15 November 2016
Ulyukayev had been reluctant to sign off on state-controlled Rosneft’s purchase of smaller oil company Bashneft
'De Klerk must pray that I don‘t become president. If I do I will lock him up for many years'
By acting as a “loyal and disciplined member of the ANC”, he undermined the legitimacy of the constitution
The “politics of insurrection” are nearing the ANC while a populist Malema does exactly what a Trump has done
Sunday 13 November 2016
Friday 11 November 2016
'Her unwarranted public attacks on the president‚ as happened in Stellenbosch on Thursday‚ are unbecoming and are not helpful'
'We can choose to elevate one man above the law, or we can fight for every person to be equal before the law'
'His moral underbelly was evident early on. He was never fit to be president'
Thursday 10 October 2016
ANC suspends Marius Fransman for five years for sexual harassment
'The republic could well be a crime scene entire, so we must tread carefully lest we contaminate the evidence'
Wednesday 10 November 2016
'Agreements are being signed with violent minorities that would be inconceivable in peace times'
'As I have long been saying‚ South Africa is a total — and very dangerous — mess'
Speaking at the Sunday Times Top 100 event, Rupert asked Malema to stop lying about him
'Of great importance in this regard were the detailed observations the Court made about what it means to govern'
'Looks like this will be the year of the double disaster of the West'
'I made a decision that my interview with the president must be made public'
The committee has instead chosen to attack Madonsela, questioning her findings and her integrity
Malema has always been an operator, a populist and an opportunist, I'm afraid to say
An open letter to all members of the House of Assembly ahead of the No Confidence motion due on 10 November 2016
'As the official opposition, the Democratic Alliance may win most votes at the polls and, in coalition, supplant the ANC'
'We say‚ ‘Expropriation of land with no compensation. If that is illegal then the EFF is an illegal party'
'We walked through the hospital to the ward where Leviticus was. Dustbins piled high with rubbish greeted us'
Last year he questioned the authority of former NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana to review the McBride case
Sunday 6 November 2016
At first sight, the idea is a tempting one. But probe just a little bit deeper ...
'If members of the media need any information about the report ... the office has the ‘institutional memory’ to explain all of that'
Friday 4 October 2016
Zuma was re-elected in 2012 as president of the party based on a fraudulent (Willy Wonka) ticket
“He was a master of diversion today,” she said of his emotional attack on her
'I am not buying this play of self-proclaimed virtuous antagonists, it gives very little substance on the question of true economic restructuring'
'It is perfectly obvious that very many among the 101 Veterans are in fact eminently politically very senior to many who currently serve'
'Given the role played by Zuma’s son, Duduzane, the President has indeed been compromised'
'He asked if Mr Jonas had a bag which he could use to receive and carry R600,000 in cash immediately'
Public Enterprises Minister Barbara Hogan tells how she was fired after Zuma and Mantashe 'took an interest' in board appointments
'The President’s legal advisor argued emphatically that the matter should be deferred to the incoming Public Protector for conclusion'
Where is the courage shown by Pravin Gordhan and Thuli Madonsela?
Did Zuma involve the Guptas, and his son, in ministerial appointments and removals?
'For us it is not about you refuting people’s allegations‚ Sir. It is about you just telling us what do you know'
Somewhere in here, its voice still clear and true amid the clamour, is a working democracy
The Pretoria High Court has ordered the release of the public protector's state capture report. Follow its release as it happens here
Wednesday 2 November 2016
Judge says report must be made public by 5pm after Zuma withdraws interdict application
Zuma’s counsel‚ Anthea Platt SC‚ informed the court that she had received instructions to withdraw her client’s application
“My instructions are to withdraw the application‚” Zuma’s advocate Anthea Platt told the court
'He has a great sense of humour and — given the comedy of errors he presides over — an exquisite sense of timing'
'We would like to keep you apprised of the facts, cut through the media ‘noise‘ and ensure you have an accurate understanding'
WATCH: Judge Dunstan Mlambo rules opposition party's can fight Zuma interdict against 'state capture' report
The judge ruled that they may participate in the case 'with costs'