Ramaphosa has appointed Khumbudzo Ntshavheni as the acting minister in the presidency following the sad passing of Jackson Mthembu.
Celebrity painter Lebani Sirenje, otherwise known as Rasta, has had a go at painting the late minister Jackson Mthembu.
Deputy President David Mabuza said that Mthembu stood ‘for truth and nothing less’, and hailed his determination to respond to adversity.
One rule for them, and another for the rest of us, it seems. Mpumalanga Premier Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane made a mockery of mask-wearing laws on Sunday.
The enormity of the void that Jackson Mthembu’s passing will leave behind has been acknowledged by Cyril Ramaphosa, who eulogised his comrade on Sunday.
This, by all accounts, is bang out of order. A regional ANC leader – Khabo Nene – has been heard berating Jackson Mthembu after his death.
The funeral service of Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu will get underway at 09:00 Sunday at the Roman Catholic Church near his home in Ackerville Township, eMalahleni in Mpumalanga.
The memorial service was originally planned Saturday but was postponed in accordance with the family’s wishes.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu sadly passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration, the passing of Jackson Mthembu and Dr Death Wouter Basson made headlines this week.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu succumbed to COVID-19 on the same day one of his doctors was killed in a Netcare helicopter crash
Amongst the tributes for Jackson Mthembu today, many have mentioned his sense of humour. Boy, could he make us laugh – even when he wasn’t trying…
ANC Deputy SG Jessie Duarte said members are still reeling from the shock following the tragic passing of Minister Jackson Mthembu.
Jessie Duarte, the ANC’s Deputy SG, briefed the media following Jackson Mthembu’s death: She is fuming with those sharing COVID-19 ‘conspiracy theories’.
Jackson Mthembu, whose life was tragically cut short on Thursday, has had quite the journey. Here, we celebrate the minister for what he achieved.
Mthembu was known for his warm sense of humour and ability to find common ground across the benches. Tributes have poured in for ‘a giant’.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu – an exemplary leader according to the president – has sadly passed on due to COVID-19 related complications.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has tested positive for COVID-19 amid the second wave. He took a test on Monday after showing symptoms.
After Steenhuisen called the ANC Integrity Commission an ‘elaborate pantomime’, Mthembu has told the DA leader to mind his own business.
With violent crime affecting diverse communities across the country, Cabinet has resolved to combat the scourge with urgency.
These five infrastructure projects have been presented to investors. Cabinet says it has the potential to employ a large number of people.
Mthembu briefed the media on outcomes of NCCC meetings this week, and warned that the public must remain vigilant to stem COVID-19’s spread.
Mthembu also warned that South Africans must remain vigilant of the threat posed by COVID-19, and must continue to follow safety protocols.