The results from the votes are coming in, and while they may hold some small surprises for new players like the EFF it looks like much of the next five years is going to be business as usual
In a shocking revelation South African President Jacob Zuma declares publicly that one of his wives was raped at his Nkandla homestead, allegedly giving him cause for his controversial security upgrades. But the announcement came in the eleventh hour just two days before election day – after being kept as an open secret for over a decade-and-a-half
The artists behind the viral ‘Nkandla Style’ video have released a follow-up song called ‘Sauce-a-loza’, which again attacks President Jacob Zuma’s ‘gravy train’ lifestyle.
Western Cape Premier and Democratic Alliance (DA) leader HELEN ZILLE spills the beans in conversation with Sertan Sanderson in Cape Town
The South African Public Protector makes it on the coveted list of the 100 most influential people in the world, as her recent report on President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla extravaganza seems to have already secured her place in history
President Jacob Zuma’s public approval of Uganda and its anti-gay law has been denounced as an insult to the constitution and and Nelson Mandela’s views on human rights.
The Democratic Alliance wins a court battle against the ANC following allegations of not playing by the rules ahead of the elections.
Forced to respond to the Public Protector’s report by midnight on Wednesday, Jacob Zuma issued a statement saying his is waiting for a third report from the Special Investigating Unit before he responds in full.
With criticism amassing against President Jacob Zuma one artist decides to take to the social audio platform Soundcloud.com to vent her frustration
President Jacob Zuma blames ministers and government officials as the ANC closes ranks around its leader.
Following the damning Nkandla report examining South African President Jacob Zuma’s spending on his KwaZulu Natal homestead, we’ve compiled a list of the good, the bad and the downright ugly after the revelations
Thali Madonsela’s damning Nkandla report reveals that funds for public works had to be re-diverted to help pay for what was purportedly a security upgrade.
President Zuma also faces impeachment chances
Today, the long awaited Public Protector’s report into the security installations to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was released, confirming that the inclusion of components such as a visitor centre, cattle kraal, chicken run, swimming pool and amphitheatre had cost the taxpayer at least R246 million.
Helen Zille repudiates Jacob Zuma’s claims of increasing employment for South Africans as she challenges him to a Nick Clegg v Nigel Farrage style national television debate.
Nelson Mandela joined a select group of non-Britons who have been honoured by a Service of Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey which includes Archbishop Luwum of Uganda, Sir Alexander Bustamente Prime Minister of Jamaica, Sir Robert Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia and Sir Seretse Khama, President of Botswana.
As London prepares for the Nelson Mandela memorial service to be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday, President Jacob Zuma calls another rain-check. The service had been postponed to fit around Zuma’s schedule
“There are so many messages in the booing of Jacob Zuma. The first is that South Africans are suspicious of power. They are quick to show contempt for people who they feel have abused power. People worry that the ANC might tear up the constitution and try to govern forever. But South African political culture is too irreverent to let anyone govern forever.”
Thinking of returning to South Africa? The time might be right, as new government grants are being rolled out, especially for black-owned businesses
As the election date is made official, we demystify the next step of the process for you.
Thousands of ANC and DA supporters barely managed to shy away from violent clashes, as the election year is pushed into gear