The State has requested a delay of unspecified duration in order to examine whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s report on President Zuma’s homestead at Nkandla would jeopardise national security. However, Madonsela has dismissed the security concerns as part of a systematic delay strategy by ministers
Several government ministers have applied to interdict the Public Protector in a bid to secure more time to examine her Nkandla report before it is released to the public
Too much talk and too little reform, President Jacob Zuma said at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday.
Zuma’s surprise decision to send the “unconstitutional” secrecy bill back to parliament has been celebrated by campaigners, but is there an ulterior motive?
The Chinese people’s fight for national independence inspired South Africans – now the two countries are set to further improve bilateral ties. China has moved into direct investment in South African wine and now in recent weeks, there have been two significant Chinese investments in South Africa’s media.
Elaborate methods are used by South African civil servants, politicians and even headteachers to extract public money into their own pockets. The latest incident of corruption saw Dina Pule, South Africa’s former Minister for Communications giving her boyfriend’s company a R6 million tender — yet her punishment consisted of being publicly reprimanded and fined one month’s salary. Even South Africa’s president has been accused of corruption — so how deep does the problem go and what is being done about it?
Leader of newly formed opposition party Agang, Mamphele Ramphele has made clear her party’s stance on corruption and calls upon South Africa’s leader, President Jacob Zuma, to declare his assets after persistent accusations of corruption and embezzlement of public funds.
One year on from South Africa’s most bloody act of state brutality since apartheid days, what has been the aftermath of the Marikana massacre, and have living and working conditions for mineworkers changed much since?
The King Makhado Bravery Award, the highest accolade of the Vhavenda Kingdom, was conferred on Jacob Zuma on Thursday.
African leaders’ “club of silence” – the refusal to criticise each other or intervene in times of crisis – has kept Robert Mugabe in power up to now. But how has South African president Jacob Zuma gained from support of Mugabe in the face of consistent criticism?
Democratic Alliance condemns President Jacob Zuma for congratulating Robert Mugabe on winning last week’s Zimbabwean presidential election, while international pressure mounts to re-examine results of the ‘farcical’ poll
Charlize Theron is recognised for her grassroots work focusing on social issues, particularly in South Africa, where she founded the Africa Outreach Project. It provides funding for a mobile health and computer clinic that visits high schools in rural communities affected by HIV/Aids.
Robert Mugabe has allegedly hired a Lebanese murder squad to carry out an assassination of Jacob Zuma and South African diplomat Lindiwe Zulu, to make it look like an accident.
New smart ID cards to replace South Africa’s green barcoded ID books will be launched on 18 July
The Cabinet reshuffle announced by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday has been described by the opposition as the umpteenth failure to put good governance above cronyism.
South African authorities and Nelson Mandela’s friend deny that the former president was unconscious following reports that a court document claims he is on life permanent life support.
As more and more people become disillusioned with the ANC and the leadership of Jacob Zuma – highlighted in a recent open letter to the president from Kenny Kunene – recent surveys have shown that Malema is rising from the ashes, winning over young South Africans with minimal EFF-ort.
Not even even Auditor General Terence Nombembe and Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be able to see the long-awaited report on Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla upgrade.