Politics

‘Mabahambe’: Patriotic Alliance insists children of migrants, born in South Africa, must be sent to their home countries

Written by on 26 April 2024

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) insisted that children of immigrants, who were born and have lived in South Africa since birth, must be sent back to their countries of origin. The lively crowd at the IOL elections discussion in Sandton reacted in support, and some in opposition, when the outspoken Kenny Kunene, who is PA deputy […]

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PROBE INTO RAMAPHOSA’S CR17 CAMPAIGN WAS ABOUT ‘ETHICAL LEADERSHIP’ – MKHWEBANE

Written by on 29 March 2023

Mkhwebane said that investigating the president was due to the lack of transparency in the details of his presidential campaign donations. Suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said she didn’t act with an ulterior or sinister motive when she launched investigations into President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2017 African National Congress presidential campaign. Testifying in her parliamentary impeachment inquiry […]

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DA LEADERSHIP RACE: STEENHUISEN MUST PROVE POWER WITHOUT ZILLE’S SHADOW: ANALYST

Written by on 29 March 2023

The party will hold its national congress at the weekend, where John Steenhuisen and Helen Zille will be running for re-election in their respective positions as the DA’s federal leader and its federal council chairperson. Political analysts believe that the Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen will have to prove that can lead without the shadow the […]

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David Mabuza resignation: An apparent calculated move as Cabinet reshuffle looms

Written by on 6 February 2023

Mabuza took the opportunity during his address at his brother’s funeral to support his successor in the ANC as the person waiting in the wings to become the country’s number two. Deputy President David Mabuza’s public announcement of his resignation this weekend appears to have thrown the proverbial cat amongst the pigeons. This as pressure […]

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EFF calls for Randall Williams’ resignation: ‘We are giving him only 7 days’

Written by on 1 February 2023

The red berets said that if Williams failed to resign, they would table a motion of no confidence against him. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Tshwane has called for the resignation of City of Tshwane mayor Randall Williams, accusing him of failing to manage the metro’s finances. The call came after the auditor general’s […]

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Jacob Zuma corruption trial: Judge Koen recuses himself

Written by on 30 January 2023

His decision comes on the back of an announcement from Zuma’s legal team late last year that the former president plans on bringing another application for State Advocate Billy Downer’s removal. Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Piet Koen is stepping aside from former president Jacob Zuma’s arms deal corruption case. Koen on Monday morning announced that […]

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Parliamentary inquiry into Public Protector’s fitness to hold office resumes

Written by on 30 January 2023

After months of witness testimony last year, it’s now the turn of suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to call her witnesses. The inquiry into the Public Protector’s fitness to hold office was expected to resume on Monday. After months of witness testimony last year, it’s now the turn of suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to […]

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‘Evidence is there’: EFF pursuing state capture corruption case against Mantashe

Written by on 30 January 2023

The mineral resources and energy minister was accused of benefiting from free security upgrades to his private property by the State Capture Commission of Inquiry. Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema said it would pursue a private prosecution case against the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe for his role in state […]

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Judge Koen to decide on recusal in Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial

Written by on 30 January 2023

Koen indicated he was considering recusing himself late last year. Former president Jacob Zuma’s arms deal corruption case was expected to return to the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday. Judge Piet Koen was expected to announce whether or not he’ll continue to hear it. Koen indicated he was considering recusing himself late last year. This […]

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