Nene quits as an ANC MP

Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has resigned as ANC MP, according to reports.

Zuma lied about Nene Brics bank 'job'

When President Jacob Zuma fired Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister in December, he claimed he was acting with great haste because he needed "an experienced person" at the Brics bank where Nene would head the Africa Regional Centre.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the Guptas

Julius Malema has declared war against the Guptas, who've been in the news more than their fair share in recent years over their relationship with Jacob Zuma and his family. These are the top 10 headline-making controversies involving the Gupta family.

Mpumalanga Premier Mabuza threatens to end business arrangements with Eskom

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has said that the province will have no option but to pull out of business arrangements with Eskom, unless the parastatal reviews the payment terms it enforces on municipalities.

Every time Zuma turns a page we are going to speak: Malema on Sona

The EFF will not stay quiet during President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address, party leader Julius Malema said on Friday.

Friends of JZ Trust ready to help Zuma pay back Nkandla money

The Friends of Jacob Zuma Trust will help the president repay what he owes for his Nkandla upgrades if he approaches them, its founder has said.

Unavoidable topics at the State of the Nation address

President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address is one of the most anticipated events on the political and social calendar.

Goldfields miners have all been rescued: ER24

All mineworkers trapped underground after the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi area collapsed on Friday morning have been rescued, paramedics said.

From hero to zero: International investors turning their backs on South Africa

South Africa has gone from hero to zero, with international investors turning their backs on the country under President Jacob Zuma’s poor leadership.

No Afrikaans, no cake

If you don't speak Afrikaans you can't buy cake at any of the campus booths being set up nationwide by civil rights group AfriForum Youth.

Dancing at dawn: South Africa's new pre-work party scene

As dawn breaks over a Johannesburg park, some 300 people dance in silence, some dressed as Batman, Spiderman or Wonder Woman.

Another #blackface controversy hits Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University is investigating why two white women painted themselves black to attend a residence party.

Confederation of African Football (CAF) backs Sheikh Salman for FIFA presidency

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said Friday it was backing Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa as its candidate for the presidency of FIFA.

No deal in Nkandla ConCourt case

Despite President Jacob Zuma undertaking to pay back some of the money spent on upgrades to his private Nkandla home‚ the Economic Freedom Fighters and Democratic Alliance still plan to challenge him in court next week.

Former tax man jailed for stealing more than R700,000 from SARS

A former SA Revenue Service employee has been jailed for defrauding the tax man.

Visa laws to ease - children can soon travel with new passports

Unabridged birth certificates for child travellers will be done away in the coming months as the Home Affairs department gives way on some of the onerous changes to the controversial visa laws.

Parliament ready for Zuma's frugal State of the Nation Address

Parliament is ready to host President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address with a smaller budget of R3.5 million.
File photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaking to the media outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London

WikiLeaks' Assange calls on Sweden, Britain to allow him freedom after UN panel report

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange called on Britain and Sweden on Friday to let him freely leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London after a U.N. panel ruled he had been arbitrarily detained and should be awarded compensation.

DA challenges Eskom notice to cut electricity in Madibeng

The Democratic Alliance in Madibeng‚ North West‚ said it will fight Eskom's proposed municipal power cuts.

How to solve South Africa's shortage of highly specialised doctors

It is well known that South Africa doesn’t have enough doctors. What is less well known is that it is not producing enough medical sub-specialists in fields such as fertility and cardiology, among others.

DA wants Gupta Competition Commission report tabled in Parliament

The Gupta family‚ fresh from a savaging from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Thursday‚ faced an attack from another opposition political party.