Zuma should face ICC charges over farm murders: former Miss World Anneline Kriel

Former Miss World Anneline Kriel has suggested President Jacob Zuma face charges of crimes against humanity in the International Criminal Court for failing to protect farmers in South Africa.

What have I ever done to you that you treat me like a little boy - Moyane to Gordhan

The icy relationship between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and South African Revenue Service commissioner Tom Moyane has been confirmed in 16 confidential letters‚ according to a report on Friday.

'We are all Africans' - cabinet minister speaks out against xenophobia

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has taken to social media to condemn resurgent anti-foreigner sentiment in South Africa.

Dlamini-Zuma backers expected to dominate at KZN ANC Youth League elective conference

Backers of presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are expected to notch up a runaway victory as the influential KwaZulu-Natal ANC Youth League begins its three-day elective conference at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban on Friday.

Extra metro police‚ a plan for potholes and traffic lights - Mashaba's spending plans for City of Johannesburg

Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba has tabled a 2016/17 adjustment budget for the City of Johannesburg.

'Where is that corrupt bastard?' - Molefe receives frosty welcome from opposition MPs

"Where is that corrupt bastard?" That's how newly appointed MP Brian Molefe was received by opposition MPs as he made his first appearance in the National Assembly yesterday as a backbencher.
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Fight for top DA position gets dirty

Acting DA leader in Western Cape Bonginkosi Madikizela has attacked rivals for the post of interim provincial leader for forcing a vote.

No need for judicial inquiry into Life Esidimeni deaths: ANC

The health ombudsman's report on the deaths of more than 100 mentally ill former patients from Life Esidimeni is sufficiently comprehensive and a judicial commission of inquiry is therefore unnecessary, the ANC maintains.

Nigerian vs South African kill count ugly: Gigaba

Should we start counting how many South Africans have died in South Africa at the hands of Nigerians?

Mashaba steps up war on corruption

City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has allocated R38 million towards the fight against corruption‚ which he described as the city’s public enemy number one.

Tshwane Council approves R4.52bn capital budget for 2016/17

A capital budget of R4.52 billion has been approved by the Tshwane Council for the 2016/17 financial year.

Zuma’s successor could earn close to R4-million

National Treasury anticipates that President Jacob Zuma's successor may earn almost R4-million when he or she takes office.

Send Zuma's military protectors on to Cape Flats' streets of fear‚ says Zille

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille slammed President Jacob Zuma on Thursday for his government's failure to address crime in the Cape Flats.

Man who wants De Lille's old job attacks 'selfish' rivals for the DA crown

The acting DA leader in the Western Cape‚ Bonginkosi Madikizela‚ has attacked rivals for the post of interim provincial leader for forcing a vote.

Brian Molefe now an ANC member of Parliament

Former Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe was on Thursday morning sworn in as an ANC MP.

Minister calls for calm before planned march against foreigners in Tshwane

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has met organisers of a contentious planned march in Tshwane against foreign nationals planned for Friday and appealed for for calm.

ANC behind violence during Joburg Council meeting: Mashaba

City of Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba has accused the ANC of being behind violence that erupted during a city council meeting and damage to City property on Thursday.

Transformation about improving lives of majority and not enriching a few: Gordhan

Without a growth strategy‚ SA would not get the revenue that it required for job creation and the potential for economic inclusivity‚ Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday.

We're coming to get you‚ Gigaba warns businesses employing undocumented foreigners

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has vowed to crack down on businesses that hire undocumented foreigners‚ saying it stoked tension between foreign nationals and locals.

Gigaba blames business as xenophobia spreads

Business‚ specifically the hospitality and retail sectors‚ are being targeted by the Home Affairs Minister‚ Malusi Gigaba‚ as he addresses tensions between citizens and foreign nationals.
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Freedom Under Law urges President and DIRCO to rethink SA withdrawal from ICC

Freedom Under Law (FUL) urged President Jacob Zuma and Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) to use the North Gauteng High Court judgment as an opportunity to rethink South Africa's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court.

'Heads to roll over unissued TVET certificates'

The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called for disciplinary measures against the officials responsible for delays in issuing certificates to students who have graduated from Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges.
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Brian Molefe 'sworn in as MP'

Speaker Baleka Mbete is expected to officially announce the swearing in of former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe as an MP on Thursday afternoon‚ after weeks of speculation.

Tshwane mayor denounces xenophobic attacks

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has taken a stand against xenophobia‚ saying it will not be tolerated in the city.

Four cabinet ministers who snubbed Pravin Gordhan during Budget 2017

Members of Parliament from the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Democratic Alliance found common ground in the House during the Budget 2017 address by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

EINA! Tax hikes will hurt but fatcats will feel pinch too

South Africans reeling from the tax hikes announced yesterday to fill a R28-billion hole in the state's finances should take comfort in that they are not alone - the president, his cabinet and the rich in general will have to endure the pain, too.

Praise all round for Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan had walked a difficult road but has produced the best Budget possible, said opposition parties and analysts yesterday.

WATCH: Four unusual gifts MPs have received

Chocolates, whiskey,books – even bath salts. Members of Parliament have to disclose their trips, shares and gifts in the annual register of members’ interests. But some gifts have left us rather puzzled.

Court battle over alleged nuke deal resumes

The court battle between social justice organisations and the government over the alleged R1-trillion proposed nuclear deal with Russia - the biggest ever procurement by the government - resumed in Cape Town on Wednesday.

'Cut in government spending would have been better than these tax hikes'

A bloated public service and failed strategy to grow the economy are to blame for South Africans now facing increases in tax.

eThekwini mayor Gumede announces plan to turn around Durban's fortunes

Small businesses‚ military veterans‚ the youth‚ the disabled and subcontractors will be the biggest beneficiaries of a major revamp of Durban's economic transformation policies.