Ramaphosa’s team in crisis mode to contain fallout from Bosasa donation

Ramaphosa had to backtrack on a response to a parliamentary question by DA leader Mmusi Maimane about a payment of R500,000 from the controversial security firm

Supra slams Malema over claims he helped the EFF collapse ANC councils

Former ANC North West provincial chairman Supra Mahumapelo has dismissed claims by EFF leader Julius Malema that the two of them were working together to ...

Zweli Mkhize to table plan for defaulting municipalities

Eskom’s overdue debt from municipalities is more than R17bn; an independent revenue collection agency is just one proposal for keeping the lights on

NEWS ANALYSIS: Fightback is seeping through Zondo inquiry

As more of its leaders testify against it, the ANC cannot continue to bury its head in the sand, writes Ranjeni Munusamy

Duduzane Zuma irked by postponement of Jonas’s cross-examination at state-capture inquiry

Lawyer says the son of former president Jacob Zuma was not given the chance to object to postponement

Gigaba not admitting guilt says ANC, as opposition parties welcome his departure

Opposition parties say Gigaba is not off the hook and he should still testify before the state capture inquiry

Rights group fighting to have prosecutions chief interviews in public

But presidency says doing so might pollute the process and prevent interviewers from asking tough questions

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Clock is ticking on action against Gigaba

Parliamentary deliberations on whether to amend the constitution to facilitate the expropriation of land without compensation will move a step closer to ...

IEC presses ahead to register ‘homeless’ voters

In compliance with a Constitutional Court ruling, the Electoral Commission of SA is now moving that the Electoral Act be amended to accommdoate people without ...

Land clause committee to wrap up next week after chaotic meeting

Despite deliberations not yet having begun, parliament’s constitutional review committee must adopt its report by mid-November

Sign political funding bill into law, Madonsela urges president

Legislation must be promulgated by the end of November for it come into effect before the 2019 general election

NEWS ANALYSIS: Pravin Gordhan’s submission on Guptas shows he has nothing to hide

Public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan says in statement to the Zondo commission he was in only one meeting with Ajay Gupta, writes Ranjeni Munusamy

WATCH : Violent scuffle erupts between DA, EFF and Agang

The fracas started when DA chief whip John Steenhuisen criticised the EFF's Mbuyiseni Ndlozi

Numsa workers’ party hopes to shake up the left in SA

The largest trade union in the country by numbers is launching its long-awaited worker’s party

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Cyril Ramaphosa under pressure to act against Gigaba

The public protector has given the president 14 days to act against Gigaba

Gigaba, Brown named among ‘captured’ in parliamentary report

The inquiry's long overdue report is close to final 


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