Ben Turok

 
​Fazela Mohamed must be replaced for parly ethics committee to move forward, says DA
​Fazela Mohamed must be replaced for parly ethics committee to move forward, says DA
The Western Cape High Court’s order this week is yet another turning point in this fifth Parliament as it is now the second time that a court has...
Six critics of the ANC who may have pissed off Mantashe
Six critics of the ANC who may have pissed off Mantashe
In an opinion piece published in Business Day on Thursday, Mantashe spoke about a tendency of former leaders who “want to warm their tea...
The struggle is in the songs
The struggle is in the songs
"The last evening was devastatingly sad as the heroic occupants of the death cells communicated to the prison in gentle melancholy song that their...
Notable political books of 2014
Notable political books of 2014
With my head above the parapet: An insider account of the ANC in power by Ben Turok (Jacana) 
ANC MPs spring to Dina Pule's defence
ANC MPs spring to Dina Pule's defence
The day before disgraced former communications minister Dina Pule was reprimanded and apologised to Parliament, the men who brought her to book...
Dina Pule: If I made a mistake, I'm sorry
Dina Pule: If I made a mistake, I'm sorry
"I want to say to this House I did the best I could to do my job and if I made a mistake, I want to apologise."
SAPS: Pule not involved in assassination plot
SAPS: Pule not involved in assassination plot
On Sunday the South African Police Service (SAPS) categorically stated that, “Our analysis thus far does not indicate any threats on the...
Turok assigned bodyguards over Pule investigation
Turok assigned bodyguards over Pule investigation
The veteran ANC MP who co-chairs the parliamentary ethics committee told the Mail & Guardian on Thursday: "I'm afraid...
Turok: We were threatened during Pule investigation
Turok: We were threatened during Pule investigation
The chairperson and registrar of Parliament's joint portfolio committee on ethics and members' interests were allegedly threatened...
Opposition hopes for secrecy Bill court review
Opposition hopes for secrecy Bill court review
The Protection of State Information Bill, or secrecy Bill,...
Secrecy Bill: Ben Turok won't defy ANC this time
Secrecy Bill: Ben Turok won't defy ANC this time
In a statement explaining his decision, Turok said that changes to the contentious legislation were qualitative and not superficial. But...
Turok: Lack of understanding hampers beneficiation
Turok: Lack of understanding hampers beneficiation
"One of the main challenges we had in the past was that we did not have a common understanding [on beneficiation]. There was no consensus, no...

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