The Northern Cape ANC chair and finance MEC will retain his positions until the court passes sentence against him, says Gwede Mantashe.
Yolanda Botha, who served in Parliament's social development portfolio committee, died over the weekend.
Some in the ANC say John Block is being protected for factional reasons, while those close to Pule Mabe say his image is being purposely tarnished.
Northern Cape finance MEC John Block, accused of fraud, corruption and money-laundering, could walk free after the state closed its case early.
A forensic auditor has faced Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block's defence in a fraud and corruption case at the high court in Kimberley.
Northern Cape ANC heavyweights charged with corruption, fraud and money laundering in the Trifecta trial are blaming the victim of a plane crash.
Work to make a Trifecta building ready for government office work in Springbok was left incomplete for 10 months, despite payment having been made.
The Northern Cape government entered into lease agreements with the Trifecta Group without advertising any tenders, a court has heard.
Northern Cape ANC chairman John Block has been refused leave to appeal against an order to seize his assets, the NPA said on Friday.
The ANC in the Northern Cape will not suspend its provincial chairperson John Block, who is facing several charges of fraud and corruption.
The family home of Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has allegedly been petrol bombed just two weeks after her nomination for the post.
It might have gone down in history as one of Kimberley's greatest diamond heists – if more people had known about it.
More than 1 700 people invested their savings in a scheme they now believe was fraudulent, writes Sarah Evans.
If the ANC adopts a proposed constitutional amendment, members accused of corruption can be suspended from the party immediately.
An investigation by the public protector has cleared Northern Cape finance minister John Block of wrongdoing relating to the sale of a piece of land.
Thirty allegedly crooked leases are central to the latest fraud, corruption and money-laundering charges brought against ANC politician John Block.
Northern Cape ANC leader John Block and other provincial ANC heavyweights, arrested for fraud and corruption, have been released on R50 000 bail each.
Expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema's former ally has joined up - and so will John Block if graft charges are dropped.
Hamid Shabbir's hard-hitting statement to the Hawks has implicated Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block in a hospital tender scandal.