Duarte resigns

Verashni Pillay

The Presidency announced the resignation of its chief operating officer Jessie Duarte late on Wednesday afternoon, after denying a previous leak.

Duarte resigns

The full in tray -

Mandy Rossouw

Kgalema Motlanthe will find himself with a heavily laden in tray bequeathed to him by former president Thabo Mbeki.

Presidency: There's no 'cover-up' of Scorpions report

Staff Reporter

The Presidency and the African National Congress moved on Friday to dispel Democratic Alliance (DA) allegations over President Thabo Mbeki's refusal to release the Khampepe commission's report on the Scorpions. There was no intention to "cover up" the report as alleged by DA leader Helen Zille, the Presidency said.