Bongani Mthembu

China gift-wraps its intentions

Presents come at a price -- and not at the prices declared by the politicians who received them.

State wields apartheid big stick

The National Key Points Act is misplaced in our democracy, making its recent abuse even worse.

Security law: State wields apartheid’s big stick

The battle for the truth about Nkandla is far more significant than the recent squabble between Helen Zille and a group of Zuma loyalists suggests.

Zuma calls for decisive climate action

President Jacob Zuma addressed the opening of the high level segment at COP17, calling for practical adaptation actions against climate change.

Cwele: Info Bill brings crooked spooks to book

Intelligence Minister Siyabonga Cwele says they have information that former apartheid security officials are fabricating intelligence reports.

This is not who I am, says ‘Facebook rapist’

"Facebook rapist" Thabo Bester asked for the chance to "put things right", but was sentenced to 50 years in prison for raping and robbing two women.

Involved in corruption? Beware, says Mthethwa

Nathi Mthethwa has warned municipal officials against corruption, saying law enforcement agencies are ready to deal with graft and catch culprits.

Tender case: ANC leaders get R100 000 bail

Two ANC leaders in KwaZulu-Natal and a former department head, charged with tender fraud and corruption, have each been granted R100 000.

ANC youth: Time has come for land reform

Heated debates were expected on Saturday when ANC Youth League delegates discuss the nationalisation of mines and land redistribution.

We’re the youth league, hear us roar

Youth league delegates attending the conference in Midrand on Thursday refused to stop singing songs calling for a second term for Julius Malema.

Malema: Whites never voted for us anyway

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema on Saturday said it was not true that he had driven white voters away from the ruling party.

NFP seeks IFP apology before coalition talks

The NFP has said it would not start coalition talks with the IFP until the IFP publicly apologises for its comments about the splinter group.

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