Emsie Ferreira

Zuma promises ‘socioeconomic’ changes after election

President Jacob Zuma has told National Assembly that government would launch a drive to tackle poverty and inequality after the elections.

Pistorius’s lawyer Roux leaves a trail of high-profile cases

Having fought and won a string of high-profile criminal cases, lawyer Barry Roux's reputation will be tested when he defends Oscar Pistorius.

Cape ‘crying tears because of poor service’, says Ramaphosa

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has accused Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille of neglecting delivery in the Western Cape.

Family, thousands of mourners visit Mandela’s casket

Nelson Mandela's family, foreign dignatories and mourners paused at his open casket as he lay in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

SA prepares to host world leaders for Mandela funeral

Ahead of former president Nelson Mandela's state funeral in Qunu next Sunday, SA has begun its preparation to welcome international leaders.

Zille rejects equity quotas as ‘Verwoerdian measures’

Addressing economic equality legislation, Helen Zille has spoken out against coercive equity quotas, which she says the DA shouldn't support.

Info Bill sent back to ad hoc committee

The National Assembly has referred the Protection of State Information Bill back to the ad hoc committee because of procedural failures.

SA expats voting: IEC Bill adopted amid DA court bid

The Electoral Amendment Bill, which gives expatriates the right to vote for the National Assembly, has been approved by all parties except the DA.

2014 elections: Debate on South Africans living abroad continues

Political parties have gone head-to-head over the Electoral Amendment Bill, which could see provincial votes being cast by South Africans abroad.

SAA: Gigaba reveals long-awaited turnaround strategy

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has unveiled a 12-year strategy for the troubled SAA, focused on consolidating routes and updating fleets.

Cabinet report speaks of rationalising parastatals

The review of state-owned entities moots the possibility of collapsing non-viable parastatals but skirts the vexed issue of privatisation.

Goodluck denies SA-Nigeria economic competition

Goodluck Jonathan has said it is imperative that Africa's two biggest economies work together to boost the regional economy and combat corruption.

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