Sarah Evans

Arms deal report in Zuma’s hands

Whistle-blower Richard Young has a gut feeling that critics of the controversial transaction will be torn to shreds.

Battle rages over private security on campus

Students claim private security guards have assaulted them, but management says they are needed to maintain order.

Municipalities cautiously welcome Van Rooyen

Some of Co-operative Governance Minister David "Des" van Rooyen's new constituents are cautiously optimistic about next year's municipal elections.

M&G interviews David van Rooyen’s Twitter imposter

Van Rooyen’s only act as finance minister was to have a go at his imposter on social media. Sarah Evans chats to "David".

Van Rooyen: I’m ready to be deployed anytime

Ignoring speculation over his brief appointment as finance minister, Des Van Rooyen tackled the details of his new ministerial role.

Van Rooyen focused on assisting local government

The new minister of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says his experience will help him understand challenges faced by local government.

Van Rooyen: No deals signed while I was finance chief

David van Rooyen has dismissed cynical speculation that he approved any deals, particularly with regards to SAA, while serving as finance minister.

Pravin Gordhan: We will win the trust of South Africans

In his first press conference since being reappointed finance minister, Gordhan has pledged to ensure "sound fiscal management".

Pravin Gordhan returns: The tweets that had us in stitches

The sentiment on social media following the appointment of the week's third finance minister was: If we don’t laugh, we will surely cry.

Public protector: ‘Hearts have hardened’

Is there a link between Thuli Madonsela’s office’s money woes and its difficult findings?

#FeesMustFall: Lessons in speeding up change

The student protests against increases in university tuition fees have provided political parties with clear examples on how to get results.

Teletubbies come to play in Parliament

DA MP John Steenhuisen responded to someone calling Mmusi Maimane a sellout by referring to an EFF MP as a teletubby, undoubtedly Po from the TV show.

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