Politics

Sisulu ‘crossed line’ and must withdraw ‘insult’ to judiciary – Zondo

The acting chief justice accused the minister of breaking her oath to respect the Constitution by questioning the rule of law and branding African judges as slaves of oppressive ideology

Parliament fire suspect to be sent for psychiatric observation

Defence advocate Dali Mpofu SC argued it would be ‘abuse’ if Mafe were to be detained for months only to be found ‘sane’

What would Madiba say to the movement today?

Our best guess is he would be in pain watching the spiralling factionalism in the ANC

Ramaphosa warns ANC members to get with party renewal programme or get out

As the party celebrates its 110th anniversary, President Cyril Ramaphosa says members must restore the ANC’s integrity to win the confidence and respect of South Africans.

Cele: Someone ‘sabotaged’ ANC gala dinner

But the police minister expresses confidence in country’s security and says people must ‘just relax’ even though President Cyril Ramaphosa had to be moved to safety twice during ANC’s 110th anniversary celebrations

Lamola hints at interest in ANC deputy president position

ANC NEC member and Ramaphosa ally Ronald Lamola says that the NEC needs to have a generational mix in its next top six and hinted at possible deputy presidency.

The early ANC: Leadership steeped in intellectual curiosity

Only the educated elite could have established the African National Congress, but the party needs to correct its course

Zondo report: Ruling party ‘slept on the job’ while state capture flourished

The ruling party was not only asleep on the job while former president Jacob Zuma colluded with state capture agents, but also lined its coffers with the proceeds of crime, the acting chief justice finds

ANC must not use Zondo commission to settle internal scores, says Mantashe

The ruling party’s chairperson says the findings of the inquiry into state capture should be used to rebuild the ANC rather than prosecute its leaders

A defiant Magashule: ‘I will celebrate the ANC’s birthday with my branch’

The suspended secretary general says he was not aware the ANC logo was used to promote an event he would attend that had nothing to do with the party’s anniversary celebrations.

ANC: A corrupt party culture leads to a corrupt government

Incompetence, corruption and cronyism are part of many liberation organisations for complex reasons, but such organisational culture tends to persist into government.

Conference battles and alliances will determine Ramaphosa’s ANC future

A busy year looms for Ramaphosa and allies as he fights to lead the ANC and the country come 2024.

Interest groups welcome Zondo commission report, but want concrete action

Lobby groups and political parties said there should be consequences for those implicated

Our security cluster is strong, don’t panic, Mabuza says

The deputy president’s remarks come just hours after acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo warned that facilities were under threat from those wanting to destroy institutions safeguarding constitutional rights

Lobbying for the next ANC president has started

Although Cyril Ramaphosa has avoided speculation over his availability for a second term, his deputy, David Mabuza, has already indicated that he is up for the job.

Zondo: ANC was either incompetent or asleep on capture

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo found that the subversion of the procurement system and the decimation of previously sound parastatals happened on the watch of a ruling party that not only dropped the ball but pocketed the proceeds

Zondo: Myeni ally either dishonest or clueless, but must be prosecuted

The former chairperson of SAA Technical received R4.3-million in kickbacks from a supplier

Zondo: Millions of rands siphoned to Gupta-owned newspaper

The State Capture report has found that former president Jacob Zuma was at the centre of the Gupta owned media’s rampant corruption at state institutions
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