Ramaphosa: African Transformation Movement’s challenge to Phala Phala report is ‘nit-picking’
/ 5 March 2024

Ramaphosa: African Transformation Movement’s challenge to Phala Phala report is ‘nit-picking’

The president maintains the opposition party was trying to fashion evidence that he flouted the executive ethics code by twisting his public statements on the subject

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Political parties want Ramaphosa to announce election date in February State of Nation address
/ 16 January 2024

Political parties want Ramaphosa to announce election date in February State of Nation address

The parties say a delay in announcing the date prejudices their preparation efforts

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Ramaphosa and buffalo buyer saw Phala Phala deal differently
/ 10 November 2023

Ramaphosa and buffalo buyer saw Phala Phala deal differently

The South African Reserve Bank heard conflicting versions of the transactions – but accepted that of the president

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Vuyo Zungula ready to play kingmaker in 2024 elections
/ 11 October 2023

Vuyo Zungula ready to play kingmaker in 2024 elections

The ATM leader says the party has been growing since playing a pivotal role in holding President Cyril Ramaphosa accountable over the Phala Phala scandal

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EXPLAINER: Musical chairs in the City of Johannesburg
/ 9 May 2023

EXPLAINER: Musical chairs in the City of Johannesburg

At the 2021 local government elections, neither of the two biggest parties got a mandate to govern alone in Johannesburg

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Shutdown is EFF’s dry run for the polls
/ 17 March 2023

Shutdown is EFF’s dry run for the polls

The stayaway will test the party’s leadership, machinery and ability to mobilise its supporters on the streets and in the election booths

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Concourt denies Ramaphosa access on Ngcobo report on Phala Phala
/ 1 March 2023

Concourt denies Ramaphosa access on Ngcobo report on Phala Phala

The president can now turn to the high court to overturn the report that found he should face an impeachment inquiry

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High court hears debate on whether secret ballot serves constitution
/ 13 February 2023

High court hears debate on whether secret ballot serves constitution

The question over dismissing the Ngcobo report was whether MPs had a primary duty to hold the president to account or be accountable to voters

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Speaker says appeal court got it wrong in secret ballot case
/ 6 February 2023

Speaker says appeal court got it wrong in secret ballot case

Legal precedent favours the ATM in its application to have parliament’s vote on the Ngcobo report overturned but the speaker says the court erred

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From ATM to Zuma: A court calendar full of political conundrums
/ 6 January 2023

From ATM to Zuma: A court calendar full of political conundrums

From a bid to overturn parliament’s rejection of the Ngcobo report to Jacob Zuma’s appeal to stay out of prison, political actors will fill the courts

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Phala Phala panel or Ramaphosa: Who should we believe?
/ 9 December 2022

Phala Phala panel or Ramaphosa: Who should we believe?

The president’s review application asks the constitutional court, again, to determine how parliament should deal with the political scandal

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Phala Phala becomes impeachment nightmare for president
/ 1 December 2022

Phala Phala becomes impeachment nightmare for president

A panel has found that the president has a case to answer for receiving foreign currency, not reporting it stolen and enabling secret efforts to recover it

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Phala Phala becomes impeachment nightmare for Ramaphosa
/ 1 December 2022

Phala Phala becomes impeachment nightmare for Ramaphosa

A panel has found prima facie evidence that the president broke the law in receiving foreign currency, not reporting it stolen and enabling secret efforts to recover it

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Ramaphosa’s fate lies in report
/ 18 November 2022

Ramaphosa’s fate lies in report

Parliament has agreed to an extension for the report by the Ngcobo panel on whether Cyril Ramaphosa should
face impeachment

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