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Citizens tired of being played for a fool

The use of a South African Air Force jet by ANC officials without the minister following the required procedures is one such case — and more questions arise on examination of that case

As opposition mounts, Zimbabwe’s president lashes out

Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused ‘dark forces’ of destabilising the country

A Sona to reflect troubled times

Ramaphosa and his role model Nelson Mandela became presidents of South Africa in very trying times

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

Show women that you care, Mr President

Ramaphosa has to demonstrate that achieving gender equality in SA is an important goal

Mkhwebane takes on Mboweni over treasury DG remarks

Earlier on Wednesday, Mboweni said he had full confidence in Mogajane, despite a remedial action by Mkhwebane to have Mogajane disciplined

Point of order, Madam Speaker!

If there ever was an introduction to Baleka Mbete, it is the ritual during five stormy years in office

Ramaphosa corrects Bosasa contract responses

The president has corrected his earlier response during a November 6 Q&A with Parliament

Gigaba resigns as MP

Former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned as a member of Parliament

‘Down and out’ Bongo to sue Parliament for defamation

Bongo, who faces another investigation of fraud and corruption by the Hawks, is now an ANC backbencher

China gifts SA with R370bn

Not everyone believes a stimulus package will get the country out of its economic crisis

Nene cracks down on unqualified local government officials

This is the latest step the ANC government has taken to the state of improve local government

Shutting down the blaming of women for rape

On Wednesday, women and gender non-conforming activists marched to mark the start of Women’s Month in South Africa and to say ‘enough is enough’

Maimane calls for urgent parliamentary sitting after ANC ‘jumped the gun’ on land

Maimane also hinted that the ANC was being 'led' by other parties on the issue, as it cannot amend the Constitution on its own

Communications committee recommends suspension of Icasa chairperson

The recommendation follows a request by former Speaker of Parliament to institute removal proceedings against Mohlaloga after he his fraud conviction

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

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