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Zondo grants Van Rooyen leave to cross-examine Fuzile

During his testimony in 2018, former treasury director general said Van Rooyen arrived at treasury with a "pre-appointed adviser" in Mohamed Bobat

48 municipalities still owe Eskom billions – Des van Rooyen

Twenty of those municipalities had registered progress in terms of compliance, he said following a presidential coordinating council meeting.

Zuma increasingly relying on backing of rural ‘premier league’

The president has warded off calls to resign over the scandals that have marred his administration thanks to a bloc of three premiers.

Economic exclusion feeds the politics of patronage in South Africa

President Jacob Zuma is part of a faction which embraces patronage politics writes Steven Friedman

Ajay Gupta: Why is the Gupta family being targeted for meeting with ministers?

One of the Gupta brothers says the family's meetings with Cabiniet ministers are 'being used to peddle lies'.

ANC pats itself on the back for #StateCaptureReport

The ruling party said that the report is welcome, but neglected to admit to any wrongdoing.

Mosebenzi Zwane makes application to interdict state capture report

The matter is due to be heard on November 1, after it was postponed in the High Court in Pretoria in October.

Vytjie Mentor makes application to intervene in state capture matter

The former ANC MP wants the court to direct that Zuma pay the costs of the application.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane will not oppose state capture interdict

The public protector said she was not in a position to advocate that the report, which her predecessor had prepared and finalised, be released.

Des van Rooyen withdraws application to interdict release of state capture report

The matter was due to be heard along with a bid from President Jacob Zuma on November 1.

Parliament: Baleka Mbete to return #StateCapture report to public protector’s office

Parliament says the report cannot be handled in the same manner as other documents usually given to the speaker of the National Assembly.

Thuli Madonsela hands final #StateCapture report to Baleka Mbete for ‘safekeeping’

There were some chuckles when Madonsela said the report into the Gupta family's involvement in the state and the presidency had been handed to Mbete.

Des van Rooyen joins Zuma in applying for interdict against public protector’s report

Public protector Thuli Madonsela's report was due to be released on Friday, but this seems unlikely.

Des van Rooyen: Show me some respect

The minister told Nelson Mandela Bay residents, ahead of the ANC's election manifesto launch, that he takes his job seriously and expects reciprocity.

Municipalities get budget boost

But Minister David van Rooyen's unimpressive management of funds in the past casts doubt on his ability to turn around dysfunctional municipalities.

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