Jackson Mthembu

South Africa’s speeding big wigs

The <em>Mail & Guardian</em> rounds up some high-profile people with heavy feet and big throats who found themselves on the wrong side of the law.

ANC condemns farm murder

The African National Congress on Tuesday strongly condemned the murder of Free State farmer, Attie Potgieter and his family.

Cosatu conference ‘pains’ ANC

The ANC is incensed that its alliance partner, Cosatu, is "ganging up" with NGOs.

ANC declines invitation to Unisa media debate

The African National Congress turned down an invitation to attend a debate on media freedom hosted by the University of SA in Pretoria on Tuesday.

ANC gears up for national general council

The ANC is well prepared for its third national general council, which takes place in Durban next week, its spokesperson said on Wednesday.

‘Overwhelming support’ for tribunal

The proposed media appeals tribunal is receiving "overwhelming support" from South Africans, ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu said on Monday.

Mthembu: Don’t do what I did

Since his arrest for drunken driving in Cape Town this month, the ANC's senior spokesperson, Jackson Mthembu, apologises to everyone he meets.

ANC welcomes Mthembu’s guilty plea

The show of remorse and the apology by ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu in the drunk driving case against him was welcomed by the party on Wednesday.

Confusion over breath test

Moves to halt use of breathalyser in Western Cape after ANC man's arrest have aroused suspicion, writes Glynnis Underhill.

‘No escape’ for drunk drivers

ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu will still be prosecuted for drunken driving despite reports that breathalyser tests will be discontinued.

‘Strange time’ for Mthembu to be drunk

ANC spokesperson Jackson Mthembu was arrested for drunken driving in Cape Town on Thursday morning -- but this did not stop him from doing his job.

ANC spokesperson arrested for drunken driving

Traffic police in Cape Town have arrested African National Congress spokesperson Jackson Mthembu for alleged drunken driving on the N2 on Thursday.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders