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DA lays charges against Yengeni over directorships

The DA said on Monday that it has laid charges for breach of the Companies Act against the former chief whip of the ANC, Tony Yengeni.

Zille blames ‘cadre deployment’ for arms cover-up

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has pointed out that there comes a time when a country starts to suffer from scandal fatigue.

DA accuses ANC of ‘nationalisation by stealth’

There is little doubt, according to the opposition Democratic Alliance, that the ANC is trying to advance its agenda of nationalisation by stealth.

DA complains about delays in hearing Zuma case

The DA says its application overturn the decision to drop a corruption case against President Jacob Zuma has been unnecessarily delayed.

Cope tussle: Combat by press release

Both sides in the war dividing the Congress of the People (Cope) say they will obey the courts.

Cabinet sets up team to foil xenophobic attacks

Cabinet spent time this week worrying about the damage done if service delivery protests or xenophobic attacks take place during the Soccer World Cup.

Zuma admits short-term planning has hampered SA

President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday admitted that the government has often taken a sectoral and short-term view that has hampered development.

DA urges Zuma to apologise over late declaration

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is calling on President Jacob Zuma to apologise for his transgression in failing to declare his interests on time.

Service delivery: ‘It can’t be business as usual’

President Jacob Zuma on Friday told civil servants that they must start doing things differently in order to deal with the challenges that face SA.

Zille: Zuma caught in a ‘corruption gridlock’

According to DA leader Helen Zille, President Jacob Zuma cannot act against corruption in government because he is held in a 'corruption gridlock'.

Patel’s pension-funds plan shot down by Gordhan

A suggestion made by Minister Ebrahim Patel that private pension funds be used to promote development appears to have been slapped down.

Tax take is R8,1bn better than forecast

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced on Thursday that by midnight on Wednesday Sars had collected R598,5-billion in tax for the financial year.

AfriForum wants Zim property in Cape Town attached

AfriForum instructed the sheriff of Cape Town on Tuesday to attach a luxury property of the Zimbabwean government on behalf of Zimbabwean farmers.

‘What if Performance Ministry fails to perform?’

The DA asks: If the minister for performance evaluation cannot meet his deadlines, how can he expect to keep other ministers up to the mark?

ANC attacks Zille for ‘cultural chauvinism’

DA leader Helen Zille came under fire on Wednesday for what she had to say about the state's support for President Jacob Zuma's wives and children.

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