Minister Des Van Rooyen

Van Rooyen tried to force ex-treasury DG’s hand in adviser appointments

Former treasury DG Lungisa Fuzile detailed how Des van Rooyen tried to appoint Malcolm Mabaso as an ‘informal’ adviser

‘My son-in-law made a mistake’ — Jessie Duarte

Duarte says she had advised him to never work in the treasury

Nene: I had to come back, for SA

The returning finance minister may be content with life in the private sector, but he is compelled by a duty to serve.

​Cabinet reshuffle: A new dawn in the economic cluster

The president made several sweeping changes to his cabinet which saw the return of Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister

New deputy president, finance minister announced in major Cabinet reshuffle

Ramaphosa’s announcement was delayed twice on Monday to make room for “more consultations”

Reshuffle: Whose heads will roll?

Has Malusi Gigaba done enough to evade the axe? We may just see several familiar faces returning to Cabinet

Drought crisis: Three provinces declared national disasters

After re-assessing the ongoing drought occurring in at least three provinces, disaster management has reclassified the drought as a national disaster

Des van Rooyen admits asking Guptas’ help for MKMVA

This is not the first Gupta-related finding by a Public Protector against Van Rooyen.

Move over Mmusi – national government’s taking over

Minister announces drought is a national disaster and that national government is taking over

Nene in the running to be Eskom board chairperson

Eskom has been at the heart of state capture allegations.

In danger or not, all mayors may have bodyguards

Previously councils had to ask the South African Police Service for a threat and risk analysis before they were allowed to pay for mayoral bodyguards.

What the hijacking of South Africa’s Treasury means for the economy

The imposition of the fee-free higher education proposal on National Treasury without due consideration represents an escalation of state capture

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs