Latest articles on 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

Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo

Threats of another shutdown in Vuwani as matric exams near

Trillian’s plans for local government

New whistle-blower reveals how the Guptas tried to capture Des van Rooyen’s department

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Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

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Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

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