Thabo Bester: The bizarre facts behind a jailbird let loose
/ 13 April 2023

Thabo Bester: The bizarre facts behind a jailbird let loose

Evidence suggests that the burnt body found in Bester’s cell was smuggled in via a TV cabinet

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An angry Ronald Lamola vows to pursue Guptas’ surrender
/ 7 April 2023

An angry Ronald Lamola vows to pursue Guptas’ surrender

There are many obstacles, including the brothers being free agents and newfound citizens of the Pacific nation of Vanuatu

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NPA’s Batohi knew about Bushiri rape cover-up: justice ministry
/ 7 April 2023

NPA’s Batohi knew about Bushiri rape cover-up: justice ministry

The National Prosecuting Authority received the report implicating prosecutors in delaying justice for rape victims, says the justice department

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Ronald Lamola to withdraw sexist court papers
/ 6 April 2023

Ronald Lamola to withdraw sexist court papers

The justice ministry says the wording is not worthy of an accountable government but it will oppose a challenge to the ‘mistaken consent’ defence

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Guptas reportedly trying to wiggle out of surrender to SA
/ 31 March 2023

Guptas reportedly trying to wiggle out of surrender to SA

Atul and Tony Gupta are said to be seeking asylum in central African states while South Africa’s extradition request stalls

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We don’t want to harass Shepherd Bushiri, NPA told the Hawks
/ 31 March 2023

We don’t want to harass Shepherd Bushiri, NPA told the Hawks

Internal meeting notes show state prosecutors allegedly stalled Shepherd Bushiri’s arrest for rape nine days before he escaped

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Ramaphosa can’t win renewal battle where it matters most
/ 6 February 2023

Ramaphosa can’t win renewal battle where it matters most

There is progress cleaning up corruption but party reform lags behind and the president can’t afford to lose allies, even those implicated in the Zondo report

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Anti-trafficking, human rights groups to reject amended sex trade bill
/ 22 January 2023

Anti-trafficking, human rights groups to reject amended sex trade bill

The Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill will boost the industry and trafficking and drive it underground

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No midnight cabinet reshuffle as Ramaphosa sticks to process
/ 13 January 2023

No midnight cabinet reshuffle as Ramaphosa sticks to process

The president is likely to follow party and state processes before making changes

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Ramaphosa sends legal warning to Zuma
/ 17 December 2022

Ramaphosa sends legal warning to Zuma

The president has termed his predecessor’s bid to institute a private prosecution against him as a direct attempt to derail his re-election as ANC leader

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Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘ring-fenced’ second term
/ 15 December 2022

Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘ring-fenced’ second term

The president is likely to head an NEC made up of people who
back Paul Mashatile

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Mabuyane, Lamola reject call from #Renew lobby to bow out of contest for ANC deputy president position
/ 29 November 2022

Mabuyane, Lamola reject call from #Renew lobby to bow out of contest for ANC deputy president position

Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape provincial leaders are to meet to seek agreement on party positions ahead of the December conference

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ANC leadership contest hots up
/ 25 November 2022

ANC leadership contest hots up

Horse trading and negotiations begin in earnest as the real battle starts for party positions ahead of the elective conference

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The real battle starts now for ANC positions
/ 23 November 2022

The real battle starts now for ANC positions

The nominations have set the stage for the ANC race for top six, and horse trading and negotiations will take place in earnest

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Autopilot Angie runs the shop as Ramaphosa jets off on a UK state visit
/ 22 November 2022

Autopilot Angie runs the shop as Ramaphosa jets off on a UK state visit

There is no taste of presidential power for presidential hopefuls Lindiwe Sisulu or Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma — now or in December

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Concourt orders release of Janusz Walus on parole
/ 21 November 2022

Concourt orders release of Janusz Walus on parole

The court held that the latest decision of the justice ministry in 2020 to deny Chris Hani’s murderer parole was irrational

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Lamola sues Mpumalanga publication for R1 million
/ 17 November 2022

Lamola sues Mpumalanga publication for R1 million

The minister is demanding that 013News retract an article suggesting he interfered in the decisions of the National Prosecuting Authority

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Many of Zondo’s state capture recommendations are a political problem for Ramaphosa
/ 28 October 2022

Many of Zondo’s state capture recommendations are a political problem for Ramaphosa

The president’s compromise on what state capture recommendations can be implemented was expected

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Apartheid-era high court boundaries to shift
/ 27 August 2022

Apartheid-era high court boundaries to shift

The boundaries and jurisdictions of high courts in Transkei Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei have never been changed

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Phala Phala theft plot thickens
/ 29 July 2022

Phala Phala theft plot thickens

The head of the presidential protection unit went to Windhoek but was not told the reason for the meeting with Namibia’s leader

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