Sylvia Lucas

Blood on the floor and walkouts at #ANCEC conference

At least eight people were injured after the adoption of credentials on Saturday night, as supporters of Phumulo Masualle walked out of the gathering.

Zuma’s praises sung at Women’s Day event in the Northern Cape

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas voiced her support for the president saying: “We showed them. He is our president!”

There’s no blood on the floor yet – Gwede Mantashe on ANC NEC

Mantashe says discussions would be difficult, and the 106 member body cleared all “soft issues” in anticipation of a heated debate on Zuma’s future

State vs ANC: Sylvia Lucas could face disciplinary action over reshuffle

Sylvia Lucas could be in hot water for her ‘unilateral’ Northern Cape Cabinet changes.

​ANC Northern Cape speeds up discussions to recall premier after divisive conference

New provincial leader states the ANC will be the "only centre of power".

Zamani Saul elected Northern Cape chairperson after shock withdrawal by Sylvia Lucas

Premier Sylvia Lucas and her allies declined all nominations for the top position.

​Claims that delegations were manipulated heard at ANC Northern Cape conference

The stage has been set for a proxy battle between Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas and the party’s secretary, Zamani Saul, for the position of chair

Northern Cape ANC proxy war turns ugly

The premier’s Cabinet reshuffle is a political manoeuvre, says her opponent

ANC caucus lashes out at ‘sexist’ depiction of Lucas

The ANC caucus has accused the media of racism and sexism in its reportage of Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas's alleged fast food bill.

N Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas pours salt on the wound

Experts say the vast sum spent by Sylvia Lucas on unhealthy food is indicative of a big fat problem.

Fast-food bill of R50k ‘not excessive’, says N Cape premier office

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas's office has defended using her government credit card on reportedly buying fast food at outlets like KFC and Spur.

Northern Cape premier’s family home ‘petrol bombed’

The family home of Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has allegedly been petrol bombed just two weeks after her nomination for the post.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it