Themba Maseko

#StateCaptureInquiry: Ex-GCIS head Themba Maseko’s testimony moved up

The Zondo commission had initially scheduled Maseko to appear on Friday, but on Monday evening Maseko suggested that these plans would likely change

ANC urges members to come forward with state capture evidence

Since state capture allegations came to the fore, some ANC members have spoken publicly on the relationship between the Guptas and key ANC figures

The President’s Keepers and state capture: black intellectualism needs to focus

South Africa has an undernourished literary tradition, where even among the sophisticated one may find confusion over written work and writers.

More courted cadres to come clean

The Guptas have allegedly fêted public officials before, and others may yet crawl out of the woodwork after a weekend ANC meeting.

Manyi’s plans for government agency hit brick wall

Jimmy Manyi suffered a double blow this week when the treasury rejected his plans for restructuring the government communications agency.

Manyi: Don’t ask me about my past

New government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi was on a charm offensive on Wednesday night, speaking to journalists ahead of the State of the Nation address.

Manyi completes Zuma line-up

Jimmy Manyi taking over as head of government communications completes an overhaul that sees supporters of Jacob Zuma taking over top positions.

Complaint against Manyi ‘neither here nor there’

A complaint by the Norwegian embassy against government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi is "neither here nor there", Collins Chabane said on Thursday.

Manyi takes over as top govt spokesperson

In a shock announcement on Wednesday, controversial labour DG Jimmy Manyi will take over top government spokesperson Themba Maseko's job.

Lekgotla story destroyed the truth

Government spokesperson Themba Maseko explains how the government lekgotla cost South Africans R2,5-million, and not R15-million as reported.

Luxury lekgotla irks officials

There are uneasy rumblings among some in government circles over the relocation of this year's government lekgotla to a five-star resort in Limpopo.

Eskom to get R20bn from state

Government announced Cabinet has approved a R20-billion equity injection for Eskom over three years in a bid to strengthen the utility's finances.


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