Latest articles on Zola Skweyiya

De Lille unfazed by acting-DG’s baggage

Latest twist in public works saga suggests minister quashed query into doctored corruption report

SA’s social policies must be resurrected

As with economics, the state is rudderless, which requires a return to the ideals of the Constitution and a developmental state

Ramaphosa says ANC disappointed Skweyiya, commits to do better

In a moving tribute to Zola Skweyiya, President Cyril Ramaphosa apologised for the way the ANC veteran had been treated in his later years

Mabuza: The ANC heard Skweyiya’s call for organisational renewal

The deputy president paid tribute to the stalwart in Pretoria on Wednesday

Obituary: A leader with backbone

Historians may struggle to pick Zola Skweyiya's greatest political legacy, because there are several contenders

ANC veteran Zola Skweyiya dies at 75

The politician died in Kloof Hospital in Pretoria on Wednesday morning.

R10bn grant tender sparks court battle

A social grants payment contract has sparked a court battle because it was awarded to foreign firm with a chequered past in South Africa.

Child-support grant age to be raised

The age limit for the child-support grant will be raised by one year to include 14-year-olds as from January next year, Finance Minister Trevor Manuel announced on Wednesday. He also said the qualifying age for men for the state old-age pension would be reduced from 65 to 63 this year, to 61 in 2009, and 60 by 2010.

ANC sex pest found guilty — again

Former African National Congress (ANC) chief whip Mbulelo Goniwe has been found guilty of sexual harassment by a party-appointed disciplinary committee, the ANC said on Friday. Goniwe was charged with abuse of office by trying to obtain sexual favours from parliamentary intern Nomawele Njongo on October 25 last year.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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