Architects take Zumaville consultants to court over pay

Architects involved with the building of the Umlalazi-Nkandla Smart Growth Centre are taking Kombani Consulting to court over money it is owed.

Zumaville development plans a go – reports

Reports say Jacob Zuma is forging ahead with plans for the development of the R2-billion Zumaville next to his Nkandla home.

Beyond Thuli: The Nkandla fight goes on

More petitions are before the courts as delays drag truth closer to the secrecy Bill's horizon.

Zumaville ‘project is still on’

The plan to build a new town close to President Jacob Zuma's homestead is showing cracks – but the man behind the concept says things are on track.

This good and serious ANC must be heard

These days the ANC's loudest voices are those of populists, racists, opportunists and reactionaries.

Protector to investigate Zumaville development

Public protector Thuli Madonsela will investigate the development of a R2-billion town in President Jacob Zuma's village of Nkandla, her office said.

Nearly R600m spent on roads for Nkandla upgrade

Two new road networks worth R582-million have been built in President Jacob Zuma's village in KwaNxamalala, Nkandla - thanks mostly to state funds.

Agriculture minister denies Zumaville donation

The agriculture department has no plans to donate R800-million to the Nkandla development project, Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson said.

Madonsela: The thin blue line of government

As the public protector is asked to probe the splurge on Nkandla, one is left wondering what happened to government's ability to self-regulate.

Editorial: An inconvenient Nkandla truth?

Why is the government so intent on dodging questions about the splurge on 'security' at President Jacob Zuma's rural homestead?

Nkandla’s cost: Trapping the mole in the bunker

The department of public works says the source of the leak about Nkandla's escalating costs will be found and brought to book.

Zumaville: Last-minute attempt to hide costs

The Nkandla homestead appears to have been declared a national key point and thus subject to blanket secrecy.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

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Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income