Gauteng Premier David Makhura has responded decisively to political parties who took him on about corruption during his state of the province address this week.
Race and racism dominated the debate of Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s state of the province address in the provincial legislature last night.
A woman linked to the Mandela memorial fund scandal in the Buffalo City Metro has gone into hiding after she allegedly received death threats from people implicated in the case.
The recent events that sought to redefine our Parliament stood in stark contrast to the very intention of it as a democratic institution.
It is a well-known fact that President Jacob Zuma is at his best when he is against the ropes. He is like that classic boxer who loses every round and gets written off by official and amateur scorers, but comes back in the dying minutes of the bout to deliver a sucker punch.
Our country has been in a crisis of racialised inequality and poverty for more than three centuries now.
An East London businessman convicted of fraud has signed an explosive affidavit detailing how top ANC leaders allegedly colluded to cash in after former president Nelson Mandela died.
It is disgusting and embarrassing to see how things are going in our beloved country.
Somebody, somewhere in government ordered cellphone signals to be blocked during the state of the nation address last week. And while few people could have predicted that the state would stoop so low, this is the kind of behaviour that places South Africa in rather dubious company.
ANC MPs came down hard on Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete and chairperson of the national council of provinces Thandi Modise over the blocking of the network signal in Parliament during President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address.
Cecil Burgess, the senior ANC MP who championed the controversial Protection of State Information Bill in Parliament, could soon be entrusted with the crucial job of protecting South Africans from abuse by the country’s spies.
A municipal manager embroiled in a jobs for ANC cadres scandal might not face disciplinary action due to the protection he is getting from the party.
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So, let’s talk about Fifty Shades of Grey. Last weekend the movie raked in more than R2.7 billion; for those numerically disinclined (like me) that’s roughly two metric f**k-tons or many, many Nkandlas.
The municipal chaos in Malamulele is gaining momentum in many ways after the area was denied its own municipality by the Municipal Demarcation Board a few weeks ago.
South Africa ended a fragile week in better shape, highlighting its democratic resilience. That is a good sign.