President Jacob Zuma has granted the Marikana Commission of Inquiry a month’s extension following a request by its chairperson, retired judge Ian Farlam.
Having South African troops in the war-torn Central African Republic (CAR) could cost taxpayers more than R1.2 billion over five years, President Jacob Zuma has said.
President Jacob Zuma has called for the harshest possible sentence for the men who gang-raped and mutilated a Southern Cape teenage girl who later died of her injuries.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for acting head of prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba to be held in contempt of court for failing to hand over the so-called Zuma spy tapes.
President Jacob Zuma has said mining companies were almost engaging in “blackmail” when they announce plans to close mines and lay off workers.
Former Constitutional Court Justice Zak Yacoob is hopeful that President Jacob Zuma will reject an all-male list of candidates to replace him.
In November 2012, the South African public sphere was awash with tales of the upgrade to President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence.
President Jacob Zuma has wished Bafana Bafana well for their Afcon quarter-final clash against Mali.
A farmer from Aberdeen, Louis Lategan (31), has briefly appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court today after being arrested in connection with the alleged plot to kill President Jacob Zuma and other high-ranking ANC members during the party’s Mangaung conference in December last year.
DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko has moved on her vow to fight to have the public works report on President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence made public.
This is the letter that proves President Jacob Zuma was aware of the extent of upgrades to his Nkandla residence paid for by the state.
A report detailing the costs for President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home, in KwaZulu-Natal, has revealed nothing new, Cosatu has said.
The Christian Democratic Party (CDP) said it would refer a document, according to which R1.5 billion had been spent on President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home and highway, to the Public Protector.
The government’s investigation into the multimillion rand splurge on President Jacob Zuma’s private home in Nkandla has sought to absolve the president of any wrong-doing.
As Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi prepares to release his report into Nkandlagate today, the Public Protector has stepped up her probe into the expenditure of at least R248 million.
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It should be increasingly difficult for South Africa’s top executives to justify their enormous pay packages, given the furore over excessive pay, the country’s high level of unemployment, and the huge disparity between the highest- and lowest-paid employees at companies.