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Madonsela wants money to investigate the Gupta family

Madonsela wants money to investigate the Gupta family

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has requested additional funding so that her department can investigate the controversial Gupta family and their ties with government through president Jacob Zuma.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 7 June, 2016
Struggling SA students may get two years to complete matric

Struggling SA students may get two years to complete matric

The Department of Basic Education is mulling over a plan to enable struggling students to complete their matric certificate over a two-year period.

Government - By Staff Writer | 6 June, 2016
‘Democracy is not court’: Zuma

‘Democracy is not court’: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans not to vote for opposition parties because they do not have experience to govern the country.

Government - By News24Wire | 5 June, 2016
Parliament secretary’s splurge on luxury hotels and chauffeur driven cars

Parliament secretary’s splurge on luxury hotels and chauffeur driven cars

Gengezi Mgidlana, the secretary to parliament, spent in excess of R134,000 on luxury hotels and a chauffeur service for himself and his wife over a four month period.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 5 June, 2016
Mantashe ‘ignored’ document on Gupta state capture: report

Mantashe ‘ignored’ document on Gupta state capture: report

ANC secretary general, Gwede Mantashe, reportedly ‘ignored’ advice from heads of intelligence that he should look at a report on the Gupta family’s alleged state capture.

Government - By Staff Writer | 5 June, 2016
Plans for terrorist attacks in SA shopping malls

Plans for terrorist attacks in SA shopping malls

Terrorist groups are planning to carry out attacks in South Africa, specifically targeting shopping malls, the US embassy has warned.

Government - By Staff Writer | 4 June, 2016
The truth and lies in the DA’s 2016 election manifesto

The truth and lies in the DA’s 2016 election manifesto

The DA has its sight set on taking several municipalities from the ANC in the upcoming local government election. Ahead of the election on 3 August, Africa Check weighs up key claims in their manifesto.

Government - By Africa Check | 3 June, 2016
SA voters’ roll is up 42.5% over the past 16 years

SA voters’ roll is up 42.5% over the past 16 years

The voters’ roll has increased by 11.3% since the previous Local Government Elections in 2011, says the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC).

Government - By SA News | 3 June, 2016
ANC explains why Zuma’s face is not on election posters

ANC explains why Zuma’s face is not on election posters

President Jacob Zuma’s face is not on posters advertising the ANC’s provincial manifesto launch in Gauteng because he only confirmed a few days ago that he would be available to give a speech, the party said on Thursday.

Government - By News24Wire | 2 June, 2016
‘I made Gupta submission to ANC’: Maseko

‘I made Gupta submission to ANC’: Maseko

Former government spokesperson Themba Maseko has confirmed that he made the sole written submission to ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe on how the Gupta family allegedly tried to capture the state.

Government - By News24Wire | 2 June, 2016
Irregular expenditure at municipalities doubles

Irregular expenditure at municipalities doubles

Auditor-general Kimi Makwetu says that irregular expenditure among South Africa’s municipalities has more than doubled over the last five years.

Government - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
This is what government bought with your tax money in 2015

This is what government bought with your tax money in 2015

Stats SA has released the financial report for National Government for the 2014/15 financial year, revealing where all your tax money is being spent.

Government - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
How Zuma has dodged every bullet

How Zuma has dodged every bullet

President Jacob Zuma has faced at least 5 massive scandals in the past 6 months, and has escaped relatively unscathed as the ANC puts its main focus on the 2016 local elections.

Government - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
We will take your profit and throw you in jail for BEE fronting: government

We will take your profit and throw you in jail for BEE fronting: government

The BBBEE Commission says fronting remains a big problem in the country, and that the majority of cases reported to them involve the practice.

Government - By Staff Writer | 1 June, 2016
Life after Zuma: ratings agencies see big risks

Life after Zuma: ratings agencies see big risks

Ratings agencies have raised issues with government relating to the the ANC’s next leader, listing the succession battle among many of the political risks the country faces in the years to come.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 31 May, 2016
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