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Motion of no confidence tabled against Zuma at NEC meeting – report

Motion of no confidence tabled against Zuma at NEC meeting – report

A motion of no confidence has reportedly been tabled against president Jacob Zuma at a meeting of the ANC’s national executive committee.

Government - By News24Wire | 28 May, 2017
Shocking emails expose the truth of state capture – and Zuma’s plan to flee to Dubai: reports

Shocking emails expose the truth of state capture – and Zuma’s plan to flee to Dubai: reports

Two national newspapers have seen new email evidence showing explicit links and communication between president Zuma, the Gupta family, and the ministers and executives who are tied to the web of state capture.

Government - By Staff Writer | 28 May, 2017
What makes the Constitutional Court’s decision on a secret ballot so difficult

What makes the Constitutional Court’s decision on a secret ballot so difficult

South Africa has been treated to an overdose of legal arguments as its Constitutional Court grapples with whether or not a parliamentary vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma should be conducted by secret or open ballot. The country‚Äôs opposition parties are trying to get Zuma removed. Their latest attempt was triggered by his […]

Government - By The Conversation | 26 May, 2017
Mandisa Maya appointed as first-ever woman president of the SCA

Mandisa Maya appointed as first-ever woman president of the SCA

President Jacob Zuma has appointed Mandisa Muriel Lindelwa Maya as the president of the Supreme Court of Appeal with immediate effect.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
More than half of the ANC NEC are now opposed to Zuma: report

More than half of the ANC NEC are now opposed to Zuma: report

As more voices join the chorus calling for president Jacob Zuma to step down, analysis by the Mail & Guardian says that the president may have lost his majority support within the ANC’s National Executive Committee.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Zuma says he’s ‘not opposed’ to state capture commission, but…

Zuma says he’s ‘not opposed’ to state capture commission, but…

President Jacob Zuma says he is not opposed to a judicial commission of enquiry into state capture – but he doesn’t want to be ordered to do set one up by the Public Protector.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Connecting the dots: how Zuma and the Guptas’ state capture is structured

Connecting the dots: how Zuma and the Guptas’ state capture is structured

A new 63-page document compiled by academics from South African universities has connected the dots between president Jacob Zuma, the Gupta family and their many associates and businesses, showing the exact structure of state capture in South Africa.

Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

An explosive new report connects the dots between Zuma, the Guptas and the state capture network; there are now 4 investigations into the reappointment of Brain Molefe as Eskom CEO; and Zuma supporters say they are ready to shut down all talk of an early exit for the president at this week’s NEC meeting.

Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 26 May, 2017
Resigned or retired – either way Molefe and Eskom are in the wrong

Resigned or retired – either way Molefe and Eskom are in the wrong

Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says that all ‘facts’ being presented around the controversial reappointment of Brian Molefe as Eskom CEO points to two possible scenarios – and neither absolve the parties involved.

Government - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
5 important things happening in South Africa today

5 important things happening in South Africa today

ANC insiders insist that talk of Zuma’s removal will happen at the NEC meeting this weekend; Denel says it hasn’t been captured by the Guptas – but MPs want proof; Eskom is investigating claims that documents are being destroyed; and Spur’s CEO hits back at Solidarity for supporting a boycott that impacts its own members.

Business, Finance, Government - By Staff Writer | 25 May, 2017
City of Tshwane suspends dodgy R35 million contract

City of Tshwane suspends dodgy R35 million contract

The City of Tshwane has suspended a dodgy contract worth R35 million in the municipality, after whistle blowers approached civil action group, Outa, with a bounty of data around the company involved.

Business, Government - By Staff Writer | 24 May, 2017
ANC to discuss removing Zuma at May meeting: report

ANC to discuss removing Zuma at May meeting: report

The ANC is said to be considering a discussion over removing president Jacob Zuma at a meeting to be held at the end of May, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous senior officials in the party.

Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Molefe’s reappointment is illegal until we’re convinced otherwise: committee

Molefe’s reappointment is illegal until we’re convinced otherwise: committee

The Parliamentary portfolio committee investigating the reappointment of Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, says that it views the move as illegal until it can be convinced otherwise.

Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Cut the bull, minister Brown – Brian Molefe resigned: MPs

Cut the bull, minister Brown – Brian Molefe resigned: MPs

Members of Parliament on the portfolio committee looking into the Brian Molefe saga have laid into public enterprises minister, Lynne Brown, telling her to stop trying to sell the narrative that the Eskom CEO did anything but resign.

Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
Brown withdraws opposition to court battle against Molefe

Brown withdraws opposition to court battle against Molefe

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown has revealed that she has withdrawn her opposition to parts of the DA’s court battle against the reinstatement of Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe.

Government - By Staff Writer | 23 May, 2017
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