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Various legal challenges to be launched against lockdown

As citizens get ever more restless stuck at home, disgruntled businesses, religious leaders and politicians are gearing up for legal challenges. → Read More

Mkhwebane vs Modise: ‘The Speaker is a pugilist facing a challenger’

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is smelling a rare court victory as she insists that the Western Cape high court should still adjudicate on her interdict application against National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise. → Read More

Virus havoc: No time to wait, says Treasury, as infection rate spikes

“Contain, contain, contain!” That is the message from National Treasury to the government, warning that the state should do “whatever it takes” to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. → Read More

Mkhwebane vows to take legal action as she fights for survival

Embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is heading to court to halt the parliamentary process to investigate her fitness to hold office – a process that could lead to her ouster. → Read More

How Tito Mboweni lost battle to liquidate SAA and start new airline

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and his team’s proposals to liquidate SAA and start a new airline were defeated at the ANC NEC meeting and lekgotla last weekend. → Read More

Conflict between board and Gordhan delays appointment of Transnet CEO

Six months since interviews were conducted, Transnet still does not have a permanent chief executive officer. → Read More

Former North West finance MEC Wendy Nelson arrested for fraud

The Hawks have arrested former North West finance MEC Wendy Nelson on charges of fraud, spokesperson Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said on Friday. → Read More

ANC sued for failing to pay for 595 cars

An Ekurhuleni-based car rental company is suing the ANC for more than R5.7 million, including interest, after the governing party failed to pay for the 595 motor vehicles it rented. → Read More

MK in the Eastern Cape defiantly holds provincial conference

The ANC’s ex-combatants in the Eastern Cape on Saturday held what they dubbed “the first all-inclusive uMkhonto weSizwe conference” attended by both members of the warring factions – the MK Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and the MK National Co → Read More

‘I won’t tolerate insults’: Mkhwebane acts against two of her so-called detractors

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says she won’t tolerate insults to her person and the office, and is prepared to take anyone who crosses the line to task. → Read More

Cyril gears up for war

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made a last-ditch attempt to persuade Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane that he was neither beholden to, nor captured by, the private interests of those who pumped millions of rands into his ANC election campaign. → Read More

ANC speaks with forked tongue

SACP’s Mapaila has owned up to raising the explosive issue of quantitative easing, which showed a massive division in the ANC. → Read More

Ace Magashule taken to task as Cyril Ramaphosa flexes his muscles

President moves to consolidate his power, taking NEC members to task over contrary comments and urging restraint. → Read More

Ace warns government to act fast on election promises

Ace Magashule says drastic policy changes proposed at last national conference, including the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank and land expropriation without compensation, would not form part of the government's priorities in its first 100 days → Read More

Bheki Cele guns for police chief

A proxy fight for control of the SAPS is under way, as the police minister and the national commissioner butt heads over a senior officer’s axing. → Read More

R50 000 for Pule Mabe’s sexual harassment accuser

Pule Mabe’s sexual harassment accuser is set to get R50 000 in back pay after the ANC settled with her before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). → Read More

Spy boss charges Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane over classified report

The State Security Agency, under Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has opened a criminal case against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, charging her with theft of information and violation of South Africa’s security laws after she allegedly laid her hands on a classified state document. → Read More

Minister Mahumapelo? Cyril battles to contain Supra

Prepare for Minister Mahumapelo as Ramaphosa faces tough choice. → Read More

After elections EFF plans to run metros

The EFF has widened its scope for expropriation of land, saying it will also target game farms, according to party leader Julius Malema. → Read More

If you attack me then you are attacking the ANC: Zuma

Online news site Africa News 24-7 pulled a feat on Wednesday and achieved what most private media houses failed to do in the last nine years: sit down for an interview with former President Jacob Zuma. → Read More