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NEC to grill Magashule about Ramaphosa ousting rumours

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule is expected to account to the party's national executive committee this weekend, after allegations surfaced that he was part of a plot to oust President Cyril Ramaphosa. → Read More

Ekurhuleni identifies land to expropriate without compensation

Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has identified at least four properties, three of them privately owned, that he wants to expropriate without compensation. → Read More

'Killings of white farmers': Presidency clarifies Ramaphosa's comment

The Presidency has clarified that President Cyril Ramaphosa was referring to alleged mass killings of white farmers when he said there "were no killings of white farmers" in the country. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Absa also refused to meet with Cabinet ministers over Gupta accounts

Absa has been the third bank to testify at the inquiry headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo after Standard Bank and FNB. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: FNB declined to meet with Zwane's IMC and the ANC

First National Bank played hard ball and declined to attend a meeting called by an inter-ministerial committee to discuss the closure of the Guptas' accounts. → Read More

OVERVIEW: Cabinet task team, ANC delegation asked Standard Bank to keep Gupta accounts open

The State Capture Inquiry on Monday focused on the closure of Gupta accounts by some of the country's biggest banks. → Read More

NPA must explain why it failed to prosecute cases, including Bosasa

The Special Investigative Unit is turning up the heat on the National Prosecuting Authority, demanding answers on all the cases it has failed to prosecute. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Muthambi wanted to steal at all cost

Former communications minister Faith Muthambi was not interested in serving South Africans and "wanted to steal" at all cost, acting Government Communication and Information System CEO Phumla Williams has told the commission of inquiry into state capture. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: You will call me honourable

GCIS boss Phumla Williams says the former communications minister complained that she had failed to address her as "honourable", that her letters had spelling errors and she used the wrong letterheads. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Manyi tried to influence my testimony – Phumla Williams

Acting GCIS CEO Phumla Williams has told the commission that she received a text message from Manyi trying to "influence" her testimony. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: DA and ANC cross swords over call for Ramaphosa to testify

The ANC has slammed the DA's call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to be called to testify at the state capture commission of inquiry. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: There are more of us who can help commission – Maseko

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has repeatedly expressed concern that too few people have come forward to provide information to the commission. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Duarte disputes meeting Mentor over Gupta Cabinet post offer

Former MP Vytjie Mentor has told the commission that she informed Gwede Mantashe and Jessie Duarte about her meeting with the Guptas in 2010. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Mentor breaks down over fears for her safety

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has reassured former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor that the commission will do everything in its power to ensure that she is safe. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Mentor describes her encounter with Zuma at Gupta's Saxonwold home

Former president Jacob Zuma did not address the issue of the Guptas offering former ANC MP Vytjie Mentor a ministerial job, but instead tried to calm her down, she has told the commission of inquiry into state capture. → Read More

#StateCaptureInquiry: Zuma, the Guptas and others could be forced to testify

President Jacob Zuma, his son Duduzane, the infamous Gupta family and others implicated in the state capture inquiry, could be forced to testify if the legal team at the inquiry has its way. → Read More

Hawks seriously concerned by Jonas' allegations

The Hawks head has reacted with "serious concern" after it emerged that a senior Hawks member had allegedly tried to "kill" a case investigating allegations that the Gupta family had tried to bribe former finance minister Mcebisi Jonas. → Read More

SACP coalition government in Metsimaholo on the ropes again

Barely eight months in office, the fragile coalition at Metsimaholo Local Municipality in the Free State is once again on the ropes. → Read More

State Capture Inquiry: Govt. tender system in the spotlight

The government tender system came under scrutiny during day two of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. → Read More

State Capture Inquiry: Mcebisi Jonas to take stand on Friday

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas will be next on the stand when the commission of inquiry into state capture resumes. → Read More