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‘Zuma and son trying to gain sympathy as corruption trial looms’

The new tell-all YouTube channel launched this week by former president Jacob Zuma and his son Duduzane has been described as a “mere smokescreen and public relations diversion meant to gain public sympathy given the looming arms deal corruption trial set to be faced by the former president in June” → Read More

Why the DA is reluctant to axe Stevens Mokgalapa

The DA is in a dilemma as it ponders whether to fire, retain or move embattled Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa to a different portfolio. → Read More

ANC’s Lebogang Maile to work on forcing Tshwane mayor and council speaker out

Having so far failed in their joint effort with the EFF to dethrone the DA in Tshwane, the ANC is leaving it to Gauteng Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile to flex his muscles. → Read More

EFF to establish its own radio station

The EFF has resolved to establish its own “WhatsApp radio station” to communicate directly with the country’s citizens and “cut out the middle man – the media” in relaying party information. → Read More

‘It has enhanced my political career’: Malema relishes court cases piled against him

EFF leader Julius Malema says his trials are a mobilisation platform and claims Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency has resulted in ‘the arrogance of white people coming back’. → Read More

DA ready to axe Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa

Despite his special leave being rescinded by the DA, a cloud still hangs over the head of Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa, with sources claiming the party’s ready to axe him. → Read More

ANC’s big effort to reclaim Joburg from DA

The governing party is working quickly to get support from kingmakers EFF and IFP, as well as several smaller parties, to take the city back. → Read More

How Gavin Watson stole Bosasa from ANC Women’s League

A new book details how the controversial businessman tricked the women into signing their company over. → Read More

EFF threatens to name 40 more ANC MPs who wanted Zuma ousted

The EFF has threatened to stoke more trouble within the ANC by revealing the names of other ANC leaders like Derek Hanekom who were involved in meetings to remove former president Jacob Zuma from office. → Read More

Ostracised Zuma had to lash out – Mahumapelo

Former president Jacob Zuma resorted to disclosing to all and sundry that some members within his own party “are spies” because he was forced into a corner and left with no option. → Read More

Gordhan’s supporters and detractors to meet in the streets

The storm around Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan could result in an unprecedented stand-off between those who support him and those who support the EFF on Tuesday, when he takes the Public Protector’s report on review. → Read More

Zondo zooms into corrupt municipalities

The commission’s shift in focus comes as no surprise since the Free State introduced South Africans to the now-infamous Gupta family. → Read More

How EFF-DA marriage collapsed

The EFF would rather not vote on crucial local government budgets – and instead hold early by-elections – than side with the DA in the hung municipalities of Tshwane, Johannesburg and Nelson Mandela Bay. → Read More

How Zondo implicated Zuma

It has been barely two weeks since former president Jacob Zuma stood on a truck that was converted into a mobile stage, facing dozens of his loyal supporters congregated at KwaZulu-Natal’s Freedom Park. → Read More

‘If he’s not dead then finish him off’

Sudanese film maker Hajooj Kuka lay on the dusty street as blood gushed from a head wound inflicted by a member of Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces on Monday. → Read More

Zuma’s co-accused French arms company does not believe a fair trial will be possible

The French arms company Thales, which on Monday will go on trial with former president Jacob Zuma, says it is unaware of any transgressions by any of its employees in relation to the awarding of the contract for the combat systems for South Africa’s → Read More

Political parties and social media: Does it make a difference?

While political parties are upping their ante on social media, experts say young people only engage in political discourse on such platforms, without necessarily translating this to active participation on the ground. → Read More

Ramaphosa backtracks on ‘nine wasted years’ under Zuma

What a difference a week can have on one’s view of the past. → Read More

IEC tells parties to cool down the 'populist rhetoric & antics'

The start of the election cycle has seen the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) meet with various political parties to discourage them from “cheap politicking that includes populist rhetoric and antics”. → Read More

More trouble for controversial Methodist pastor

Being chastised and barred from leading the ANC’s service during the party’s 107 birthday celebrations for the derogatory manner in which he spoke about women may not be the only punishment ANC Chaplain-General Reverend Vukile Mehana has to worry about. → Read More