Baleka Mbete

Duduzane Zuma, Dudu Myeni, Guptas could face arrest for Eskom inquiry snub

File: A letter has been written to National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete asking whether arrests should be effected against Dudu Myeni, Duduzane Zuma …

South Africa

South Africa’s Parliament to Hold No-Confidence Motion Against Zuma on Thursday

<b>Johannesburg:</b> South Africa’s parliament will hold a no-confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, speaker Baleka Mbete said, piling …

South Africa

Parliament seeks legal opinion to subpoena Markus Jooste - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Parliament is seeking legal advice on how to balance the right of an individual to a fair trial with Parliament’s right to subpoena them when they …

News (South Africa)

Dudu Myeni, Duduzane Zuma & Guptas hold up Eskom inquiry

CAPE TOWN - Parliament's legal team is having a tough time trying to serve a summons on the Gupta brothers to appear before the Eskom inquiry.Their …

South Africa

Outrage over alleged assaults as EFF members charged

Two senior EFF members have picked up two charges of assault in the space of a week.<p>Journalist Adrian de Kock confirmed yesterday he had laid a …

South Africa

Shivambu apologises for assault on journalist, but politicians call for action

Floyd Shivambu, the Economic Freedom Fighters’ deputy president and parliamentary chief whip, has apologised for a “scuffle” in which he manhandled a …

News (South Africa)

WATCH: EFF MPs challenge Mbete to let them turn up the heat on Ramaphosa

The red berets were at it again during President Cyril Ramaphosa’s question and answer session in Parliament. And National Assembly speaker Baleka …

South Africa

'Presidency has so far used R15.3m to pay Zuma’s legal bill'

Cyril Ramaphosa says the agreement was struck between former presidents Jacob Zuma and Thabo Mbeki and that it still stands.

South Africa

12 out 35 ministers show up for members' statements

Jan Gerber<p>Cape Town – Out of South Africa's 35 ministers, only 12 graced members' statements in the National Assembly with their presence on Tuesday …

South Africa

Mbalula quits as MP to razzmattazz elsewhere

Fikile “Razzmattaz” Mbalula, former police minister and ANC MP, also known as “Minister Fearfokol”, “Minister Beyonce”, “Minister of Twitter”, and a …

South Africa

Pulling a quick 'sickie' becoming the norm in Parliament

Every year, the first Monday in February is National Sickie Day in the UK. It’s the day in which Britons’ gatvol factor peaks, enthusiasm for toil …

Malusi Gigaba

SAA in far deeper trouble

JOHANNESBURG - National airline SAA is in a much deeper financial crisis than previously thought, with Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu reporting that it …

Malusi Gigaba

Angry opposition MPs call for absent ministers to be charged

CAPE TOWN – Opposition parties are calling for truant Cabinet ministers to be charged with contempt of Parliament.<p>Matters came to a head in the …

United Kingdom

Gupta-cursed politicians, SOE bosses pull sickies as the end draws nigh

<i>EDINBURGH — Gupta-cursed politicians and state entity bosses are behaving like they know the end is nigh. Malusi Gigaba, exposed for lying about the</i> …

South Africa

Opposition MPs bay for absent ministers' blood

Jan Gerber<p>Cape Town – When President Cyril Ramaphosa famously said "send me" in his State of the Nation Address, it apparently did not include …

United Kingdom

DA concerned about ministers not showing up for the 'new dawn'

Jan Gerber<p>Cape Town – President Cyril Ramaphosa's "new dawn" turned out to be an old yawn for DA chief whip John Steenhuisen.<p>Steenhuisen, who …

South Africa

Jeers in Parliament at Malusi Gigaba’s no-show for Q&A session

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s absence during Parliament’s oral question session with MPs sparked a commotion in the house as lawmakers …

Business (South Africa)

EFF MPs Ndlozi and Shivambu booted out of parliament

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi and chief whip Floyd Shivambu were removed by parliament’s serjeant-at-arms this afternoon after Speaker Baleka …

Malusi Gigaba

Analysis: Candles in the Wind – the Presidency as the art of the possible

Malusi Gigaba. The name. What does it evoke in you? Fear. Or laughter? Former DA leader Tony Leon probably summed it up best on Wednesday when he …

South Africa

Nine Reasons Israel Is Not a ‘Progressive Paradise’

From March 4th to March 6th, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference convened in Washington DC. This gathering is the …

Israel

A Taste for the Absurd: The politics of Gigaba's return to Home Affairs

<b>1. The hunt</b><p>On 27 October 2017, in an unventilated courtroom in down town Pretoria, Judge Sulet Potterill finally arrived at the part of her findings …

South Africa

Ramaphosa: a performer and a politician, with buckets of charm

Cyril Ramaphosa has had to tread a fine line in moving from the role of negotiator to that of South Africa’s new president. The man who helped the …

South Africa

South Africa: New Deputy President Says He Has Been the Target of a Smear Campaign

David Mabuza and Speaker Baleka Mbete after his swearing-in<p>Newly-sworn-in Deputy President David " DD" Mabuza has dismissed talk about him being …

South Africa

Ngcobo massacre: 5 suspects confess plan was to steal police guns to rob bank ATM

Paul Herman<p>Cape Town - New Police Minister Bheki Cele has revealed that five suspects have given confessions to the events of the Ngcobo massacre, …

Crime

ANC happy that Ramaphosa consulted before Cabinet reshuffle

Jan Gerber<p>ANC Deputy President David Mabuza and Treasury-General Paul Mashatile<p>Cape Town – The ANC is happy that President Cyril Ramaphosa consulted …

South African Politics

#CabinetReshuffle: Fikile Mbalula says he is out | The Star

Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has confirmed to The Star that he has been axed.<p>President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to announce his new …

Fikile Mbalula

Gupta dust clouds budget speech

While the winds of change have been sweeping through Parliament, the dust of the Guptas still clouded the place on Budget Day.<p>On Wednesday morning, …

Business (South Africa)

Analysis: ANC's inner war – after the New Hope, remnants of the Empire strike back

In technical terms, the chairs of the sub-committees of the NEC don’t necessarily have a huge amount of power. They can’t hire and fire, and …

South Africa

Here's what the analysts said on #Budget2018 - a mixed bag

<i>JOHANNESBURG — Analysts have provided differing views on Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s Budget Speech on Wednesday. On the whole, many experts have</i> …

Economics

These are the ministers Eric 'Cyril' Naki would pick

<b>Gwede Mantashe – police</b><p>ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe briefs the media on the outcomes of the special National executive Committee meeting at …

South Africa