Flags are flew at half mast across the Western Cape in honour of legendary stage and screen actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards. The 66-year- old died at a guest house in Cape Town on Monday. Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mtwethwa and his Western Cape counterpart, Anroux Marais, joined family representatives in[…]
Constitutional law expert Advocate Paul Hoffman says there is a possibility that President Cyril Ramaphosa will suspend Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe, now that the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) tribunal has found him guilty of misconduct. Legal journalist Karyn Maughan shares more on the judgment: Hlophe was found guilty[…]
The unity and renewal of the ANC has been “turbocharged” after a heated national executive committee (NEC) meeting last weekend. This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who spoke to the media after a wreath-laying ceremony at the grave of the late Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela on Good Friday. Flanked by[…]
As the country celebrates Human Rights Day, hundreds of Mozambican nationals who have settled in the Malamulele area of Limpopo, feel the authorities have neglected them. They settled in the area after fleeing from the civil war in their home country more than 30 years ago. Apart from not being[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has delivered an upbeat address to the nation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing a return to Level 1 of the lockdown, adding that the vaccine rollout has gone extremely well. He was addressing the nation on Sunday evening. The President says South Africa has clearly emerged from[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has told editors that the African National Congress’ top leadership will meet with former president Jacob Zuma any day soon to discuss among others his defiance of the Constitutional Court order that he appears before the State Capture Commission. He was speaking during a live virtual question[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced stricter measures to mitigate the impact of the second wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country expects to hit the 1 million infections soon. South Africa is currently getting close to 900 000 coronavirus cases. Addressing the nation from the union buildings, President Ramaphosa[…]
The Presidency has released its first progress report on the implementation of the ‘presidential employment stimulus’, which aimed to create or support 800,000 jobs in South Africa within the current financial year. Announced as part of the country’s coronavirus economic recovery plan in October, president Cyril Ramaphosa said that the[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa has called Monday’s violence in Brackenfell “deeply regrettable”, calling on all parties to have restraint. The ANC in the Western Cape called for an investigation into the clashes between a group of Brackenfell residents and EFF members, some who are said to be parents of learners at[…]
In his latest weekly letter to the nation, President Cyril Ramaphosa has focussed on the economic “green shoots” emerging following the hard lockdowns earlier this year in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. While warning that any massive resurgence in infections would reverse any gains made so far, Ramaphosa said that[…]
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