Western Cape Judge President, John Hlophe, has again disputed claims that meetings he had with Constitutional Court judges had been to influence them to rule in former President Jacob Zuma’s favour in a matter before them in 2008. Hlophe has been testifying at the Judicial Conduct Tribunal underway in Kempton[…]
The broadcast of conversations between former President Jacob Zuma and his son, Duduzane, forms part of a political strategy aimed at, amongst others, eliciting public sympathy and targeting perceived opponents, according to political analyst Somadoda Fikeni. He was commenting on the dialogue between the two men on a new YouTube[…]
Former President Jacob Zuma has taken to Twitter to remind his “haters” that he’s going nowhere. The former president retweeted a video post that made reference to his participation in the chess games at the Jacob Zuma Foundation annual chess open tournament. The video, posted under the hashtag #ZumaChess, was[…]
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to appear in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, hot on the heels of the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) decision to turn down representations from his co-accused, French arms company Thint (Thales), on why it should not be prosecuted. The embattled former[…]
Parliament’s presiding officers Baleka Mbete and Thandi Modise on Tuesday afternoon announced the postponement of the State of the Nation Address by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. “We are listening to political stakeholders and members of the public in making this decision‚” Mbete told a hastily called press conference. Mbete[…]
The country needs an urgent explanation on how free education for the poor and academically deserving, announced last month by President Jacob Zuma, will be implemented and paid for, two unions said on Monday. “It is critical for our institutions, students and our country that the implementation and budget plan[…]
It has been a turbulent year in courts for President Jacob Zuma. Three cases related either to his official functions as head of state or personal interests dealt the president a series of body blows during 2017. The latest landed in the final weeks of the year when a full[…]
The EFF is looking forward to its date with “constitutional delinquent” President Jacob Zuma after Friday’s court order that the National Assembly develop rules to hold him to account, which could pave the way for impeachment. “We look forward to the National Assembly reconvening very soon to actually develop the[…]
The year 2017 has been an important one in the struggle against corruption, including the widespread problem of corporate state capture, the SACP said on Wednesday. “As society we made progress. Victory is now visibly certain. To all South Africans across all walks of life, the SACP says let us[…]
The four Khoisan activists who have been camping outside the Union Buildings since the beginning of this month have vowed to continue with their hunger strike until their demand for an audience with President Jacob Zuma or his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa is met. They have kept up their hunger strike[…]
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