ANC heavyweights are threatening to hunt those who voted against President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday as the DA pushes for an early election. Meanwhile, The Times’s sister publication, the Sowetan, has established that ANC MPs in a critical caucus meeting before Tuesday’s no-confidence vote were told that their jobs could[…]
The leadership of the ANC in the Western Cape was this week on tenterhooks as the party’s top leadership moved in to investigate the state of the organisation in the province. The ANC’s top six officials, including President Jacob Zuma, will be meeting ANC branches today to get a frank[…]
President Jacob Zuma must give reasons for firing former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. Judge Bashier Vally made the order in the North Gauteng High Court a short while ago. Judge Vally also ordered that Zuma pay the DA’s legal costs. The North Gauteng High Court[…]
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday denied that the recent Cabinet reshuffle which saw him catapulted to head up National Treasury had weakened the rand against other currencies. This comes after the rand went in freefall on 30 March, plummeting four percent to R13.29 to the US dollar, following the[…]
“If not wanting Zuma is racist‚ then we are proud racists‚” EFF leader Julius Malema told an tens of thousands of marchers at the Union Buildings. President Jacob Zuma steps down as president. EFF leader Julius Malema started his speech at the Union Buildings in Pretoria by praising leaders of[…]
Cartoonist, Jonathan Shapiro, popularly known as Zapiro, has defended the use of rape as a theme in his latest cartoon about state capture. The cartoon depicts a rape scene where President Jacob Zuma is buckling up his trousers, as one of the Gupta brothers prepares to “rape” a woman depicted[…]
“Zuma Must Go” reverberated through the streets of the Cape Town CBD as throngs of Capetonians stayed out of work for a mass march to Parliament. Cape Town was brought to a virtual standstill as tens of thousands of South Africans mobilised together to protest the recent decisions made by[…]
A list of protest marches being organised against President Jacob Zuma has created a craze on social media. The page titled We Are South Africans is part of a social coalition movement calling on South Africans to unite under one banner and to use their voice against the President. The[…]
South Africa is poised to have the first black woman at the helm of the Supreme Court of Appeal, after members of the Judicial Services Commission recommended that the court’s acting judge, Mandisa Maya, be appointed to the position. President Jacob Zuma had nominated Justice Maya to fill the post[…]
Stern words, standing ovations, and raw emotions dominated the final send-off for ANC veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday. Friends, family, dignitaries, activists and struggle veterans said their last goodbyes to Kathrada at the Westpark cemetery, Johannesburg. Throngs of mourners gathered at the Houghton mosque early on Wednesday morning before heading[…]
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