Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s top coronavirus adviser, Salim Abdool Karim, has stepped down – saying he needed to devote his attention to his HIV research and other academic commitments. On Thursday, he said his term as the co-chair of the ministerial advisory committee (MAC) on COVID-19 was coming to an[…]
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has responded to suggestions he may resign with a tweet saying he was staying put in his post and working to fix South Africa’s flagging economy. “There is a malicious rumour that I have resigned. It is untrue,” Mboweni posted on his Twitter account late on[…]
Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki resigned on Monday after five days of mass protests in the kingdom over austerity measures. Omar Razzaz, a member of the Jordanian cabinet, was appointed to form a new government. Razzaz is a former World Bank economist and was education minister in the outgoing government.[…]
President Jacob Zuma said he will not sacrifice himself to “monopoly capital” by resigning. Addressing the African National Youth League’s (ANCYL) economic freedom lecture in Durban on Wednesday‚ Zuma recalled a time that he was watching the news – something he said he hardly does – when he saw a[…]
Cosatu secretary general Zwelinzima Vavi said on Sunday that he is not resigning from the federation. “This is a deliberate act of defiance on my part, even if in the end it turns out to be symbolic,” he told reporters at a briefing in Johannesburg. “It sends a message to[…]
Suspended Hawks boss Anwa Dramat has not resigned, an official said on Friday. “In a letter in December [Dramat]… indicated that he would want a meeting [with Police Minister Nathi Nhleko] and would want to discuss his possible resignation,” the minister’s spokesman Musa Zondi said. “This is not something new.[…]
Pallo Jordan has resigned from Parliament and apologised to the ruling party after reports that his qualifications are false, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Monday. Jordan had also offered to resign from the national executive committee (NEC) of the ANC and from the ANC. “True to his character, he[…]
The NPA’s suspended integrity management unit (IMU) head Prince Mokotedi plans to resign on August 1, the prosecuting authority said on Wednesday. “I can confirm that he has not resigned. He had informed the NDPP [National Director of Public Prosecutions] in June and he did again yesterday [Tuesday] that he[…]
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