Masutha shocked at experienced‚ white advocate who has never worked with black counterpart

Justice Minister Michael Masutha was astounded that one of the applicants for a vacancy in the Durban High Court had not worked with a black counterpart in her 23 years as an advocate. Masutha made...

Viewers blown away by Winnie documentary

On Wednesday evening the highly anticipated documentary about the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was aired‚ showing the life and times of the anti-apartheid activist. South Africans are reeling after watching the documentary‚ some saying they have...

DA is on a witch hunt for De Lille‚ says EFF’s Shivambu

Aphiwe Deklerk And Naledi Shange The Economic Freedom Fighters have hit out at the Democratic Alliance which has demanded answers from Cape Town Mayor‚ Patricia de Lille‚ on why she attended the EFF’s memorial for...

Happy birthday former president Zuma‚ says Thuli Madonsela

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela was among those who wished ex-president Jacob Zuma a happy birthday on Thursday. “Happy birthday former President Jacob Zuma. Blessings in the year ahead‚” Madonsela said in a tweet. https://twitter.com/ThuliMadonsela3/status/984318036772605952 Zuma turns...

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to be buried at the tranquil Fourways Memorial Park

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela will be laid to rest in the tranquil and exclusive Fourways Memorial Park on Saturday. The park‚ which was formerly a flower farm‚ is the same place where her late great-granddaughter Zenani Mandela...

Shivambu reported to ethics watchdog for assaulting journalist

Parliament has referred Economic Freedom Fighters deputy president Floyd Shivambu to the joint committee on ethics and members’ interests for assaulting a journalist on its premises. “The deputy speaker of the national assembly and the...

‘She spoke of forgiveness‚ but Winnie’s tears could not fall’

While her former husband‚ Nelson Mandela‚ could no longer shed tears because his tear ducts had been damaged by light and dust in the limestone quarry on Robben Island‚ where he spent years imprisoned‚...

Malema to speak at Winnie’s funeral despite ANC qualms

EFF leader Julius Malema is billed to speak at Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral on Saturday after a special request from her family. There have been behind-the-scenes negotiations on the issue due to disquiet among some ANC...

Top five and premier start talks over cabinet shake-up

Service delivery challenges and a shake-up of the Eastern Cape administration were key issues discussed in bilateral meetings between premier Phumulo Masualle and the province’s top five ANC leaders. ANC provincial secretary Lulama Ngcukayitobi told...

Nkandla public works officials off the hook

The 12 public works senior officials who were facing a disciplinary hearing relating to the controversial R246-million security upgrades at former President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead are off the hook — and for good. Public...

De Lille to address Madikizela-Mandela’s memorial hosted by EFF

Aphiwe Deklerk And Mzilikazi Wa Afrika Under fire City of Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille will be addressing Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s memorial service hosted by the EFF in Brandfort. Her chief of staff‚ Pierrine Leukes‚ confirmed...

Soccer atmosphere rings through Orlando Stadium as thousands celebrate Madikizela-Mandela

A festive soccer atmosphere filled Orlando Stadium on Wednesday as thousands streamed into the venue for the official memorial service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Roads leading into the stadium have all been closed with just buses...

Holomisa expresses condolences on passing away of struggle veteran Zola Skweyiya

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa has expressed condolences on the passing away of struggle stalwart and former African National Congress MP Zola Skweyiya. Writing on his Facebook page‚ Holomisa said another giant had fallen...

Spy boss accused of ‘threatening’ intelligence watchdog

The Inspector-General of Intelligence has accused State Security Agency director-general Arthur Fraser of threatening him and trying to block an investigation into “serious” allegations against the spy boss. Dr Setlhomamaru Dintwe said on Wednesday that...

ANC mourns Zola Skweyiya’s passing

The ANC on Wednesday said it was mourning the passing of its veteran‚ Zola Skweyiya. He died just a few days shy of his 76th birthday died after a lengthy illness‚ the party said. “On behalf...

By-elections set for June

Four municipal by-elections will be held at three Eastern Cape municipalities in June, the provincial independent elections commission announced yesterday. Three of these by-elections will be conducted on June 6 in Buffalo City Metro’s ward...

Trollip again escapes motion of no confidence amid Nelson Mandela Bay chaos

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip has once again dodged a motion of no confidence tabled by the Economic Freedom Fighters‚ as council collapsed for the second time in two weeks on Tuesday. The meeting...

Mourners told to revive ANC branches

The ANC Women’s League in the Chris Hani region celebrated the life of the late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Komani yesterday. Women from all over the region packed the Thobi Kula Indoor Sport Centre...

Crowd arrives to honour Hani in Ekurhuleni

People have started arriving at the Thomas Nkobi Memorial Park in Ekurhuleni to remember the late SA Communist Party leader Chris Hani on Tuesday. The wreath-laying ceremony is being hosted at the park where Hani...

IN FULL: Mandla Mandela’s tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Tribute to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela delivered by Mandla Mandela‚ the ANC MP and chief‚ at the African National Congress memorial ceremony‚ Khayelitsha‚ Western Cape‚ on Monday April 9‚ 2018. A rose has been plucked from our...

Mama Winnie’s home town celebrates her life

President Cyril Ramaphosa and his delegation have landed in Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s birth village of Mbongweni in Bizana in the Eastern Cape. Ramaphosa will make an address at a local stadium‚ where a memorial service is...

Grateful for her blessing: Ramaphosa on Winnie

African National Congress and South African president Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday visited Mbongweni village‚ Mbizana‚ Eastern Cape‚ the birthplace of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. https://twitter.com/MYANC/status/983614565832450049 He recounted recent meetings he had held with the ANC struggle veteran‚ after...

Round 2 of politicking game in Port Elizabeth metro

Fresh from his re-election as Democratic Alliance federal chairman at the weekend‚ Athol Trollip will today face yet another push to remove him as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor. This is the second attempt to debate...

Madikizela-Mandela mural unveiled in Cape Town

A graffiti artwork in memory of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was unveiled on the side of a building in Cape Town on Monday. ANC spokesperson Lionel Adendorf said the Western Cape served as a special...

It would have been wonderful for Winnie to hear all the praises while still...

By Riya Gopal And Kgaugelo Masweneng Nelson Mandela’s widow‚ Graca Machel‚ paid an emotional tribute to her “big sister”‚ the late Winnie Mazikizela Mandela‚ on Monday at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg. Machel painted a picture of...

ANCWL and ANCYL exhort youth not to forget Winnie’s struggle

The ANC women and youth leagues have urged the youth to use the mourning period for the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to reflect on her struggle and the baton that they have to pick up...

A mural memorial: Winnie’s wall unveiled at Luthuli House

The ANC has officially launched a tribute wall on which the general public will be able to honour the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The memorial wall was officially unveiled by ANC secretary general Ace Magashule outside...

Facebook data leak exposed up to 60‚000 in SA

Nearly 60‚000 Facebook users in SA may be victims of the social network’s data breach. A Facebook spokesman said 33 users in SA had installed an app used to share data with political consultancy Cambridge...

EC traditional leaders visit home of Winnie

More than 50 Western Pondoland  traditional leaders visited the home of the  late anti-apartheid struggle hero Winnie Madikizela-Mandela today to pay their respects. Among them were amaMpondo chiefs Mwelo Nonkonyana and Dumisani Gwadiso among others. Madikizela-Mandela,...

Trollip victorious in battle for DA federal chair

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip has been re-elected to the position of DA federal chairman. Trollip defeated Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga in a fiercely contested election at the party’s federal congress due to end...

Trollip wins race against Msimanga

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has been re-elected to the position of DA federal chairperson. Trollip defeated Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga in a fiercely contested election at the party's federal congress due to end...

Government will fall like apartheid if it does not invest in youth: Motlanthe

The government and the ANC must invest in the youth if they do not want to fall like apartheid or the Roman empire‚ former president Kgalema Motlanthe warned on Sunday. He was speaking at St...

DA adopts recall clause

The DA on Sunday overwhelmingly passed the so called "De Lille clause" which gives the party's federal executive powers to recall elected public representatives from office. The newly adopted amendment to the DA constitution became...

MKMVA condemns alleged incidents of ‘shooting into air’ outside Mama Winnie’s home

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ Association (MKMVA) has condemned incidents allegedly involving some of its members firing guns into the air outside the home of the late struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. MKMVA spokesman Carl...

Gauteng Health issues 133 licences of compliance to mental health NGOs

The Gauteng Department of Health has issued 133 licences for the 2018/19 financial year to mental Health NGOs that comply with the requirements of safe patient care and sound financial management. The department said that...

DA chief whip warns against complacency

DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen has cautioned his party leaders not to be complacent where they are in government. Delivering his address at the DA Federal Congress under way in Pretoria‚ Steenhuisen told party delegates...

NPA tells Nxasana: ‘You owe us R158’

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has sent a letter of demand to Mxolisi Nxasana to recover a travel allowance advance of R158 dating back nearly four years. Nxasana‚ the former head of the NPA‚ left...

Winnie: Mpondo princess and Thembu wife

With the death of Nkosikazi Winnie Nobandla Madikizela-Mandela, the Holomisa family, the amaHegebe clan, all the people of South Africa and the freedom-loving global community, have lost a friend, leader, mother and freedom fighter...

New DAWN leader Nomafrench Mbombo pays tribute to women who have died due to...

Newly elected DA Women's Network (DAWN) leader‚ Nomafrench Mbombo‚ has used her maiden address to pay tribute to women who have died due to domestic abuse. Mbombo‚ who is also Western Cape MEC for health‚...

EFF holds its own memorial service for Mam’ Winnie

The Economic Freedom Fighters will hold a separate memorial service for Winnie Madizikela-Mandela in Brandfort‚ on the same day the official memorial service is held for her in Soweto. EFF leader Julius Malema will address...

SA can’t speak of new dawn while cabinet still ‘crammed full of corrupt ministers’:...

South Africa cannot speak of a new dawn when the cabinet is still ‘crammed full of corrupt ministers’‚ says DA leader Mmusi Maimane. Addressing the DA’s federal congress in Thswane on Saturday‚ Maimane said the...

OPINION: Songs for Winnie resonate

I heard the voice of Sathima Bea Benjamin paying homage to a woman who built the temple of sacrifice. Her lilting voice pierced my heart. Benjamin penned the gritty jazz number Winnie Mandela –...

UPDATE: Lamberti quits Eskom board after row over black accountant

One of Eskom’s new directors has quit after a high court hearing in which he was criticised for calling an experienced chartered accountant a "female employment equity" candidate. Mark Lamberti submitted his resignation on Friday...

DA’s opponents painting party as white because they’re ‘afraid of black South Africans’: Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says his political opponents have painted his party as white because they are "afraid of black South Africans" who are opposed to nationalist politics of the ANC and the EFF. Delivering...

Former top diplomat George Nene dies

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has expressed her condolences to the family and friends of former top South African diplomat George Nene‚ who died on Friday. Nene was the chairperson of the...

Winnie influenced Pemmy’s character

Have you ever wondered why Eastern Cape MEC for sport, recreation, arts and culture and ANC NEC member Pemmy Majodina is so stubborn and bold? She takes it from the late anti-apartheid leader Winnie Madikizela-Mandela....

Winnie was mother to all parties: Mourners remember her heroism, commitment

HIGH profile personalities including senior ANC politicians continued to flock to Winnie Mandela’s Orlando West home yesterday to pay their respects following her death on Monday. These included senior Eastern Cape ANC leaders such as...

Zuma is finally in the dock: Supporters on hand to cheer for their hero

Ex-president Jacob Zuma finally, though briefly, had his day in court. After years of bring-it-on political bluster and legal feinting and weaving, Zuma finally stood in the dock of the Durban High Court to face...

Occupy land ‘legally’ – Malema

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Friday called on supporters to occupy land legally but by force if necessary. He was addressing a rally at the Thembalethu Stadium in George in the southern...

Tombstone tycoon gives daughter Porsche for her 18th birthday

Tombstone entrepreneur Lebohang Khitsane has emerged as the man featured in a widely shared video giving his school-going daughter a Porsche for her 18th birthday. ANC elections chief Fikile Mbalula shared the video in a...