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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he's proud of his successors giving inspiration to the nation
Tutu commends religious leaders on Nkandla procession

Sunday 20 April 2014 07:20

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has commended Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba and other church leaders for organising what he calls a successful procession.


Calls mount for Apartheid looters to be held accountable

Sunday 20 April 2014 06:32

UDM says those who were implicated in the alleged looting of state funds towards the end of the apartheid rule should be held accountable.


ANC Chaiperson Baleka Mbete says that the upgrades at Nkandla inconvenienced the Zuma family.
Zuma must not pay for Nkandla upgrades: Mbete

Thursday 17 April 2014 16:08

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbete says she believes that President Jacob Zuma should not pay back a portion of the R246-million used to upgrade his private residence in Nkandla.


ANC not deliberately delaying Nkandla committee names: Mbete

Thursday 17 April 2014 15:02

Mbete dismisses claims that the party is deliberately delaying the submission of its names of MPs to serve on Parliament’s Ad Hoc Committee to deal with the Public Protector's report on Nkandla.


Parliament hopes to unveil the bust on the 28th of April.
Parliament denies illegal tender allegations on Mandela statue

Tuesday 15 April 2014 20:51

Parliament has rejected allegations that it awarded a tender illegally to erect a bronze bust of Nelson Mandela.


The National Assembly speaker recently announced 12 new members who will sit on the committee to deal with the Nkandla report.
ANC says it won’t be ‘bulldozed’ by DA on Nkandla report

Tuesday 15 April 2014 14:53

The ANC has dismissed the DA claims that the ruling party is deliberately delaying the process of formally establishing the Parliamentary ad hoc Committee to deal with the Nkandla.


Jordan not supporting ‘no vote campaign’

Monday 14 April 2014 13:22

Former cabinet minister and ANC National Executive Committee member Pallo Jordan says he does not support his comrade former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasril's 'no vote' campaign.


Guinea people are hoping for stability in the country after the poll.
Long lines form in Guinea-Bissau poll

Sunday 13 April 2014 20:16

Voters in Guinea-Bissau formed long queues on Sunday to elect a new president and parliament they hope will bring stability to the West African state two years after a military coup.


The GNC has not officially recognised  Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni's resignation.
Libyan prime minister quits after one month, citing violence

Sunday 13 April 2014 19:37

Libya's interim prime minister handed his resignation to parliament on Sunday, just one month into the job, saying gunmen had tried to attack his family.


 The committee in to the Nkandla report is expected to report back to parliament by end of April.
Parties to decide on ad hoc committee for Nkandla response

Thursday 10 April 2014 20:33

Parliament says that it is up to political parties to decide how soon the ad hoc committee into President Zuma's response to the Public Protector's report on Nkandla can start their work.


The DA is seeking to have Zuma impeached.
DA seeks wider mandate for Parliament Nkandla committee

Thursday 10 April 2014 13:59

The committee established by Parliament to consider submissions by President Zuma in response to the Public Protector's report on Nkandla must make use of all its powers, says the DA.


Platinum strikes continue

Sunday 6 April 2014 19:53

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) continued its campaign for higher wages by marching to the Lonmin head office in Johannesburg, on Thursday.


Zuma has until April 17 to resign: Malema

Saturday 5 April 2014 19:03

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says his party is seeking legal opinion on whether President Jacob Zuma can be forced to resign.


Parliament should decide on Zuma’s submission: Madonsela

Thursday 3 April 2014 18:05

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says it is now up to Parliament to deal with the submission President Jacob Zuma made on the Nkandla case in the National Assembly on Wednesday.


Zuma not using delay tactics on Nkandla report: Maharaj

Wednesday 2 April 2014 18:14

Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj has denied suggestions that President Jacob Zuma is deliberately delaying to act on recommendations of the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla.


Zuma to wait for SIU Nkandla report

Wednesday 2 April 2014 15:42

President Jacob Zuma undertook on Wednesday to give Parliament a "further report" on "decisive executive interventions" on his private Nkandla home.


 The report found Jacob Zuma and his family improperly benefited from upgrades to his private residence.
D Day for Zuma to submit Nkandla report to Parliament

Wednesday 2 April 2014 05:31

President Jacob Zuma has until Wednesday to submit Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report and his reponse to it to Parliament.


The report revealed that President Jacob Zuma and his family unduly benefited from security upgrades at his Nkandla home.
Zuma will submit Nkandla report to Parliament: Maharaj

Tuesday 1 April 2014 12:15

Presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj expects that President Jacob Zuma will abide by the law regarding submission of the Public Protector's Nkandla report to Parliament.


EFF introduces candidates

Monday 31 March 2014 13:51

The Economic Freedom Fighters introduced their list of candidates for the national election to the media in Johannesburg on Monday.


Phiyega denies misleading Parliament over Nkandla report

Monday 31 March 2014 09:50

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega says she was not responsible for misleading  Parliament over the Nkandla report, as it was compiled by several  stakeholders.


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