Thandi Modise says hostage takers won't get a free pass
The Defence minister said the hostage incident was not an embarrassment but rather demonstrated that South Africa is a not security state and ministers trust South African enough to meet with them.
‘It shows how far people can go’: Civil groups weigh in on hostage drama
The Right2Know Campaign said government’s “go-slow” on the investigation and criminal prosecutions of those responsible for July unrest paved the way for the ministers’ hostage drama.
It was ignorance: Buthelezi apologises for IFP post featuring King Misuzulu
Mangosuthu Buthelezi said the IFP infographic with a picture of King Misuzulu kaZwelithini was due to “ignorance” and the “fundamental error was not approved by the party’s leadership.
Gungubele: We had no reason to suspect military veterans would hold us hostage
Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele, Defence Minister Thandi Modise and her deputy Thabang Makwetla were involved in a tense hostage situation when a group of military veterans prevented them from leaving after a meeting.
EC ANC wants NMB mayoral candidate with right qualifications, experience
The party said it wants to wrest control of the hotly contested Metro from the DA, which has run the metro through a coalition with smaller parties since 2016.
Tswaing municipality placed under administration after NCOP hears of dysfunction
Officials from the North West municipality told the NCOP earlier this week that the dysfunctional municipality had failed to pay pensions and the medical aid of its employees.
Failure of govt's district development model blamed on ANC infighting
While Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has been largely silent on whether the initiative actually works, some experts said that it had been a dismal failure.
MPs hear details of dysfunctionality within Tswaing municipality
The Tswaing municipality is the latest North West to be placed under administration after failing to deliver the most basic of services.
'You served SA with distinction': Ramaphosa bids Mogoeng farewell
Monday, 11 October, marked the end of Mogoeng Mogoeng’s tenure as the country’s chief justice hanging up his robe after a decade.
DA didn't fail Durban community during July riots, govt did - Nqaba Bhanga
The Democratic Alliance (DA)’s mayoral candidate for the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, Nqaba Bhanga, said that racially polarising election posters would not be put up in his city.
ActionSA: IEC violated our constitutional rights by removing name from ballots
The party will be submitting a review application on an urgent basis to set aside the IEC’s latest decision to exclude its name from a section of the ballot paper reserved for party acronyms.
SABC: Only 2 million people out of just over 10 million paid their TV licences
The SABC said the desired revenue targets were also not met largely due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, which affected the company’s finances.
Beitbridge border fence contractors say dept got what it wanted for project
The R40 million border fence, erected as part of the COVID-19 emergency procurement last year, was found to have been irregular and the Department of Public Works and the SIU were trying to recover the millions of rands involved in its construction.
Prepayment of R21.8m was made for Beitbridge border fence, court hears
The case brought by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is being heard in the Johannesburg High Court.
Court hearing Beitbridge border fence matter refuses to grant postponement
The R40 million project was found to have been irregular and the Department of Public Works and the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) are trying to recover funds from the contractors.
DA accuses ANC of ‘shielding’ Mkhize from accountability in Digital Vibes saga
The health portfolio committee met to receive a briefing from Minister Joe Phaahla about the Special Investigating Unit’s Digital Vibes report.
Mkhwebane disappointed to hear Mkhize implicated in the abuse of state resources
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane made the comments while briefing the media on her investigations into public healthcare facilities in a number of provinces.
Conditions at some SA hospitals deplorable - Public Protector Mkhwebane
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her deputy, Kholeka Gcaleka, on Friday, briefed the media on the outcomes of investigations into the state of public healthcare facilities in Limpopo, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.