A peek into how Ramaphosa's Sona speech is written
President Cyril Ramaphosa works with a team but is also hands-on, making changes right up to the moment he gets into the vehicle in the official convoy that will ferry him to Parliament.
Cosatu not expecting miracles from Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address
The trade union federation wanted clear targets and timelines for delivery on plans to revive the economy, create jobs and to bring Eskom back from the brink.
Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address must give ‘realistic hope’, say analysts
Eyewitness News canvassed a range of political analysts for their views on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s fourth State of the Nation Address.
Cosatu: Ramaphosa to deliver most crucial Sona since democracy
The trade union federation has reached out to government with a proposal that workers’ pensions be used to cut about half of Eskom’s R450 billion debt.
Ramaphosa 'unfazed' by EFF threats to disrupt Sona
The red berets issued President Cyril Ramaphosa with an ultimatum over the weekend to fire Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan or face chaos.
Development Bank: We were under no pressure to bail out SAA
MPs wanted to know whether the DBSA had caved in to political pressure to make the R3.5 billion loan to SAA, but DBSA chief investment officer and acting CEO Paul Currie’s response was an emphatic no.
‘Every hour counts’ - Zondo inquiry to make up for lost time on Monday
Testimony that was to come from Hawks boss General Godfrey Lebeya had to be postponed after Raymond Zondo questioned whether all of it fell squarely within the commission’s terms of reference.
Zondo upbraids legal team as state capture inquiry forced to adjourn
Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo made it clear he wants no repeat of the problems that brought this week’s testimony before the inquiry to an abrupt halt.
Hawks head Godfrey Lebeya to no longer testify at state capture
His testimony has been postponed after commission chairperson, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, questioned whether the evidence he would give fell squarely within the terms of reference of the inquiry.
Zondo Inquiry hears how fraud probe into Thoshan Panday, KZN top cops quashed
Former Hawks member Johannes van Loggerenberg has accused a senior State advocate of falsely claiming intercepted communications were used to shore up evidence in a major fraud and corruption case involving Panday, some of his relatives and police officers – including former KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner Ngobeni.
Thoshan Panday’s lucrative SAPS contracts in focus at state capture inquiry
Retired police colonel Johannes van Loggerenberg testified about investigations into Durban businessman Thoshan Panday on allegations of corruption.
Zondo to meet Zuma’s medical team over his ill health
Zondo says he hopes the meeting with the medical team will help with looking at dates when Zuma's state of health will not prevent him from appearing.
Jacob Zuma tried to help his nephew's 'friends' get govt work - Brent Simons
Brent Simons, who was the spokesperson for late minister Collins Chabane, was testifying before deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo on Tuesday.
Collins Chabane was 'instructed' to remove Maseko, state capture inquiry told
This is according to testimony before the state capture inquiry on Tuesday by Chabane’s former advisor, Ronald Shingange.
It was unusual for Zuma to know of Gupta landing, Zondo Inquiry hears
Lieutenant-Colonel Christine Anderson told the inquiry that it was unusual that she was told by Bruce Koloane, then in charge of protocol, that former President Jacob Zuma was aware of the flight landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, as this had never happened before.
Waterkloof looked like it was captured by India delegation, Zondo Inquiry told
Lieutenant-Colonel Christine Anderson said that it was not her job to question who the passengers were on the Airbus 330, which had received the necessary official clearance to land there but realised things weren’t above board when it appeared that no ministers were on the plane.
Zondo: Zuma need not yet attend inquiry for health reasons
Zuma failed to appear last year, saying he was ill after he had requested a postponement to deal with his corruption case.
Parly Health Committee aims to conclude NHI Bill public hearings in February
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said the NHI will only be fully implemented by 2026, while Treasury has estimated that rolling out NHI will cost an additional R33 billion a year from the beginning of the 2025/26 financial year.