Articles containing the tag ‘President Jacob Zuma
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Hawks and NDPP at Each Other’s Throats as Zuma Demands Answers in Gordhan Case

It emerged on Tuesday that the withdrawal of charges against the Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan and his co-accused caused considerable conflict between the head of the Hawks, Berning Ntlemeza and the National... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Monday, June 15th, 2015

High Court Dismisses Marikana Application

The Pretoria High Court has dismissed the urgent application ordering President Jacob Zuma to release the Marikana report. The presidency confirmed that the report will be released by the 30th of June this year... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

NPA Deputy Head Charged with Fraud and Perjury

Deputy Head and Head Advocate of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), Nomgcobo Jiba, appeared in the Pretoria Regional Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud and perjury. The charges link to Jiba’s u... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

French Company, Areva to Supply Nuclear to South Africa

In the always ever-changing world of South African politics and economics, it was announced that President Zuma had given the Energy Minister the go ahead to sign a deal with a French organisation in the cooper... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Nkandla: Ad hoc Committee to be Established

The National Assembly has stated on Tuesday that an ad hoc committee will be established in order to review the response of President Jacob Zuma with regards to the reports on his Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-N... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Nkandla Architect Under Fire

The architect allegedly in charge of inflating the Nkandla upgrade cost to in excess of R246 million, Minenhle Makhanya, has been singled out by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) as the primary reason for wh... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

SIU Report on Nkandla in Final Stages

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU)  has announced that it is with almost certainty that they will present their final report on the president’s upgrades at his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Nata... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Former Ministers to be Investigated in Nkandla Report

Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, the former deputy public works minister has voiced her displeasure regarding the government’s inter-ministerial report on President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla dwelling, claiming ... Read more »
By PAW On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Presidency Plays Down the Booing of Zuma at Mandela Memorial Service

The organisers could not have done anything to prepare for the reception that the president of South Africa received at the FNB Stadium during the official memorial service of former President Nelson Mandela. A... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

‘Smart Town’ Investor withdraws from Project

Plans to build a new R1-billion town near President Jacob Zuma’s hometown, Nkandla, have now been jeapordised by the recent withdrawal of a vital investor which claims that Nkandla is a location far ̶... Read more »