Articles containing the tag ‘president
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, July 5th, 2021

    Zuma High Court Application ‘An Abuse of Power’ – State Capture Commission Secretary

    The secretary of the State Capture Commission, Professor Itumeleng Mosala, has lashed out at the former president, Jacob Zuma, who has launched an appeal against the 15-month jail term that was handed down to h... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, July 3rd, 2021

    ConCourt to Hear Zuma Case on Monday as Zuma Plans to Address Nation on Sunday

    The constitutional court on Saturday acceded to the request by the former president Jacob Zuma for it to hear his urgent application following the judgment that it made earlier this week. The apex court on Tues... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, July 2nd, 2021

    Zuma Set to Appeal Sentencing as Deadline Approaches

    In a last-minute bid to stop himself from going to prison, former president Jacob G. Zuma is said to have made an urgent application seeking to rescind the ruling that sought to incarcerate him. The former pres... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

    Opinion on Zuma Sentencing Polarises Nation

    The ruling of the Constitutional Court ruling that the former President of the Republic of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, hand himself over to the nearest police station to start serving a 15-month jail term, has cr... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 24th, 2021

    Stricter Lockdown Looming as Gauteng Registers in Excess of 10 000 daily cases

    As the country battles a runaway Covid-19 infection rate, the president of the republic, Cyril Ramaphosa, was announced to be planning a meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) to discuss t... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 17th, 2021

    Zambia’s First President Kenneth Kaunda Dies at 97

    Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, has died at the age of 97. Kaunda, who is the first democratically elected president of the southern African nation, was admitted to a military hospital on Monday... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 13th, 2021

    Ramaphosa in the Driving Seat but the Road Is Still Long – Economists

    Despite the fact that Ramaphosa seems to be scoring huge successes both as the president of the country and that of the ANC, there is a lot that he still needs to do before he can get the country out of the woo... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 10th, 2021

    Ramaphosa Approves Amendment of Electricity Regulation Act to Address Load Shedding

    In an unprecedented move, the president of the republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa made a statement on Thursday in which he addressed a number of issues that have been bedeviling the power utility, Eskom.... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 7th, 2021

    Mkhize Most Likely to Be Replaced by One of Two Women

    As the skeletons come tumbling out of the cupboards, new brooms are said to be on the ready. This is the picture that has been presented by the news doing the rounds in the political circles as it emmerges that... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, June 4th, 2021

    JSC Decision on Hlophe Postponed to 30 July

    The judicial services commission has postponed the decision to the 30th of July decision on whether the Western Cape judge president John Hlophe should be impeached. The spokesperson for the JSC, Doris Tshepe, ... Read more »