Jacob Zuma’s criminal status key for ANC rules

If corruption charges against Jacob Zuma were to be re-enrolled, a fraught responsibility would fall on ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe. Under the ANC’s constitution, the party’s secretary general “may suspend” a member or office bearer indicted to appear in a court if that seems necessary — “on the authority of” the party’s national executive […]
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NPA gives Zuma until November 30 to explain why corruption case must be dropped

The National Prosecuting Authority has given Jacob Zuma until November 30 to make representations on why the corruption case against him should be dropped. In a statement issued on Friday, the NPA said the National Director of Public Prosecutions “is of the view that in light of the judgment of the SCA, it appears that […]
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What is the ANC learning from the private sector

Within the past few days, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said it would be good if the ANC was voted out of office (good for the ANC, that is), the outspoken MP Makhosi Khoza resigned from Parliament and from the ANC, and the Bank of Baroda won a court case to allow it to stop being […]
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Zuma wife accused of poison plot : “Charge me or leave me alone”

“Charge me,” says first lady Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma in the wake of President Jacob Zuma claiming officially, for the first time, that he was poisoned. While Zuma did not provide details, MaNtuli has long been at the centre of allegations that she was involved. The Sunday Times revealed in 2015 that Ntuli-Zuma had been booted out […]
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Hawks failed to investigate Prasa tenders valued in excess of R9-Billion

The Hawks have failed for two years to investigate two Passenger Rail Agency of SA contracts valued in excess of R9-billion, according to court papers. This is despite Prasa board chairman Popo Molefe giving the Hawks help with the investigations. “The effect is that serious criminal liability is left unchecked, investigations may be compromised and […]
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