Can of worms opened after Grace Mugabe has received immunity

A parliamentary inquiry is likely, after International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane gave Mugabe immunity in the wake of an alleged assault International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane quietly granted Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity on Saturday, potentially opening up the second legal can of worms for the country in as many years. A […]
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Like father, like mother, like sons. Zimbabwe’s first family is also its most dysfunctional

Judging by their big-spending, hard-partying lifestyles, it is advice Robert, 24, and his brother Chatunga Bellarmine, 20, have taken to heart. “Rule number 1: F@#ck what they think.” This advice can be found on Robert Mugabe Jr’s Instagram account, squeezed among photographs of him in sharp suits and expensive trainers; trendy club pics and fancy […]
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Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana resigns after assault charges

President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that he accepted Manana’s resignation and thanked him for his contribution during his term in office. Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana has resigned. President Jacob Zuma has confirmed that he accepted Manana’s resignation and thanked him for his contribution during his term in office. Manana recently admitted to assaulting […]
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National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete in hot water over secret ballot choice

ANC chairperson and National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete could face sanction from her own party for allowing the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to be conducted by secret ballot. The Mail & Guardian has learned that the ANC’s top brass, particularly those in Zuma’s camp, are furious with Mbete for her secret […]
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Comes as no surprize – CONFIRMED: Minister Nkoana-Mashabane granted Mugabe diplomatic immunity

Johannesburg – The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has confirmed that Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane had granted Zimbabwe First Lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity. Mugabe is at the centre of an assault claim in South Africa. “I hereby recognise the immunities and privileges of the First Lady of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Dr Grace Mugabe,” […]
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Anti-apratheid cleric Allan Boesak: The ANC sold out

South Africa’s negotiated settlement was a secret pact between white and ANC elites, which excluded the black majority who had sacrificed so much during the struggle for liberation. So says anti-apartheid cleric Allan Boesak, who spoke to City Press in Cape Town about his new book, in which he decries former liberators who adopt the […]
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Zuma not invited to celebrate SA Communist Party’s 96TH anniversary – It comes as no Surprise!

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is hosting celebrations to mark its 96th anniversary in Galeshewe in the Northern Cape on Sunday morning. General Secretary Blade Nzimande will be the key note speaker at the event. The party says the rally will also be addressed by representatives from alliance partners and the Young Communist League. […]
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Outspoken ANC MP Makhosi Khoza Sacked

The ANC has removed outspoken MP Makhosi Khoza as the chairperson of Parliament’s Public Service and Administration committee citing an irretrievable breakdown of relations. This comes just two days after five of her comrades boycotted a meeting she chaired, claiming that they could not be led by someone who had breached the ANC constitution. In […]
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Falling BRICS endanger their citizens’ health, starting with Jacob Zuma.

As he launches the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Sandton on Thursday, nearly 18 months behind schedule, Jacob Zuma must have mixed feelings. Strife-riven Brazil, Russia, India and China are more risky allies than Zuma reckoned when in 2010 he accepted Beijing’s invitation to join the club. “I was poisoned […]
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SARS feeds Guptas and ANC

A Parliamentary Question from the FF Plus regarding complaints received from the taxpayer (SARS) since the tax ombudsman came into existence indicates that everything is not well in SARS and that this service can become less and less trusted in dispute with Taxpayers themselves. Adv. Anton Alberts, the FF Plus parliamentary spokesman for finance, asked […]
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