Is Busi the new Thuli?

The ANC yesterday switched its support of Judge Siraj Desai to take over as public protector, recommending Busisiwe Mkhwebane instead.   Mkhwebane, an advocate, was relatively unknown when she was interviewed for the post. She was backed by all the parties except the DA. She will now be recommended for the post to

Screws tighten on No1

"We'll see you in court." With these words Economic Freedom Front leader Julius Malema told President Jacob Zuma the party was going to the Constitutional Court to force him to pay back some of the R246-million spent on Nkandla. Malema's words ended yesterday's question-and-answer session in the National Assembly during which

Malema: I’m ready for more attacks

Johannesburg - EFF leader Julius Malema says he is ready to face more attacks aimed at both him and his party.On Tuesday, he told reporters gathered outside the Polokwane High Court that Judge Billy Mothle's decision to strike a fraud, corruption, racketeering and money-laundering case against him and two others off the

Mmusi Maimane tears into Jacob Zuma

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has labelled President Jacob Zuma a broken man presiding over a broken society. In a hard hitting speech delivered during the debate on the state of the nation address, Maimane accused Zuma of breaking Parliament last week when security personnel were deployed to strong-arm EFF MPs

EFF must take responsibility for ‘land grab’: Makhura

The Economic Freedom Fighters must take responsibility for the attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, Pretoria, Gauteng premier David Makhura said on Wednesday. "This land grab taking place in Tshwane by the EFF is something we condemn completely and we want the law enforcement agencies to act firmly against those who are