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27 April 2017 15:11 (South Africa)
Politics

The Ego has Landed: Sheriff Mbalula sets out plan of action and accuses Ntlemeza of going rogue

  • Marianne Thamm
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    Marianne Thamm
Photo: Minister Fikile Mbalula speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 March 2016. EPA/SUMAYA HISHAM
Photo: Some of thousands of members of the NUMSA march to highlight corruption within the government during a mass anti corruption march in Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 October 2015. Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: New federation's declaration maps its plan of action

By Daily Maverick
Photo: Then Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi speaks at a news conference in Johannesburg, Thursday, 25 August 2011, Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Vavi & Co: New federation Saftu launches, now the work begins

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Komati Power Station (Eskom)

amaBhungane: R10bn in 15 days – another massive Eskom boost for the Guptas

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo: Section27 activist Mark Heywood unfurls a “run JZ run” banner for the final stretch of the 2017 Two Oceans marathon. Photo: Cara Viereckl

Analysis: Sport as a means of protest – civil responsibility or crossing an unnecessary line?

By Antoinette Muller
Photo of President Jacob Zuma by Greg Nicolson/Daily Maverick.

Op-Ed: Are Zuma’s lies catching up with him?

By Paul Hoffman
Photo: President Jacob Zuma addresses the annual Chris Hani Wreath laying ceremony on 10 April 2017. (GCIS)

Dear President Zuma: Talk is cheap

By David Ka-Ndyalvan
Photo: Former National Director of Public Prosecutions,  Mxolisi Nxasana. Photo: EWN

Zuma committed perjury, former NPA head Nxasana claims in affidavit

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: A protester sits on top of a statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria.  Ihsaan Haffejee

In photos: Anti-Zuma march on Union Buildings

By GroundUp
Photo: General Berning Ntlemeza (Lucky Nxumalo for  Netwerk24)

House of Cards: Ntlemeza gets the axe but his troubles are far from over

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Thousands of opposition party protestors march in the direction of the Union Buildings during a mass protest calling for President Zuma to step down in Pretoria, South Africa, 12 April 2017. Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

National Day of Action: Thousands take to streets to call for Zuma’s removal

By Rebecca Davis
Photo: Former South African President Thabo Mbeki (R) speaks about the passing of former South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, at his offices in Killarney, Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 March 2017. Photo: EPA/KEVIN SUTHERLAND

Op-Ed: MPs have an obligation to be the voice of the people

By Thabo Mbeki
Photo: Parliament should have done more to prevent the crisis at the South African Social Security Agency, says Themba Godi. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Bathabile to blame for Sassa crisis, says Scopa chair

By GroundUp
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma replies to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in the parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2017. The president responded to the debate in parliament following the 09 February 2017 SONA. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Op-Ed: Leadership Injudiciousness – deleterious to ANC relevance and lifespan

By Makhosi Khoza
MAIN PHOTO: The People’s March was much more diverse than expected, a large win for organisers. People with a range of political affiliations, or no political affiliations, took to the streets against the president. (Greg Nicolson)

In photos: People’s March, Union Buildings

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Thousands of people march towards the Union Buildings during the national mass protests held calling for President Zuma to step down, Pretoria, South Africa, 07 April 2017.  More protests are planned for next week. EPA/CORNELL TUKIRI

#Zumamustfall: Thousands march calling for Zuma to step down

By Daily Maverick Team
Photo: President Jacob Zuma during a press briefing after a meeting with the National Planning Commission at the Union Buildings in Pretoria in July 2013. (Photo: GCIS)

ISS Today: The ANC faces its Rubicon

By PETER FABRICIUS
Photo: People stand in a queue to cast their vote during the municipal elections in Alexandra township, Johannesburg, South Africa, 03 August 2016. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

Op-Ed: When will South Africans learn that the ballot is mightier than the picket?

By Gwen Ngwenya
Photo: President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa flanked by Minister Pravin Gordhan, Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas and Director General Lungile Fuzile give a thumbs up to the  2017 budget speech outside Tuynhuys) delivered  by Gordhan in the National Assembly, Parliament on February 22. Photo: Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

Reshuffle Chronicles: Jonas throws in the towel, resigns as MP

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Axed Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan takes to the stage to address protesters and supporters outside the National Treasury. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee

GroundUp: Pretoria: Anti-Zuma protest in pictures

By GroundUp
Photo: Activist Zackie Achmat addressed around 200 protesters outside Parliament in Cape Town, gathered to protest against President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

GroundUp: Hundreds outside Parliament call for Zuma to resign

By GroundUp
Photo: Ace Magashule at the ANC's 53rd conference in Mangaung, 17 December 2012. Photo Greg Marinovich / Daily Maverick

amaBhungane: Jobs for pals in the Free State – Ace Magashule’s playground

By AMABHUNGANE
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma reacts before replying to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2017. The president responded to the debate in Parliament following the 09 February 2017 SONA. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

SONA, The Rebound: Battered Zuma bounces back, puts bank collusion in the spotlight

By Ranjeni Munusamy
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma (R) receives applause from his party membres following his reply to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2017. The president responded to the debate in Parliament following the 09 February 2017 SONA. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

SONA2017 Debate, Day 3: It’s not us, it’s them, stupid

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas (L), Ajay Gupta (R)

Guptas vs Gordhan: Mcebisi Jonas strikes back at Ajay Gupta’s alternative version of history

By Stephen Grootes
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma replies to the debate about his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 16 February 2017. The president responded to the debate in Parliament following the 09 February 2017 SONA.  EPA/NIC BOTHMA

ISS Today: ‘Regrettable mayhem’ and SONA 2017

By ISS TODAY
Photo: President Jacob Zuma waves at the crowd after arriving at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria on Thursday, 18 July 2013 to visit former president Nelson Mandela on his 95th birthday. Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

Op-Ed: The Negotiated Settlement is Dead

By Marius Oosthuizen
Photo: South African President Jacob Zuma delivers his State Of The Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament, Cape Town, South Africa 09 February 2017.  EPA/SUMAYA HISHAM / POOL

Op-Ed: SONA2017 President Zuma should have given

By Karen Robertson
Photo: Speaker of South Africa Parliament Baleka Mbete reacts during a debate at Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 14 February 2017. A joint sitting of Parliament started debating the president’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) that was delivered on 09 February. EPA/NIC BOTHMA

SONA2017 Debate, Day 2: Catcalls, howling, ‘that lot’, parasites, vultures... Just another ‘another day’ in the House.

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Early morning light catches rainway carriages as they wait for the Monday morning rush hour at the Johannesburg station, South Africa, 18 November 2007. EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

World Bank to SA parliamentarians: The key to economic growth is private investment

By Marianne Merten