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30 May 2017 11:12 (South Africa)

State Capture: ANC calls for judicial commission of inquiry

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Photo: Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo delivering her budget vote at the National Assembly Building, Parliament, Cape Town on May 26, 2017. Photo: GCIS

Parliament: High data costs in Dlodlo's crosshairs but questions remain over GCIS

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Opposition Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi speaks at a final election rally at the township of Thokoza on the outskirts of Johannesburg, April 18, 2009.  REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Analysis: By-election results in Nquthu and Beaufort West another wake-up call for the ANC

By Wayne Sussman
Photo: Beach goers walk in front of the Koeberg power facility in Cape Town, South Africa 21 January 2011. Koeberg power station is the only nuclear power station on the African continent. Photo: EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Parliament: New energy minister deals with controversies from nuclear, strategic fuel in maiden budget vote

By Marianne Merten
Photo: Police minister Fikile Mbalula (Greg Nicolson / Daily Maverick) and former acting head of Hawks General Berning Ntlemeza (eNCA)

House of Cards: Mbalula 2 – Ntlemeza 0 as court strikes the Bern’s application

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: James Aguma, SABC's Chief Financial Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer. (Ugandan Diaspora)

SABC: Scopa MPs call for top SABC official's head over Hlaudi saga

By Marianne Merten
Photo: French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron looks on at the Jardins du Luxembourg in Paris, France, 10 May 2017 during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery and to pay tribute to the victims of the slave trade. Photo:  EPA/ERIC FEFERBERG / POOL

Op-ed: Macron's election holds lessons for South Africa – hope has won and fear has lost

Photo: Brian Molefe (EE Publishers)

Eskom: Molefe's return as CEO has Lynne Brown's approval

By Jillian Green and Marianne Merten
Gengezi Mgidlana

Parliament: Mgidlana's appearance before oversight committee raises more questions than answers

By Marianne Merten
Photo: President Jacob Zuma sharing a light moment with Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng during Freedom Day Celebrations on April 27 2012.

Desperate times, desperate measures – lobby groups approach ConCourt to remove Zuma

By Marianne Thamm
Photo: Albie Sachs, by Steve Gordon.

Oliver Tambo Centenary Series, Part 3: Does the Constitution stand in the way of radical land reform?

By Albie Sachs
Photo: South African state workers seeking higher wages take part in a strike in Johannesburg August 26, 2010. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

May Day: Rally cancelled as crowd split over Zuma

By Greg Nicolson
Photo: Minister Fikile Mbalula speaks during a press conference at the Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, 17 March 2016. EPA/SUMAYA HISHAM

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

By Marianne Thamm
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

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

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