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15 July 2018 4:04 AM More tax money to fund JZ case

President Cyril Ramaphosa has agreed that taxpayers must once again cough up for former president Jacob Zuma’s legal costs in a court case. This time it is for an appeal against the personal costs order granted against Zuma following his aborted attempt to review former public protector Thuli Madonsela’s state capture report. A letter from the state 105

02 July 2018 7:30 AM Former president Jacob Zuma's son dies

A spokesperson for the Presidency has confirmed that one of former president Jacob Zuma's sons has died. Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma, who was the youngest son of Zuma and his late wife Kate Mantsho, died on Sunday night after a short illness. Vukile Mathabela, who is the media liaison at the Presidency, told News24 that details of Vusi's death would be released 36

01 July 2018 12:51 PM SABC board member resigns

SABC Board member Victor Rambau has tendered his resignation, the Presidency said on Sunday. "I can confirm that the President has received Mr Rambau's resignation," said Presidency spokesperson Khusela Diko. "The President has accepted the resignation and trusts that Parliament will speedily fill all vacancies on the SABC board," she said. On Sunday 81

30 June 2018 6:25 PM Ramaphosa, 4 ministers in Mauritania for AU summit tackling corruption

The 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government will be held over Saturday and Sunday. It is themed "Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation". The Presidency said in a statement that the two-day event presents a unique opportunity to reflect on and address specific 47

27 June 2018 11:39 AM Algerian president sacks influential police chief

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday sacked the country's police chief, Abdelghani Hamel, until now seen as a likely successor to the head of state. Bouteflika "today signed two decrees, the first putting an end to the duties of Abdelghani Hamel, as director general of national security forces (DGSN), and the second on the nomination of Mustapha 47

26 June 2018 2:41 PM Ramaphosa hails R10bn investment by Mercedes-Benz in East London

Mercedes-Benz is set to produce the next generation of its C-Class cars in East London, an investment that will include a R10bn expansion of its current auto plant there. The German auto maker will be building a new paint shop, a new body shop and new new logistic warehouses, and will upgrade its assembly plant. "The decision to have the new generation 149

21 June 2018 7:16 PM Kushner, Egypt's Sisi discuss Israel-Palestinian peace process

US President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner and special envoy Jason Greenblatt met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Sisi told the US diplomats, who are touring the region in a bid to revive long-stalled talks, that Egypt supports a "just and comprehensive settlement" to the conflict 54

20 June 2018 4:01 PM #News24 ICYMI: Mugabe 'rushed' to Singapore amid 'sudden health deterioration' – report; DIY winter hacks by Suzelle; and load shedding will be implemented only as last resort – Eskom

Ashwin Willemse to take SuperSport matter to Equality Court, State will pay Zuma's legal fees until court rules otherwise, and Susan Rohde's neck injuries could have been caused by throttling, manual strangulation says defence pathologist. The power utility did not implement load shedding in the morning, but an alert of stage 1 load shedding was issued 237

09 June 2018 2:32 PM SHOCK CLAIM: 'Grace Mugabe wants to be VP of opposition alliance,' says NPF official

A faction of an opposition party in Zimbabwe has claimed that former first lady Grace Mugabe wants to be vice president of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance, reports say. The sensational claim was made by Jim Kunaka of the recently-formed National Patriotic Front (NPF) at a press conference on Friday. Officials from the opposition alliance 49

09 June 2018 1:29 PM I'm on the mend, Salah tells Egypt's president

Cairo - Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi he is well on the road to recovery following a shoulder injury in the Champions League final. "The president was reassured on the health condition of the player 'Mohamed Salah', who affirmed that his condition is improving notably and that he is on his way to recovery 40