ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu has made a shocking proposal that all of the party’s top leaders should step down for failing the prosecuted Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, as the state looks set to continue with the case against him.
President Jacob Zuma’s personal guard now includes members of the police’s special task force, as well as heavily armed soldiers – an indication the officers responsible for his safety are becoming increasingly concerned about his safety.
Ministers and government officials who acted in contempt of court by allowing genocide-accused Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to leave South Africa – despite a court order blocking his departure – will be prosecuted once police have completed a criminal investigation.
The war of words between National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has put the latter at odds with Parliament for the second time in a month over top policing appointments.
All schools in which group copying by pupils occurred in the past two years have been flagged as “high risk” and geared to be closely monitored by education officials in a bid to curb cheating and fraud in matric exams, which started this week.
Ululations and salutations echoed from the mountain top of Molweni and kumaNtentente hailing the man appointed to act as king of the AbaThembu while the incumbent Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo serves his 12-year prison sentence.
Just like any teenager, they dreamt of making it big in the world. To them, their age of 19 was just a number as they pursued their dreams. Today, James Pearce and Charles Stretch can laugh about their humble beginnings.
Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices such as webcams and digital recorders, and cut access to some of the world’s best known websites, a stunning breach of global internet stability.