Zuma: I’m not going anywhere, I’m fit and doing ‘it’ very well

The president says he sees no basis for a secret ballot in the vote of no confidence.

Despite mounting calls from opposition parties and civil society organisations for him to step down, President Jacob Zuma on Thursday said he was not going anywhere until the African National Congress (ANC) told him to.

Zuma: I’m not going anywhere, I’m fit and doing ‘it’ very well

Zuma: I’m not going anywhere, I’m fit and doing ‘it’ very well

The president says he sees no basis for a secret ballot in the vote of no confidence.

Parliament to take Mkhwebane’s controversial ‘Absa’ report on review

Parliament to take Mkhwebane’s controversial ‘Absa’ report on review

Earlier this week Absa and the Reserve Bank pronounced they would seek a review of the PP’s report.
Farhaan Behardien: The Proteas’ trip isn’t unraveling

Farhaan Behardien: The Proteas’ trip isn’t unraveling

South Africa’s reliable middle order batter insists all is under control but the T20 series against England can already be lost on Friday.
KZN Treasury takes reins of health procurement amid oncology crisis

KZN Treasury takes reins of health procurement amid oncology crisis

KZN premier says he gave serious consideration to the calls to fire provincial health MEC but decided against the idea.
Stop lying about me, Zuma tells Maimane

Stop lying about me, Zuma tells Maimane

He said government was still committed to its pursuit of adding 9,600 megawatt of power the electricity network using nuclear power.
Maimane: Duduzane is the only young person to benefit from government

Maimane: Duduzane is the only young person to benefit from government

Zuma told parliament there was no law preventing his son from going into business.
Gupta emails show how transparent South Africa is – Zuma

Gupta emails show how transparent South Africa is – Zuma

The president seems to think citizens should be proud of the leaks because, in other countries, ‘you don’t see such things being revealed’.

Why Jesse Kriel got the Springboks nod ahead of Lionel Mapoe

It was admittedly a tough decision but Springboks coach Allister Coetzee is honest about his motivation for the move.

#PanayiotouTrial: State accuses defence of being selective on cell phone evidence

One of the accused is linked to the crime through cellphone mapping which placed him outside Jayde’s complex in the days before her murder.

Luvo Manyonga won’t be out of action for very long

The long jumper sustained an ankle injury last weekend but he’s already prepping fot August’s World Championships.

Police monitor tense situation in Witbank CBD

A shop was damaged and looted, and people were assaulted.

Jonevret relishing cup final challenge

Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret said he was looking forward to the Nedbank Cup final.

Watch this space, says Vodacom on #SocialMediaBlackout campaign

For now, people can use Facebook for free, as Vodacom is apparently working on ‘changing the social media game’.

Kasinauyo’s body expected in Zimbabwe tonight

The body of the late Moroka Swallows and Hellenic midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo’s body is expected to be flown to Harare tonight.

Lowvelders airlifted after farm attack

Both victims were seriously injured.

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Ntsiki Mazwai’s message to ‘dom’ and ‘ignorant’ SA celebrities

The poet says she is glad these ‘fake’ celebrities have exposed themselves and now she’s not the dodgy one, they are.

No visa, no BET awards for Babes Wodumo

While Babes was busy complaining about the Samas, she forgot to apply for her visa to go to the BET awards.

Twitter blames Mampintsha for Babes Wodumo US visa blunder

The queen of Gqom reportedly only went on Tuesday to the American embassy in Durban to apply for a visa.

Gunman’s wife should tell us the truth about his death, says family

A WhatsApp status the actor’s wife wrote shortly before his death has raised a few eyebrows.

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Jonevret relishing cup final challenge

Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret said he was looking forward to the Nedbank Cup final.

Kasinauyo’s body expected in Zimbabwe tonight

The body of the late Moroka Swallows and Hellenic midfielder Edzai Kasinauyo’s body is expected to be flown to Harare tonight.

Safa charges Buya Msuthu and Dolphins with misconduct

Safa says the conduct of the two teams’ players left several questions that needed to be answered.

Chippa confirm offers for Chiefs and Pirates target

Chippa United chairman Siviwe ‘Chippa’ Mpengesi has confirmed that the club has received offers for midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni.

sport

Why Jesse Kriel got the Springboks nod ahead of Lionel Mapoe

It was admittedly a tough decision but Springboks coach Allister Coetzee is honest about his motivation for the move.

Farhaan Behardien: The Proteas’ trip isn’t unraveling

South Africa’s reliable middle order batter insists all is under control but the T20 series against England can already be lost on Friday.

Luvo Manyonga won’t be out of action for very long

The long jumper sustained an ankle injury last weekend but he’s already prepping fot August’s World Championships.

Springboks team: Ruan Dreyer shoots into starting line-up

The tighthead’s inclusion mean the Lions’ representation in the Springboks side now swells to a massive eight players.

business

Zuma supports Mining Charter by ‘minister from Saxonwold’

The president told MPs the mining minister had consulted Cabinet before releasing the charter.

Eskom appoints Johnny Dladla as acting CEO

The new acting CEO, who has been with the power utility for more than two decades, will start in his new position with immediate effect.

South32 awards R158m coal contract to 100% black-owned company

The company was awarded a three-year core-mining contract worth R158m.

‘Increases in CEO guaranteed pay much higher than inflation’

Report highlights trends in remuneration among largest JSE firms.

world

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

Guatemala is in a risk zone for tremors, located where the Caribbean Cocos tectonic plates converge with North America’s tectonic plates.

May to unveil plans to ‘protect’ EU citizens’ rights after Brexit

May’s spokesman earlier said that she would set out the principles of her plan over dinner with other EU leaders on Thursday evening.

Macron faces EU summit pushback on Chinese investments

European leaders will discuss the thorny topic of international trade on the second day of an EU summit on Friday.

Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

Rebecca Burger was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident.

opinion

No knowing what nature will do

The Knysna conflagration claimed six lives and destroyed around 600 homes along the Garden Route.

Major butting of heads to come

Whether the Zuma-Ramaphosa factional conflict will resonate with the electorate will only be made clear in 2019.

Just another shack fire and the Knysna narrative

If anything, the Knysna devastation has shown who, in our own minds, is more important.

When less is too much…

We are, as I see it, not what the youth of ’76 aspired for us to become.
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