The leader of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Reverend Kenneth Meshoe wants Parliament to urgently debate Tuesday's Constitutional Court ruling which decriminalised the private use and growth of marijuana/dagga/zol.
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President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 35 cabinet ministers are spending R7.6 million per for their wives, husbands, children and sometimes extended family members to accompany them on (often times lavish) overseas trips.
The Constitutional Court has delivered a landmark ruling in which it decriminalises the private use of dagga. The ruling means it will not be a criminal offence for adults to use dagga in private or to grow the plant.
The fact that participants of the secret Zuma meetings in Durban initially felt the need to deny that the meeting even took place points to something sinister going on. That is the view of political analyst Mcebisi Ndletyana.
The DA has once again raised its concerns about the growing relationship between President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration and the Chinese government. The DA said it would ask Ramaphosa about the so-called R370 billion gift.
Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga ordered that all City of Tshwane buildings be checked for safety compliance. The mayor wants to prevent the loss of lives that happened in Johannesburg when a government-used building burned down.
Residents of Zwelitsha informal settlement in Cape Town have been building their own roads and pit toilets since moving to the site in March this year. This is because service delivery from the City of Cape Town isn't forthcoming.
Former president Jacob Zuma’s daughter Thuthukile Zuma believes there is nothing wrong with so-called tenderpreneurship in South Africa and she blames white monopoly capital (WMC) for making black people believe otherwise.
Three firefighters lost their lives when trying to fight an inferno at the department of health's building in Johannesburg. One of the firefighters laid the blame for their deaths squarely on the shoulders of the government.
Parliament has approved a plan to pay former president Jacob Zuma 100% of his presidential salary as an annual pension. Lawmakers additionally approved a plan to allow Zuma’s wives to receive 50% of the pension upon his death.
President Cyril Ramaphosa attempted for the first time to explain how Eskom intended to repay $2.5 billion (R37.5 billion) loans which were secured through the China Development Bank (CDB) which is owned by the Chinese government.
Dee Mokoena, a South African Twitter user, recently shared yet another picture of a desperate graduate begging for a job on the side of a road. The graduate holds several degrees and a diploma. Find out more on Briefly.
Kirsty Coventry has been appointed as Zimbabwe’s new minister of youth, sport, arts and recreation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Coventry is Africa’s most decorated Olympic athlete with a tally of seven swimming medals.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is positive that no foreign country will impose economic or political sanctions on South Africa because of the proposed land reform programme. Ramaphosa said more foreign leaders understood the policy.
Bheki Cele has released the 2017/18 national crime statistics during a presentation to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police in Cape Town. The report reveals that an average of 57 people are murdered each day.
Land expropriation without compensation. Few if any terms in recent history have invoked more debate, fear, hope, uncertainty among so many ordinary South Africans. The matter was thrust into the national spotlight in February.
Cope and AfriForum announced they would join forces to fight against the ANC-led government’s plan to amend section 25 of the Constitution to enable land expropriation without compensation and to protect property rights.
Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa arranged a luxury airlift for former first lady Grace Mugabe from Singapore to Harare after he heard about the passing of Grace’s mother on 30 August. The flight cost about R5 million.
The African National Congress’ (ANC) chief whip in Parliament, Jackson Mthembu, has called on the ruling party to urgently probe allegations of an alleged plot led by former president Jacob Zuma to oust President Cyril Ramaphosa.
SAFTU General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has expressed fears that Eskom could end up in Chinese control should it fail to repay its debt to China. Writing on Twitter, he said Sri Lanka similarly gave up its port to China.
South African taxpayers are coughing up almost R17 million for former president Jacob Zuma’s legal expenses. This new estimation comes after it was earlier reported that Zuma's legal fees were around R15 million.