Politics

How The CR17 Campaign Funds Were Channelled

A group of politicians, campaign managers and strategists earned millions for their roles in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s successful ANC presidential campaign, with some having been on the CR17 payroll for the 12 months leading up to the party’s Nasrec conference.

By Joburg Post 2 months ago

Ramaphosa Dares His Opponents to Remove Him

President Cyril Ramaphosa has dared his opponents within the ANC to try removing him at the National General Council (NGC) next year, according to a report on Sunday. As the National Executive Committee meeting kicked off this weekend, Ramaphosa is said to have told those gathered that he had a "date" with those who had plans to remove...

By Joburg Post 3 months ago

Zuma Plays Cat and Mouse With Corruption Inquiry: It May Be a High-Risk Strategy

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma threatened on Friday to walk away from a judicial commission of inquiry into corruption, throwing the process into temporary confusion and uncertainty. An agreement was later cobbled together that will maintain Zuma’s participation in the process.

By Richard Calland 3 months ago

#StateCaptureInquiry: Zuma Struggles to Recall Several Key Events of His Tenure as President

Former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday struggled to recall several key events of his nine-year tenure as the head of state. Zuma continued giving evidence at the commission of inquiry probing state capture, and denied evidence implicating him in doing the Guptas’ bidding. This was after Zuma told Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who...

By Joburg Post 3 months ago

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