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If Jacob Zuma ever wrote a book, Twitter knows what the...

After a week of heavy news, #ZumaBookTitle was trending on Friday. We did you a solid and rounded up some of the best tweets. Jacob...

NSFAS Is On Its Knees

The chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) Sizwe Nxasana announced on 9 August that he was resigning from the funding body....

What The VBS Report Means For The ANC, EFF, DA

A new Treasury report details how Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu's brother, Brian Shivambu, allegedly sent R10 million of the stolen...

‘Five Fingers For Marseilles’ Is A Haunting Meditation On Failure

"Why did you come back? Once you turned the world upside down and ran. Now you are here and it starts again." What happens after...

Gupta Raid: The Saxonwold Shebeen Is Being Closed Down

Happy Valentines Day South Africa! South Africans woke up to news on Wednesday that the Hawks had raided the Gupta compound which houses infamous...

(in)Famous medical parolees

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has been released on medical parole. He had been serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of...

Budget Speech: Will It Be Ramaphosa Or Zuma Flavoured?

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba will almost certainly deliver the 2018 budget speech on Wednesday afternoon. This, despite mounting rumours of a cabinet reshuffle where...

“Zuma Is Like Jesus To Us”

Thousands marched to the Durban High Court on Friday, 6 April in support of the former president Jacob Zuma. At the court,...

Nkandla report reactions: “If the public protector couldn’t get Zuma to...

On Thursday Police Minister Nathi Nhleko released his Nkandla report. Nhleko's report, which contradicts the report by the public protector released in March last...

Extract: Nation on the Couch

Professor Wahbie Long’s Nation on the Couch explores life in our beloved country through the lens of psychoanalysis. By focusing on the...

What The New Cabinet Says About Ramaphosa’s ANC

Cyril Ramaphosa’s first cabinet reshuffle has been criticised for its lack of diversity and the inclusion of failed cabinet ministers. We spoke to Tasneem...

After Zuma: Why Ramaphosa May Wait To Become President

It might be a bad political move for African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa to immediately take over as interim president if Jacob...

Fees Must Fall 3.0? Postgrad Funding Is The Next Student Crisis

First published: 16 November 2018 One of former president Jacob Zuma's final acts as the president of the African National Congress (ANC) was to announce...

“Zuma’s free education plan impossible to implement” – analysts

On Saturday the presidency announced its resolutions on the funding of the higher education and training sector. It called for what is essentially a...

The Monkey Business of H&M and The Hokey-Pokey of the EFF!

It is fruitless to have debates about whether the H&M advert with a black kid wearing a hoodie saying “coolest monkey in the jungle”...

The ANC Recalls Zuma: What Happens Next?

The African National Congress’ (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule held a press briefing on Tuesday at the party headquarters Luthuli House to inform the media...

Opposition welcomes postponement of #SONA18

The 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA) was postponed on Tuesday, with no new date set for the new opening of parliament.  FULL STATEMENT: Postponement...

The new ANC top six in a dilemma with Zuma’s free...

On Monday night, the African National Congress (ANC) finally concluded the election of the party top six. Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president of South...

#SouthAfricaReacts: Zuma Is Gone Edition!

Valentine's Day 2018 left South Africa shook, and not because someone sent us roses unexpectedly. Not since the Zimbabwean coup-lite last year has this...

How Zuma’s free education plan will affect NSFAS and universities in...

President Jacob Zuma’s sudden announcement of a new free higher education policy came as a surprise, not the least because it came just as...
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