Presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj rejects Media24 story about Motlanthe

According to presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj in a statement, “The Presidency strongly rejects the allegations made in the Media24 titles this weekend that President Jacob Zuma had a hand in an alleged withdrawal of an academic honour for Deputy President … Read the rest

70% of whites reject both Zuma and Motlanthe as SA presidential candidates – survey

Young South Africans prefer Kgalema Motlanthe to Jacob Zuma as a presidential candidate, although neither of them are that popular, according to a survey released on Monday.

“Given the choice of the two candidates, Kgalema Motlanthe is a clear winner,” … Read the rest

‘Crude rhetoric’ from ANC leaders

by Genevieve Quintal and Hlengiwe Nhlabathi

ANC leaders on Tuesday condemned the “shockingly crude, disrespectful and un-ANC” remarks recently made by some within the party.

“The brazen and often rude and crude rhetoric to detract from real issues facing our … Read the rest