TALK AT NINE: Defenders of Luthuli house

Mkululi White, Ordinary ANC Member & organizer of Defenders Of The Luthuli House, talking about the events that unfolded outside Luthuli House.

TALK AT NINE: EFF considering interdicting defiant Zuma before SONA

Godrich Gardee, Secretary General of the Economic Freedom Fighters, spoke about the EFF considering interdicting defiant Zuma before SONA. This comes after reports emerged that Zuma had refused to resign when the ANC top six officials‚ including ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa‚ had asked him to step down last night.

TALK AT NINE: Mining Indaba

Gaye Davies, EWN Senior Reporter, spoke about the latest developments of the Mining Indaba as Minister Zwane was speaking earlier today at the opening of the four-day Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

TALK AT NINE: Public purse used to bailout Eskom

Ivan Fredericks, General Manager at the Public Servants Association (PSA), spoke about Eskom receiving an “advance” of R5-billion from the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), on behalf of the Government Employees Pension Fund (GEPF). The PSA was not consulted and they are not happy with the decision that was taken.

TALK AT NINE: Eskom bailout

Zwelinzima Vavi, South African Federation of Trade Unions, talking about the R5 billion that has been given to Eskom without any consultation with the PSA.

TALK AT NINE: Eskom confirms that they honoured the Hawks subpoena

Khulu Phasiwe, Eskom Spokesperson, talking about Eskom confirming it honoured a subpoena from the Hawks and has handed over documentation as part of ongoing investigations into state capture.

TALK AT NINE: Ramaphosa wrote a letter to Zuma to step down

Cas Coovadia, Patron of Future of South Africa, talking about a letter Cyril Ramaphosa wrote to President Zuma asking him to step down before the State of the Nation 2018.

TALK AT NINE: Violence that erupted outside the Luthuli house

Thabang Makwetla, MK Council Member & Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, talking about the violence that erupted outside Luthuli House today when groups supporting for Zuma to stay and those wanting him to leave clashed. MKMVA had warned that such violence could erupt when the issue of eradication of corruption should be dealt with.

TALK AT NINE: Postponing the SONA

Advocate Dali Mpofu, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) National Chairperson, opposition parties talking about bringing in the motion of no confidence again against President Zuma in parliament and asking for the State of the Nation to be postponed.

TALK AT NINE: Postponing the SONA

Gen. Bantu Holomisa, Leader of the United Democratic Front, opposition parties talking about bringing in the motion of no confidence again against President Zuma in parliament and asking for the State of the Nation to be postponed.

TALK AT NINE: Zuma meets the NPA deadline

Adv Luvuyo Mfaku, NPA Spokesperson, confirming that President Zuma has met his deadline on filing his representations arguing why he should not be charged with 783 counts of frauds and corruption.

TALK AT NINE: Postponing the SONA

Moloto Mothapo, Parliament Spokesperson, talking about bringing the motion of no confidence again against President Zuma in parliament and asking for the State of the Nation to be postponed.

TALK AT NINE: Multichoice media briefing reaction

Paseka Maleka, Icasa Spokesperson, reacted to MultiChoice admitting that it “made mistakes” in its relationship with former Gupta-owned television news channel ANN7.

TALK AT NINE: Multichoice media briefing reaction

Alex Mashilo, SACP Spokesperson, reacted to MultiChoice admitting that it “made mistakes” in its relationship with former Gupta-owned television news channel ANN7.

TALK AT NINE: Eskom's Matshela Koko has been suspended again.

Khulu Phasiwe, Eskom Spokesperson, confirming that Eskom has served Matshela Koko with new charges and that he has been suspended.

TALK AT NINE: Magashule and daughter in a property scandal worth millions

According to Investigative Reporter a News24 Pieter-Louis Myburgh, Ace Magashule’s daughter, Thoko Malembe, was gifted with a property deal which earned her R9 million.

TALK AT NINE: Deadline looming for Zuma to avoid spy tapes charges

Adv Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority(NPA) Spokesperson, spoke about the NPA head Shaun Abrahams giving president Zuma up until January 31 to file his representations arguing why he should not face 783 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.

TALK AT NINE: Deadline looming for Zuma to avoid spy tapes charges

Karyn Maughn, Senior Journalist at eNCA, spoke about the NPA head Shaun Abrahams giving president Zuma up until January 31 to file his representations arguing why he should not face 783 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering.

TALK AT NINE: Setting a fund for Jacques Pauw

William Bird, Executive Director Media Monitoring Africa, spoke about setting up a fund to assist journalist Jacques Pauw with his legal battles.

TALK AT NINE:

Lawson Naidoo, Executive Secretary at Council For The Advancement Of The Constitution (Casac), spoke about NPA Boss Shaun Abrahams being expected to give notice on President Zuma's prosecution decision.

TALK AT NINE: HRC wants Edward Zuma to pay R100k for 'hate speech'

Advocate Bongani Majola, Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission spoke to Karima about the Human Rights Commission wanting Edward Zuma to Pay R100K for 'hate speech'after he attacked Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan and branded the pair "sellouts" and accused them of defending white monopoly capital.

TALK AT NINE: Richard Mdluli has been relieved of his duties

Mandy Wiener, EWN Senior Reporter, spoke about the Police Minister Fikile Mbalula announcement that Suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been relieved of his duties at Crime Intelligence.

TALK AT NINE: Richard Mdluli has been relieved of his duties

Francis Antonie, Director of the Helen Suzman Foundation, spoke about the Police Minister Fikile Mbalula announcement that Suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been relieved of his duties at Crime Intelligence.

TALK AT NINE: SOS Support Public Broadcasting Campaign on the independence of the National Broadcaster

Kate Skinner, Member at SOS Support Public Broadcasting Campaign & an Independent Broadcast Researcher, spoke on the independence of the National Broadcaster especially with regards to whether Chris Maroleng has been appointed or not.

TALK AT NINE: SARS responds to Lord Pater Hain’s labelling of Moyane and Makwakwa as ‘corrupt

Luther Lebelo, SARS Group Executive: Employee Relations, responded to Lord Pater Hain’s labeling of Moyane and Makwakwa as ‘corrupt with regards to Hogan Lovells’ investigation into several suspicious payments into the accounts of deputy commissioner Jonas Makwakwa.

TALK AT NINE:

Zukiswa Rantho, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Eskom, spoke about the inquiry being set to resume and what can be expected with regards to the outstanding people that still nneds to be interviewed.

TALK AT NINE:

Natasha Mazzone, DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises and member of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises, spoke about the inquiry being set to resume and what can be expected with regards to the outstanding people that still needs to be interviewed.

TALK AT NINE: Gupta linked companies and individuals to have their assets frozen

Abram Mashego, Senior Investigative Reporter at City Press, joined Karima to discuss the Asset Forfeiture Unit being involved in trying to recoup at least R50bn from Gupta-linked companies in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture. So far the Asset Forfeiture Unit has already prioritised six matters which were before the courts and awaiting preservation orders.

TALK AT NINE:

Luvuyo Mfaku, National Prosecuting Authority Spokesperson,joined Karima to discuss the Asset Forfeiture Unit being involved in trying to recoup at least R50bn from Gupta-linked companies in 17 cases it is currently investigating related to state capture. So far the Asset Forfeiture Unit has already prioritised six matters which were before the courts and awaiting preservation orders.

TALK AT NINE: Communications minister gives clarity on how SABC executives are appointed

Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, Minister of Communications, gave clarity on the appointment of SABC’s executives.

TALK AT NINE: Prasa's Spanish supplier paid R75m 'consulting' fees to Montana's 'friend'

Pieter-Louis Myburgh, Investigative Reporter at News24, spoke about the exclusive story he wrote detailing how Prasa's Spanish supplier paid R75m in 'consulting' fees to Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana's 'friend'.

TALK AT NINE: Analysis of the January 8 statement by Ramaphosa

Min Lindiwe Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements, spoke to Karima about the January 8 statement that was made by Cyril Ramaphosa.

THE XOLANI GWALA SHOW: Denel unable to pay salaries

State-owned arms dealer Denel does not have enough money to pay its staff their December salaries. The Democratic Alliance says it wants an urgent update from Denel on the financial affairs of the state-owned entity.