Politics

‘IEC cannot control MK Party identification dispute’

In the lead-up to the general elections in May, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) finds itself embroiled in a contentious legal...

IEC proclaims its readiness for May 29 general elections

As the nation braces for the general elections in May, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has declared its preparedness for the democratic exercise. President Cyril...

‘SA needs camp to assess undocumented immigrants’

The creation of refugee camps is an answer to resolving the niggling immigration difficulties, such as the documentation of foreign nationals in South Africa. Azanian...

ANC-led Sekhukhune under fire for renting BMW SUVs for R320K monthly

The troubled Sekhukhune district municipality, which was exposed for buying 24 laptops for a whopping R1-million last year, is in the mud again, this...

Ramaphosa says ANC’s main priority will be job creation

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said the governing party will prioritise job creation to alleviate poverty and arrest the spiralling rate of unemployment. Ramaphosa said this...

Tension brews in ActionSA over choice of party’s face in Gauteng

ActionSA leader Herman Mashaba’s alleged ambition to be the party’s Gauteng premier candidate, has caused turmoil within the party as some prefer the organisation’s...

Zuma’s MK Party courts Lindiwe Sisulu

Former President Jacob Zuma’s uMkhonto we Sizwe (MK) Party is believed to be courting one of the ANC’s royal bloodline members, Lindiwe Sisulu, in...

MK leader Jacob Zuma wants young males to undergo conscription

The ANC splinter grouping uMkhonto weSizwe party (MKP) has promised sweeping changes should the political formation be voted into power. The party will contest...

Malema wants reasons why EFF MPs skipped impeachment vote

Julius Malema, the leader of the EFF, stated that 11 MPs did not have a legitimate excuse for missing Wednesday's vote in parliament to...

DA’s fight for ANC to release all cadre deployment records not...

The DA claims that because the ANC did not include President Cyril Ramaphosa's e-mail and WhatsApp conversations in the ANC cadre deployment records that...

Limpopo provincial theatre finally becoming reality

By Nakampe Lekwadu The construction of the long-awaited and much-talked about Limpopo Provincial Theatre will finally take off. This is after the official sod turning...

DA application to declare cadre deployment illegal dismissed

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed the DA’s application to have the ANC policy of cadre deployment declared unconstitutional. The application was...

ANC complies, hands over cadre deployment records to DA

The ANC has complied with a Constitutional Court order to hand over its cadre deployment records to the DA. This comes after the governing party...

Preview: Will Gauteng premier’s address be nothing but rhetoric?

As Gauteng premier Panyaza Lesufi gears up to deliver his final State of the Province Address (Sopa) for the sixth administration, opposition parties are...

Cadre deployment records to be released before deadline – ANC

The ANC has committed to complying with the Constitutional Court order to release its contentious cadre deployment records by the end of business on...

Phosa ropes ex-butler in R20m claim against Joburg publisher

Mathews Phosa’s former butler, Jan Venter, is set to be his secret weapon in the R20-million defamation battle between the former ANC treasurer general...

SA gets Nobel Peace Prize nod for its stance on Gaza

South Africa, under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa, has gotten the nod for the Nobel Peace Prize from a recipient of the prestigious...

Mashatile ‘shields’ spin doctor from sexual harassment scandal

Deputy President Paul Mashatile and his chief of staff Mduduzi Mbada have been accused of tiptoeing around a sexual harassment complaint against his spokesperson,...

ANC in eye of storm over step-aside rule as Gumede returns...

Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede’s return to the ANC while still facing corruption charges has caused division in the limping governing party ahead of...

Why Public Protector rejects Mkhwebane’s R10m gratuity

Public Protector Advocate Kholeka Gcaleka’s decision to not entertain her predecessor’s demands for the payout of her gratuity benefits totalling R10-million was informed by...

Mashatile, Mokonyane in KZN ahead of ANC manifesto launch

The ANC has brought its big guns ahead of the governing party's election manifesto launch at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday...

Ex-ANC MP Makhosi Khoza caught up in ABC factional battles

The Abantu Batho Congress (ABC), a political party that appeared out of nowhere and held kingmaker status in several KwaZulu-Natal municipalities, including eThekwini metro,...

Jacob Zuma’s MKP makes inroads in KwaZulu-Natal by-elections

While the IFP demonstrated its strength and potential for victory in KwaZulu-Natal ahead of the provincial and national elections by seizing an ANC ward...

ANC’s the most politically intolerant party – EFF’s Julius Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema has fingered the governing ANC as the most politically intolerant political formation ahead of the national and provincial elections this...

Ramaphosa points to attempts to downplay victories of democracy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is steadfast in his depiction of "Tintswalo" as a symbol of the ANC's achievements in government over the past 30 years. In...

DA loses another ward to PA in the Western Cape

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) in the Western Cape has managed to snatch another ward from the Democratic Alliance (DA) following a very tight by-elections...

‘Ramaphosa knows that his government’s time is up’

President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address has drawn sharp criticism from the opposition party, which accuses him of presenting a narrative disconnected...

‘ATM’s call for rand manipulation inquiry futile’

Establishing a commission of inquiry into the contentious forex cartels would be a futile exercise and a waste of resources. This is according to economics...

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