Free State ANC to deal with expelled councillors

26 June 2019, 8:11 PM
Concerned African National Congress (ANC) members in QwaQwa in the eastern Free State want the party to deal swiftly in resolving a dispute of the 16 expelled councillors at the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality.
Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi
Jiba, Mrwebi to know their fate on Thursday 26 June 2019, 9:51 PM

Axed top prosecutor Nomgcobo Jiba and her colleague, Lawrence Mrwebi will find out if the Constitutional Court supports the move to have them both struck off the roll of advocates.

Leona Kleynhans
DA blames FS Public Works for unpaid municipal accounts 26 June 2019, 5:47 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has blamed the Free State Department of Public Works for its failure to pay municipal accounts for rates and taxes.

Ramaphosa defends his dreams for SA 26 June 2019, 5:03 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa, responding to the State of the Nation Address, has defended his vision and dream for South Africa for the next 10 years. He says his plan is tangible, practical and achievable. 

SAA had a breakdown of governance after Gigaba took over: Mzimela 26 June 2019, 12:32 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has heard that there was break down of governance when former Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba took over management at South African Airways (SAA).

Lesedi Municipality will have to answer to tender irregularities allegations 26 June 2019, 12:26 PM

Gauteng Co-operative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile wants answers from the Lesedi Municipality in Heidelburg, far east of Johannesburg, over the alleged irregularities in the awarding of a R50 million tender. 

This week in history: Democracy 25 26 June 2019, 10:00 AM

This week marks the re-admission of South Africa into the United Nations, ending years of international isolation. The milestone followed the country’s successful first democratic elections, which were held on 27 April 1994.

Cele’s comments on Cape Town safety measures are ludicrous: Smith 26 June 2019, 9:28 AM

The City of Cape Town's Mayco member for Safety and Security, JP Smith, has reacted to Police Minister Bheki Cele's comments on the safety of the city, saying the region needs more police members to assist with crime.

ANC urged to listen to opposition parties 26 June 2019, 9:27 AM

Political Analyst Levy Ndou says the success of the current ANC leadership will be determined by its implementation of its resolutions taken at Nasrec.

It’s unlikely a large part of society will heed EFF land invasion calls: Analyst 26 June 2019, 9:11 AM

Political analyst Ongama Mtimka says it's unlikely that a large portion of society would hastily heed to the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) calls for invasions of vacant land.

DA rejects VBS report recommending suspension of municipal manager 26 June 2019, 6:45 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Ephraim Mogale municipality in the Sekhukhune area of Limpopo has rejected a VBS report which recommends that the municipal manager involved in depositing millions of rand in VBS mutual bank, be suspended for three months.

ANC, EFF to compete for votes in Mpumalanga ward by-election 25 June 2019, 9:31 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will contest by-elections on ward 3 of the Emakhazeni Local Municipality in Mpumalanga on Wednesday.

ANC PEC in Northern Cape aims to find solutions to unemployment 25 June 2019, 8:51 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Executive Committee in the Northern Cape says they are going to find ways to address the challenges of unemployment, inequality and poverty.

EFF walks out as Gordhan addresses National Assembly 25 June 2019, 5:57 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)  has refused to listen to Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and walked out of the National Assembly. 

Andile Mgxitama
Mngxitama rubbishes Jele’s claims over BLF leadership 25 June 2019, 5:20 PM

Black First Land First (BLF) leadership has rubbished its Secretary General, Siphesihle Jele's claims that its leader Andile Mgxitama is an illegitimate president.

Jackson Mthembu
Mthembu defends Ramaphosa’s SONA 25 June 2019, 3:31 PM

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has defended the State of the Nation Address that President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered last week, saying it included important elements on how to grow the economy.

Malema warns of a risk of revolution over land 25 June 2019, 1:52 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters has warned of a risk of a revolution if the governing African National Congress government does not expropriate land without compensation.

Pemmy Majodina
Majodina refutes claims Ramaphosa’s SONA was mere speech 25 June 2019, 11:38 AM

The ANC Chief Whip, Pemmy Majodina, has refuted opposition parties' claims that the SONA that President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered when he opened the sixth Parliament last week, was a mere dream which was short on tangible solutions on growing the economy.

Jacob Zuma
Zuma confirms appearance in State Capture inquiry 25 June 2019, 9:19 AM

Former President, Jacob Zuma,  has confirmed that he will appear before the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Pule Mabe
ANC says no one has the right to threaten another 25 June 2019, 7:34 AM

The ANC says no one has the right to threaten another person.

Inside the National Assembly
Political parties to debate Ramaphosa’s SONA 25 June 2019, 5:53 AM

The 14 political parties represented in Parliament will on Tuesday debate the State of the Nation Address. President Cyril Ramaphosa will reply to the debate on Wednesday.

Alliance partners in Free State calls ANC to act against corruption 24 June 2019, 9:00 PM

Alliance partners in the Free State have called on the African National Congress (ANC) to act decisively against corruption in the province.

ANC opens case against Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr 24 June 2019, 5:17 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has opened a case of incitement of violence against Afrikaans artist Steve Hofmeyr at the Johannesburg Central Police Station.

ANC KZN to discuss Gumede situation 24 June 2019, 4:16 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) KwaZulu-Natal top leadership will on Monday meet with representatives of branches that marched to the party's provincial offices last week.

ANC Northern Cape Chairperson urges leadership to take risks 24 June 2019, 3:23 PM

Northern Cape's African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson Dr Zamani Saul is urging all leaders of the party in the province to change their mind sets and dare to take risks.

DA denies distancing itself from Public Protector’s investigation into Ramaphosa 24 June 2019, 3:07 PM

The DA has sought to clarify their stance in Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's investigation into President Cyril Ramaphosa's alleged money laundering.

Mkhuleko Hlengwa
We need to be more pro-active as a committee: New SCOPA Chair 24 June 2019, 11:55 AM

The new chairperson of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), the Inkatha Freedom Party's  Mkhuleko Hlengwa, says it's time to take advantage of the amendments to the Auditor-General Act to implement consequence management.

Government should identify areas where municipalities waste money 24 June 2019, 8:34 AM

Polokwane Mayor Thembi Nkadimeng says government should urgently identify areas in which municipalities are wasting money.

Mashaba condemned for politicising Alex issues 24 June 2019, 8:29 AM

The Gauteng Human Settlements Department has called on Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba to stop politicising issues around the Alexandra Renewal project.

North West Premier willing to co-operate with State Capture inquiry 24 June 2019, 6:08 AM

North West Premier Job Mokgoro says he's willing to co-operate with the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture should it subpoena him to appear before it.

Cyril Ramaphosa
President Ramaphosa called on to establish Commission of Inquiry into NPA 23 June 2019, 9:18 PM

The TRC Victims Family Group has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to establish a commission of inquiry into the NPA because many cases from the Apartheid era remain untouched.