Shivambu back in court for alleged assault

28 January 2020, 6:32 AM
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu is expected back in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday morning.
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Lebogang Maile
Maile defends decision to rescind suspension of DA councillors 28 January 2020, 7:42 PM

Gauteng Cooperative Governance MEC, Lebogang Maile, has sought to provide reasons on his decision to rescind the suspension of two DA Councillors - saying it was a taken after he received legal advice from senior counsel.

‘Only white officers were allowed to interrogate political detainees’ 28 January 2020, 12:39 PM

Former apartheid security officer Joseph Nyampule has told the court that only white police officers were allowed to interrogate political detainees.

Shivambu assault case postponed 28 January 2020, 12:19 PM

The case against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Deputy President Floyd Shivambu has been postponed to the 26th of February.

Legal action should be taken against Maile: Vasco da Gama 28 January 2020, 10:10 AM

The former speaker of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Vasco da Gama says Gauteng Cooperative Governance MEC, Lebogang Maile has been on the city's case since he came in last year.

Gauteng Cogta MEC Lebogang Maile suspended City of Johannesburg Speaker Vasco da Gama and City of Tshwane Speaker Katlego Rachel Mathebe on Thursday for three and six months respectively.
Maile backtracks on decision to suspend two DA councillors 27 January 2020, 4:00 PM

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and CoGTA Lebogang Maile, has reversed with immediate effect the suspension of both the DA's Speaker of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Vasco Da Gama and current Speaker of the City of Tshwane Katlego Mathebe.

Land
ANC defends shift in land expropriation plan 27 January 2020, 2:32 PM

The ANC has defended its decision to propose a new change to the land expropriation without compensation plan.  

Lebogang Maile
DA files urgent court application to stop Maile suspension of Mathebe, Da Gama 27 January 2020, 11:04 AM

The DA has confirmed that it has submitted an urgent application to the High Court to suspend Gauteng COGTA MEC Lebogang Maile's decision to suspend City of Tshwane speaker, Katlego Mathebe, and former City of Johannesburg speaker, Vasco da Gama.

DA to conduct site visit of abandoned Kempton Park Hospital 27 January 2020, 8:53 AM

The DA will conduct a site visit to the abandoned Kempton Park Hospital in the East of Johannesburg on Monday, on the first leg of what the party calls the "real state of the nation tour" around the country.

ANC’s position on land reform remains unchanged: Mapaila 27 January 2020, 6:33 AM

The SACP says the ANC has not backtracked on its position of land reform. This follows a newspaper report that the ANC is now proposing that the minister and not the courts must have unlimited powers on the expropriation of land without compensation.

ANC in North West orders provincial government to speed up service delivery 26 January 2020, 8:56 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West has ordered the provincial government to speed up delivery of services.

Cosatu supports Maluti-A-Phofung water protests 26 January 2020, 8:40 PM

Cosatu in the Free State has endorsed the continuation of the shutdown by angry residents over the chronic water crisis in Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality in Qwaqwa.

Unemployment, poverty and inequality are our new enemies: Zikalala 26 January 2020, 4:41 PM

ANC KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson Sihle Zikalala has told party supporters, at a rally to celebrate the ANC's 108th provincial anniversary, that it is important for the party to remember why it had embarked on the struggle.

UDM welcomes possibility of new coalition government in Nelson Mandela Bay 26 January 2020, 2:40 PM

United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says his party in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro in the Eastern Cape has welcomed the proposed talks about the establishment of a new coalition government.

ANCWL hopes newly formed LGBTQI+ desk will help curb GBV 26 January 2020, 11:55 AM

The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) hopes that establishment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI+) desk by the party will assist in the fight to end gender based violence (GBV).

Maimane is ‘not targeting members from specific party’ 26 January 2020, 8:24 AM

Former Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane, says he's not targeting members from any specific political party.

Vuyolwethu Zungula
ATM gears up to contest 2021 local government elections 26 January 2020, 6:38 AM

Fledgling party, the African Transformation Movement (ATM), is already gearing up to contest 2021 local government elections.

Maimane calls on South Africans to hold public representatives accountable 25 January 2020, 9:15 PM

Former Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane has called on community members to hold public representatives accountable for challenges in society.

Infighting within North West ANC blamed for challenges in municipalities 25 January 2020, 7:22 PM

The ANC in the North West has blamed fighting among its deployees at municipalities for the instability in local governance.

ATM president, Vuyolwethu Zungula.
ATM leader to push for SA citizens to be participants in the economy 25 January 2020, 7:15 PM

Articulating the party's vision African Transformation Movement leader Vuyo Zungula said his party would be pushing to ensure that South Africans are participants rather than observers in the economy.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane
ATM throws weight behind Mkhwebane 25 January 2020, 6:02 PM

African Transformation Movement leader Vuyo Zungula has slammed National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise's decision to approve a motion to institute proceedings to investigate Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office. 

COPE will definitely vote for removal of the Public Protector 25 January 2020, 3:02 PM

COPE says it will definitely vote for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane when the time comes.

North West to host ANC provincial Lekgotla 25 January 2020, 12:58 PM

The Interim Provincial Committee in North West has convened an African National Congress (ANC) provincial Lekgotla, to be held in Rustenburg.

ANC to investigate Ntshalintshali audio recording 25 January 2020, 12:22 PM

Mpumalanga MEC of Sports and Recreation and Acting Provincial Secretary in Mpumalanga Lindiwe Ntshalintshali has been recorded discussing government ‘contracts’ in an alleged scandal.

Stevens-Mokgalapa
Mokgalapa’s fate likely to be sealed at DA meeting 25 January 2020, 6:32 AM

The fate of suspended Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa is likely to be sealed at this weekend's meeting of the Democratic Alliance's Federal Executive Council (FEDEX).

DA welcomes Modise’s decision regarding the Public Protector 24 January 2020, 6:00 PM

The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Chief Whip in Parliament, Natasha Mazzone, says they welcome National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise's decision to accede to their demands for an inquiry into the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office. According to the DA, Mkhwebane is not fit to hold office.

EFF ordered to apologise, pay fine in Harber and Gqubule case 24 January 2020, 3:33 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been ordered to apologise and pay a fine for its comments that journalists Anton Harber and Thandeka Gqubule worked for the apartheid government.

Thandi Modise
Speaker approves motion on process to remove Public Protector 24 January 2020, 3:24 PM

The National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has approved a request to initiate procedures for the removal of the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Glynnis Breytenbach
DA says State Capture commission extension imperative 24 January 2020, 1:39 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is imperative that an extension is granted for the lifespan of the Zondo Commission into State Capture.

Opposition parties in North West threaten to interdict ANC provincial Lekgotla 23 January 2020, 8:17 PM

Opposition parties in the North West have threatened to interdict the ANC provincial Lekgotla in Rustenburg this coming weekend.

Opposition parties blame ANC for water crisis in Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality 23 January 2020, 4:05 PM

Opposition parties in the Free State have blamed the governing ANC for the worsening water crisis in the troubled Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality, which includes Qwaqwa.