MPs bid farewell for 2018

18 December 2018, 9:29 PM
MP's took a sober look at the year that has past and reflected on some of the work they did.
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Divisions growing within PAC 19 December 2018, 12:04 PM

There is serious division within the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania about the legality and legitimacy of the recently held conference.

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KZN man to appear in court for ANC councillor’s murder 19 December 2018, 11:58 AM

A man is expected to appear in the Umlazi Magistrate's Court, south of Durban, in connection with the killing of an ANC councillor in the eThekwini Municipality.

Keith Khoza
Settlements dept defends decision to cut housing grant 19 December 2018, 6:42 AM

The department's Keith Khoza says the grant was decreased due to the city's failure to pay developers for work done and to work with the department in the delivery of housing.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Several incidents of corruption uncovered in North West 19 December 2018, 5:37 AM

The chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Task Team into government's intervention in the North West, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says several incidents of corruption have been uncovered in the province.

It’s a year into Ramaphosa’s leadership as ANC president 18 December 2018, 9:18 PM

It was exactly a year ago, when Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as ANC president. Following months of contestation, with 7 presidential hopefuls availing themselves for the governing party's top position.

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ANC provincial lists finalised, except North West 18 December 2018, 5:53 PM

Political analyst, Professor Steven Freidman, says challenges experienced with the provincial lists are a result of the continuing divisions and factional battles within the ANC.

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KZN IEC to hold information sharing session 18 December 2018, 12:01 PM

The independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in KwaZulu-Natal will on Tuesday meet with journalists and editors ahead of next year's national elections.

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No accountability for atrocities of the past: Lindiwe Hani 18 December 2018, 11:14 AM

This year marks the 24th anniversary of the Day of Reconciliation, which was celebrated under the theme "The year of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu: Liberators for reconciliation".

Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese
Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese laid to rest 17 December 2018, 8:30 PM

Luthuli-Ngobese is survived by her five daughters, 18 grandchildren and 2 great grand-children. She was laid to rest at her hometown in Groutville, north of Durban

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PAC veterans support newly elected national leadership 17 December 2018, 7:20 PM

PAC veterans have welcomed the party's newly-elected national leadership and pledged to work with the new party leaders, led by Mzwanele Nyhontso.

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Parly boasts 2018 successes 17 December 2018, 8:58 AM

Parliament has boasted about setting new standards this year in holding the executive to account as well as passing legislation.

Mzwanele Nyhontso
PAC ‘new leader’ to focus on unity 16 December 2018, 8:24 PM

The newly-elected Pan Africanist Congress leader, Mzwanele Nyhontso, says he will focus on uniting the party during his tenure.

Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese
ANC sends condolences to Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese’s family 16 December 2018, 6:30 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has sent its condolences to the family of the late Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese - the youngest daughter of Chief Albert Luthuli the former president of the ANC.

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Nyhontso elected new PAC leader, already faces leadership challenge 16 December 2018, 6:20 PM

Mzwanele Nyhontso is the new leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), following his election at the party's three day national conference in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

Mmusi Maimane
Maimane calls for ‘reconciled and just’ South Africa 16 December 2018, 3:30 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane says it is time to re-build a "reconciled and a just" South Africa, adding that South Africans are longing to be part of a country that is democratic.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa warns to tread carefully on land issue 16 December 2018, 2:06 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that land reform has the potential to threaten South Africa's democracy if it's not properly handled

WATCH! Reconciliation Day celebrations 16 December 2018, 11:30 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver his maiden reconciliation keynote address at Walter Sisulu University in Mthatha, Eastern Cape. 

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SACP slams Malema’s ‘abuse’ on journalists 16 December 2018, 8:42 AM

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has condemned the intimidation and harassment of journalists on social media platforms.

South Africans urged to work towards unity 16 December 2018, 8:05 AM

The Arts and Culture Department says it's important for everyone to work towards unity in the country.

Helen Zille
Zille to seek legal opinion on validity of Overstrand Municipal Manager’s contract 15 December 2018, 7:50 PM

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille will seek a legal opinion on the validity of the contract of Overstrand Municipal Manager, Coenie Groenewald. 

Alex Mashilo
SACP condemns intimidation of journalists 15 December 2018, 6:50 PM

The South African Communist Party (SACP) has condemned the intimidation and harassment of journalists on social media platforms. The organisation says that journalists who have covered stories about the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture and Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, are particularly being targeted in what it says is a threat to freedom of […]

Apa Pooe
PAC hoping to emerge united from elective conference 15 December 2018, 5:01 PM

The Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) is hoping to emerge united from its elective conference that is currently under way in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

Andile Mngxitama
BFL condemns Google for removing video to incite violence 15 December 2018, 1:02 PM

Google has removed a YouTube video titled ‘#MngxitamaHomecoming rally!’ which contains a speech by Black First Land First (BFL), leader Andile Mngxitama inciting black on black violence at a homecoming rally in Tlokwe, Ikageng on December 8 in response to an interview of Johann Rupert.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa to set up a panel to advise on SA’s Intelligence 15 December 2018, 9:24 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to appoint a panel to advise him on how to rebuild the country's intelligence services. 

Ongama Mtimka
New parties to struggle with funding: Political analyst 15 December 2018, 7:01 AM

Political analyst Ongama Mtimka has warned new political parties that they will struggle to get funding.

Tom Moyane
Ramaphosa receives final Nugent Commission report 14 December 2018, 8:07 PM

The Presidency has confirmed that President Cyril Ramaphosa has received the final report of the Nugent Commission of Inquiry.

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Luruli Ramakhanya elected Mayor of Vhembe 14 December 2018, 5:29 PM

She was sworn in by Judge Nare Frans Kgomo in the municipal chambers during a special council sitting in Thohoyandou on Friday.

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Moses Maluleke elected Collins Chabane mayor 14 December 2018, 3:17 PM

ANC councillor, Moses Maluleke, has been elected mayor of the Collins Chabane Municipality in Malamulele, Limpopo, following the axing of Joyce Bila, one of the seven mayors implicated in the VBS bank saga.

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Process to replace mayors implicated in VBS scandal begins 14 December 2018, 11:27 AM

The African National Congress has started the process of replacing the seven mayors dismissed on Tuesday after the VBS scandal.

Jacob Zuma
ANC to assist Zuma pay legal fees 14 December 2018, 9:59 AM

The African National Congress says it will assist former President Jacob Zuma to pay millions of rands in legal fees.