ACDP leader to oppose any changes to Christian holidays

21 April 2019, 9:49 PM
Good Friday and Christmas Day could be removed from the South African calendar. This is according to the president of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), the Reverend Kenneth Meshoe.
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African Christian Democratic Party President Reverend Kenneth Meshoe was delivering a Resurrection Sunday sermon at the New Bethesda Church in Chatsworth south of Durban.
ANC wants Cape Town placed under administration 31 January 2018, 8:38 PM

The ANC in the Western Cape has asked the national government to intervene and place the City of Cape Town under administration.

EFF opens bribery, corruption case against Mkhize 31 January 2018, 8:14 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has opened a case of bribery and corruption against former African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize.

COSATU slams MultiChoice decision on ANN7 31 January 2018, 7:34 PM

Labour federation COSATU has called MultiChoice's decision not to renew their contract with ANN7-TV hypocritical.

EFF calls for urgent meeting on SONA 31 January 2018, 11:29 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema has requested National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to convene an urgent meeting with party leaders to look at the programme of Parliament before the State-of-the-Nation-Address.

Parliament's sub-committee on the rules of the National Assembly will meet on Tuesday to finalise issues around the process of impeaching a sitting President.
MPs wrap up deliberations on Zuma impeachment report 31 January 2018, 7:19 AM

The sub-committee reviewing the National Assembly Rules has finalised its deliberations on the draft rules report aimed at impeaching a sitting President in line with Section 89 of the Constitution.

In 2017, Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins strongly denied allegations from Eskom's former head of legal Suzanne Daniels that he was present at a meeting with a member of the Gupta family.
Martins to face Eskom inquiry grilling 31 January 2018, 6:58 AM

Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins will appear before Parliament's Eskom State Capture inquiry on Wednesday morning.

ANC to manage transition as it steers in new direction 30 January 2018, 5:58 PM

Analysts say the upcoming cabinet meeting will be informed by the recent African National Congress NEC Lekgotla which took place two weeks ago.

The EFF is leading a march against three primary schools in support of parents of learners who have been refused admission by the schools.
EFF demands more schools in Mpumalanga 30 January 2018, 9:02 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called on the Department of Education to build more schools in the city of Mbombela in Mpumalanga. The party is leading a march against Laerskool Nelspruit and Nellie Miere pre-school, Bergvlam Primary and Nelspruit Primary, to submit a memorandum in support of parents who have had their children refused admission by […]

NFP leadership battle goes to court 30 January 2018, 6:09 AM

The National Freedom Party leadership battle is expected to play out in the high court in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.

KZN ANC members lash out at Magashule over “dividing” the party 29 January 2018, 9:13 PM

A group of African National Congress (ANC) members has lashed out at the party's Secretary-General Ace Magashule.

EFF to appeal court ruling on SONA 2014  29 January 2018, 8:33 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it will appeal the decision by the Western Cape High Court to reverse an earlier decision that Parliament could not suspend EFF Members of Parliament or dock their salaries, following their disruption of President Jacob Zuma's 2014 State of the Nation Address in Parliament.

ANC Top 6 sending out mixed messages about Zuma’s future: Analyst 29 January 2018, 5:38 PM

A rocky ride lies ahead for the ANC in managing the future of President Jacob Zuma.

Cabinet reshuffle on the cards in the Eastern Cape 29 January 2018, 5:32 PM

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has announced that it will reshuffle the cabinet in the province within the next 14 days.

Parliament beefs up security ahead of SONA 29 January 2018, 3:58 PM

Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete says concerns raised by MPs were behind the decision to beef up security in Parliament ahead of next week’s opening and State of the Nation Address. Additional cameras have been installed in the house ahead of the State of the Nation Address (SONA), which was disrupted by members […]

‘Africa shouldn’t be distracted by Trump’s derogatory remarks’ 29 January 2018, 3:49 PM

Former President Thabo Mbeki says Africa should not be distracted by US President Donald Trump's alleged derogatory remarks.

ANC in Mpumalanga refuses to be drawn in on Cosatu’s utterances regarding Zuma 29 January 2018, 2:17 PM

The ANC in Mpumalanga says the call by its alliance partner Cosatu in the province for President Jacob Zuma to step down before the State on Nation Address next month.

KZN ANC rebels protest party task team 29 January 2018, 11:05 AM

Security has been beefed up outside KwaZulu-Natal ANC offices in Durban ahead of the protest by disgruntled party members.

ANC needs to be cleansed from corruption: Mbeki 29 January 2018, 6:34 AM

Former African National Congress president Thabo Mbeki has called on party members to give ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa a chance.

Cosatu wants Zuma out 29 January 2018, 6:04 AM

The Congress of South African Trade Unions in Mpumalanga says President Jacob Zuma should not be allowed to deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address.

Only ‘populists’ want early Zuma exit: Magashule 28 January 2018, 9:30 PM

Those wanting President Jacob Zuma to leave office early are "factional and populist", according to newly elected African National Congress secretary general Ace Magashule.

New Free State Provincial Task Team rejected 28 January 2018, 8:36 PM

African National Congress (ANC) veterans and some branches in the Mangaung Region of the Free State have rejected the newly appointed Provincial Task Team.

DA to push motion of no confidence in Magashule 28 January 2018, 6:32 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will push for a motion of no confidence in the Free State legislature against Premier Ace Magashule.

“Zuma should not be allowed to deliver 2018 SONA” 28 January 2018, 5:22 PM

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Mpumalanga says President Jacob Zuma should not be allowed to deliver the 2018 State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Magashule upbeat despite corruption allegations 28 January 2018, 4:27 PM

African National Congress(ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule, who is also Free State Premier, says any attempts and allegations to implicate him in fraud and corruption will not force him to resign from his position. Magashule was speaking at the ANC Youth League’s rally in Pietermaritzburg. On Friday the Hawks raided his Bloemfontein office, looking for […]

Mabuza calls on Mathabatha to unite ANC in Limpopo 28 January 2018, 3:14 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President David Mabuza has called on Limpopo ANC Chairperson and Premier Stan Mathabatha to unite the ANC in the province ahead of its elective conference in March.

Zikalala calls on ANC in KZN to unite behind Ramaphosa 28 January 2018, 3:00 PM

The Co-ordinator of the African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala has called on all party members in the province to unite behind the elected national leadership, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Mbeki ready to assist new ANC leadership 28 January 2018, 2:03 PM

Former ANC president Thabo Mbeki has called on party members to give ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa a chance. He was speaking to SABC News in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. A liberation movement rejuvenated after its elective conference. The man at the helm has promised to unite the party and fight corruption that resulted in […]

WATCH: Limpopo ANC 106th anniversary in Polokwane 28 January 2018, 1:27 PM

ANC deputy president David Mabuza is addressing the party's provincial 106th anniversary celebrations in Polokwane.

ANC is the only centre and must rule- Mabuza 28 January 2018, 7:10 AM

ANC Deputy president David Mabuza says he will protect the party’s president Cyril Ramaphosa to ensure that he is safe as they pursue unity within the party. Mabuza was speaking at the ANC provincial fundraising gala dinner held in Polokwane in Limpopo on Saturday  night. Mabuza says he will work with the party’s president all […]

Peter Nyoni accepts nomination for ANC Mpumalanga chairmanship 27 January 2018, 8:19 PM

Former Save Mpumalanga ANC group leader , Peter Nyoni, has accepted nomination for provincial Chairmanship.