NCOP delegates embark on oversight work in provinces

16 September 2019, 12:41 PM
National Council of Provinces (NCOP) delegates start their provincial week in the nine provinces from Monday but will have to return on Wednesday for a special Joint Sitting of Parliament called by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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Corruption has eroded the core values of the ANC – Marule 21 June 2018, 6:23 AM

The Limpopo African National Congress Veterans League has expressed concern at what it calls the failure of the governing party to serve the public. The League's chairperson, Jacob Marule says that corruption has eroded the core values of the party.

UDM chief whip extends his condolences to slain ANC MPs family 20 June 2018, 8:20 PM

UDM Chief Whip Nqabayomzi Kwankwa says ANC MP Sibusiso Radebe's death is a wakeup call that something should be done about the high levels of crime in South Africa.

ANC Veterans League in Limpopo condemns vote buying 20 June 2018, 3:52 PM

Limpopo's ANC Veterans League is alleging that some delegates for the upcoming Limpopo ANC elective conference have been paid to vote for certain candidates. 

Maimane warns people not to interfere with property rights 20 June 2018, 3:45 PM

Democratic Alliance  leader Mmusi Maimane has warned that interfering with property rights through land expropriation without compensation could be catastrophic for South Africa's economy.

ANC MP gunned down in reported robbery in Roodepoort 20 June 2018, 11:36 AM

ANC MP Sibusiso Radebe has been shot dead. It's believed he was killed following an attempted hijacking last night in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg.

Gauteng Community Safety MEC will avail herself for investigation 20 June 2018, 7:46 AM

Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has asked the Gauteng Legislature's Integrity commissioner to probe whether she abused her position following allegations that she prevented police from arresting her son.

Mabuyane not fazed by constant court challenges in E Cape 19 June 2018, 3:29 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson in the Eastern Cape, Oscar Mabuyane says they are not fazed by the constant court challenges questioning their legitimacy since they took over office some six months ago.

ANC to appoint North West premier by Wednesday 19 June 2018, 10:32 AM

The African National Congress says its national working committee will finalise the appointment of the Premier of the North West on Wednesday, following Supra Mahumapelo's resignation last month.

DA calls for energy sector to be reformed 19 June 2018, 8:32 AM

The Democratic Alliance wants Parliament to enact legislation providing for private energy producers to play a major role in the country's energy production sector.

AIC threatens to pull out of coalition with ANC 19 June 2018, 6:18 AM

The African Independent Congress has threatened to pull out of its coalition with African National Congress if the governing party in the Eastern Cape continues to undermine the conditions of this agreement.

ANC challenges under spotlight at NEC meeting 18 June 2018, 6:28 PM

A myriad of challenges facing the ANC will come under the spotlight as the party tries to reclaim its authority amid upheavals within various structures.

DA to introduce Private Member’s Bill on Energy 18 June 2018, 3:22 PM

The DA says it will introduce a Private Member's Bill on Energy in the National Assembly soon.

Kathrada Foundation responds to Malema “racist” comments 18 June 2018, 1:03 PM

The Kathrada Foundation has approached EFF leader Julius Malema to engage with them about his most recent anti-Indian comments where he claimed that the majority of Indians are racist.

ANC NEC set to discuss problems within provincial structures 18 June 2018, 11:38 AM

The ANC's National Executive Committee is due to meet on Tuesday in Irene outside Pretoria to discuss the problems besetting its provincial structures.

SA to utilise seat at UNSC for brokering peace 18 June 2018, 10:20 AM

Minister of International Relations and Corporations, Lindiwe Sisulu says South Africa is committed to using the UN Security Council seat to broker peace across the world, including the Middle East.

Mabuza launches Chris Hani Volunteer Programme 17 June 2018, 5:42 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President, David Mabuza has officially launched the Chris Hani Volunteer Programme at Komani in the Eastern Cape.

ANC Moses Mabhida Conference halted 17 June 2018, 3:06 PM

The African National Congress' Moses Mabhida regional conference in KwaZulu-Natal which was due to be held this weekend has been halted by legal battles between two factions.

Malema lambasts South Africans of Indian descent 17 June 2018, 6:39 AM

Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema has launched a tirade against South Africans of Indian descent claiming that many of them are racist.

Malema calls for the release of #FeesMustFall students 16 June 2018, 9:10 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema has urged President Cyril Ramaphosa to pardon all youth of 2015, who might still be facing criminal charges for participating in the 2015 Free Education protests.

Maimane urges young people to emulate 1976 youth 16 June 2018, 8:34 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane has urged young people to emulate the youth of 1976

NCOP focuses on education during Youth Day debate 16 June 2018, 7:57 PM

Members of Parliament have commemorated Youth Day in the National Council of Provinces, under the theme: Advancing the Heroic Legacy of the 1976 Generation and the Great Legacy of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu.

Malema encourages youth to fight poverty 16 June 2018, 4:27 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says it is crucial for young people to put all their efforts into their current undertakings as these will have a significant impact on the country's future.

Application to have ANCYL Ehlanzeni General Council stopped struck of the roll 16 June 2018, 3:15 PM

The High Court sitting in Mbombela, Mpumalanga has struck off the roll an urgent application by disgruntled African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) members to have the League's Ehlanzeni General Council stopped.

Ramaphosa pays tribute to fallen heroes of ’76 16 June 2018, 2:26 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to all the fallen heroes of the 1976 student's uprising.

NYDA calls for removal of experience as entrance requirement for jobs 16 June 2018, 1:16 PM

Executive Chairperson of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Sifiso Mtsweni has called for the removal of experience as an entrance requirement into the job sector.

Youth urged to honour sacrifices of Mama Sisulu 16 June 2018, 11:50 AM

As the country commemorates Youth Day, it also marks the centenary celebrations of Albertina Sisulu this year.

The DA says schools should be places of learning and free from drugs where our children feel safe.
DA youth take a stand against drugs in schools 16 June 2018, 10:52 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) members in Mpumalanga are marching to highlight the scourge of drug abuse amongst youth in the province.

Blood of ’76 Youth gave us our freedom: Ramaphosa 16 June 2018, 8:58 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the youth of 1976 ahead of the wreath laying ceremony at the Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum. “It is because of the youth of 1976 that we enjoy this freedom today. It is because of the blood of people like Hector Pieterson that we enjoy this political freedom,” adds […]

Job creation to top agenda at Ramaphosa’s Youth Day address 16 June 2018, 7:06 AM

Youth unemployment will be high on President Cyril Ramaphosa's National Youth Day address later on Saturday morning.

Knysna residents pledge support to new mayor 16 June 2018, 6:41 AM

The Residents of Knysna in the Southern Cape say they have no interest in the DA's factional battles.