Zille, Trollip dominate DA Federal Chair race – Analyst

19 October 2019, 1:09 PM
Some political analysts believe the race for federal council leader is mainly between two of the party's heavyweights, former party leader Helen Zille and Athol Trollip.
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Mantashe calls for patience during leadership transition talks 10 February 2018, 1:25 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) National Chairperson, Gwede Mantashe has made an impassioned plea for patience among South Africans during leadership transition talks.

WATCH: Gwede Mantashe addresses 106th Mpumalanga Provincial celebrations 10 February 2018, 12:00 PM

The National Chaiperson of the ANC, Gwede Mantashe is addressing the Mpumalanga Provincial Rally to celebrate the party's 106th Anniversary celebrations at the Elukwatini Stadium, where the celebrations are happening.

President Jacob Zuma and the First Lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma
Edward Zuma says first lady’s post is regrettable 10 February 2018, 11:31 AM

President Jacob Zuma's son Edward has taken issue with his father's fifth wife‚ first lady Thobeka Madiba-Zuma‚ over a picture she posted of her and Zuma, captioned "things are about to get ugly".

Resignation talks with Zuma expected to end on Saturday 10 February 2018, 6:55 AM

The African National Congress says it wants South Africans to appreciate that the party is dealing with a difficult issue.

SA President, Jacob Zuma
SA expat professor in the US shares his thoughts on Zuma 9 February 2018, 9:29 PM

Jacob Zuma will go down as probably the worst President in South Africa’s post Apartheid order. That’s the view of South African expat Sean Jacobs, who is a Professor in International Relations at The New School University in New York.

E Cape EFF to submit no confidence motion against Masualle 9 February 2018, 9:10 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Eastern Cape says it will submit a motion of no confidence in Premier Phumulo Masualle to the Legislature Speaker's office in due course.

DA requests De Lille to stop forcing no confidence secret vote 9 February 2018, 3:48 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille to withdraw her urgent high court application to force a secret ballot during a motion of no confidence debate against her next we

Zuma’s removal delay impacts economy negatively: Cosatu 9 February 2018, 2:51 PM

Trade union federation, Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says the delay in the announcement of the resignation of President Jacob Zuma will have dire consequences for investor confidence.

ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms 9 February 2018, 11:59 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) leaders pulled out of a series of public engagements Friday, fuelling speculation that they will meet to finalise the departure of embattled President Jacob Zuma.

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ANC officials to meet with President at the weekend 9 February 2018, 10:23 AM

The African National Congress top six officials will not be attending the former president Nelson Mandela's build-up events to his centenary celebrations.

ANC Top 6 won’t attend Mandela build up event 9 February 2018, 9:06 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) top six officials will not be attending the former president Nelson Mandela's build-up events to his centenary celebrations.

Parliament to reject SASSA’s request to extend CPS contract 9 February 2018, 8:42 AM

Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Social Development has warned that it will not accept the extension of the contract between social security agency SASSA and Cash Paymaster Services (CPS).

Still no word on President Zuma’s fate 9 February 2018, 7:47 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) is still mum on the details of the talks on the fate of President Jacob Zuma. This as opposition parties prepare to force the Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete to reschedule the debate of the motion of no confidence in Zuma as early as next week. ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa […]

Arrest of Mabuyakhulu not politically-motivated: Hawks 9 February 2018, 7:03 AM

Hawks spokesperson Simphiwe Mhlongo has denied suggestions that the timing of the investigation and arrest of for KwaZulu-Natal MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu are politically-motivated.

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille
De Lille pushes for secret ballot ahead of motion of no confidence 9 February 2018, 6:04 AM

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's urgent court application for a secret ballot is expected to be heard on either on Monday or Tuesday next week.

Mabuyakhulu’s arrest may cripple his camp’s chance in elections 8 February 2018, 9:18 PM

Political analysts say the questions being raised about the timing of the arrest of former KwaZulu-Natal MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu underscore the fierce contesting of leadership positions within the ANC in the province.

DA will launch legal challenge if Zuma given immunity deal 8 February 2018, 4:16 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA), South Africa's biggest opposition party, on Thursday threatened to approach the courts should ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa offer the country's head of state immunity from prosecution on corruption charges.

Ramaphosa pulls out of ANC engagements scheduled for Friday 8 February 2018, 3:42 PM

African National Congress (ANC) president Cyril Ramaphosa has pulled out of the party engagements he was set to attend on Friday.

ANC caucus keeping mum over meeting 8 February 2018, 2:08 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) caucus in Parliament is keeping mum about its meeting held Thursday.

Expert questions ANC’s failure to remove Zuma 8 February 2018, 11:30 AM

Senior Economics lecturer at Wits University, Limkile Mondi has questioned the African National Congress (ANC)’s failure to remove President Jacob Zuma from the office.

Parliament has power to remove Zuma: Moeletsi Mbeki 8 February 2018, 9:21 AM

Political analyst, Moeletsi Mbeki says if the African National Congress (ANC) leadership followed what the Constitution of South Africa says about how to remove the President of the Republic of South Africa, it wouldn't have put itself in this current standoff.

Current political climate in SA is ANC’s fault: Lekota 8 February 2018, 8:11 AM

President of the Congress of the People (COPE) Mosiuoa Lekota says the current political climate that the country finds itself in, is the African National Congress (ANC)'s fault.

SA President, Jacob Zuma
Business as usual for Zuma 7 February 2018, 9:55 PM

President Jacob Zuma has concluded Wednesday's session chairing the routine scheduled meetings of Cabinet Committees in Cape Town alongside his deputy Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Opposition parties push for motion of no confidence against Zuma 7 February 2018, 8:18 PM

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the Economic Freedom Fighter's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma must be moved forward if he refuses to resign immediately.

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Should Zuma go or should he stay? Capetonians weigh in 7 February 2018, 7:33 PM

Suddenly relieved of the logistical nightmare which normally accompanies the state of the nation address, Capetonians on Wednesday weighed in on the public debate around the future of embattled President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma’s reluctance to leave office is offering sound lessons in democracy 7 February 2018, 7:03 PM

By   Roger Southall, University of the Witwatersrand South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma is digging in his heels and refusing to relinquish the top job despite mounting pressure from his own party, the African National Congress. His determination to stay put is being widely condemned by a range of South African voices. But there’s a case to […]

Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa optimistic about SA future 7 February 2018, 3:48 PM

African National Congress President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured South Africans that his engagement with President Jacob Zuma seeks to find a speedy resolution to the current leadership and political impasse.

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ANC needs to unite and confront issues: Mbalula 7 February 2018, 2:40 PM

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says the African National Congress needs to unite and confront issues as one.

Free State ANC in leadership race 7 February 2018, 2:30 PM

The race is on for the Free State African National Congress (ANC) leadership following a high court order in December that disbanded the province's PEC.

SACP to monitor Ramaphosa dismissal allegations 7 February 2018, 10:16 AM

Despite the Presidency rejecting reports that President Jacob Zuma is planning to fire his Deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa and replace him with African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) member, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the SACP still maintains that the matter should not be taken lightly.