Battle on for control of four Johannesburg wards

15 July 2019, 8:35 PM
The battle for four wards in Johannesburg including, ward 109 in Malboro and ward 112 in Midrand, is on.
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Presidential hopefuls in KZN to strengthen support as elective conference looms 9 December 2017, 8:44 AM

The two leading African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopefuls are visiting the province of KwaZulu-Natal to solicit support ahead of the party's national elective conference in Johannesburg next week.

Buthelezi says he will retire a happy man 8 December 2017, 8:22 PM

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader iNkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi says he will retire a happy man as the party is in an upward trajectory.

Ramaphosa’s campaign gains momentum in EC 8 December 2017, 4:12 PM

As the clock is ticking for the African National Congress Elective Conference, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign is gaining momentum in the Eastern Cape. Speaking on the sidelines of the Provincial General Council commissions in East London, ANC provincial chairperson Oscar Mabuyane says he is confident that Ramaphosa will emerge as the party president at […]

ANC condemns Trump’s Jerusalem decision 8 December 2017, 3:49 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has strongly condemned the decision by the US Administration to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

(HOLD)Anti-apartheid stalwart Chiba dies 8 December 2017, 2:56 PM

Former Robben Island prisoner and anti-apartheid activist Laloo Chiba has died, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation said on Friday.

UDM welcomes NPA court judgement 8 December 2017, 2:37 PM

United Democratic Movement Leader Bantu Holomisa has welcomed the judgement.

‘Phosa has overlooked ANC procedure by going to court’ 7 December 2017, 8:47 PM

Chairperson of the African National Congress' Subcommittee on Organisational Development Fikile Mbalula says the party's presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has overlooked ANC procedure by taking the legal route.

E Cape leadership to appear before committee over Mandela’s funeral 7 December 2017, 8:15 PM

The Eastern Cape ANC leadership has summoned all those involved in the Mandela funeral scandal including premier Phumulo Masualle, to appear before the Provincial Executive Committee on Monday

ANC wins Northern Cape ward 7 December 2017, 4:53 PM

The Northern Cape African National Congress (ANC) says it is satisfied with the results of a by-election held in the Siyathemba Municipal area, despite an 8% drop in votes for the party.

[WATCH] ANC Media briefing on organisational development 7 December 2017, 2:45 PM

Chairperson of the African National Congress’s Subcommittee on Organisational Development, Fikile Mbalula, says sharp weaknesses have been identified in the ruling party through its diagnosis and self-introspection. He was addressing media in Johannesburg on the party’s policy document on Organisation Renewal ahead of the elective conference next week. Mbalula says a number of weaknesses have […]

DA meets traditional leaders in Eastern Cape 7 December 2017, 2:19 PM

Eastern Cape DA Leader Nqaba Bhanga has introduced his party to the traditional leaders in Mthatha.

SA’s International Crimes Bill to replace Rome Statute 7 December 2017, 8:14 AM

Justice Minister Tshililo Michael Masutha will, in the next few days, submit to Parliament Government’s notice of withdrawal from the Rome Statute and introduce an International Crimes Bill to replace it.

ANC still to decide on relations with Israel 7 December 2017, 7:05 AM

The African National Congress International relations sub-committee says its policies that include of supporting the self-determination of Palestine and Western Sahara and leaving the International Criminal Court haven't changed, despite President Jacob Zuma's meeting with the King of Morocco.

Phosa accused of fabricating allegations against Mabuza 6 December 2017, 9:12 PM

The African National Congress in Mpumalanga has accused former Treasurer General, Mathews Phosa, of fabricating allegation against the provincial chairperson, David Mabuza.

ANC clarifies position on Morocco ahead of Zuma meeting King of Morocco 6 December 2017, 6:30 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) International Relations Commission says President Jacob Zuma's meeting with the King of Morocco is not necessarily contradicting ANC policy as government has to meet all countries.

Contention over the upcoming Free State ANC PEC 6 December 2017, 5:00 PM

Free State African National Congress disgruntled members say they are adamant that the party’s provincial elective conference which starts on Sunday is illegitimate. This after PEC announced that it would go ahead with the elective conference. Disgruntled members say the dispute resolution committee is yet to respond to disputes lodged by 90 branches. The provincial […]

New mayor of Emfuleni municipality mayor ‘up to the task’ 6 December 2017, 3:31 PM

Jacob Khawe, faces a daunting challenge of rescuing the embattled municipality. He takes over the reigns at a time when Emfuleni is struggling to pay Rand Water over 370-millions for bulk water supply.

WATCH: ANC Mpumalanga briefs the media 6 December 2017, 2:06 PM

The African National Congress in Mpumalanga has rubbished Mathews Phosa's allegations against its chairperson

Public Enterprises Committee vows to hold Martins accountable 6 December 2017, 11:48 AM

Members of the Public Enterprises Committee have vowed to force Deputy Minister Ben Martins to appear before the Parliamentary inquiry into Eskom.

WATCH: Opposition parties coalition media briefing 6 December 2017, 11:36 AM

Leaders of the Democratic Alliance (DA), United Democratic Movement (UDM), Congress of the People (COPE), African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) and Freedom Front Plus (VF+) are meeting in Johannesburg to review the past year of coalition-led governance

Senior city officials implicated in Cape Town probe 6 December 2017, 5:49 AM

Democratic Alliance Federal Council Chairperson James Selfe says an independent investigation will test allegations against certain senior individuals in the City of Cape Town.

Zuma will not attend KwaZulu-Natal PGC 5 December 2017, 4:23 PM

President Jacob Zuma will no longer be attending the African National Congress' KwaZulu-Natal Provincial General Council in Durban, where he had been expected to attend.

Independent investigation to test allegations against Cape Town senior officials 5 December 2017, 3:54 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) Federal Council Chairperson James Selfe says an independent investigation will test allegations against certain senior individuals in the City of Cape Town.

Sasco laments ANC failures 5 December 2017, 12:20 PM

The South African Students' Congress, SASCO's 20th bi-annual elective national conference kicked off in Soweto on Monday.

No rerun of Metsimaholo by-elections 5 December 2017, 6:02 AM

The IEC has announced that there will be no rerun of Metsimaholo's Ward one by-elections held last week.

KZN nominates Dlamini-Zuma as presidential candidate 4 December 2017, 9:55 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal has nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its preferred candidate for party president.

Limpopo nominates Ramaphosa as preferred ANC president 4 December 2017, 7:00 PM

Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has been nominated as the ANC's presidential candidate for Limpopo province.

Zuma reiterates government stance on nuclear deal 4 December 2017, 5:14 PM

President Jacob Zuma has re-iterated that the Nuclear New Build Programme will be undertaken at a pace and scale that the country can afford.

Naledi Pandor tops DA scorecard 4 December 2017, 5:05 PM

Economic Development Minister Ebrahim Patel and Science & Technology Minister Naledi Pandor have topped the DA's 2017 annual scorecard of government leaders.

Unity will determine success of congress: Mantashe 4 December 2017, 3:15 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says the success of the ruling party’s national congress will rest on the push for unity in the organisation. He was briefing the media on the outcomes of the last National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Johannesburg on Monday afternoon.