CR17 campaign saga a sign of ANC patronage: Maimane

20 August 2019, 4:23 PM
DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the saga around the CR17 campaign donations should not be seen as a single event but rather a system of patronage that the ANC has put in place.
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Mabuza’s rise to ANC number 2 spot 29 December 2017, 2:43 PM

The African National Congress's 54th Elective Conference will go down in history as one of the most highly contested ever.

Concourt says Parliament failed to hold Zuma accountable on Nkandla 29 December 2017, 11:48 AM

The Constitutional Court has found in a majority judgment that Parliament failed to hold President Jacob Zuma accountable following the court's ruling on Nkandla.

Maimane calls for impeachment process against Zuma 29 December 2017, 11:42 AM

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the impeachment process has to begin against the President Jacob Zuma.

Parliament’s role in question in Zuma impeachment case 29 December 2017, 8:34 AM

A senior lecturer in Public Law at the University of Cape Town, Dr Cathy Powell says the fact that Jacob Zuma is no longer president of the ANC could negatively affect the dynamics of the so-called impeachment case.

Concourt to deliver judgment on Zuma impeachment 29 December 2017, 6:45 AM

The Constitutional Court is set to deliver judgment in the so- called Zuma impeachment case.

South African Communist Party (SACP) Secretary General Dr Blade Nzimande
Blade Nzimande not bothered by ANC NEC exclusion 28 December 2017, 8:04 PM

SACP Secretary General Dr Blade Nzimande says he respects the decision made by the African National Congress (ANC) to exclude him from its National Executive Committee (NEC). The ANC announced its new 80 NEC members last week Thursday at the party's 54th National Elective Conference, in Johannesburg.

All eyes on ConCourt impeachment ruling on Friday 28 December 2017, 6:24 PM

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgement on an application to have President Jacob Zuma impeached tomorrow. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and the United Democratic Movement (UDM) want the highest court in the land to instruct parliament to set up an inquiry into President Jacob Zuma's conduct. They want the trial like ad hoc committee to have powers to subpoena witnesses. The EFF, is also seeking a declaratory order that the Speaker of National Assembly, Baleka Mbete.

FF Plus calls on govt not to downgrade Embassy in Israel 28 December 2017, 3:01 PM

The Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) has appealed to the South African government not to downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel to a liaison office in line with the decision taken at the recent African National Congress conference.

President Jacob Zuma
ConCourt to hand down judgement on Zuma’s impeachment 28 December 2017, 2:14 PM

The Constitutional Court will hand down judgement on an application to have President Jacob Zuma impeached.

African politics year review 28 December 2017, 10:04 AM

It certainly has been an eventful year with elections and politics across on the African continent.

Zuma urges South Africans to protect the elderly 27 December 2017, 8:01 PM

President Jacob Zuma has emphasised the importance of caring for and protecting elderly people. He was speaking at the annual Christmas party organised by the Jacob G. Zuma Foundation at Nkandla in the northern KwaZulu-Natal. Senior citizens, some as old as 107 received their Christmas presents from the President. It was a day filled with joy and […]

ANC condemns murder of an elderly E Cape woman 26 December 2017, 3:49 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Eastern Cape has condemned the murder of a 62-year- old woman, allegedly by initiates at Berlin, outside King Williams Town.

Malema urges students to take advantage of free education 26 December 2017, 2:36 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is urging parents to send children to institutions of higher learning because there will be free education at Universities next year. Malema delivered a  keynote address at the EEF Christmas party for the elderly in Seshego, Limpopo. He says government must implement free education after  President Jacob Zuma […]

Azapo raises concerns over ANC resolutions 26 December 2017, 1:02 PM

Azapo has mixed reactions to some of the resolutions taken at the African National Congress's 54th national congress which ended in Johannesburg last week.

Archbishop Makgoba calls for Zuma’s removal 25 December 2017, 7:13 AM

Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has called on the new African National Congress (ANC) leadership to remove Jacob Zuma as President of the country.

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Political parties wish South Africans Merry Christmas 25 December 2017, 6:54 AM

Different political parties have wished South Africans a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Zuma addresses the elderly at a Christmas celebration in Durban 24 December 2017, 8:00 PM

President Jacob Zuma says he is happy that he has left the ANC in the hands of capable leaders.

Mahlobo is optimistic ANC will emerge victorious in 2019 elections 24 December 2017, 2:17 PM

The ANC NEC member, David Mahlobo, says he is optimistic that the ruling party will win the 2019 general elections.

Mabuza to deliver his first speech after ANC conference 24 December 2017, 1:20 PM

ANC's newly elected Deputy President and Premier of Mpumalanga David Mabuza has arrived at KaNyamazane stadium east of Mbombela in Mpumalanga to celebrate his election into the party's top structure.

Ramaphosa meets protesting Khoisan activists 24 December 2017, 12:06 PM

Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa has met with the protesting Khoisan activists outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria.

Prayer celebrations for Mabuza in Mpumalanga 24 December 2017, 10:26 AM

Hundreds of Mpumalanga African National Congress (ANC) members and supporters are expected to gather at KwaNyamazane Stadium west of Mbombela to celebrate the election of Premier David Mabuza as the party's Deputy President.

National Assembly chief whip will not work: DA 24 December 2017, 7:10 AM

The DA says there is no need to change Parliament's current whippery system, where each party has a whip in charge of its MP's.

No need to change parly whippery system: DA 23 December 2017, 1:58 PM

The DA says there is no need to change Parliament's current whippery system, where each party has a whip in charge of its MPs.

Former anti-apartheid activist Richard Van Der Ross laid to rest 22 December 2017, 7:34 PM

A funeral service has been held for former anti-apartheid activist and teacher, Professor Richard van der Ross. Van der Ross passed away at the age of 96 earlier this week.

DA to oppose President Zuma’s application 22 December 2017, 4:49 PM

The Democratic Alliance says it will oppose President Jacob Zuma's application for leave to appeal the High Court's State Capture ruling.

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Zuma appeals state capture ruling 22 December 2017, 12:45 PM

President Jacob Zuma has filed papers seeking leave to appeal a full bench of the High Court in Pretoria's ruling that he's too conflicted to appoint the judge to head the state capture probe.

Lindiwe Shongwe new Metsimaholo mayor 22 December 2017, 12:13 PM

The SACP's Lindiwe Shongwe is the new mayor of Metsimaholo Municipality in Sasolburg in the Free State.

DA says land expropriation must be done constitutionally 22 December 2017, 6:02 AM

The Democratic Alliance has vowed to defend the property clauses in Section 25 of the Constitution following plans outlined at the ANC's 54 national elective conference to expropriate land without compensation.

Watch ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa’s closing speech 21 December 2017, 8:31 PM

Watch ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa closing speech…

SACP unhappy after being excluded from ANC NEC 21 December 2017, 7:32 PM

The South African Communist Party in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed disappointment over the exclusion of its top ranking members from the African National Congress National Executive Committee.