Zuma’s testimony a clear diversion: Mapaila

18 July 2019, 4:36 PM
The SACP's Solly Mapaila has described former President Jacob Zuma's testimony at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture as a clear diversion of what is at stake in the country.
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Mashatile urges ANC to put people first 4 December 2017, 5:43 AM

Gauteng African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson Paul Mashatile says if the party does not fight for unity, discipline and putting the people first at the 54th National Conference this month, it will lose the 2019 elections.

Not a given that SACP will offer ANC votes in Metsimaholo 3 December 2017, 9:08 PM

The South African Communist Party says it is not a given that they will offer the African National Congress votes to be able to set up a municipality in Metsimaholo.

EFF holds rally ahead of by-election in Lepelle Nkumpi 3 December 2017, 6:12 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema has asked residents of Ga-Rakgwatha village, outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo, to vote for his party in an upcoming by-election.

Members of Parliament share highlights for 2017 3 December 2017, 5:26 PM

The majority of political parties in Parliament say this year, the institution was rigorous in holding the executive accountable.

Zikalala instructs members to put ANC policies above individuals 3 December 2017, 3:28 PM

 KwaZulu-Natal ANC provincial chairperson ,Sihle Zikalala , has warned party members against being caught up in who should be elected at the party's national conference.

Malema in Limpopo for EFF rally 3 December 2017, 12:55 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema has arrived at a stadium in Rakgwatha outside Lebowakgomo in Limpopo where he will address a rally on Sunday afternoon.

Khoza’s party “spells problems for ANC” 3 December 2017, 6:58 AM

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says former ANC member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza's decision to launch a new party does not auger well for the governing party.

North West DA leader wants main opposition spot 3 December 2017, 6:41 AM

The Democratic Alliance in North West has re-elected Joe McGluwa as its leader at the party's provincial elective congress in Klerksdorp.

Gauteng ANC nominates Cyril Ramaphosa as presidential candidate 2 December 2017, 9:15 PM

The ANC in Gauteng has nominated Cyril Ramaphosa as its preferred candidate to lead the ruling party.

Maimane slams upcoming ANC conference 2 December 2017, 7:02 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Mmusi Maimane, has cast doubt on the successful running of the ANC national elective conference, set for the 16th of this month.

KZN regional ANCYL leader Sthembiso Mhlongo laid to rest 2 December 2017, 6:36 PM

The African National Congress youth league in KwaZulu-Natal has made a strong call for government to re-valuate its strategies in fighting political killings in the province.

LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses Gauteng ANC PGC 2 December 2017, 5:45 PM

Delegates at the ANC Gauteng Provincial General Council have entered the final stretch of a closed session of various commissions on Saturday

Khoza determined to bring political change 2 December 2017, 12:00 PM

Outspoken former ANC member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza's spokesperson Vusiwe Ndwayana is adamant that South Africa has room for another political party.

ANC MP Dirks in hot water over offensive gestures 2 December 2017, 10:00 AM

The Commission for Gender Equality has called on ANC Member of Parliament Mervin Dirks to immediately resign if the allegations of misconduct and aggression towards colleagues are true.

Manyone warns of leaders clinging to power 2 December 2017, 7:55 AM

Free State ANC deputy chairperson Thabo Manyone and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign leader has warned that party members will remain disgruntled as long as leaders continue to cling to power.

Gauteng ANC to announce preferred candidates 2 December 2017, 7:20 AM

The Gauteng ANC Provincial General Council, under way in Pretoria, is expected to pronounce on the names of preferred candidates to be voted for at the national elective conference later this month.

N West nominates Dlamini-Zuma as presidential candidate 1 December 2017, 8:55 PM

African National Congress (ANC) in North West says it will lobby structures in other provinces to rally behind Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s ANC presidential campaign. It announced this at its Provincial General Council where Dlamini-Zuma received 291 nominations against 45 for deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. The PGC was held in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria. More calls […]

Mpumalanga ANC reiterates unity within movement 1 December 2017, 6:16 PM

A majority of ANC branches in Mpumalanga have abstained from nominating their preferred candidates for ANC leadership. More than 700 delegates of the ANC attended the Provincial General Council where they unanimously declined to accept the nomination results announced by the electoral commission. Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma received 123 nominations while Cyril Ramaphosa received 117 nominations […]

Mbete to take action against ANC MP in parliament 1 December 2017, 3:16 PM

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete says she is in the process of determining a suitable course of action against ANC MP Mervyn Dirks.

Mbete full of praises for ANC Mpumalanga 1 December 2017, 2:21 PM

The African national Congress (ANC) National Chairperson, Baleka Mbete has called on all Mpumalanga delegates who will be attending the national conference in Johannesburg this month, to continue with the spirit of unity within the party.

EFF slams US, France for slave trade in Libya 1 December 2017, 1:00 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) blames the US, France and Nato for the recent reports of a slave trade in Libya.

ANC North West holds Provincial General Council 1 December 2017, 11:03 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West is holding its Provincial General Council (PGC) in Hammanskraal north of Pretoria on Friday.

Joburg Mayor, Speaker survive motion of no confidence 1 December 2017, 5:58 AM

City of Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has survived a motion of confidence against him.

Civil organisations join mock trial against Zuma 30 November 2017, 8:20 PM

Various civil organisations have joined a mock trial of the people against President Jacob Zuma.

IEC considers a rerun of one voting station in Metsimaholo 30 November 2017, 7:56 PM

The Metsimaholo Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is reportedly considering a re-run in one voting station after conceding that using wrong ballot papers in Thursday's municipal elections had prejudiced some parties.

E Cape nominates Ramaphosa for ANC president 30 November 2017, 7:46 PM

The African National Congress’s Provincial General Council in the Eastern Cape has nominated deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa to be the president of the ANC in the December conference. ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has been nominated as the deputy president while former KwaZulu Natal ANC chairperson Senzo Mcunu nominated as the secretary General. ANC secretary […]

Cosatu vows to intensify state capture fight 30 November 2017, 5:34 PM

Labour federation Cosatu have vowed to intensify its fight against state capture in the first quarter of 2018. This will include a demand that all key state institutions be led by people with integrity.

DA leader defends beleaguered Johannesburg mayor 30 November 2017, 4:45 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane, who led a huge crowd of members dressed in blue T-shirts on a march in support of beleaguered Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, on Thursday, said he was turning the City’s fortunes around.

Cosatu urges ANC members to ensure integrity at the elective conference 30 November 2017, 4:20 PM

Labour federation Cosatu has urged participants of the African National Congress (ANC)’s national congress to ensure that the integrity and legitimacy of the meeting is not compromised.

Zuma approves pay hikes for public office bearers 30 November 2017, 4:17 PM

President Jacob Zuma has approved recommendations for salary increases for public office bearers, his office announced on Thursday.