DA welcomes Modise’s decision regarding the Public Protector

24 January 2020, 6:00 PM
The Democratic Alliance’s (DA) Chief Whip in Parliament, Natasha Mazzone, says they welcome National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise's decision to accede to their demands for an inquiry into the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's fitness to hold office. According to the DA, Mkhwebane is not fit to hold office.
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Gordhan’s future not on ANC NEC meeting agenda 17 January 2020, 5:10 PM

The ANC says it will not be discussing the future of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan at its current National Executive Council meeting in Pretoria.

Maile expresses concern following Tshwane special council meeting chaos 17 January 2020, 3:15 PM

Gauteng Co-operative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile says he is concerned about the chaos that took place at the City of Tshwane's special council meeting

DA does site visit at North West school to check readiness 17 January 2020, 3:10 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the North West has raised concerns about the safety of learners at schools

State owned enterprises to top ANC Lekgotla agenda 17 January 2020, 7:32 AM

The ANC says state-owned enterprises will top the agenda of its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting and Lekgotla in Irene, outside Pretoria this weekend.

ANC claims victory in 8 wards in Mamusa , IEC yet to release final results 16 January 2020, 3:43 PM

The ANC says it has reclaimed eight of the nine wards in Wednesday's by-elections in Mamusa in the North West.

Speaker of Tshwane denies EFF and ANC meeting request 16 January 2020, 2:55 PM

Nearly an hour after the Tshwane Special council meeting started it reached a stalemate.

Chaos breaks out at the Special Council meeting in Tshwane 16 January 2020, 12:22 PM

Chaos has yet again erupted in the Tshwane Special Council meeting currently taking place in the Capital City Tshwane on Thursday.

Hawks head to testify at Inquiry into State Capture 16 January 2020, 6:41 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture in Parktown, Johannesburg, will on Thursday hear testimony from the Hawks head Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya.

DA accuses Cele of being reckless with gun ownership comments 15 January 2020, 8:01 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has accused Police Minister Bheki Cele of making reckless comments related to gun ownership in his campaign for a gun-free country.

Political parties happy with voting process during Mamusa by-elections 15 January 2020, 7:56 PM

Political parties contesting in the Mamusa Local Municipality by-elections say they are happy that the elections have been peaceful and fair.

Tito Mboweni
ANC calls on officials to refrain from using public platforms to criticise the party 15 January 2020, 7:35 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has called on its senior members to refrain from using public platforms to criticise or contradict resolutions taken by the party.

COPE describes EFF’s threats to disrupt SONA as unacceptable 15 January 2020, 4:43 PM

COPE has described as unacceptable the EFF's threats to disrupt the State-of-the-Nation-Address next month if President Cyril Ramaphosa does not fire Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

EFF in Free State threatens to take farmer to Equality Court 15 January 2020, 3:03 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Free State has threatened to take a farmer in the province to the Equality Court following allegations of racial discrimination against his farmworkers in Deneysville.

DA wants Mantashe to appear before Parliament 15 January 2020, 2:25 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it will soon write to Parliament to request that Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe appear before it as soon as possible.

The by-elections come after the municipal council was dissolved in October 2018.
Mamusa by-elections proceeding without disruptions: IEC 15 January 2020, 1:01 PM

Voting in the by-elections at the Mamusa Municipality, in the North West, is in full swing.

EFF’s threat to disrupt SONA has no substance: Analyst 15 January 2020, 12:31 PM

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga has called the threat by the EFF to disrupt the State of the Nation Address (SONA) political profiling that has no substance.

Bantu Holomisa
DA, UDM to discuss the power battle at Nelson Mandela Bay Metro 15 January 2020, 10:21 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) and United Democratic Movement (UDM) will have a meeting on Thursday in Johannesburg to discuss the power battle at Nelson Mandela Bay Metro.

Zandile Gumede, co-accused back in court on Wednesday 15 January 2020, 6:32 AM

Former eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede and her co-accused - including four ANC councillors, businessmen and some municipal officials - will appear in court on Wednesday. They are alleged to have defrauded the city of about R208 million.

Zuma available in March for Zondo Commission, cites medical reasons 14 January 2020, 8:01 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma won't be able to assist the Zondo Commission until March.

Buthelezi describes Maponya as an influencer 14 January 2020, 4:40 PM

The former president of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has described the late Soweto businessman, Richard Maponya, as someone who created opportunities for success.

France’s Emmanuel Macron to visit South Africa later this year   14 January 2020, 3:06 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to visit South Africa in the first half of this year.

Zandile Gumede
Zandile Gumede and her co-accused to appear in court on Wednesday 14 January 2020, 3:00 PM

Former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede and her co-accused including five African National Congress (ANC) councillors, businessmen and some municipal officials will appear in court Wednesday.

Maponya a humble man of extraordinary resilience: Ramaphosa 14 January 2020, 12:59 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the iconic businessman, Dr Richard Maponya, for his successes - despite having humble beginnings.

Zuma available in March for State Capture Commission, cites medical reasons 14 January 2020, 12:13 PM

Lawyers for former President Jacob Zuma say it is embarrassing to have to come to the State Capture Inquiry to explain the reason why Zuma is unavailable to appear before the commission because of his medical challenges.

ANC, EFF members in court for damage to property and theft 14 January 2020, 11:19 AM

EFF Limpopo Chairperson Jossey Buthane and ANC member of parliament Boy Mamabolo and a third person have been arrested for malicious damage to property and theft.

WATCH: Commission of Inquiry into State Capture resumes on Tuesday 14 January 2020, 10:56 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture resumes on Tuesday with an application by the commission’s legal team for an order authorising a summons for former President Jacob Zuma.

Former South African President Jacob Zuma appears in court where he faces charges that include fraud, racketeering and money laundering in Pietermaritzburg.
State Capture Commission’s legal team to compel Zuma to appear before it 14 January 2020, 5:44 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume on Tuesday with an application by the commission's legal team for an order authorising a summons for Former President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma could be compelled to return to State Capture Commission 13 January 2020, 6:43 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will kick off the year with an application by the Commission's legal team for an order authorising a summons for former president Jacob Zuma to appear from the 27th to 31st of January.

Stevens Mokgalapa
DA in Tshwane is shifting focus from service delivery by laying criminal charges: ANC’s Maepa 13 January 2020, 3:15 PM

The African National Congress (ANC )  Tshwane regional chairperson Kgosi Maepa has dismissed the Democratic Alliance's ( DA)  laying of criminal charges as an attempt to shift focus from service delivery issues in the city.

Cyril Ramaphosa
ANC January 8 statement brought policy uncertainty: Analyst 13 January 2020, 3:09 PM

Political analyst, Ralph Mathekga, says he does not believe the African National Congress' January 8 statement delivered any breakthroughs in political direction.