Helen Zille – DA Federal Council chair

20 October 2019, 2:02 PM
Former Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille is the party's new Federal Council chairperson after 155 delegates voted over the weekend at a council meeting at the DA's headquarters in Johannesburg.
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State capture has cost South Africa over R500 billion 16 October 2019, 10:10 AM

Political analyst, Ongama Mtinka, says the estimated cost of state capture possibly amounts to the country's annual budget.

Former Free State finance MEC to testify at state capture inquiry 16 October 2019, 10:05 AM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will on Wednesday hear evidence from former Free State Finance MEC, Elzabe Rockman, in relation to the controversial Estina dairy farm project in Vrede.

Meeting set to address instability in Mogalakwena, Thabazimbi municipalities 16 October 2019, 6:09 AM

The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional will on Wednesday meet the troubled Mogalakwena and Thabazimbi municipalities.

Mongameli Bobani
United Front pledges support for Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Bobani 15 October 2019, 8:15 PM

The United Front in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro says it's determined to prevent the holding of a council meeting scheduled for Thursday, to oust Executive Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Jacob Zuma
Maimane wants confirmation that State won’t foot Zuma’s legal bills 15 October 2019, 6:11 PM

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to confirm in writing that the State will not foot former president, Jacob Zuma's legal bills.

Moloto to appeal against IEC’s decision to recognize Nyhontso as PAC leader 15 October 2019, 5:35 PM

The Pan Africanist Congress' Narius Moloto says he will appeal against the Independent Electoral Commission's decision to recognise the leader of one of the two factions of the party.

Jacob Zuma
Zuma’s court case postponed to February 15 October 2019, 10:41 AM

Former President Jacob Zuma's and co-accused French arms company Thales court case has been postponed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court until the 4th of February next year.

Jacob Zuma
WATCH LIVE: Zuma- Thales Trial resumes 15 October 2019, 10:02 AM

The trial of former president Jacob Zuma and co-accused - French arms company Thales – resumes at the High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

Pule Mabe
ANC bails out youth league 15 October 2019, 9:56 AM

The African National Congress' National Youth Task Team (NYTT) that was recently appointed by the party's executive committee says that the league is now able to host their national elective conference in 2020, thanks to the ANC paying their debt.

IEC confirms Nyhontso as PAC leader 14 October 2019, 6:25 PM

The IEC has confirmed that it recognises the Mzwanele Nyhontso faction of the PAC, this follows internal party leadership squabbles that saw the party heading to the courts in a bid to resolve the issue.

DA’s Madikizela intervenes to halt vote of no confidence in JP Smith 14 October 2019, 3:01 PM

Western Cape Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Bonginkosi Madikizela, has intervened to stop a motion of no-confidence against Deputy Chairperson of the DA caucus in the City of Cape Town, JP Smith.

Mkhuleko Hlengwa
IFP in Gauteng expresses confidence in new Ekurhuleni leadership 14 October 2019, 11:17 AM

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in Gauteng has expressed confidence in the newly elected leadership at its conference in Ekurhuleni.

ANC to give update in re-establishing its youth league 14 October 2019, 11:04 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) National Youth Task Team (NYTT) is expected to brief the media on the progress made in re-establishing the party's Youth League.

DA’s JP Smith faces motion of no confidence 14 October 2019, 5:39 AM

Mayoral Committee member for Safety and Security and Democratic Alliance deputy caucus leader in the City of Cape Town, JP Smith, is expected to face a motion of no confidence on Monday.

KZN MEC condemns the killing of IFP councillor 13 October 2019, 2:45 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Sipho Hlomuka has urged the community in uMsinga in the midlands to remain calm following the killing of a councillor.

DA calls on Treasury to assist Limpopo Municipalities 13 October 2019, 12:43 PM

The Democratic Alliance is calling on the Treasury's Municipal Recovery Service Unit (MFRS) to intervene in Limpopo municipalities which lost public funds in the now liquidated VBS Mutual Bank.

COPE calls on government to blacklist Bosasa 13 October 2019, 12:09 PM

COPE has called on the South African government to blacklist Bosasa from doing business with government departments.

Citizens describe economic implications of State Capture on their lives 13 October 2019, 9:08 AM

Ordinary South Africans have described how State Capture has affected their lives. They spoke-out during a gathering at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg.

IFP expresses shock at killing of municipal councillor 12 October 2019, 5:31 PM

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed shock at the killing of its uMsinga municipality councillor Khaya Sithole.

ANC needs to be honest about corruption: Saul 12 October 2019, 3:48 PM

ANC provincial chairperson, Zamani Saul says corruption is crippling governance in the Northern Cape.

Delay in Gauteng executive reshuffling not in defiance of ANC 12 October 2019, 8:12 AM

The Gauteng provincial government has reiterated that the delay in reshuffling its executive to meet the gender parity policy was not in defiance of the ANC's NEC.

Ramokgopa pledges full support for Mosupyoe 11 October 2019, 9:46 PM

Former Economic Development MEC in Gauteng, Kgosientso Ramokgopa, has pledged his full support for the provincial government's decision to replace him with a woman.

Court rejects arrest warrant against Zandile Gumede 11 October 2019, 2:17 PM

Durban Magistrate Dawn Soomaroo has rejected the state application for a warrant of arrest to be issued against former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede - who appeared in court over the alleged violation of her bail conditions.

Mosupyoe appointed Gauteng’s Economic Development MEC 11 October 2019, 1:52 PM

Morakane Mosupyoe has been appointed Gauteng economic development MEC, replacing former Tshwane mayor, Kgosientso "Sputla" Ramokgopa who tendered his resignation earlier on Friday.

Former South African President Jacob Zuma speaks on the phone during the court appearance.
Zuma, Thales will likely seek leave to appeal at SCA: Analyst 11 October 2019, 12:48 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma and his legal team declined to comment after his application for a permanent stay of prosecution in his corruption case was dismissed.

IFP in Gauteng to elect new provincial leader 11 October 2019, 11:37 AM

The Inkatha Freedom Party in Gauteng will elect a new provincial leadership this weekend. The party hopes the elected officials will help secure it maximum voter support ahead of the 2021 municipal elections.

WATCH: KZN High Court decides on Zuma, Thales application 11 October 2019, 9:34 AM

The Pietermaritzburg High Court hands down its ruling on Friday in the application by former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company – Thales.

Makhura to make cabinet reshuffle announcement 11 October 2019, 7:54 AM

Gauteng premier David Makhura has until Friday to meet the African National Congress NEC deadline to replace one of his male MEC's with a woman.  

Zuma calls for fresh dialogue to address poverty in Africa 11 October 2019, 7:05 AM

 Former president Jacob Zuma has called on all liberation movements across Africa to have a fresh dialogue that will see fellow Africans being out of poverty.

D-Day for Makhura to reshuffle cabinet 10 October 2019, 9:08 PM

It is still not clear whether Gauteng Premier David Makhura will make this week's deadline to reshuffle his cabinet.