Free State ANC to deal with expelled councillors

26 June 2019, 8:11 PM
Concerned African National Congress (ANC) members in QwaQwa in the eastern Free State want the party to deal swiftly in resolving a dispute of the 16 expelled councillors at the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality.
Faith Muthambi
Concern over credibility of Parliament’s Portfolio Committees 23 June 2019, 4:01 PM

As attention shifts from SONA to Parliament's reconfigured portfolio Committees, which will converge next week, questions are being asked about the capacity and the credibility of these crucial Committees in carrying out their jobs efficiently and effectively.

Sihle Zikalala
Zikalala calls for thorough investigation into murder of former mayor 23 June 2019, 3:28 PM

ANC chairperson in KwaZulu-Natal, Sihle Zikalala has called for a thorough investigation of the murder of the former mayor of Ndwedwe, north of Durban.

YCL critical of education quality in South Africa 23 June 2019, 8:13 AM

The national leadership of the Young Communist League has criticised the quality of education in South Africa, saying it is not sufficiently preparing young people to deal with the country's economic challenges.

Koroneka Trading and Projects Director Babadi Tlatsana
Former Ministers implicated in corruption 23 June 2019, 7:28 AM

Koroneka Trading and Projects Director Babadi Tlatsana has implicated former ministers, Lynne Brown and Dipuo Peters in corruption. Tlatsana concluded her testimony at the State Capture Commission in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.

Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi
NFP not clear on who will replace kaMagwaza-Msibi 22 June 2019, 5:23 PM

It is not clear at this stage who will replace National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi in the National Assembly after her resignation.

Babadi Tlatsana
Tlatsana concludes testimony at the State Capture Commission 22 June 2019, 5:09 PM

Koroneka Trading and Projects Director Babadi Tlatsana has concluded her testimony at the State Capture commission in Johannesburg after making some startling claims about ANC funding and corrupt ministers. 

Adv Hofmeyer
Looted money reportedly used to pay for ANC’s 104-year celebrations 22 June 2019, 3:05 PM

A total of R400 000 of money looted from the North West government is alleged to have been used to pay for the ANC’s 104-year celebrations.

Naledi Pandor,
Pandor calls on ambassadors to work together to tackle international challenges 22 June 2019, 1:55 PM

International Relations Minister, Naledi Pandor, has called on ambassadors to work together to respond effectively to international challenges.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Mkhwebane extends Ramaphosa’s deadline 21 June 2019, 5:04 PM

Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane has granted an extension to President Cyril Ramaphosa to clarify the Bosasa payments to his African National Congress presidential campaign.

Judiciary must be protected: Malema 21 June 2019, 2:02 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters leader, Julius Malema has called for the judiciary to be protected against those that seek to capture it.

Magashule accuses media of trying to divide ANC 21 June 2019, 12:29 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule has accused the media of attempting to divide the party in its reporting.

Malema’s land occupation case postponed 21 June 2019, 11:05 AM

EFF leader Julius Malema's case for contravening the Riotus Assemblies Act of 1956 has been postponed to November 8, 2019 to allow the High Court in Pretoria sufficient time to deal with and finalise the Riotous Assemblies Act matter.

Opposition parties react to Ramaphosa’s SONA 21 June 2019, 9:08 AM

Some political parties have criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address, saying it is based on dreams and lacks clear plans on how to grow the country's economy.

De Lille vows to pursue cases against those who have smeared her name 21 June 2019, 9:01 AM

GOOD party leader, Patricia de Lille, says she will continue to pursue cases against those who she believes have publicly smeared her name.

Ramaphosa vows to recover R14 bln stolen through corruption 21 June 2019, 7:55 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to recover almost R14 billion that has been stolen from taxpayers through corruption.

NFP leader resigns from Parliament 21 June 2019, 7:27 AM

National Freedom Party (NFP) leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi has resigned from Parliament.

Julius Malema
Malema expected to appear in court on Friday 21 June 2019, 6:26 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is expected to appear in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Friday in a case related to inciting trespassing.

Ramaphosa to speed up release of R230 bln for Eskom 21 June 2019, 6:23 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to ensure the speed up of the release of the R230 billion of support for the ailing power utility Eskom, which he says is too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail.

Floyd Shivambu
DA and EFF share same sentiments of ‘less talk more action’ 20 June 2019, 7:02 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have echoed the statement of South Africans across the country that less talk and more action can fix the country's economy.

Patricia de Lille
De Lille calls for political parties to unite and grow economy 20 June 2019, 7:01 PM

GOOD party leader Patricia de Lille has called on all party leaders to rise above any political differences and instead unite to grow the country's economy.

Parly a hive of activity as SONA nears 20 June 2019, 6:02 PM

All eyes will be on President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night as he delivers his third state-of-the-nation address, which will be his first address as head of government in the sixth administration. Amongst the 1 200 guests expected to arrive for the SONA are former Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe.

Jacob Zuma
Date set for Zuma to appear before State Capture Commission 20 June 2019, 3:38 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture has been requested former President Jacob Zuma to appear before it from July the 15th to the 19th.

Mothapo says it’s all systems go ahead of Sona 20 June 2019, 3:28 PM

Parlimentary spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo says they are ready for the formal program to start ahead of the first State Of the Nation Address of the sixth administration.

Julius Malema
Malema expected back in court on Friday 20 June 2019, 3:15 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema is back in court on Friday. He's charged with incitement to commit trespassing following his calls during EFF's inaugural conference in 2014, that people should invade unoccupied open land.

Parliament reverses decision, brings back praise singer 20 June 2019, 11:13 AM

African National Congress (ANC) Chief Whip Pemmy Majodina has applauded Parliament for reversing its decision by bringing back a praise singer at President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Security tight around Parliament ahead of SONA 20 June 2019, 9:55 AM

Security is tight in and around the Parliamentary Precinct ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (SONA).

Job creation, revival of the economy to top Ramaphosa’s SONA 20 June 2019, 7:44 AM

The revival of the economy and the creation of jobs are set to be high on President Cyril Ramaphosa's first State of the Nation Address (SONA) for the sixth administration on Thursday evening.

ANC to lay charges against Steve Hofmeyr 20 June 2019, 5:59 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) plans to lay criminal charges against singer Steve Hofmeyr on Thursday. Hofmeyr went on a rant on Twitter in response to South Africa's ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela's alleged tirade about land.

Marlon Daniels
NMB Mayor Bobani reshuffles committee 19 June 2019, 8:51 PM

The Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Mongameli Bobani has reshuffled his mayoral committee.

Mmusi Maimane
DA wants SONA that prioritises job creation 19 June 2019, 6:50 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants practical solutions when President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday.