Nothing wrong with Tshwane Mayor removal: EFF

6 December 2019, 9:53 PM
The Economic Freedom Fighters in Tshwane doesn't believe there was anything wrong during the removal of Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa and the Speaker Katlego Mathebe.
Abel Tau appointed acting Tshwane mayor 28 November 2019, 11:12 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it has appointed Councillor Abel Tau as the Acting Executive Mayor of the City of Tshwane.

Emotional Mashaba reflects on his term as Joburg mayor 28 November 2019, 7:26 AM

Former Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has mixed feelings about leaving the job, this is after he quit following the ascendancy of Helen Zille in the Democratic Alliance.

Parly resolves that Jiba, Mrwebi should not be reinstated 28 November 2019, 5:55 AM

Parliament's Justice Committee has resolved that neither Advocate Nomgcobo Jiba nor Advocate Lawrence Mrwebi should be reinstated in their positions at the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

EFF KZN calls for radical approach in pursuit to influence policy change in SA 27 November 2019, 8:04 PM

The EFF in KwaZulu-Natal says it intends lobbying other provinces in a call for a more radical approach in their pursuit to influence change in the country's policy.

My aim was to serve residents of the city: Mashaba 27 November 2019, 4:19 PM

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has mixed emotions as he vacates his post. Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has mixed emotions as he vacates his post. A new Mayor will be elected on Thursday.

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Politicians more concerned about their own well-being than people: Analyst 27 November 2019, 2:30 PM

University of South Africa's Professor Lesiba Teffo says politicians in Africa are more concerned about their own well-being than that of the people who voted them into power.

Possible coalition government between EFF, DA in Joburg: Analyst 27 November 2019, 10:15 AM

Political Analyst, Ongama Mtimka, has outlined what he believes will be the outcome of a meeting, in which City of Johannesburg councillors will vote for a new mayor.

Rid Johannesburg of counterfeit goods: Mashaba 27 November 2019, 10:07 AM

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, has called on the future leaders of the City of Johannesburg to help ensure that they rid the metro of counterfeit goods.

EFF submits urgent motion of no confidence against Mokgalapa 27 November 2019, 5:57 AM

The Economic Freedom Fighters' (EFF) Tshwane Caucus has submitted an urgent motion of no confidence in Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa.

Scopa report reveals R11 billion irregular expenditure in KwaZulu-Natal 26 November 2019, 8:45 PM

The province of KwaZulu-Natal has failed to handle its finances properly resulting in an irregular spending to the tune of R11 billion

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Will changing SA’s electoral system increase accountability? 26 November 2019, 7:32 PM

Calls for a change in South Africa's electoral system have re-emerged. Corruption and a lack of accountability by public officials are some of the reasons for this.

DA places Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa on special leave 26 November 2019, 6:06 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has placed Tshwane Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa on special leave.

Race for next City of Johannesburg Mayor gaining momentum 26 November 2019, 5:04 PM

The race for the next City of Johannesburg Mayor is gaining momentum

‘Zuma could not separate his relationship with the Guptas from state responsibilities’ 26 November 2019, 2:31 PM

Former head of South Africa's Secret Service Mo Shaik says former President Jacob Zuma could not separate his relationship with the Guptas from his responsibilities as head of state.

Gordhan to apply to cross-examine Moyane 25 November 2019, 9:34 PM

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan will apply to cross-examine former South African Revenue Services (Sars) Commissioner Tom Moyane at the Inquiry into State Capture. 

‘Zuma undermined Constitution by establishing SSA through proclamation’ 25 November 2019, 6:51 PM

Former Head of South Africa's Secret Service, Mo Shaik says former President Jacob Zuma undermined the Constitution by establishing the State Security Agency through proclamation as opposed to through legislation.

DA seeks answers to SABC staff spying rumours 25 November 2019, 3:43 PM

The DA says it will submit parliamentary questions to Minister of Communications,  Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams requesting the minutes of a SABC board meeting in which discussions reportedly took place to spy on the SABC's staff.

ANC in Tshwane calls on Mokgalapa to step down 25 November 2019, 12:54 PM

Tshwane ANC chairperson, Dr Kgosi Maepa, has called on the Executive Mayor of the City, Stevens Mokgalapa to step down.

‘South Africans must be given opportunity to contribute to nation-building’ 25 November 2019, 10:27 AM

President Cyril Ramphosa says all South Africans, regardless of race, must be given the opportunity to contribute to nation-building.

WATCH: State Capture Inquiry, 25 November 2019 25 November 2019, 9:45 AM

The Commission will also hear testimony from Rieaz Shaik and Gibson Njenje.

Mabuza back in National Assembly on Wednesday 25 November 2019, 7:01 AM

Deputy President David Mabuza will be back in the National Assembly this week after last week's oral reply session was postponed.

Senkubuge says she is a target because of her success as a female politician 25 November 2019, 5:39 AM

Tshwane Member of the Mayoral Committee for Transport and Roads Sheila Senkubuge says she is being targeted because she is a successful female politician.

ANC in Tshwane ready to vote against DA Mayor 24 November 2019, 3:12 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) in Tshwane says it’s ready to vote in support of a motion of no confidence against Democratic Alliance (DA) Mayor Stevens Mokgalapa.

DA to handover public submissions opposing NHI 24 November 2019, 12:50 PM

The Democratic Alliance says it will handover about 80 000 submissions to Parliament from civil society and members of the public who are objecting to the National Health Insurance.

’25 years into democracy and SA still struggles with racism, unemployment’ 23 November 2019, 4:29 PM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has told the 17th annual Mandela Lecture that it is unacceptable that 25 years into democracy South Africa still struggles with racism, unemployment and inequality.

UDM welcomes Ramaphosa’s decision to grant King Sigcawu Category 1 funeral 23 November 2019, 1:34 PM

The United Democratic Movement has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to grant AmaXhosa King Zwelonke Sigcawu an official Category 1 funeral.

Rating agencies are not political agencies: Mantashe 23 November 2019, 12:35 PM

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe says rating agencies are not political agencies. He has reacted to Standard & Poor's revised outlook for South Africa from stable to negative.

Mogoeng urges nations to instil Madiba type value system 23 November 2019, 11:53 AM

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says the nation needs to inculcate a Madiba-type constitutional value system in order to deal with societal sicknesses of corruption, racism and gender-based violence. 

Ramaphosa defends De Ruyter’s appointment as Eskom GCEO 23 November 2019, 6:57 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the appointment of Andre De Ruyter as new Eskom GCEO. He was speaking at the South African Communist Party (SACP) Fundraising Gala Dinner in Kempton Park on Friday night.

Judgement expected next week in Zuma, Thales graft trial 22 November 2019, 9:04 PM

Judgement has been reserved in the application for leave to appeal by former President Jacob Zuma and his co-accused, the French arms company, Thales.