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.
ANC in KwaZulu-Natal remembers Robert Mugabe 10 October 2019, 8:45 PM

Deputy Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu- Natal, Mike Mabuyakhulu has appealed to residents of Newcastle and the province at large to continue to take cognisance of the role played by Robert Mugabe to liberate Africa.

Watch: Zuma delivers Robert Mugabe memorial lecture 10 October 2019, 4:18 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma is delivering the Robert Mugabe memorial lecture in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.

Gumede accuses Cele for Hawks raid 10 October 2019, 12:54 PM

Former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, has accused Police Minister Bheki Cele of being behind Thursday’s raids, which the Hawks conducted at her houses in Inanda and Umhlanga, north of Durban.

Ramaphosa to answer questions at NCOP 10 October 2019, 12:43 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to answer oral questions in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) this afternoon.

Hawks raid homes of eThekwini officials 10 October 2019, 10:22 AM

The Hawks say they have raided the homes of 12 other officials charged along with former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede.

Cyril Ramaphosa speaks after taking the oath of office at his inauguration as South African president.
Ramaphosa to appoint two more councils 10 October 2019, 9:53 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will be appointing an investment and a state-owned entities council. Ramaphosa made the announcement at the first sitting of his Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

Hawks raid Zandile Gumede’s eThekwini property 10 October 2019, 8:02 AM

The Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal are raiding the home of former eThekwini Mayor, Zandile Gumede, at the upmarket Somerset Park in uMhlanga, north of Durban.

Julius Malema
EFF’s elective conference to be held in December 9 October 2019, 9:25 PM

With just two months away from the party's second elective conference, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says everything is on track.

‘There’s rampant corruption, nepotism in Limpopo municipality’ 9 October 2019, 9:11 PM

ANC Secretary in Limpopo, Soviet Lekganyane, says there's rampant corruption and nepotism in the Mogalakwena Municipality in Mokopane.

President Ramaphosa says there’s hope for economic growth 9 October 2019, 7:28 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the reforms that government is implementing to stimulate economic growth, are reasons for hope.

Ethekwini Municipality
Financial status of eThekwini Municipality at risk: DA 9 October 2019, 4:18 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in KwaZulu-Natal says the financial status of the eThekwini Municipality is at risk. This after the budget statement indicated that the city is owed over R11 billion by several service providers.

African National Congress
ANC in Phokwane municipality fires its Mayor and Speaker 9 October 2019, 11:34 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Northern Cape has fired the Mayor and Speaker of the Phokwane Municipality after they went against party policy and voted with the opposition on organisational matters.

ANC online membership system might affect regional conferences 8 October 2019, 6:13 PM

The new African National Congress (ANC) online membership system to be piloted in provinces such as KwaZulu-Natal might result in the postponement of eagerly awaited regional conferences.

Thuli Madonsela
Thuli Madonsela accuses Duduzane Zuma of lying to Zondo Commission 8 October 2019, 11:08 AM

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has accused Duduzane Zuma of lying at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture - and attempting to divert the attention away from himself.

Parliament returns to work following Spring recess 8 October 2019, 8:05 AM

Members of Parliament will on Tuesday return to work after the Spring recess. A total of 43 committees will be sitting this week,

Duduzane Zuma back for second day at State Capture Commission 8 October 2019, 5:55 AM

Businessman Duduzane Zuma will on Tuesday continue with his testimony at the State Capture Commission in Parktown, Johannesburg.

Mmusi Maimane
Power to remove me from DA not vested on individuals: Maimane 7 October 2019, 8:32 PM

Beleaguered DA leader, Mmusi Maimane is adamant that he will remain party leader despite internal political pressure.

Malema calls for alternative measures to curb State Capture Commission costs 7 October 2019, 8:08 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says alternative measures should be found to curb escalating costs at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture.

Janusz Walus must rot in jail: Nzimande 7 October 2019, 4:05 PM

South African Communist Party General Secretary Blade Nzimande says Polish immigrant Janusz Walus must rot in jail for killing Chris Hani.

I’m going nowhere: Maimane 7 October 2019, 1:59 PM

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says he's going nowhere and will remain party leader until he is removed by a conference.

Helen Zille
Zille eligible for DA’s Federal Council chairperson position 7 October 2019, 1:37 PM

Former DA leader and Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, is eligible to contest for the leader of the party's Federal Council chairperson.

Helen Zille
Leadership attributes are greater than the colour of a person’s skin: Zille 7 October 2019, 9:36 AM

Former DA leader, Helen Zille, has emphasized that leadership attributes are far greater than the colour of a person's skin, following a controversial opinion column calling on party leader   Mmusi Maimane to be step down.

Buang Jones on Morning Live
SAHRC calls political parties to join them fight racism 7 October 2019, 8:37 AM

The Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has called on political parties  such as the Freedom Front Plus  to join them in their fight against all forms of racism.

Mantashe condemns factionalism in ANC 6 October 2019, 9:45 PM

African National Congress (ANC) national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has again spoken out against continued factionalism in the party.

Nzimande calls for an end to gender-based violence 6 October 2019, 4:16 PM

South African Communist Party (SACP) General-Secretary Blade Nzimande has added his voice to calls for an end to gender-based violence.

Duduzane Zuma to appear at State Capture Commission on Monday 6 October 2019, 1:53 PM

Duduzane Zuma will on Monday appear at the State Capture Commission. He was first mentioned at the Commission by Former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas as the person who took him to the Gupta Saxonwold home in October 2015.

Nzimande to deliver keynote address at Red October Campaign launch 6 October 2019, 11:05 AM

South African Communist Party (SACP) General Secretary Blade Nzimande is expected to deliver a keynote address at the launch of the Red October Month Rally at Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.

Magashule calls for revival of ANCYL 5 October 2019, 9:30 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Ace Magashule has called for a speedy revival of the party's youth wing. Magashule says the mother body needs a militant youth wing to drive Radical Economic Transformation.

‘DA must maintain political cohesion amid vying for council chairperson position’ 5 October 2019, 8:30 PM

Some political analysts say the Democratic Alliance (DA) should maintain political cohesion as four  senior party officials gear up to compete to succeed James Selfe as the chairperson of the federal council.

Mmusi Maimane
Maimane welcomes his acquittal by DA Finance Committee 5 October 2019, 5:42 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says he's happy that the party's Finance Committee gave him a fair opportunity to present his case.