The City of Cape Town’s Mayco member for Safety and Security, JP Smith, has reacted to Police Minister Bheki Cele’s comments on the safety of the city, saying the region needs more police members to assist with crime.
Political analyst Ongama Mtimka says it’s unlikely that a large portion of society would hastily heed to the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) calls for invasions of vacant land.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has warned of a risk of a revolution if the governing African National Congress government does not expropriate land without compensation.
The ANC Chief Whip, Pemmy Majodina, has refuted opposition parties’ claims that the SONA that President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered when he opened the sixth Parliament last week, was a mere dream which was short on tangible solutions on growing the economy.
The 14 political parties represented in Parliament will on Tuesday debate the State of the Nation Address. President Cyril Ramaphosa will reply to the debate on Wednesday.