Party Of Action vows to end mandatory lockdown regulations in municipalities if elected

24 October 2021, 6:12 PM
There will be no mandatory lockdown regulations at municipalities governed the Party Of Action, should it win the upcoming local government elections.
IN BRIEF: Parties, Independent candidates contesting LGE2021 4 October 2021, 1:28 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) recently released its candidate lists for parties, big and small, and independent candidates amongst others who will be contesting the upcoming 2021 Local Government Elections.

IEC forging ahead with preparations for upcoming elections 4 October 2021, 12:52 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission is forging ahead with preparations for the Local Government Elections in 27 days' time.

PODCAST: Zooming into Your Community Part 5: Sophiatown, Gauteng 4 October 2021, 10:00 AM

In this weekly feature, SABC News captures voices of communities about their experience with service delivered by their municipality. This week, Digital News producer Lebo Tshangela speaks to the community leaders and residents of Sophiatown.

ANC deployment policy created many problems for SA: Holomisa 4 October 2021, 9:06 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says the African National Congress (ANC) deployment policy has created many problems for South Africa, including high rate of unemployment.

Coloured community in the North West feel marginalised by ANC 4 October 2021, 8:34 AM

The coloured community of Danville in Mahikeng in the North West says the African National Congress (ANC) has marginalised them.

Mangaung Concerned Community hopeful its grievances will be prioritised 4 October 2021, 6:13 AM

Civic movement, the Mangaung Concerned Community (MCC), is hopeful that its grievances will now be prioritised.

DA will win at least four metros: Steenhuisen 3 October 2021, 6:19 PM

DA leader, John Steenhuisen, says he is confident that they will win at least four major metros in the upcoming Local Government Elections.

EFF on a campaign trail in Thabazimbi and Bela-Bela 3 October 2021, 4:00 PM

Some residents of Thabazimbi in the Waterberg District in Limpopo where Economic Freedom Fighter leader Julius Malema is campaigning have complained of unemployment, sewage spills and a lack of water.

DA concedes there is room for improvement when it comes to service delivery in its municipalities 3 October 2021, 3:15 PM

The party announced plans to ramp up its campaign for the local government elections which are scheduled to take place on the first of next month.

Ramaphosa says the ANC wants to take back control of the Nelson Mandela Metro 3 October 2021, 12:38 PM

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC wants to take back control of the Nelson Mandela Metro.

Political Party: ActionSA 3 October 2021, 12:36 PM

ActionSA was formed in August 2020 by businessman and former Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba

Political Party: National Freedom Party 3 October 2021, 12:08 PM

The National Freedom Party (NFP) was officially launched by former Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Chairperson Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi on 12 February 2011.

Political Party: Inkatha Freedom Party 3 October 2021, 11:04 AM

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) draws its support largely from Zulu-speaking South Africans with its strongholds being the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal and migrant workers’ hostels in the metropolitan areas of Gauteng.

Ramaphosa to continue election campaign trail in Gqeberha 3 October 2021, 10:59 AM

African National Congress president Cyril Ramaphosa will embark on the second leg of his campaign trail to Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

Political Party: Democratic Alliance 3 October 2021, 10:46 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is the official opposition party in South Africa. John Steenhuisen is the current leader of the party following its Federal Congress in November 2020. 

Political Party: Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa 3 October 2021, 10:45 AM

The Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (ICOSA) is a political party formed by former ANC Karoo District Municipality manager Truman Prince.

Political Party: Freedom Front Plus 3 October 2021, 10:32 AM

The Freedom Front Freedom Front Plus (FF+) was formed in 1993 by General Constand Viljoen, a former Chief of the South African Defence Force (SADF).

Political Party: Abantu Batho Congress 3 October 2021, 10:29 AM

Abantu Batho Congress was formed by Philani 'PG' Mavundla. The party describes itself as an Afrocentric, Pan-Africanist and womanist revolutionary movement.

Political Party: Congress of the People 3 October 2021, 10:06 AM

The Congress of the People (COPE) - a splinter group from the ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC) - was officially launched in December 2008 in the Free State.

Mantashe describes South Africa’s high unemployment rate as a ‘global crisis’ 3 October 2021, 8:49 AM

African National Congress national chairperson Gwede Mantashe has described the high unemployment rate in the country as part of a global crisis.

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South Africans now living in fear due to escalating crime: ATM 3 October 2021, 7:06 AM

The African Transformation Movement (ATM) says South Africans are living in fear because of escalating crime in the country.

There are challenges but ANC is ready to resolve them: Mabuza 2 October 2021, 9:30 PM

ANC Deputy President David Mabuza says while they don't dispute the fact that there are challenges of service delivery and infighting within the party, the ANC is ready to resolve them.  

COPE promises to recall poor performing councillors 2 October 2021, 4:42 PM

Congress of the People president Mosiuoa Lekota is campaigning in Limpopo this weekend ahead of the November Local Government Elections.

UDM municipalities, councillors ‘to keep noses clean’ and look at oversight roles: Holomisa 2 October 2021, 1:00 PM

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa will launch his party's election manifesto in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape on Saturday.

TIMELINE: Service delivery protests since the last LGE in 2016 2 October 2021, 12:24 PM

As the country prepares for the upcoming local government elections on November 1 this year, many unhappy community members in different parts of the country have taken to the streets to voice their concerns over the lack of service delivery in their municipalities.

Political Party: Patriotic Alliance 2 October 2021, 12:18 PM

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) was formed by businessmen Gayton McKenzie and Kenny Kunene on 30 November 2013 in Paarl, Western Cape.

Political Party: One SA Movement 2 October 2021, 12:07 PM

One SA Movement was founded by former DA leader, Mmusi Maimane who insists the entity is not a political party but a civic movement.

Political Party: African Christian Democratic Party 2 October 2021, 11:39 AM

The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) was formed in December 1993 with the aim of representing South African Christians in parliament.

Political Party: United Christian Democratic Party 2 October 2021, 11:38 AM

The United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) was formed by the late Lucas Mangope, head of the apartheid-era "homeland" of Bophuthatswana.

Political Party: United Democratic Movement 2 October 2021, 10:52 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) was formed in 1997 by Bantu Holomisa, who was expelled from the ANC after accusing a top party official of corruption.