Constitutional Court to rule on Zuma rescission application

17 September 2021, 5:58 AM
The Constitutional Court will on Friday morning hand down judgment in the application to have its earlier decision to sentence former President Jacob Zuma to 15-months in jail for contempt of court rescinded.
Home Affairs’ offices will be open this weekend for ID collections 16 September 2021, 8:12 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will be hosting its voter registration weekend on Saturday and Sunday across the country.

ANC hopes to recover metros it failed to obtain outright majority in 2016 16 September 2021, 5:44 PM

The party's Head of Elections, Fikile Mbalula has singled out Ekurhuleni as its best case study, saying it has been the best ANC run municipality since the 2016 local government elections. 

President Ramaphosa invites public nominations for next Chief Justice 16 September 2021, 5:00 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is inviting public nominations for the next Chief Justice of South Africa. The term of the current Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng comes to an end on 11 October.

IEC urges South Africans to take advantage of weekend’s voter registration drive 16 September 2021, 4:02 PM

The Electoral Commission has urged South Africans to come out in their numbers and take advantage of this weekend's voter registration drive.

Mbalula concedes ANC’s councillor selection process fraught with challenges 16 September 2021, 3:17 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Head of Elections Fikile Mbalula has conceded that the party's councillor candidate selection process was not smooth and fraught with challenges.

VIDEO| IEC briefing on state of readiness for final voter registration weekend 16 September 2021, 2:00 PM

The Electoral Commission (IEC) briefs the media on the state of readiness ahead of the voter registration weekend scheduled to take place on Saturday, 18 September and Sunday, 19 September 2021 from 08h00 – 17h00 on both days.

ANC to launch election manifesto in Tshwane on 27 September 16 September 2021, 2:00 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has announced that it will launch its election manifesto in Tshwane on 27 September, emphasising that the event will be conducted in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

‘IEC expects between 500 000 and 2 million more registrations’ 16 September 2021, 1:06 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it expects between 500 000 and 2 million more registrations throughout its over 23 000 stations in the country.

Hlengiwe Mkhize described as a thoughtful and compassionate person 16 September 2021, 12:57 PM

Anti-apartheid activist Professor Saths Cooper has described Deputy Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize, as a thoughtful and compassionate person.

Deputy Minister Mkhize dies at the age of 69 16 September 2021, 10:29 AM

Deputy Minister in the Presidency and African National Congress (ANC) NEC member, Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize has passed away.

Unpaid ANC workers say they will not be able to assist with election preparations 16 September 2021, 8:55 AM

African National Congress (ANC) workers who have not yet been paid their salaries say they will not be able to assist with election preparations unless they have the financial means to travel to work.

ANC says it’s doing all in its power to resolve concerns from its members 16 September 2021, 6:13 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is doing all in its power to resolve the concerns that are being brought by its members.

EFF encourages emerging farmers in North West to change way of voting 16 September 2021, 6:02 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) National Chairperson, Veronica Mente, has encouraged emerging farmers in Taung in the North West to change the way they previously voted.

Duarte on ANC election campaign trail in Cape Town 15 September 2021, 8:55 PM

ANC Deputy-Secretary General Jessie Duarte was on an election campaign trail in Cape Town in the Western Cape today. She conducted a voter registration drive in areas such as Makhaza in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.

FF Plus accuses ANC of pushing Brandfort name change to cover up service delivery failures 15 September 2021, 7:51 PM

Freedom Front Plus MPL in the Free State, Armand Cloete has accused Arts and Culture minister - Nathi Mthethwa of driving the agenda to rename Brandfort to Winnie Mandela to cover up the African National Congress (ANC) led government's service delivery failures. 

DA aims to win full control of Tshwane Metro 15 September 2021, 7:39 PM

The Democratic Alliance has set itself a target of 50% plus one, to have full control of the Tshwane Metro Municipality.  

ANC members threaten to boycott upcoming LGE due to candidate selection process 15 September 2021, 6:06 PM

Some ANC members are threatening not to vote in the upcoming local government elections. Hundreds protested outside Luthuli House in Johannesburg against the party's councillor candidate selection process.

Abantu Batho Congress launches election manifesto in Durban 15 September 2021, 5:48 PM

Hundreds of  Abantu Batho Congress (ABC) members gathered outside the Durban City Hall where the party launched its election manifesto today.

Maimane’s One South Africa Movement seeks to unite independents ahead of elections 15 September 2021, 3:40 PM

Independent candidates in Sebokeng, Emfuleni, south of Johannesburg, say they want to depolitisize local government and introduce professional leadership in municipalities. 

ANC worried about hijacking of meetings: Mabe 15 September 2021, 2:09 PM

African National Congress (ANC) national leadership has its hands full, only weeks leading up to the polls, to try and quell violence amongst its members.

‘Parties found guilty of spreading disinformation could be fined R200 000’ 15 September 2021, 11:25 AM

The Right2Know campaign says political parties could face a fine of R200 000 if found guilty of spreading disinformation during their election campaign trails.

DA urges Motshekga to review matric exam timetable in light of upcoming elections 15 September 2021, 8:00 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in parliament is calling for Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga to relook the 2021 matric examination timetable to accommodate the upcoming Local Government Elections on the first of November.

Helen Suzman Foundation launches urgent application for reasons behind decision to place Zuma on medical parole 14 September 2021, 7:46 PM

The Helen Suzman Foundation has launched an urgent application before the High Court in Pretoria requesting the reasons behind National Correctional Services Commissioner Arthur Fraser's decision to place former President Jacob Zuma on medical parole.

EFF takes local government elections campaign to the Vaal 14 September 2021, 4:22 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema along with the party leaders are taking the campaign for the upcoming local government elections (LGE) to the Vaal in Gauteng.

Political Task Team investigates killing of three women during political gathering in Inanda 14 September 2021, 3:48 PM

Fear has gripped Inanda township, following the shootings. Occupants of a car randomly opened fire during a community meeting to nominate a ward councillor candidate for the ANC.

Relevant authorities will deal with Zuma parole if there was any wrongdoing: Gungubele 14 September 2021, 1:00 PM

Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele says if there is any wrongdoing in the release of former president Jacob Zuma on medical parole, they expect relevant authorities to deal with it.

Cele visits crime scene in Inanda where three women were killed 14 September 2021, 12:10 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele has visited the crime scene at which three women were killed in a drive-by shooting during a meeting at Inanda north of Durban at the weekend.

Department of Defence spent over R100 million on unoccupied offices : AG 14 September 2021, 11:31 AM

The Department of Defence and Military Veterans has spent more than R100 million on lease payments for unoccupied office buildings from 2015 up to 2020.

DA calls on Limpopo Premier to investigate corruption allegations against MEC Thandi Moraka 14 September 2021, 10:12 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Limpopo says it has written to Premier Stan Mathabatha to investigate allegations of corruption against Sports, Arts and Culture MEC Thandi Moraka.

Police Minister to visit Inanda after 3 killed at ANC candidate selection meeting over the weekend 14 September 2021, 6:20 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele will on Tuesday visit Inanda in Durban following the killing of three women in a drive-by shooting on Saturday.