IPID Amendment Bill another step towards its independence: CASAC

7 June 2020, 8:11 AM
The signing of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Amendment Bill into law is just one step towards securing the independence of the Directorate. This is according to the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC).
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ANC NW list conference ends in chaos 11 December 2018, 10:54 AM

Violent confrontations broke out at a list conference venue of the ANC, where registration and verification process were taking place in Potchefstroom, in the North West on Monday night.

Premier Stan Mathabatha
Limpopo mayors implicated in VBS scandal to know their fate 11 December 2018, 5:40 AM

Limpopo mayors who deposited more than R500 million meant for service delivery in the now liquidated VBS mutual bank will know their fate on Tuesday.

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ANC confirms receiving sexual assault allegation against Mabe 10 December 2018, 4:52 PM

ANC has confirmed that a letter of complaint has been received accusing its national spokesperson Pule Mabe of sexual harassment.

City of Joburg Herman Mashaba
Mashaba opens criminal case against Tau 10 December 2018, 3:05 PM

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has opened a criminal case against former city mayor Parks Tau and former Member of the Mayoral Committee, Geoff Makhubo.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
DA vows to be the voice of citizens 10 December 2018, 2:03 PM

The DA has vowed to become the voice of ordinary citizens on illegal immigration.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
DA leader Mmusi Maimane delivers his party’s report 10 December 2018, 11:06 AM

DA leader Mmusi Maimane delivers his party's report card for the year in a media briefing.

Former PAC MP to challenge dismissal 10 December 2018, 9:27 AM

Former PAC member of Parliament Luthando Mbinda and his rival Narious Moloto are expected to meet in the High Court in Cape Town on Monday morning.

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DA, UDM disagree on dissolution of SABC board 10 December 2018, 8:52 AM

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament are on the opposite sides on whether the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Board should be dissolved to appoint an interim one.

Mpumalanga ANC members
Mpumalanga ANC finalises candidates for elections 9 December 2018, 9:21 PM

Branches of the ANC in Mpumalanga are meeting to finalise party lists ahead of next year's national elections.

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Eastern Cape ANC finalises representative list ahead of elections 9 December 2018, 9:08 PM

The ANC in the Eastern Cape plans to retain over 50% of its current legislature representatives.

Thabo Mosiane
Death of Thabo Mosiane a major setback for unity: ANC NEC 9 December 2018, 8:45 PM

The death of Thabo Mosiane, the ANC North West Regional Task Team convenor in the Dr Kenneth Kaunda region, is a major setback for unity.

Zingiswa Losi
Cosatu welcomes Ramaphosa’s decision not to give MP’s salary increase 9 December 2018, 2:54 PM

Labour federation Cosatu's president, Zingiswa Losi has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision not to give Members of Parliament a 4% salary increase.

Zwelinzima Vavi
MPs deserve a salary increase which is below inflation: Vavi 9 December 2018, 1:42 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says Members of Parliament deserve a salary increase which is below inflation.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi speaking at the Indian Consulate in Durban
Land expropriation could lead to further racial divisions: Buthelezi 9 December 2018, 9:16 AM

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has expressed concern that the moves in Parliament toward land expropriation without compensation will open old wounds and work against social cohesion in South Africa.

Premier Stan Mathabatha
ANC members implicated in VBS scandal not included in party list 9 December 2018, 7:04 AM

ANC members in Limpopo implicated in the VBS saga have not been included the party lists for the provincial and national elections. The ANC in Limpopo held its lists conference in Polokwane on Saturday.

Laloo Chiba
Laloo Chiba’s memorial stone unveiled 8 December 2018, 10:11 PM

A memorial stone's been unveiled for struggle stalwart Laloo Chiba at Johannesburg's West-park Cemetery.

DA leader Mmusi Maimane
Maimane says power crisis is Ramaphosa’s responsibility 8 December 2018, 7:56 PM

DA leader, Mmusi Maimane, says South Africans are headed for a Black Christmas.

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A look into this week’s political events 8 December 2018, 7:23 PM

This week in politics saw the first female NDPP appointed but also the sad passing of two important South Africans, Former Diplomat Mendi Msimang and former Deputy Chairperson of the TRC Dr Alex Boraine.

Themba Godi
Load shedding a ploy to privatise Eskom: Godi 8 December 2018, 1:27 PM

African People's Convention leader Themba Godi  says the current load-shedding and  what he calls artificial shortages of coal at Eskom,  are a ploy to get the power utility privatised.

Jackson Mthembu
Parliament fight a low point: Jackson Mthembu 8 December 2018, 1:04 PM

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says one of the lowest points for Parliament this year was the physical fight between Agang Parliamentary Leader Andries Tlouamma and EFF MP Nazeer Paulsen.

Mendi Msimang funeral on Saturday: He will be cremated 7 December 2018, 9:51 PM

Former African National Congress Treasurer-General Mendi Msimang will be cremated at the Pretoria west crematorium on Saturday morning.

SACP blames state capture for crisis at SABC 7 December 2018, 9:21 PM

The Secretary General of the South African Communist Party (SACP) Blade Nzimande blames state capture and a lack of decisive leadership for the crisis at the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Land constitutional amendment may be delayed: Mthembu 7 December 2018, 8:36 PM

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu concedes that the proposed process to amend the constitution, to give effect to land expropriation without compensation, may not be completed before the rise of the 5th Parliament in May 2019.

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ANC N Cape List conference to go ahead 7 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) list conference in the Northern Cape is going ahead as planned.

Land debate has shown SA’s prospects of a healthy democracy: Ramaphosa 7 December 2018, 2:44 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land debate in South Africa has shown the country's prospects of a healthy democracy.

Mthembu briefing on work of ANC caucus in 2018 7 December 2018, 11:07 AM

ANC Chief Whip in Parliament Jackson Mthembu briefs the media on the work of the party’s caucus for 2018.

PIC grilled by Scopa over granting Eskom R5 billion 7 December 2018, 8:25 AM

Parliament's public money watchdog, Scopa, has grilled the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) about the secrecy surrounding a R5 billion that the PIC recently granted Eskom, as the power utility struggles to keep the lights on and implements load shedding.

DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme
‘Parliament must urgently fill SABC board vacancies’ 7 December 2018, 7:39 AM

Political parties have called on Parliament to move swiftly to fill the vacancies on the SABC board, after President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignations of four board members on Thursday.

Late ANC Treasurer General Mendi Msimang
Mendi Msimang described as an honest man 6 December 2018, 8:30 PM

The late former African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer General Mendi Msimang has been described as an honest man who put the governing party's financial systems in order.

ANC satisfied that Brics dialogue met its objectives 6 December 2018, 7:00 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is satisfied the Brics Political Party Dialogue has met the objectives it has set itself to achieve.