Limpopo ANC veterans want reinstatement of VBS implicated officials reviewed

9 July 2020, 6:45 PM
The African National Congress (ANC) Veterans League in Limpopo has criticised the ANC National Executive Council’s decision to reinstate the two senior officials who had been suspended for their alleged involvement in the looting and collapse of the now-defunct VBS Mutual Bank.
It was not ANC’s place to intervene in Prasa matters: Mantashe 2 July 2020, 6:47 PM

African National Congress (ANC) national chairperson Gwede Mantashe says any board chairperson of a State-Owned Entity who approaches the party, seeking intervention on corruption-related issues indicates that they do not know their job.

EFF reiterates call for SA to return to Level 5 lockdown 2 July 2020, 3:38 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has called for the country to return to level 5 lockdown for the next three months.

DA vows to continue efforts to ‘fix the flaws’ in the Disaster Management Act 2 July 2020, 11:57 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says a Constitutional Court judgment, dismissing the party's application for direct access to the court in order to contest the constitutionality of certain aspects of the Disaster Management Act, won't stop it from seeing its mission through.

ANC asks Parliament to probe feasibility of basic income grant 2 July 2020, 9:10 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it has requested Parliament's Economic Portfolio Committee to look at the feasibility of introducing a basic income grant.

Mabuyane wants a special provincial funeral for Ndamase 2 July 2020, 8:58 AM

The Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature is mourning the passing of former member and ANC stalwart Mlungisi Ndamase, who also served two terms as Members of Provincial Legislature in the Eastern Cape.

COVID-19 infections still under control and manageable: Ramaphosa 2 July 2020, 7:10 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans not to panic and be alarmed by the rising number of coronavirus infections in the country.

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Don’t panic says President Ramaphosa, as coronavirus cases increase 1 July 2020, 9:22 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South Africans not to panic and be alarmed by the rising number of coronavirus infections in the country.

DA welcomes court’s decision regarding Unisa’s language policy 1 July 2020, 4:44 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal's rejection of the University of South Africa's decision to remove Afrikaans as a medium of instruction.

LIVE: Media briefing on outcomes of ANC NEC ordinary sitting 1 July 2020, 2:30 PM

African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule briefs the media on the outcomes of the ordinary virtual sitting of the ANC’s National Executive Committee.

ANC blames salary payment delays on COVID-19 1 July 2020, 7:35 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) has blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for its failure to pay staff salaries.

EFF calls for a return to level 5 lockdown 30 June 2020, 9:35 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is calling on government to take the country back to level 5 coronavirus lockdown.

Court stops NFP from suspending Vikizitha Mlotshwa 30 June 2020, 8:00 PM

The High Court in Pietermaritzburg, in KwaZulu-Natal, has granted an application for an interdict against the National Freedom Party (NFP), stopping the party from suspending or removing KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson Vikizitha Mlotshwa from the provincial legislature.

Parliament failed in its oversight at Prasa: Justice Zondo 30 June 2020, 7:08 PM

Justice Raymond Zondo has told the state capture commission in Johannesburg that he is worried and surprised that no one took an interest in the prosecution of cases brought by the board of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula
Mapisa-Nqakula defends SA-Turkey arms deal 30 June 2020, 2:44 PM

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has defended the decision of the National Conventional Arms Control Committee to approve the sale of arms to Turkey.

Zuma administration failed Prasa: Popo Molefe 30 June 2020, 7:39 AM

Board chairperson of Prasa Popo Molefe told the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture that the former administration under former President Jacob Zuma failed Prasa.

DA urges Mkhwebane to finalise report on Estina Dairy Farm 29 June 2020, 6:51 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has urged Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to finalise the investigation and report on the controversial Estina Dairy Farm in Vrede, in the Free State.

State Capture Commission to resume on Monday 28 June 2020, 10:02 PM

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture will resume its hearings on Monday. The inquiry will hear evidence relating to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

Sihle Zikalala
KZN Premier Zikalala urges transport industry to comply with COVID-19 regulations 28 June 2020, 7:35 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has urged the public transport industry to comply with COVID-19 regulations.

Political parties divided over Mogoeng’s comments 28 June 2020, 2:13 PM

Political parties are divided over the comments made by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng over Israel. A formal complaint against the Chief Justice has been lodged at the Judicial Services Commission (JSC) by Africa4Palestine.

DA calls for NERSA to be audited on an annual basis 28 June 2020, 1:36 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on the Auditor-General of South Africa to audit the National Energy Regulator of South Africa's pricing and regulatory account determinations on an annual basis.

Chief Justice Mogoeng faces mounting backlash over Israel remarks 27 June 2020, 9:40 PM

It remains to be seen whether Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will buckle under the mounting pressure and retract his statement on Israel. Several bodies have criticised the Chief Justice's comments, with one having lodged a complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

Bring it on, Lesufi tells AfriForum as the pressure group threatens him with court action 27 June 2020, 5:04 PM

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he will not be intimidated and silenced by lobby group, AfriForum. The civil rights organisation has confirmed that it is taking legal action against Lesufi over claims made in 2019 that Afriforum tried to assassinate him.

Call for constitutional amendment to end existence of Orania 26 June 2020, 10:33 PM

A call has been made in the Youth Parliament for government to amend the Constitution to cease the existence of Orania as a state operating on its own.

ANC in Western Cape calls for Local Government Minister Bredell’s suspension 26 June 2020, 7:30 PM

Leader of the opposition in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament and ANC member, Cameron Dugmore, has called on Premier Alan Winde to suspend Provincial Minister of Local Government, Anton Bredell.

Malema open to his finances being audited 26 June 2020, 6:08 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says he is open to his finances being audited adding that there is no proof of any corruption committed by him regarding the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

It is vital for Parliament to speed up the process of amending the Electoral Act: IEC 26 June 2020, 5:34 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says it is vital for Parliament to speed up the process of amending the current Electoral Act to avoid problems in the next general election in 2024.

ANC concerned about Chief Justice Mogoeng’s Israel remarks 25 June 2020, 9:50 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) has expressed concern over Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's remarks, expressing his apparent support for "apartheid Israel."

Bheki Cele
Cele visits family of slain ANC councillor in KZN 25 June 2020, 8:25 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the new wave of political killings in KwaZulu-Natal is a cause for concern.

COPE slams Zille over apartheid laws tweet 25 June 2020, 4:15 PM

COPE has slammed DA Federal Council Chairperson Helen Zille for saying democratic South Africa has more racist laws than the apartheid regime.

David Mabuza
LIVE | Deputy President answers questions in Parliament 25 June 2020, 2:34 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza is in Parliament this afternoon, fielding questions from Members of Parliament.