The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is celebrating its eighth anniversary on Monday. So far, it is the country's third biggest political party with at least 44 Members of Parliament in the National Assembly following the 2019 national elections.
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says seeing former President Jacob Zuma going to jail was a painful thing to watch and was something that he can never wish for his worst enemies.
Lobby group AfriForum has instructed its legal team to investigate the merits of an application that the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will launch to postpone the 2021 municipal elections.
Political parties have expressed mixed reactions over the Independent Electoral Commission's (IEC) decision to accept the recommendations of the Moseneke Inquiry regarding the postponement of the local government elections in South Africa.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says while it has postponed the national voter registration weekend scheduled for July 31 and August 1, voters can continue to register to vote on its virtual platform.
The National Freedom Party (NPF) is calling on president Cyril Ramaphosa and police minister, Bheki Cele, to step down following the violent unrest that has claimed more than 300 lives in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Chair of the IEC Glen Mashinini says they will now have a meeting with CoGTA Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the national treasury as well as political parties to communicate its decision that the elections be postponed.
The Electoral Commission (IEC) is announcing its decision regarding the upcoming Local Government Elections (LGE 2021) meant to be held on 27 October 2021.
National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise has again rejected a proposal for an urgent special debate on the recent violence and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
The Commission into State Capture will hold virtual hearings to hear Law Enforcement Agencies-related evidence from Legal representatives of implicated National Prosecutor Authority (NPA) prosecutors.
Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says government has been decisive in condemning the killing of people in Phoenix, Durban last week.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will on Friday make a final decision on whether the October Local government Elections will take place or not.
African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) member, Kwazi Mshengu, has called the loss of lives in Phoenix, north of Durban, during last week's violent unrest, a genocide.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs director-general, Mashwahle Diphofa, says COVID-19 restrictions will be implemented at the funeral. Diphofa says among the 50 people who will be attending - are 10 from government, four traditional leaders and 36 members of the family.
Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has dismissed reports of renewed unrest on the country's highways as fake news but has confirmed that the death toll from last week's looting and arson in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has risen to 337.
Opposition political parties are concerned by a recent report which claims president Cyril Ramaphosa was a target of an international spyware programme.
Former President Jacob Zuma is in good health and high spirits, says ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson and premier, Sihle Zikalala.
The governing party in KwaZulu-Natal has distanced itself from the event, with ANC provincial spokesperson, Nhlakanipho Ntombela, saying they do not know who organised the event.
The JG Zuma Foundation has released a statement indicating the media is not allowed within the precinct where the funeral service of Michael Zuma is underway in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal. The Correctional Services on Thursday morning announced they have granted former President Jacob Zuma compassionate leave to be able to attend his brother's funeral.
Former Intelligence Minister Ronnie Kasrils says the state's current intelligence apparatus is dysfunctional and the Ramaphosa administration has to start acting on the 2018 Mufamadi report to reform the sector.
The Department of Correctional Services says former President Jacob Zuma has been granted compassionate leave in order to attend to a family bereavement. Zuma filed the application for compassionate leave to attend the funeral of his brother, Michael, who passed away last week following a long illness.
The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is set to consult with the Political Party Liaison Committee on Thursday to discuss Justice Dikgang Moseneke's report calling for the postponement of the country's municipal elections.
The son of one of the Cradock Four, Lukhanyo Calata, says he's not confident that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will prosecute outstanding cases unless forced by a court of law.
Briefing by the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services on processes to be followed following the arrest/prosecution of people involved in the recent acts of violence that took place in South Africa.
ActionSA has expressed its disappointment in the outcome of the report by former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke. The report notes how free and fair elections would not be possible on the 27th of October and has recommended that they be postponed to February 2022.
Despite being one of the parties to initially disagree with any postponement of the Local Government Elections, the Congress of the People says it respects and accepts the report of Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke.
A US-based constitutional law expert has affirmed the view that South Africa recently experienced an attempted insurrection and has drawn distinct similarities with the riots on Capitol Hill in Washington on 6 January.
Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has released his recommendations on holding a free and fair local government election following an inquiry into the matter. He is advising that the upcoming LGE 2021 be pushed forward by four months to February 2022.
Political parties have welcomed the resumption of the Ad-Hoc committee that will investigate charges of misconduct and incompetence against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
Former Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke says free and fair elections cannot be held during the COVID-19 pandemic.