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ANC calls on citizens to register for 2019 national elections 9 March 2018, 9:47 PM

Hours before the voter registration kicks off, the African National Congress has called on South Africans to go out in their numbers to register to vote in the 2019 national election.

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Former President Jacob Zuma says there should be no blood shed in the fight for land.

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Mbalula resigns as ANC MP 9 March 2018, 1:08 PM

Former Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has resigned as ANC Member of Parliament.

Nehawu concerned about abuse of power by political leaders in Mpumalanga 9 March 2018, 11:42 AM

Nehawu in Mpumalanga says it is concerned about the abuse of some political leaders in the provincial legislature.

Dlamini-Zuma calls for budget on gender parity programmes 9 March 2018, 6:31 AM

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, says women should withhold their vote in next year's national election if government fails to allocate budgets that will focus on gender parity programmes.

Political onslaught aimed at unseating me: Mahumapelo 9 March 2018, 6:26 AM

North West Premier, Supra Mahumapelo, says there is a political onslaught in the province aimed at unseating him from his position.

Duarte dismisses notion Zuma will negatively affect election campaign 8 March 2018, 8:12 PM

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EFF plans court action against companies fingered in Listeriosis outbreak 8 March 2018, 4:18 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) plans to launch a class court action against companies involved in the spread of the deadly bacteria, listeriosis, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

Mahumapelo says will cooperate with Hawks 8 March 2018, 3:12 PM

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EFF objects to Nombembe’s appointment in state capture 8 March 2018, 2:27 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it objects to the appointment of Former Auditor General Terence Nombembe as the Head of Investigations for the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture.

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Hawks investigating cases of fraud and corruption in N West 8 March 2018, 1:16 PM

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WATCH: EFF Media Briefing 8 March 2018, 12:10 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema will brief the media on an unspecified topic in Johannesburg.

Hawks raid N West premier’s office 8 March 2018, 11:06 AM

The Hawks in the North West province have raided the offices of the North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo and confiscated several documents.

National Defence Force to revise policy on leasing aircraft 8 March 2018, 8:25 AM

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the National Defence Force is revising its policy on leasing aircraft for the President and Deputy President.

State capture inquiry a positive move says Madonsela 8 March 2018, 7:39 AM

Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela says like most South Africans, she celebrates the start of the Commission of Inquiry into allegations of state capture .

Ramaphosa ‘unknowingly’ used controversial aeroplane 7 March 2018, 8:52 PM

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Trollip appeals to opposition parties to consider budget adjustments 7 March 2018, 3:46 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip has appealed to opposition parties in council to put aside politics and consider the 2017/2018 proposed budget adjustments.

WATCH: NPA briefing in Parliament on State Capture cases 7 March 2018, 11:02 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks brief a joint committee of the police and justice on progress and challenges regarding the prosecution of State Capture cases.

Supra Mahumapelo
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The North West Provincial Legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts has crack down on alleged irregularities and corruption, within the provincial government departments.

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Western Cape ANC executive fatally shot 7 March 2018, 7:56 AM

A member of the ANC's Western Cape Executive Committee, Elese Depouche has been shot and killed at his home in Crossroads near Philippi on the Cape Flats.

DA reiterates call for leaner cabinet 6 March 2018, 4:39 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has reiterated its call for a lean cabinet.

Not EFF’s prerogative to determine my future: Jonas 6 March 2018, 4:02 PM

Former Finance Deputy Minister, Mcebisi Jonas says it's not the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)'s prerogative to determine his future.

Bulk of W Cape budget allocated to health, education 6 March 2018, 3:18 PM

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Jonas still to hear from ANC over Nelson Mandela Bay 6 March 2018, 3:10 PM

Former deputy minister of finance Mcebisi Jonas on Tuesday, said he is yet to hear from his party, the African National Congress (ANC) following the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) suggestions that he take over as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor.

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ANC MP Fezeka Loliwe dies in car accident 6 March 2018, 6:25 AM

Condolences are pouring in following the death of African National Congress Member of Parliament Fezeka Loliwe.

Ramaphosa urges citizens to register for 2019 elections 5 March 2018, 4:11 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South Africans, young and old, to visit their voting stations to register for the 2019 elections.

FF Plus announces plans to fight land expropriation without compensation 5 March 2018, 3:08 PM

The Freedom Front Plus is calling on civil society and individuals to make submissions to oppose the proposed amendment to the Constitution that will allow the expropriation of land without compensation.

Trollip unfazed by EFF’s motion of no confidence 5 March 2018, 2:46 PM

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip says he's unfazed by Economic Freedom Fighters planned motion of no confidence in him.

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The ANC Youth League in the North West has once again called for the National Executive Committee of the ANC to intervene in the on-going infights within the provincial party structures.