ANC KZN to discuss offensive voice notes against late minister Mthembu

27 January 2021, 5:59 PM
Provincial officials of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal will now discuss a controversial voice note by a member of the party's regional leadership in which the late Minister Jackson Mthembu was insulted.
DA rejects Mabuza’s appointment to oversee SA’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout 20 January 2021, 9:45 AM

The Democratic Alliance has rejected the appointment of Deputy President David Mabuza as head of the inter-ministerial committee to oversee the country's COVID-19 vaccine rollout programme.  

Ramaphosa establishes committee to oversee COVID-19 vaccine rollout 19 January 2021, 7:46 PM

Speaking during a webinar organised by the ANC's Progressive Business Forum, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the committee would assist government in ensuring that the distribution of the vaccines are well managed.

DA calls on Treasury to disclose details of COVID-19 relief expenditure 19 January 2021, 6:25 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on National Treasury to disclose the details of how each of the country's municipalities spent its share of the R500 billion-rand COVID-19 relief package.

Carl Niehaus
ANC mum on details of Niehaus’ suspension letter 19 January 2021, 12:49 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will not divulge details of a letter informing uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans (MKMVA) spokesperson, Carl Niehaus of his notice of suspension.

Uncertainty over whether Zuma will appear before Zondo Commission 18 January 2021, 7:33 PM

Whether former President Jacob Zuma will ever appear before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture remains uncertain.

John Steenhuisen
DA challenges Ramaphosa over ‘unconstitutional’ COVID-19 vaccine issues 18 January 2021, 2:49 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says its lawyers will write to President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday to set out  COVID-19 vaccination issues that the party says are not in line with the Constitution.

King Thulare III an economic freedom fighter for land and justice: Reverend Al Sharpton 17 January 2021, 5:28 PM

American civil rights lawyer and international activist Reverend Al Sharpton has praised the late Bapedi King Thulare Victor Thulare III as an economic freedom fighter for land and justice.

Bheki Cele
Ntuli described as a leader who was able to work with all political parties 17 January 2021, 12:58 PM

Tributes are pouring in for the late KwaZulu Natal MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli.

Bheki Cele
ANC expresses shock following death of Bheki Ntuli 17 January 2021, 7:03 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal has expressed shock following the death of the provincial executive member and MEC for Transport, Community Safety and Liaison, Bheki Ntuli.

King Victor Thulare III to be buried on Sunday 16 January 2021, 10:26 PM

The late Bapedi King Victor Thulare III will be buried in Limpopo on Sunday morning.

Saftu wants Ramaphosa to answer allegations of conflict of interest in Eskom 16 January 2021, 9:22 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) has called on the State Capture Inquiry to have President Cyril Ramaphosa to appear before it to answer to allegations of conflict of interest with regards to Eskom.

Johnson Mlambo has been described as a steadfast Africanist 16 January 2021, 2:18 PM

Struggle stalwart Johnson Mlambo has been described as a steadfast Africanist by his son Nhlamolo Mlambo.

SAFTU calls on Ramaphosa to appear before State Capture Commission 16 January 2021, 1:30 PM

SAFTU has called for the Zondo Commission to have President Cyril Ramaphosa to appear before it to answer to allegations of conflict of interest with regards to Eskom.

DA rejects government’s decision to delay the reopening of schools 15 January 2021, 2:38 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has rejected the decision by government to delay the reopening of all public and private schools.

Floyd Shivambu
EFF to table Bill in Parliament to synchronise and postpone elections 15 January 2021, 8:00 AM

EFF deputy president, Floyd Shivambu says the party will table a Bill in Parliament next month to synchronise elections and postpone them to 2024.

Afriforum, Solidarity give government an ultimatum on vaccine roll-out plan 15 January 2021, 5:50 AM

Lobby group Afriforum and trade union Solidarity have given government until next Wednesday to fully explain the roll-out plan for the COVID-19 vaccine, or face court action.

Western Cape government to go it alone on vaccine procurement 14 January 2021, 9:52 PM

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen has confirmed that the Western Cape government is in talks with manufacturers of vaccines to combat the coronavirus and is seeking to procure them independently of government.

ActionSA slams calls for postponement of local government elections 14 January 2021, 5:14 PM

ActionSA slams calls for the delay of the 2021 local government elections made by EFF leader Julius Malema following a media briefing by the party on Thursday afternoon.

DA calls for special task team to investigate financial affairs of some municipalities in E Cape 14 January 2021, 3:58 PM

The bankrupt Amathole District Municipality (ADM) announced that it is unable to pay staff and creditors for the next four months.

INFOGRAPHIC | Donald Trump Impeachments 14 January 2021, 3:16 PM

US President Donald Trump has become the first President of the United States of America to be impeached twice in his single term. 

Julius Malema
EFF calls for reinstatement of social grants 14 January 2021, 2:24 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters have called for government to reinstate social relief measures to citizens as South Africa experiences a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: EFF leader Julius Malema addresses the media 14 January 2021, 12:08 PM

Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, Julius Malema is holding a press briefing. The party’s first briefing of the new year is expected to touch on a wide range of issues, such as the COVID-19 pandemic and local elections.

Ratlou Local Municipality put under administration 14 January 2021, 7:11 AM

The North West Local Government Department has placed the Ratlou Local Municipality under administration.

Two senior E Cape Legislature members test positive for COVID-19 14 January 2021, 6:49 AM

Speaker of Eastern Cape Legislature Helen Sauls-August, African National Congress Deputy Chief-Whip Kholiswa Fihlani and a staff member have all tested positive for the coronavirus.

EFF condemns retrenchment of workers at the SABC 13 January 2021, 7:28 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters has condemned what it terms "the covert section 189 process" which is currently under way at the SABC.

DA urges F State government to appoint unemployed health professionals to deal with COVID-19 infections 13 January 2021, 4:41 PM

The DA in the Free State is demanding that unemployed health professionals be appointed in a bid to contain the rapid increase of coronavirus infections.

DA accuses Minister Ntshavheni of only using 8% of COVID-19 relief funds 13 January 2021, 8:12 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament says Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni has only authorised the use of 8% of the COVID-19 relief funds for small businesses.

Beitbridge closure highlighting cracks in ANC, Zanu-PF relations? 13 January 2021, 7:32 AM

The decision by the South African government to close 20 land border posts has sparked a debate among different sectors of society.

What He Said: Highlights of Ramaphosa’s re-adjusted Lockdown Level 3 12 January 2021, 9:36 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa focused on a number of issues regarding the re-adjusted lockdown level 3, as the country battles a second wave of the coronavirus.

Winde thanks frontline healthcare workers for their efforts 12 January 2021, 6:27 PM

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has thanked frontline healthcare workers for their efforts to help keep members of the public safe from the coronavirus.