SANDF should not instil fear in people: Ramaphosa

27 March 2020, 7:51 AM
President Cyril Ramaphosa says members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) need not instil a sense of fear in people, but should provide confidence and hope.
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Mangaung Mayor survives another motion of no confidence vote 11 March 2020, 7:13 AM

A motion of no confidence against Mangaung Metro Mayor Olly Mlamleli failed, after 54 African National Congress (ANC) councillors, 34 Democratic Alliance (DA) councillors, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Freedom Front Plus (FF+) voted on the motion.

ANC Youth Task Team optimistic elective conference will take place in May 10 March 2020, 3:13 PM

The African National Congress's National Youth Task Team says it’s optimistic that the League elective conference will take place in May.

Presidency welcomes High Court ruling on Mkhwebane 10 March 2020, 1:20 PM

The office of the presidency has welcomed a ruling by the High Court in Pretoria that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's CR17 report be declared invalid and unlawful.

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Court sets aside the Public Protector’s report into Ramaphosa’s ANC presidential campaign 10 March 2020, 12:14 PM

The court has found that President Cyril Ramaphosa did not mislead Parliament on the donations to the drive. Judge Elias Matojane says there is no evidence that the President financially benefitted from the campaign donations.

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Judgment in Mkhwebane vs Ramaphosa 10 March 2020, 7:35 AM

The High court in Pretoria will on Tuesday hand down judgment in the case brought by President Cyril Ramaphosa, for a judicial review of public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into the funding of his 2017 African National Congress (ANC) presidential election campaign.

Tshwane elders, struggle veterans call for ‘city that works’ 9 March 2020, 1:00 PM

A group of elders and struggle veterans in the City of Tshwane have called for the Gauteng provincial government to put the needs of citizens first, while working to stabilise the city.

DA to table Fiscal Responsibility Bill to Parliament 9 March 2020, 2:00 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has described the publishing of its intention to introduce legislation to stabilise the national debt as a positive move.

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DA says its intentions for national debt is positive 8 March 2020, 5:44 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has described the publishing of its intention to introduce legislation to stabilise the national debt as a positive move.

AU should help resolve refugee crisis in Cape Town – UDM 8 March 2020, 2:53 PM

The United Democratic Movement is calling on the South African government to pressurize the African Union to help resolve the current refugee crisis in Cape Town.

Legacy of Dr AB Xuma lives on: Ramaphosa 8 March 2020, 1:15 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the legacy of Dr Bathini Alfred Xuma still lives on today and the African National Congress (ANC) is still working to implement the gains he fought so hard for black people.

South African government will continue to empower women: Ramaphosa 8 March 2020, 2:00 AM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on women never tire from talking about the challenges they face every day.

UDM calls on govt to enforce laws against refugees, asylum seekers 7 March 2020, 8:01 PM

The United Democratic Movement is calling on government to enforce the laws of the country against refugees and asylum seekers who continue to disrespect the laws of South Africa.

Liberation struggle hero Dr Xuma to be re-buried on Sunday 7 March 2020, 5:06 PM

Liberation struggle hero Dr Alfred Bathini Xuma will be re-buried at his home village of Manzana in Ngcobo in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

EFF threatens to launch #Ramaphosa-Must-Go campaign 7 March 2020, 5:01 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is threatening to launch a campaign under the #Ramaphosa-Must-Go if government decides to sell Eskom power stations to private bidders.

Former NFP Councillor gunned down in suspected politically-motivated killing 7 March 2020, 4:31 PM

A former councillor of the National Freedom Party has been gunned down at Seventeen Men's Hostel in Umlazi, south of Durban. It is alleged that Bheki Mkhize was attacked by unknown suspects outside his home.

LIVE: President Ramaphosa speaks at the ANC Women’s League inaugural Presidential Golf Day 7 March 2020, 3:56 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa is addressing the media at the ANC Women’s League inaugural Presidential Golf Day and Gala dinner in Centurion, Gauteng. The gala dinner is part of the league’s effort to raise funds to fight the scourge of violence against women and children. Watch the full livestream below:

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Maile to hold meeting with Tshwane Municipality senior managers 7 March 2020, 10:21 AM

Gauteng Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile will on Saturday hold a high-level meeting with senior managers from the Tshwane Municipality.

Lawyer association disappointed with Ramaphosa’s decision on judges’ salaries 7 March 2020, 7:53 AM

The National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel) says it is disappointed with President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to keep the salaries of judges unchanged in South Africa for 2020/2021 financial year.

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Gauteng ANC says it’s ready for by-election in Tshwane 6 March 2020, 5:21 PM

The ANC in Gauteng says it's ready for the by-election in Tshwane following the provincial government's decision to place the Metro under administration.

DA plans to interdict the dissolution of Tshwane Metro 6 March 2020, 4:06 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is likely to interdict the dissolution of the Tshwane Metro council and placing the metro under administration.

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DA wants action taken against members who disrupt Tshwane council meetings 6 March 2020, 6:10 AM

The DA has raised concerns over Gauteng Co-operative Governance MEC Lebogang Maile's failure to take action against ANC and EFF members for walking out of several council meetings.

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ANC, EFF welcome decision to place Tshwane under Administration, dissolve Council 5 March 2020, 5:49 PM

The ANC has welcomed the decision to dissolve the Tshwane Council saying the party will prepare for by-elections.

DA seeks legal advice on decision to place Tshwane under administration 5 March 2020, 1:12 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng says it is seeking legal advice on whether it should launch a legal challenge against the provincial executive council's decision to dissolve the Tshwane Council.

Barberton calm following weeks of violent protests 5 March 2020, 11:16 AM

Calm has returned in Barberton Mpumalanga after four weeks of violent protest. Most schools and shops remain closed in the township.

Tau defamation appeal case baseless: Mashaba’s legal representative 5 March 2020, 6:54 AM

Senior Counsel, Dali Mpofu, has told the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein that Co-operative Governance Deputy Minister, Parks Tau's appeal should not be entertained as it is baseless.

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Settlement reached between Malema and Mamabolo 4 March 2020, 3:10 PM

A settlement has been reached at the Polokwane High Court in the defamation case between ANC MP, Boy Mamabolo and EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantoa Malema.

Zikalala says investment commitments to KZN bearing fruit 4 March 2020, 2:21 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala says, despite the country's sluggish economy, the province has managed to attract investments and created jobs.

Supreme Court of Appeal to hear Mashaba, Tau defamation case 4 March 2020, 9:32 AM

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein will hear a defamation appeal involving former Johannesburg mayor and Cooperative Governance Deputy Minister, Parks Tau and his successor in the Johannesburg Metro, Herman Mashaba.

Deputy President David Mabuza replies to oral questions in Parliament 3 March 2020, 2:27 PM

Deputy President David Mabuza briefed members of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) in Parliament, Cape Town, on efforts led by government to bring stability to the national power utility, Eskom, measures to improve governance and performance of State-Owned companies, and progress on the land reform programme. Following the State of the Nation Address by […]

National Assembly to hold debate on coronavirus outbreak 3 March 2020, 11:00 AM

The National Assembly will on Thursday hold a debate on the outbreak of the coronavirus that has infected around 90 933 people and has caused 3120 deaths throughout the world.