Defenders of the People party campaigns in Limpopo

19 October 2021, 6:17 PM
The newly-formed political party, Defenders of the People (DOP), is confident that the lives of poor communities will improve should they win in the municipal elections.
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Government to brief the media on Thursday’s hostage drama 15 October 2021, 10:33 AM

Government will on Friday morning hold a media briefing on a drama in which military veterans held three ministers hostage at a hotel in Irene, Pretoria.

ANC determined to reclaim Tshwane metro 15 October 2021, 8:33 AM

The African National Congress is determined to reclaim the Tshwane Metro in Pretoria.

Hawks warn that no one will disrupt their investigations 15 October 2021, 8:01 AM

The Hawks have sent out a strong message that they will not allow anyone to disrupt their investigations. This comes after Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane expressed concern that Free State Hawks investigators had been roped in to handled his corruption allegations.

D-Day for public to raise objections against Chief Justice position nominees 15 October 2021, 6:35 AM

Friday is the last day for members of the public to raise objections against those nominated for the position of Chief Justice.

Gungubele thanks police for rescuing them from hostage incident 15 October 2021, 6:04 AM

Minister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele has thanked police for rescuing him and his colleagues from a traumatic hostage situation at St George's Hotel in Irene, Pretoria on Thursday night. Gungubele and Defence Minister Thandi Modise and her Deputy Thabang Makwetla were allegedly held hostage by ex-combatants.

Military veterans part of ANC history: Mabe 15 October 2021, 1:32 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) has reacted to Thursday's hostage situation at St George's Hotel in Irene, south of Pretoria.

Scores arrested, defence minister rescued from hostage situation in Irene 14 October 2021, 11:34 PM

Over 50 people have been arrested following violence at the St. George's Hotel in Irene, south of Pretoria.

Malema confident EFF will perform much better in this year’s LGE compare to 2016 14 October 2021, 9:15 PM

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will outdo itself in this year's local government elections

ActionSA: LGE 2021 Manifesto 14 October 2021, 8:36 PM

ActionSA, led by businessman Herman Mashaba, launched its 2021 Local Government Elections manifesto at the Old Park Station in Newtown, Johannesburg, on Wednesday, 22 September 2021.

People tired of mainstream politics: Forum 4 Service Delivery 14 October 2021, 8:35 PM

Leader of Forum 4 Service Delivery - Mbahare Kekana says people are tired of mainstream politics.

Disgruntled ANC members in Klerksdorp threatening to go to court over LGE nomination processes 14 October 2021, 8:20 PM

They are unhappy about the party's nomination processes. The members allege that candidate lists were manipulated and that candidates nominated by communities have been removed from the lists and replaced by people who are preferred by the regional leadership

Don’t vent anger on the ANC for mistakes of leaders: Zuma 14 October 2021, 8:00 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma has called on ANC members and supporters not to vent their anger on the party for mistakes being made by party leaders.

Young councillor candidates hope to make an impact on issues plaguing the youth 14 October 2021, 6:48 PM

The challenges facing South Africa's youth are daunting. Youth unemployment has reached an all-time high of over 64% this year. High indebtedness plagues tertiary level students, teenage pregnancy continues to rise and desperate youth increasingly turn to drugs and alcohol in their frustration.

VIDEO | PAC leader Mzwanele Nyhontso on the party’s manifesto and campaigning 14 October 2021, 6:01 PM

Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) leader Mzwanele Nyhontso is sitting down with SABC News politics editor, Mzwandile Mbenje for a one-on-one interview to dissect the party's manifesto for the upcoming Local Government Elections.

Zuma says he handed himself over to authorities in July to avoid potential loss of lives 14 October 2021, 5:35 PM

Former president Jacob Zuma says he handed himself over to authorities in July to serve a 15-month prison term for contempt of court, to avoid the potential loss of innocent lives.

Magashule says he is campaigning for the ANC despite being suspended 14 October 2021, 3:42 PM

Suspended ANC Secretary-General - Ace Magashule - says he is campaigning for the party despite being suspended. Magashule is among the dignitaries attending a prayer event for former President Jacob Zuma in Durban.

Steenhuisen calls out uMngeni municipality over R2.7 million guardhouse 14 October 2021, 3:27 PM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it wants to curb wasteful expenditure at local government level. Campaigning in Howick in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, DA leader  John Steenhuisen went to the Currys Post cemetery where a guardhouse was erected at an alleged cost of R2.7 million.

DA denies claims popularity is declining due to controversial Phoenix posters 14 October 2021, 3:00 PM

DA leader John Steenhuisen has dismissed claims that the party's popularity is declining due to the controversial poster that was put up in Phoenix, north of Durban, and subsequently removed after public outcry.

GOOD party on election campaign in the Southern Cape 14 October 2021, 2:58 PM

GOOD party leader Patricia de Lille is on an election campaign in the Garden Route today. She visited Slangrivier and Albertinia, and will also campaign in Mossel Bay and George.

Mabuyane has no legal grounds to stop probe: Analyst 14 October 2021, 12:53 PM

Political analyst and legal expert, Dr Mkhuseli Vimba says Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane has no legal grounds to stop the investigation against him from continuing.

Uncertainty on whether Zuma will attend a planned prayer meeting 14 October 2021, 12:44 PM

The Jacob Zuma Foundation could not confirm if former President Jacob Zuma will attend Thursday's prayer event being held for him at Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium.

VIDEO | Jacob Zuma Foundation prayer meeting 14 October 2021, 12:03 PM

The Jacob Zuma Foundation hosts a welcome back prayer meeting at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Thursday morning for former president Jacob Zuma.  This follows Zuma’s discharge from hospital following his release on medical parole last month.

Police barricade Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court ahead of Mandla Msibi’s bail application 14 October 2021, 11:44 AM

The Nelspruit CBD between the Nelspruit Police station and the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court in Mbombela has been barricaded ahead of the bail application of the former MEC Mandla Msibi and his two co-accused.

VIDEO | Inkatha Freedom Party: LGE 2021 Manifesto 14 October 2021, 11:39 AM

The Inkatha Freedom Party, led by Velenkosini Hlabisa, launched its 2021 Local Government Elections manifesto at Greyville Racecourse in Durban on Thursday, 30 September 2021.

ACDP marches against “mandatory COVID-19 vaccination” 14 October 2021, 11:22 AM

The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) is on Thursday marching to the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg against what it calls "mandatory COVID-19 vaccination".

Prayer meeting to be held for Zuma on Thursday 14 October 2021, 10:26 AM

The Jacob Zuma Foundation is set to host a welcome back prayer meeting at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Thursday morning for former President Jacob Zuma.

Msibi’s bail application resumes 14 October 2021, 9:37 AM

The bail application for the former MEC for Agriculture and Land Reform, Mandla Msibi, and his two co-accused is expected to resume at the Nelspruit Magistrates Court on Thursday morning.

GOOD Party takes election campaign to Southern Cape 14 October 2021, 8:34 AM

The Good Party is taking its Local Government Elections campaign to the Southern Cape on Thursday.

Businesses may be afraid to invest in SA because of land expropriation proposal: FF Plus 14 October 2021, 6:35 AM

Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus) leader Pieter Groenewald says businesses may be afraid to invest in South Africa because of the proposal to expropriate land without compensation.

E Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane instructs his lawyers to stop Hawks investigation 14 October 2021, 12:05 AM

The Premier of the Eastern Cape, Oscar Mabuyane, has filed a notice of motion in the Bhisho High Court against the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, the Hawks, and the Minister of Police.