ACDP campaigns in Westbury, Johannesburg on Saturday

18 September 2021, 1:25 PM
The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) leader Reverend Kenneth Meshoe's campaign trail has taken him to Westbury, in Johannesburg, ahead of the Local Government Elections.
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NFP leader Zanele Ka-Magwaza-Msibi has passed away 6 September 2021, 10:37 AM

National Freedom Party Leader Zanele Ka-Magwaza-Msibi has passed away. She was 59-years-old.

CASAC calls for Zuma’s medical parole conditions to be made public 6 September 2021, 9:48 AM

The Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) has called on the Department of Correctional Services to make public the medical parole conditions that have been imposed on former President Jacob Zuma.

ANC workers to continue protesting over unpaid salaries 6 September 2021, 9:34 AM

African National Congress workers are due to continue protesting outside party headquarters at Luthuli House in Johannesburg on Monday. 

Jacob Zuma to remain in hospital 6 September 2021, 6:12 AM

Correctional Services says former president Jacob Zuma will remain in hospital. Zuma who was serving a 15 month jail sentence for contempt of court after ignoring a Constitutional Court order to appear before the State Capture Commission was granted medical parole on Sunday because of ill-health.

SACP in KZN unhappy with the handling of candidate list process 6 September 2021, 2:10 AM

The South African Communist Party (SACP) provincial general-secretary, Themba Mthembu, says he is not happy with how the candidate list process was handled in KwaZulu-Natal.

Zuma’s medical parole described as a ‘distraction to bigger issues’ 5 September 2021, 11:59 PM

Political analyst Xolani Dube says the release of former president Jacob Zuma on medical parole is a distraction to bigger issues that are confronting the country.

IEC expected to announce program for upcoming elections on Monday 5 September 2021, 9:35 PM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is expected to make an announcement on Monday about the programme for the forthcoming local government elections (LGE) after meeting this weekend.

Zuma supporters ‘relieved’ following decision to release him from prison 5 September 2021, 8:17 PM

Supporters of former president Jacob Zuma have described the decision to release the former president as a huge relief - saying there was no need for the incarceration of the former president in the first place.

DA wants answers on decision to place Jacob Zuma on medical parole 5 September 2021, 6:53 PM

DA Leader John Steenhuisen says they will call the National Commissioner of Correctional Service Arthur Fraser to answer on his department's decision to release former President Jacob Zuma on medical parole.  

BREAKING: Zuma placed on medical parole 5 September 2021, 4:53 PM

Former President Jacob Zuma has been placed on medical parole. The Department of Correctional Services says the decision to grant Zuma medical parole was informed by a medical report it had received.

Mantashe describes Maphatsoe as an ANC loyalist and peacemaker 5 September 2021, 4:04 PM

African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson Gwede Mantashe has described the late former MKMVA President Kebby Maphatsoe as a true ANC loyalist and a peacemaker who advocated for peace when conflict arose.

Maphatsoe made a significant contribution to nation-building: Masina 5 September 2021, 12:00 PM

Ekurhuleni executive mayor, Mzwandile Masina has described former president of the uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association, Kebby Maphatsoe as someone who has made a significant contribution to nation-building.

MAP16 Civic Movement confident it will take control of Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality 5 September 2021, 11:46 AM

The MAP16 Civic Movement in the Free State is confident of taking the control of the cash-strapped Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality. The movement was formed by 16 former ANC councillors who were expelled from the party in 2018.

LIVE: Kebby Maphatsoe’s funeral 5 September 2021, 8:31 AM

Former president of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ Association Kebby Maphatsoe’s funeral service is taking place at the GOG Recreational Centre in Protea Glen, Soweto.

Kebby Maphatsoe to be laid to rest on Sunday 5 September 2021, 6:33 AM

Former president of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association Kebby Maphatsoe's funeral service will take place at the GOG Recreational Centre in Protea Glen, Soweto later on Sunday morning.

DA is ready for elections: Geordin Hill-Lewis 5 September 2021, 2:33 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA)'s mayoral candidate for Cape Town, Geordin Hill-Lewis has welcomed the Constitutional Court's decision that the October 27th local government elections will go ahead as scheduled.

Free State ANC seeks to correct ‘manipulated’ candidate lists 4 September 2021, 9:55 PM

The Free State ANC's Interim Provincial Comittee says they will correct the results of candidates listing processes that were manipulated ahead of the local government elections.

ANC KZN upbeat ahead of elections despite some members being unhappy with Zuma’s arrest 4 September 2021, 7:00 PM

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it is at risk of losing control of the eDumbe and Pongola municipalities in the north of the province. This follows the party's failure to field council candidates for the upcoming elections in several municipalities.

Ramaphosa urges ANC NEC members to implement recommendation in the upcoming Zondo Commission report 4 September 2021, 4:14 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has implored ANC NEC members and those deployed in government to engage and implement the recommendations that would come out of the Zondo Commission.  

Political parties in KZN hit the ground running following ConCourt decision on elections 4 September 2021, 3:42 PM

Political parties have reacted to the ruling by the Constitutional Court that the October local government elections will go ahead as planned or latest on the 1 November.

ConCourt judgment against IEC a huge blow to ANC: Analysts 4 September 2021, 10:25 AM

Some political analysts view yesterday's Constitutional Court judgment against the IEC as a huge blow to the governing ANC which supported the postponement of the local government elections.

IEC to meet this weekend to discuss way forward following ConCourt ruling 4 September 2021, 9:44 AM

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will meet this weekend to discuss the way forward following the Constitutional Court ruling that the local government elections will proceed as planned before 1 November.

Parliament receives seventh clean audit 4 September 2021, 8:20 AM

Parliament has received a clean audit for the seventh time for the financial year under review. Acting Secretary to Parliament, Baby Tyawa, has attributed this to the dedication of staff members as well as advice and input from Parliamentarians.

Western Cape Local Government minister welcomes ConCourt ruling on election date 4 September 2021, 7:46 AM

Western Cape Local Government Minister Anton Bredell has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that local government elections must go ahead this year.

Contralesa welcomes ConCourt LGE decision 4 September 2021, 6:33 AM

Traditional leaders organisation Contralesa has welcomed the Constitutional Court judgment that the local government elections should be held between 27th of October and 1st November this year

Most political parties welcome ConCourt ruling on elections date 3 September 2021, 9:30 PM

Most political parties have welcomed the Constitutional Court ruling that elections should go ahead as planned between October the 27th and the 1st of November.

Plans to visit Marikana families have been delayed by various groups: Ramaphosa 3 September 2021, 8:00 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says plans for his to visit families of people killed in Marikana in 2012 have been delayed by the various groups that need to be consulted, including unions and community groups.

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Maphatsoe’s brother describes his death as a loss to the nation 3 September 2021, 7:04 PM

The brother of the late former Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans, MKMVA, Kebby Maphatsoe has described his death as a loss to the nation. Thabo Maphatsoe says the nation has lost a great leader in him as he stood for what was best for the people of this country.

ANC NEC to discuss party challenges including upcoming local elections 3 September 2021, 7:00 PM

A number of issues including re-igniting the economy and the creation of jobs following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will come up for discussion at the Special ANC NEC meeting which started on Friday afternoon.

Local elections to go ahead on 27 October as planned: ConCourt 3 September 2021, 5:00 PM

The Constitutional Court has ruled that the October local government elections will go ahead as planned or lastest on the 1st of November. This will basically mean the African National Congress (ANC) has missed out on registering some of its candidates which it failed to register last month. Several parties including the ANC, the Economic […]