Parties to file urgent Tlakula application - Holomisa

2014-04-15 18:51

Opposition parties will approach the Electoral Court over IEC chair Pansy Tlakula's refusal to resign, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says.

No response from Tlakula - Holomisa

2014-04-14 18:29

Opposition parties have received no communication from IEC chair Pansy Tlakula regarding their call for her to resign, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says.

ANC stole my money - Ramphele

2014-04-10 13:11

The ANC is a thief stealing citizens' money, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele said at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering Conference in Johannesburg.

Agang's posters are disappearing

2014-04-09 16:56

Agang SA branches across the Western Cape are reporting wide spread removal of their posters from mainly coloured residential areas by unidentified parties.

IEC employees barred from striking

2014-04-08 05:30

Employees of the Electoral Commission of SA cannot go on strike, the organisation says.

Tlakula has 7 days to resign - Malema

2014-04-01 16:29

Opposition parties will initiate legal proceedings against the Independent Electoral Commission of SA if chairperson Pansy Tlakula does not resign, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

Has Agang's Twitter account been hacked? You won't believe these tweets

2014-03-31 10:50

The party led by Mamphela Ramphele, AgangSA, seems to have a social media editor gone rogue, or its account could possibly have been hacked.

Agang candidates to fight corruption - Ramphele

2014-03-20 08:41

Agang SA's candidates for the upcoming general election form a "strong anti-corruption team", leader Mamphela Ramphele says.

Forensic investigator makes Agang SA's list

2014-03-13 08:19

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has made the Parliamentary list of Agang SA.

Political parties make big election promises

2014-02-24 08:40

The election season is now in full swing as both the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters launched their manifestos at the weekend while Agang SA and the ACDP also did some electioneering.

Ramphele: Violence voice of the powerless

2014-02-16 17:35

Destruction of property and violence are the only voices of the powerless, Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has said.

Where are all your principles now?

2014-02-10 14:27

The one night stand between the DA and Angang left many confused, but it teach us about one thing: Mamphela Ramphele's principles, says Aviwe Ndyaluvane.

Lessons from #DAgang

2014-02-07 06:00

After the Agang fiasco the DA will have to make sure that every time a black leader emerges they are not accused of being puppets, writes Kameel Premhid.

SA political parties stumble on social media - analyst

2014-02-05 14:40

As national elections draw closer, many political parties have taken to social networks to get their message out to potential voters, but they are also making fundamental errors, says an analyst.

So, will the ANC then rule forever?

2014-02-05 08:22

The ANC may rule forever because our opposition parties are too proud to integrate and present voters with a political alternative, says Ace Moloi.

Zille-Ramphele rift will boost ANC votes

2014-02-05 06:15

The debacle around the short lived political marriage of the DA and Agang will favour the ANC in the run-up to the elections, says Yonmon Tchinsala.

Zille and Ramphele... Wait, what?

2014-02-04 18:31

Just as I recovered from the shock "merger" by the DA and Agang, I heard it was all over. Are you as confused as I am? asks Matome Letsoalo.

Nzimande, Sisulu poke fun at Zille, Ramphele

2014-02-04 14:10

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and Public Service Minister Lindiwe Sisulu kissed on the sidelines of the Cabinet lekgotla in Pretoria, taking a jab at Agang SA and the DA’s failed merger.

DA 'wins' social media election

2014-02-04 13:00

If the national election were to be conducted online, the Democratic Alliance would top the polls, a survey has found.

Maimane: Donor not behind DA-Agang talks

2014-02-04 08:53

The DA’s Mmusi Maimane has denied a report that a donor was behind the merger talks between the DA and Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele.

DA, Agang play blame game

2014-02-03 20:11

Former political friends Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele have been playing the blame game, offering different reasons for their political break-up.

The DA - Agang story leaves me in awe

2014-02-03 15:19

The manner in which the DA and Agang joined hands represents the ideals of a united nation and shows maturity, says Chris Kanyane.

Zille rejects Ramphele 'window dressing'

2014-02-03 13:50

DA leader Helen Zille says her party did not want Mamphela Ramphele to be its presidential candidate merely because it wanted a black face for the organisation.


North West ANC welcomes new members

2014-04-14 21:03

The ANC in the North West has welcomed over 100 new members from other political parties.

Elections 2014: Why the youth should vote

2014-04-10 14:09

With the Economic Freedom Fighters appealing to many young voters, political party leaders has been asked to motivate why the youth should vote for them.

DA, ANC ignoring coloured people - Ramphele

2014-04-10 05:30

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says that neither the DA nor the ANC take the plight of the coloured people seriously.

Election news wrap-up: 9 April

2014-04-09 16:55

A summary of today's news in the world of South African politics. From food parcels for votes, to whites' lies.

But if not the ANC, then who?

2014-04-04 17:15

Probably for the first time for many South Africans the ANC is no longer the obvious choice to vote for. But what are our alternatives? asks Ben Moshatama.

AgangSA on tweets: There's no polite way to say it

2014-03-31 14:10

AgangSA says the party's Twitter account wasn't hacked and that it takes full responsibility for controversial tweets - including one comparing President Jacob Zuma to rapper Drake.

Ramphele: Cape residents live humiliating lives

2014-03-29 05:30

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says most Western Cape residents turn to drugs and alcohol because they have humiliating lives.

Tlakula should step down for now - Agang

2014-03-27 14:01

Agang SA has urged IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula to step down until after the elections, in the interest of a free and fair election.

Agang list reflects SA's diversity - Ramphele

2014-03-19 17:04

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele says the party’s national and provincial lists of candidates for the upcoming general election reflects the diversity of the country.


2014-03-13 08:32

Agang's manifesto.

More parties submit election lists

2014-03-12 18:32

The UDM, Agang SA and Azapo have submitted their candidate lists for the general elections to the Electoral Commission of SA head office.

Ramphele debacle won't harm DA - Zille

2014-02-18 10:55

DA leader Helen Zille reportedly says her party's short-lived alliance with Mamphela Ramphele will not harm its chances in the upcoming elections.

Agang promises free university education

2014-02-07 22:34

Agang SA will ensure every willing person gets a university education if the party is voted into power, says its leader Mamphela Ramphele.

Good riddance, says DA over defectors

2014-02-06 22:37

The DA says the Gauteng councillors who defected to the ANC were no loss to the opposition, adding that they were "opportunistic".

Mazibuko: Opposition committed to coalition

2014-02-05 14:14

Most opposition parties are committed to a coalition and taking the electorate's needs forward, DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Zille-Ramphele rift will boost ANC votes

2014-02-05 07:59

The debacle around the short lived political marriage of the DA and Agang will favour the ANC in the run-up to the elections, says Yonmon Tchinsala.

ANC worried about international donors dictating to parties

2014-02-05 05:30

The ANC says the revelation that a mystery international donor was behind the ill-fated DA and Agang SA merger, is worrying.

Zille: Many donors want DA, Agang to merge

2014-02-04 14:30

Many donors wanted the Democratic Alliance and Agang SA to merge to become a formidable force against the ruling ANC, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Confusion over DA-Agang donor speak

2014-02-04 13:05

Talk of an alleged international mystery donor being behind the DA and Agang SA merger talks has caused further confusion in the saga.

DA, Agang play blame game

2014-02-04 10:15

Former political friends Helen Zille and Mamphela Ramphele have been playing the blame game, offering different reasons for their political break-up.

ANC East Cape: Failed merger undemocratic

2014-02-03 21:32

The failed partnership between the DA and Agang SA was not premised on democratic principles, the ANC in the Eastern Cape has said.

Details weren't ironed out - Ramphele

2014-02-03 15:31

A partnership between the DA and Agang SA fell apart because the details were not ironed out, Mamphela Ramphele has said.

DA 'swallowing' other parties – FF Plus

2014-02-03 14:05

The DA’s "swallowing" of other parties results in many anti-ANC votes which would go to the Independent Democrats and Agang SA being lost, the FF Plus says.

Deal with Ramphele not rushed - Zille

2014-02-03 12:21

DA leader Helen Zille says her party's agreement with Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele was the result of talks which started in 2010.

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