Parliament will be even more vibrant in 2017 - Shivambu

2016-12-07 21:17

This year was eventful but Parliament in 2017 is going to be even more vibrant because of the EFF, says chief whip Floyd Shivambu.

ANC Northern Cape devastated by Block's 15-year sentence

2016-12-06 21:36

The ANC in the Northern Cape is still backing its former chairperson, John Block, who has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in a multi-million rand corruption scandal.

Govt urged to curb debt, stop looting in mini budget debate

2016-12-06 16:06

The root cause of SA's lack of growth is the problem that government is at war with itself and that politics is killing the economics in South Africa, MPs say.

This is a difficult time for South Africa – Ramaphosa

2016-12-05 22:05

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says although South Africa has made great strides since the adoption of its Constitution twenty years ago there is still a long way to go.

Madiba’s teachings remain in our memories - ANC

2016-12-05 17:20

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says that it has recommitted itself to grow the legacy of former president Nelson Mandela.

Ministers' benches still too empty in Parliament, despite Ramaphosa promise - DA

2016-12-05 14:31

There are still several empty spaces on the ministers’ benches in Parliament, despite a promise by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to improve attendance, the DA says.

ANC veterans want separate consultative conference

2016-12-05 11:00

ANC veterans are pushing for a separate national consultative conference to be held in March next year, instead of in June as part of the party’s policy conference.

Political twists and turns dominate SA media coverage

2016-12-04 20:46

Various stories covering the political aftermath of the State Capture report grabbed headlines across South Africa this week, ROi Africa reports.

Mondli Makhanya: Where do we go from here?

2016-12-04 06:08

Under normal circumstance the Gupta-owned New Age is valuable for protecting casual job-seekers from hard and dusty pavements as they sit waiting for the odd bakkie to come and pick them up for a day’s work.

Will the real MK stand up

2016-12-04 06:07

As the ANC’s former military wing marks 55 years since its formation, Marion Sparg says the real MK cadres must rise upand lead from the front.


Friedman: Economic exclusion feeds politics of patronage

2016-12-07 07:23

A closer look at the politics within the ANC suggests that this is a fight between two factions, both of them products of trends in the economy, explains Prof Steven Friedman.

Former Northern Cape ANC chair John Block gets 15 years in jail

2016-12-06 17:07

Former Northern Cape ANC chairperson John Block and businessman Christo Scholtz have been sentenced to an effective 15 years behind bars after being convicted of money laundering and corruption.

Leaders must put the people first - Ramaphosa

2016-12-06 10:41

It is time for South Africa’s leaders to listen to their people and put their interests first, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

ANC ill but not terminal - former MK general Nyanda

2016-12-05 21:12

Another grouping within the ANC, made up of former MK members, has emerged to try and save the soul of the embattled liberation movement and arrest electoral decline.

We have not yet endorsed anyone for ANC president – Free State ANCYL

2016-12-05 15:46

The ANC Youth League in the Free State has denied reports that it has endorsed Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the next ANC president.

ANC to lodge HRC complaint for 'stupid animals' post

2016-12-05 12:05

The Western Cape ANC plans to lodge a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission and police after a Hout Bay resident apparently called black people 'stupid animals'.

PE political parties lead march against electricity cuts

2016-12-05 05:48

Nearly 1 500 Port Elizabeth residents had marched to the City Hall to hand over a petition to recently elected mayor, Athol Trollip.

Struggle veteran Riot Mkhwanazi dies

2016-12-04 11:51

Struggle veteran Riot Mkhwanazi, who was arrested with President Jacob Zuma in 1964 and served time in Robben Island, has died.

On death and living to fight another day

2016-12-04 06:07

Wednesday, 6am. It’s overcast and cold, but there’s a southwest wind working up a sweat right on the sandbank about 200m out to sea on North Beach. I’m wallowing on my back and looking at the clouds while waiting for the next set, and I’m thinking.

Number one: It’s comrade versus comrade

2016-12-04 06:02

A defiant Jacob Zuma raises questions about ANC integrity commission’s bias as things heat up between NEC members calling to remove him.

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