Very few reasons for Mbete to dismiss secret ballot - expert

2017-06-22 22:45

There are very few substantive reasons that Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete could cite for dismissing a bid to hold a motion of no confidence in the president via secret ballot, an expert says.

'If we had elections now, you'd lose those metros' - bullish Zuma to DA

President Zuma was at his mud-slinging best when answering questions in the National Assembly on Thursday. Zuma tells Freedom Front MP Corne Mulder that a secret vote is a waste, while telling the DA that the ANC will win back its metros in 2019. Watch.

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We still won't vote against Zuma - ANC caucus on secret ballot ruling

2017-06-22 13:32

The ANC in Parliament has welcomed the Constitutional Court's ruling that Speaker Baleka Mbete decide again on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, saying it hasn't change its stance.

Zuma to face state capture, resignation questions in Parliament

2017-06-22 08:03

President Jacob Zuma is due to face some tough questions during his quarterly appearance in Parliament to answer questions from MPs.

ANC in KZN gears up for provincial council

2017-06-21 18:21

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it is prepared for more than 1 400 delegates at its provincial general council.

We're taking this policy conference very seriously - Duarte

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte on the party's upcoming national policy conference.

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No T-shirts and placards with slogans at ANC’s policy conference, warns Duarte

2017-06-20 21:45

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has warned policy conference delegates that there will be no space for campaigning for their favoured leaders.

ANC rejects Public Protector's call to change Constitution

2017-06-20 18:51

The ANC accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane of overstepping her powers after she called for a change in the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank.

Don't mess with SARB's independence - Duarte

2017-06-20 15:54

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has warned against meddling with the independence of the South African Reserve Bank.

Parliament's 'half-baked' state capture probe shields Zuma - DA

2017-06-20 14:17

The DA has slammed Parliament's directive that four portfolio committees quiz their respective ministers over alleged links to state capture exposed in the #GuptaEmails.


When the ANC dies, we must bury it – Phosa

2017-06-22 21:05

Former ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa believes the party is headed for death unless it stops denying its past mistakes.

Parliament welcomes ConCourt decision on secret ballot

2017-06-22 15:09

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has no personal or principled opposition to the use of a secret ballot in a vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament's spokesperson says.

Constitutional democracy is not working, courts have too much power - ANCWL

2017-06-22 12:20

A top campaigner of ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for a sweeping review of South Africa's constitutional democracy.

ANC MP Vincent Smith to head up committee to probe party funding

2017-06-21 20:26

The ad hoc committee that will investigate party funding won't be all about finding more money for political parties.

Public Protector's 'foolish behaviour' threatens Constitution and economy - Phosa

2017-06-21 15:54

ANC stalwart and presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane of constitutional overreach, and threatening South Africa’s economy.

The co-pilot is ready to be the captain - Ramaphosa

2017-06-20 22:13

Presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa says he is ready to take over as president of South Africa.

Ramaphosa: Govt, mines must go back to the drawing board

2017-06-20 19:39

The government should negotiate with mining companies about the new Mining Charter, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Home Affairs must answer on Guptas' naturalisation

2017-06-20 17:27

DA MP Haniff Hoosen has pleaded with the chairperson of the portfolio committee on home affairs, Lemias Mashile, not to use the sub judice rule not to investigate the Gupta-family's naturalisation.

KZN ANC denies cancelling social cohesion conference

2017-06-20 14:20

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has denied that it was involved in the preparations, or the cancellation, of the eThekwini municipality’s social cohesion conference.

MPs want Gigaba summoned to Parliament over Guptas

2017-06-20 11:46

Members of several political parties want Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba summoned to Parliament to account for the naturalisation of the Guptas.

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