No need for pension fears - govt

2014-08-21 18:42

The government has given assurances that proposed pension reforms will not see the state nationalise pension funds or prevent withdrawals when workers change jobs.

ANCYL financial state vindicates Malema - EFF

2014-08-21 14:46

The ANC Youth League's statement that it is financially sound has been welcomed by the EFF because it says this vindicates party leader Julius Malema.

ANC chief whip's wife appears for money laundering

2014-08-20 21:17

ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani’s wife Portia Sizani has appeared in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on fraud and money laundering charges.

ANCYL answers on missing millions - sort of

2014-08-20 17:43

The ANC Youth League’s investment arm, Lembede Investments, was legally sold to advocate Dali Mpofu, league co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina has revealed.

Cape residents brave rain for protest

2014-08-20 15:21

Despite a heavy rainstorm, around 1 000 Grabouw residents have taken part in a service delivery protest and marched to the offices of the Theewaterskloof municipality.

Generations: Ministers to the rescue?

2014-08-19 20:51

The ANC has requested the ministries of communication and labour to intervene in the dispute between dismissed Generations actors and their employers.

Parliament to set up new Nkandla committee

2014-08-19 17:01

The National Assembly has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy amid protest from the DA.

Zuma's reply to Nkandla report sufficient - Sizani

2014-08-18 16:52

ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says he is satisfied that President Jacob Zuma had responded to all reports on security upgrades to his Nkandla home, including the public protector's.

No comment yet from Jordan, ANC over latest 'Dr' claims

2014-08-17 17:11

Neither the ANC nor former MP Pallo Jordan have been available for comments yet on a report in the Sunday Times that Jordan resigned two days before the newspaper's exposé on him.

Jordan knew lie would ‘blow up in my face’

2014-08-17 12:34

In a letter to the ANC, party stalwart Pallo Jordan apparently resigned from all party positions just two days before the news broke that he did not have a PhD as stated in his CV.

Remember those killed in Marikana, says ANC

2014-08-16 14:08

The anniversary of the Marikana shooting should be a day to remember those who were killed, the ANC says.

ANC, Parly mum on Jordan's replacement

2014-08-14 20:36

The ANC and Parliament could not confirm that Nick Koornhof, who joined the ruling party ahead of this year's elections, would be taking up a seat as MP, following Pallo Jordan's resignation.

Nene can extend time of acting Sars chief

2014-08-14 13:04

The 90-day period of an acting SA Revenue Service commissioner can be extended at the discretion of the minister of finance, says Treasury.

Pallo Jordan got doctorate from publication - report

2014-08-14 11:24

Pallo Jordan attributed his doctorate to the publication "Africa Confidential" during a conversation in 1986, according to a report.

Zille has selective amnesia - ANC

2014-08-13 20:27

The ANC has defended the Electoral Commission of SA following claims by DA leader Helen Zille that the institution was in danger of becoming another ruling party "lapdog".

Farmers will be compensated - Mantashe

2014-08-13 14:44

Farms will not be taken from owners without compensation, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

By-elections: ANC wants DA councillor disqualified

2014-08-13 09:35

The ANC in Limpopo has called for the disqualification of a DA councillor accused of not being registered in the right ward to contest a by-election.

Ramaphosa sold out for financial gain - Mpofu

2014-08-12 16:34

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should have addressed the causes of the August 2012 Marikana unrest before attempting to curb its consequences, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

ANC applauds schoolboy, team

2014-08-12 14:42

The ANC says King David Victory Park deputy head boy Joshua Broomberg and his two national debate team-mates embody South Africa's constitutional principles.

Dr Jordan, Mr Hide

2014-08-12 09:08

The hero-worship of Pallo Jordan after his ignominious exit shows how little South Africans think of themselves, writes Kameel Premhid.

ANC donation request must be probed - FF Plus

2014-08-11 22:18

The FF Plus says the Public Service Commission must investigate reports that the ANC has asked senior civil servants help fund the party.

Beleaguered Jordan quits as ANC MP

2014-08-11 19:59

The ANC’s Pallo Jordan has offered to step down as a member of Parliament, following the furore over his right to use the title “Dr”.

Shell House rough around the edges

2014-08-10 16:37

The crown jewel in the ANC’s R67m property empire - and one of the icons of its transition to a governing party - is falling into ruin in downtown Johannesburg.


ANC appalled by EFF MPs' behaviour

2014-08-21 17:57

The ANC has expressed outrage at the Economic Freedom Fighters' behaviour in Parliament.

SA doesn't want Zim land situation - Zokwana

2014-08-21 07:29

Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says land reform is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, but expropriation without compensation is not government policy.

Maimane, Selfe join Nkandla committee

2014-08-20 18:57

DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says he would personally serve on the ad hoc committee to be established to mull President Jacob Zuma's response to the Nkandla controversy.

Labour act ends exploitation of workers - ANC

2014-08-20 15:30

The newly signed Labour Relations Amendment Act will improve workers' constitutional rights and promote fair labour practices, says the ANC.

ANC accepts Tlakula court ruling

2014-08-20 05:00

The ANC accepts the Constitutional Court's dismissal of IEC chair Pansy Tlakula's bid to appeal a ruling that her misconduct in 2009 warranted her removal from office.

DA tells ANC: Attacking editor won’t help

2014-08-19 18:24

Attacking Beeld editor Adriaan Basson will not make the scandal on the security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's private home go away, the DA says.

ANC: Beeld editor campaigning against Zuma

2014-08-19 15:31

The ANC has accused Beeld editor Adriaan Basson of campaigning to get rid of President Jacob Zuma.

How do we get rid of President Jacob Zuma?

2014-08-18 09:26

We need a leader with clean hands who can lead with integrity. Zuma is not such a leader, writes Adriaan Basson.

Mbete taken to 1 Military after health scare

2014-08-17 13:16

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete had a health scare so life threatening that she was transferred from 2 Military Hospital to 1 Military hospital by military plane, it has been reported.

Zuma saddened by Ambrosini's death

2014-08-16 20:28

President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness at the death of IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini.

EFF will teach ANC how to take care of poor - Malema

2014-08-16 15:47

Julius Malema says the Economic Freedom Fighters will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners.

ANC commends Zuma's Nkandla response

2014-08-14 20:36

The office of the ANC chief whip has welcomed President Jacob Zuma's response to Parliament over questions about security upgrades to his Nkandla private home.

Child killers should be heavily sentenced - ANC

2014-08-14 17:45

Child killers should be handed heavy sentences by the judiciary, the ANC says, following the murder of a 10-year-old girl in Gugulethu, Cape Town.

Parties claim victory in by-elections

2014-08-14 12:03

The DA has claimed victory in by-elections across South Africa, while the ANC says it was grateful to win eight wards, including three previously held by other parties.

Look, the ANC needs to change its attitude

2014-08-14 07:37

There seems to be a systematic exodus from the ranks of the ANC of quality leaders, yet the party does not seem to care, says Sibu Mgudlwa.

Systems in place to guard against dishonesty - Zuma

2014-08-13 19:04

The public service has a system in place to disqualify those who misrepresent their qualifications or withhold damaging information, says President Jacob Zuma.

Cosatu warns of break-up

2014-08-13 13:58

The Congress of SA Trade Unions says that requests for a special congress may lead to a split within the trade union federation.

DA commends Jordan's resignation

2014-08-12 18:05

Pallo Jordan's resignation from Parliament is in the best interests of the National Assembly, the ANC, and himself, the DA says.

Another delay in Yengeni drunken driving case

2014-08-12 14:42

The drunken driving case against ANC politician Tony Yengeni has been postponed to September because written representations from the defence have yet to be submitted.

Ramaphosa in 'incestuous' relations with roleplayers

2014-08-12 13:33

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has objected after Dali Mpofu said he was caught up in "a cesspool of incestuous relationships" with roleplayers at Marikana.

Pallo Jordan 'shows humility' by resigning

2014-08-12 07:10

Pallo Jordan's resignation from Parliament after reports that his qualifications are false was a show of humility, but he remains a teacher and a mentor, the ANC Youth League says.

Mantashe: Give Jordan time to deal with his guilt

2014-08-11 22:11

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the decision by stalwart Pallo Jordan, who is at the centre of a furore over using the title "Dr", to quit as MP and offer to resign from the ruling party, is not the action of the faint-hearted.

ANC not fazed by Jordan PhD claims

2014-08-11 15:56

The ANC says that Pallo Jordan, with or without academic qualification, remains a great source of pride to the party.

IEC under threat from ANC - Zille

2014-08-11 13:35

DA leader Helen Zille has questioned the ability of the Electoral Commission of SA to run free and fair municipal elections in 2016, saying it is under threat of becoming an ANC lapdog.

Baleka Mbete on extended leave

2014-08-10 11:43

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has only been in Parliament three times since taking her seat, apparently due to illness, according to a report.

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