What went wrong for the smaller parties?

2014-05-12 17:32

Now that the 2014 elections are over, and the victors have taken not only most of the votes but also most of the attention, what happens to the smaller parties who put on a brave but sometimes futile fight?

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.

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.

SAHRC seeks Marikana funding solution

2013-08-20 08:00

The SA Human Rights Commission and the Centre for Applied Legal Studies say they is a real risk of unfairness if adequate legal representation is not afforded to the injured and arrested Marikana miners.

Azapo youth to join Marikana tribute

2013-08-14 17:12

The Azanian People's Organisation Youth will join a ceremony commemorating the 16 August Marikana shootings.

Vavi fought corruption - Azapo

2013-07-26 10:00

The Azanian People's Organisation is saddened by Zwelinzima Vavi's possible intention to quit politics.

'Pain' for printers in digital age

2013-04-25 15:07

The newspaper industry is struggling to survive as consumers migrate to digital news forms.

Zuma no confidence motion stays - DA

2013-02-07 20:28

Opposition parties have "every intention" to table a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in the National Assembly, the DA says.

Judgment reserved in Zuma motion bid

2012-11-20 19:48

The Western Cape High Court has reserved judgment on an urgent application to force a parliamentary debate on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

ANC contradicts itself - DA

2012-11-20 07:19

The ANC's denial that it opposed a debate on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma contradicts the position it earlier had taken, the DA says.


Azapo youth calls for party makeover

2014-05-10 18:28

Azapo's youth members say they are embarrassed by the outcome of the party's election results.

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.

By-elections running smoothly - IEC

2013-09-18 16:31

The IEC says by-elections have been running smoothly in six provinces.

Marikana boycott concerning - Azapo

2013-08-16 11:49

The decision by the ANC and NUM to boycott a commemoration of the Marikana shooting is worrisome as it could have eased the tension at the mine, Azapo says.

SABC news channel 'premature'

2013-08-02 10:38

Azapo has criticised the new 24-hour SABC news channel, fearing the national broadcaster will use its resources to "suppress other parties contesting ANC rule".

PAC rejects Payco's Mandela statement

2013-06-18 18:50

The PAC has distanced itself from a statement by Pan Africanist Youth Congress spokesperson Sello Tladi calling former president Nelson Mandela a "sell-out".

SA groups pay tribute to Chavez

2013-03-06 16:25

Unions, political parties and civil society have paid tribute to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who died after a two-year battle with cancer.

Azapo stalwart Thabo Mafihla dies

2013-01-10 10:08

Azanian People's Organisation (Azapo) stalwart and former Highveld East Municipality manager Thabo Mafihla, has died.

This is not a scheduling issue - DA

2012-11-20 19:42

Parliament's "failure" to deal with a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma cannot be hidden behind a scheduling issue, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

No confidence debate heads for high court

2012-11-19 21:41

The Western Cape High Court will hear an urgent application by opposition parties to compel the National Assembly speaker to schedule a debate on a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

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