Politicians reflect on personal HIV stories

2015-12-01 22:40

Political parties have recounted their personal fears and lessons learnt from those living with HIV.

Cope: Ministerial hand book should be public

2015-11-28 18:06

Following the release of the Presidential handbook, the Congress of the People says the same should be done with the revised ministerial hand book.

The casualties of strike at Parliament

2015-11-28 08:37

Reports on oversight visits, the Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill and the passing of the new National Assembly rules are just some of the casualties of the ongoing strike in Parliament.

Blade must go - opposition parties tell Parliament

2015-10-27 16:28

There is a need for new leadership in education, say opposition parties, which have called for Blade Nzimande to be removed as higher education minister.

Nene must squeeze 'bloated' Zuma govt spend - Cope

2015-10-21 12:33

In his mini budget Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene must free resources for growth and development by "squeezing Zuma-side expenditure", says Cope.

Political parties slam ANC over ICC decision

2015-10-12 17:30

The ANC's resolution that South Africa withdraw from the International Criminal Court has been criticised by some political parties.

Court dismisses application to remove Mbete as Speaker

2015-10-07 17:01

An application by Agang SA, UDM and Cope to have National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete removed, has been dismissed by the Western Cape High Court.

Crime stats: ‘It’s just getting worse’

2015-09-29 18:20

On average 49 people are murdered in South Africa "each and every day", a figure that politicians say is “catastrophic” and “getting worse”.

New ANCYL president 'never a member of Cope'

2015-09-08 19:09

Former ANC North West secretary Kabelo Mataboge has claimed that newly elected ANC Youth League president Collen Maine has never been a member of breakaway party Congress of the People.

Political parties call for action after Madonsela’s Prasa report

2015-08-25 14:18

Political parties have called for swift action following the release of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report into maladministration at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA.


Sentencing of former treasurer a victory against corruption - Cope

2015-12-01 22:40

The sentencing of Cope's former treasurer Hilda Ndude and her personal assistant for fraud and corruption amounting to millions is a victory for the party's fight against corruption, spokesperson Dennis Bloem says.

Malema’s attack on Mandela legacy immature - Cope

2015-11-28 14:50

Congress of the People’s leader Mosiuoa Lekota says Julius Malema’s attacks on former president Nelson Mandela's legacy are immature and uninformed.

Nzimande a 'man without a plan' - DA

2015-10-29 17:26

The fact that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has postponed an announcement on the tertiary education funding shortfall shows he is a man without a plan, the DA says.

Nzimande must take responsibility for varsity crisis - opposition

2015-10-26 16:16

Opposition parties are calling on Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande to take responsibility for the university funding crisis, and offer practical solutions, when he opens a debate on tertiary sector transformation in Parliament.

Zuma lets a skirt think for him – anti-corruption protesters

2015-10-14 12:58

A sea of red and yellow have gathered in Mary Fitzgerald Square in the Johannesburg CBD with close to 5 000 people joining the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's anti-corruption march.

Public Protector's findings binding - for now

2015-10-09 12:54

The Constitutional Court will have the final say on whether Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s findings are binding, says constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos.

Former NNP Gauteng leader dies

2015-10-05 17:05

Former New National Party (NNP) Gauteng leader Johan Kilian has died of a heart attack.

Lift veil on R15bn PetroSA loss, urges Cope

2015-09-15 14:40

The Congress of the People has urged Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to release a report on the R15bn loss incurred by PetroSA.

New ANCYL president defected in 2007 - Cope

2015-09-08 15:30

Newly elected ANC Youth League president Collen Maine has apparently not always been a loyal cadre of the movement, if the Congress of the People is to be believed. A Cope spokesperson says Maine was part of the breakaway party.

ANC's attacks on Madonsela despicable - Cope

2015-08-05 12:38

The ANC is acting despicably by personally attacking Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, who is doing a 'stupendous job... fighting the abuse of power', Cope says.

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