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.

EFF: Nhleko a garden worker in Zuma's plantation

2015-07-21 20:23

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's Nkandla report "is organised and compiled by a person who is a garden worker in Zuma's plantation", EFF spokesperson Mbuyeseni Ndlozi says.

Marikana reaction: Phiyega, Ramaphosa must face consequences

2015-06-25 22:08

Opposition parties have called for police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be suspended or axed and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to face the might of the law despite the Marikana report exonerating him from any involvement in the 2012 shootings.

‘We are scared of nothing,’ says a defiant Malema after Parly chaos

2015-06-19 16:21

We are determined and unbowed! This was the message from the Economic Freedom Fighters after another disruption in Parliament.

Zuma must reverse salary increase approval - Cope

2015-06-06 14:05

Cope deputy president Willy Madisha is calling on President Jacob Zuma to reverse his decision to accept a 5% salary increase, claiming that Treasury is almost empty.

By-elections to take place in five provinces

2015-06-02 15:15

By-elections are set to take place in five provinces, with one ward being contested in each province, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

Cope up in arms about alleged NPA golden handshake

2015-05-17 21:12

Cope has claimed that President Jacob Zuma is wasting millions in golden handshakes, after it was reported that NPA head Mxolisi Nxasana wanted R6m before he would consider leaving office.


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.

Cope lays fraud charge against Ellen Tshabalala

2015-07-30 11:24

The Congress of the People has laid a charge of fraud against former SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala for allegedly lying about her qualifications.

Spending on Nkandla could rise - Nhleko

2015-07-21 19:33

More money may need to be spent on Nkandla to install additional security, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says.

Zuma's SABC appointments dismissed as praise singers

2015-06-20 14:43

Opposition parties have come out against President Jacob Zuma's appointment of Mbulaheni Maguvhe as SABC chairperson and Leah Khumalo his deputy.

ANC helping to paralyse Parliament - Lekota

2015-06-18 18:18

The ANC is helping to paralyse the functioning of Parliament, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has said after Speaker Baleka Mbete adjourned the House when EFF MPs would not stop chanting ''pay back the money''.

Zuma's salary increase approved

2015-06-04 17:22

President Jacob Zuma's salary increase has been approved, even after opposition parties fought against it, according to reports.

Opposition: Danny Jordaan 'handed a poisoned chalice'

2015-05-19 11:18

Opposition parties have not been very receptive to the announcement that SA Football Association boss Danny Jordaan has been appointed Nelson Mandela Bay mayor by the ruling ANC.

Application to remove Mbete as Speaker postponed

2015-05-12 21:37

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

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