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.

Parties close ranks against Mbete

2015-05-09 21:06

Three opposition parties will approach a full bench of the Western Cape High Court in an attempt to remove Baleka Mbete as National Assembly speaker.

Presidency rejects Cabinet reshuffle rumours

2015-05-02 16:09

The Presidency has dismissed rumours that President Jacob Zuma would reshuffle the Cabinet following the death of Minister Collins Chabane.

Cope wants Zuma to act against Cele

2015-04-25 12:03

The Congress of the People wants President Jacob Zuma to take action against Deputy Agriculture Minister Bheki Cele for comments he made about the national police commissioner.

Calls for probe into De Kock's whereabouts

2015-03-21 14:23

Cope says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko should probe allegations that parolee Eugene De Kock is being kept in a house against his will since his release from prison.

Cope: Govt should reconsider road freight system

2015-03-17 09:17

Government should reconsider the road freight system in the wake of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane's death, Cope says.

Moses Kotane gave his life to the struggle - Zuma

2015-03-14 16:01

President Jacob Zuma says struggle stalwart Moses Kotane gave his life to the struggle for freedom, at the struggle stalwart's reburial service.

Nene should have been bolder: Cope

2015-02-25 18:02

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have announced bolder steps to reduce government spending in his budget, says Cope.

Cope spokesperson defects to DA

2015-02-03 14:23

The Congress of the People's national spokesperson Johann Abrie has defected to the Democratic Alliance after being with the party since its inception in 2008.


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.

Vaccines: Cope wants minister to step in

2015-05-10 22:31

The Congress of the People has called on the Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi to step in after the Eastern Cape health department stopped issuing free vaccines to private clinics and pharmacies.

ANC retains seven wards in by-elections

2015-05-07 09:07

The ANC has retained seven wards in by-elections held in the Free State, North West, Limpopo and Western Cape, according to results posted on the IEC website.

No economic freedom for our people - Cope

2015-04-27 17:17

While South Africa attained its political freedom 21 years ago, it has still not attained economic freedom, the Congress of the People says.

Cosatu to 'interrogate' forensic reports

2015-03-31 20:20

Cosatu will study two forensic reports on the union federation and if necessary point out illegal activities to law enforcement agencies.

Easy ride for 'runaway' Zuma

2015-03-17 21:40

After nearly two years in the making, the opposition motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma saw him labelled a thief and a feckless runaway leader but was defeated with ease by the ANC.

Cope 'anguished' at Chabane's untimely death

2015-03-15 12:00

The Congress of the People on Sunday expressed shock at the news of the death of the Minister of Public Service and Administration Collins Chabane in a car accident.

COPE disturbed by attack on Thuli Madonsela

2015-03-07 14:34

The Congress of the People has been 'disturbed' by the malicious and senseless attacks on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, the party says

Cope disappointed with Gauteng e-tolls move

2015-02-23 22:30

Cope says it is shocked that Gauteng premier David Makhura has not scrapped the much-opposed e-tolling system.

Mixed reactions to matric pass rate

2015-01-06 08:00

Political parties have expressed mixed reactions to the 2014 matric pass rate.

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