We are disturbed by arrogance of ANC, Zuma – Cope

2016-04-24 09:02

The Congress of the People (Cope) says it is disturbed by the arrogance displayed by the ANC and President Jacob Zuma following the Constitutional Court judgment.

Lekota claims MPs not committed to Constitution

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota slams MPs at civil society meeting.

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FULL TEXT: Cope withdraws from parliamentary activites

2016-04-11 18:30

Read the full statement by the Congress of the People after they announced they have withdrawn from parliamentary activities.

Last voter registration weekend

2016-04-09 07:55

This weekend is the last voter registration weekend and political parties are once again crisscrossing the country in a bid to encourage people to register to vote.

Zuma must know no one is above the law - Cope

2016-03-31 09:44

The Constitutional Court's judgment on the Nkandla matter is important as it could show that no one, including President Jacob Zuma, is above the Constitution, the Congress of the People said on Thursday.

Arrest Zuma, Guptas – Cope

2016-03-20 14:05

The Congress of the People has described revelations by a former government official, who alleges President Jacob Zuma directly tried to aid the Gupta family to secure millions in state business, as more reason “to arrest them”.

People can hold political parties responsible – Cope

2016-03-05 22:29

People have the power to hold political parties accountable, the leader of Cope says.

No confidence motion against Zuma fails, again

2016-03-01 18:00

A motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma has failed, again.

Factions, fractions and rubbish in SONA debate

In News24 Live's analysis of SONA 2016 Lawson Naidoo reflects on the initial speech, debate and response from President Jacob Zuma. Naidoo says the Speaker in Parliament faces criticism for a perceived bias. During the SONA debate COPE's Mosioua Lekota was discouraged from saying "factions" in parliament. DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen's use of the term "utter rubbish" prompted a request for his exit from the National Assembly. Naidoo here details MPs responsibilities in Parliament and the role of the Speaker.

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A 'dead man walking' and a 'headless chicken' – Mokonyane

2016-02-17 21:20

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota was a "dead man walking" and EFF leader Julius Malema a "headless chicken", Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said.


Oakbay move 'shows Guptas control govt' - political parties

2016-04-22 14:47

More opposition political parties have voiced discontent concerning government’s planned engagement with SA's top four banks on behalf of Oakbay Investments.

Party leaders meet with Mbete, Modise over ConCourt Nkandla judgment

2016-04-13 10:56

Political party leaders are meeting with National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise to discuss the Constitutional Court's Nkandla judgment.

Cope to boycott Parliament over ANC response to ConCourt's Nkandla ruling

2016-04-11 18:30

Cope has vowed to boycott proceedings in the National Assembly after the ANC in Parliament refused to take action against President Jacob Zuma following the Constitutional Court ruling.

Opposition parties to use 'every legal avenue possible' to remove Zuma

2016-04-05 19:33

Opposition parties will try every legal avenue to remove President Jacob Zuma from office, they have said.

'No one is above the law' - Cope speaks at ConCourt

The Congress of the People  (Cope) says no one is above the law and the constitution of the country must be upheld by all. Watch.

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DA lays charges against Guptas, says SA did not vote for them

2016-03-17 13:25

South Africans did not vote for the Gupta family, nor did they elect them in any public forum, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said after laying charges against the controversial family.

Sizani could no longer defend Zuma – opposition parties

2016-03-02 22:32

Opposition parties have claimed ANC chief whip Stone Sizani resigned because he could no longer defend President Jacob Zuma.

Charge Hawks head with sabotage - Cope

2016-02-27 08:52

The Congress of the People has called for Hawks boss Major General Berning Ntlemeza to be charged with sabotage.

Zuma: Together we must move SA forward - As it happened

2016-02-18 13:46

After two days of debate over President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation, he finally responds to his critics. Get all the details here.

Lekota's 'faction' comment heats up SONA debate

2016-02-17 17:48

The legislature is divided by "factions" - those who try hold the executive to account, and those who protect it - Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has said in Parliament.

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