No razzmatazz as Mantashe fails to show at pre-election walkabout

2016-02-12 21:13

The ruling party is determined to erode the DA's hold in the Western Cape, but ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe still failed to pitch at a pre-election walkabout.

News24's 10 most memorable moments of SONA 2016

2016-02-12 07:38

Here are 10 memorable moments from this year's State of the Nation address in Parliament.

Cope walks out of Parliament

2016-02-11 19:44

As President Jacob Zuma began delivering his State of the Nation address, he was surprisingly disrupted by Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota.

Nkandla ConCourt matter about more than money - parties

2016-02-09 07:06

The Constitutional Court case about Nkandla is not just about getting President Jacob Zuma to repay taxpayer’s money, but about protecting the Constitution and public protector, political parties say.

Parties call for tough action against ANC MP Mkongi

2016-01-18 11:13

Political parties are calling for tough action against ANC MP Bongani Mkongi, after he called for party members to burn down a Cape Town apartment block on which a "Zuma Must Fall" banner had been hung.

Govt not taking over people's pensions - presidency

2016-01-14 13:24

Contrary to "false rumours", government has no intention of taking over the hard-earned pension money of workers, says the presidency.

Presidency slams Cope for 'opportunistic' statement on Zuma

2015-12-31 14:34

The Presidency says it rejects the "misleading and opportunistic" statement issued by the Cope in relation to President Jacob Zuma and AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

We will remain moral voice of the country - Cope

2015-12-16 15:30

The Congress of the People has celebrated its seventh birthday with a promise to carry forward the legacy of late President Nelson Mandela.

Zuma has played his worst card ever - Cope

2015-12-09 22:02

President Jacob Zuma has played his worst card ever by removing Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene, Congress of the People says.

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.


SONA now what?

2016-02-12 17:45
SONA now what?

The prelude to President Jacob Zuma's eighth SONA bore some similarity to last years' speech (protests, high security, filibustering). SONA 2016 is done but not quite dusted. Here's what follows.

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SONA: ANC happy, opposition underwhelmed

2016-02-11 22:46

While ANC members were quick to praise President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address, opposition parties were underwhelmed.

Lekota expecting 'a bit of drama' in Parliament

2016-02-11 18:57

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says that he was expecting action in Parliament where President Jacob Zuma was to deliver his State of The Nation address.

We are ready for local government elections - Cope

2016-01-31 21:09

Cope says that they are ready for the 2016 local government elections. This after the executive committee met with its provincial committee and public representative in Bloemfontein in the Free State.

No election date yet - opposition parties unhappy

2016-01-15 18:14

Opposition parties want the date of this year’s local government elections, as not knowing is holding back their preparations.

Mixed reaction from political parties on class of 2015 results

2016-01-05 22:04

There were mixed reactions by political parties to the matric results of 2015, with most saying the drop in the overall pass rate was due to poor governance.

Zuma should follow Dalindyebo to jail: Cope

2015-12-31 09:08

President Jacob Zuma should follow AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo to jail, Cope said on Thursday.

Opposition parties saved Rustenburg municipal manager from suspension

2015-12-12 10:45

Rustenburg Municipality's manager Bheki Khenisa has been saved from suspension by opposition parties who staged a walk-out at a special council meeting.

I won't retract 'ANC comes first' comment - Zuma

2015-12-09 18:06

President Jacob Zuma has once again said there is nothing "wrong or untoward" about his comment that the ANC comes first, and that it does not contradict his Oath of Office.

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.

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