Maimane: Zuma misled SA

2014-12-22 15:42

President Jacob Zuma has "misled" South Africans about the R246m spent on his Nkandla homestead, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane said.

DA: Less pressure on Zuma after Tshabalala quits

2014-12-17 18:38

The DA has welcomed SABC board chairperson Ellen Tshabalala's resignation and said that it alleviated the pressure from Zuma to suspend her.

Maimane to be probed for unparliamentary behaviour

2014-12-11 21:00

Three MPs, including DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, are set to be investigated for alleged misconduct, according to parliamentary papers published.

DA wants review on NPA's effectiveness

2014-12-09 20:15

The DA is calling on the justice ministry to launch a review of the state and effectiveness of the National Prosecuting Authority given the judgment handed down in the Shrien Dewani murder case.

Budget will reveal Russia trip costs

2014-12-09 06:12

President Jacob Zuma will answer questions on the cost of his trips to Russia between 2011 and 2014 in the Presidency's budgets, he said.

Ramaphosa: Parly would have embarrassed Mandela

2014-12-08 05:15

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

EFF warns Zille to address racist incident

2014-12-02 12:13

The Economic Freedom Fighters has urged Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to suspend a Boland safety department official who allegedly used the k-word with a Khayelitsha caterer or there will be “chaos”.

ANC poorer without Mabe - Kodwa

2014-12-01 15:46

The death of Free State legislature speaker Sisi Mabe has left the ANC poorer, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.

DA withdraws from Limpopo municipality

2014-11-29 07:00

The DA has decided to withdraw from political activities in Mogalakwena Municipality in Limpopo.

Behaviour in Parliament 'dangerous'

2014-11-28 06:46

The behaviour displayed in the National Assembly in recent months is a very dangerous phenomenon, ANC Deputy Chief Whip Doris Dlakude has warned.

Municipal by-election results in

2014-11-27 12:34

The African National Congress has won 26 of 31 municipal wards in by-elections this week, according to results on the IEC's website.

NEC invited to ANC top six's meeting

2014-11-25 20:37

The ANC's national executive committee has been invited to attend the meeting of the party's national working committee in Johannesburg.

Mpuma legislature spends over R10m on food - report

2014-11-25 08:54

The Mpumalanga legislature spent over R10m on food for the year of 2013/2014, a report says, adding that this exceeded the budget by around 54%.

Parly peace deal in tatters

2014-11-24 18:43

A peace deal brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties has fallen apart.

Parly truce off - Maimane

2014-11-24 16:57

A deal brokered between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties is off, DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Party leaders arrive for Ramaphosa meeting

2014-11-24 14:43

Political party leaders have started arriving for a meeting with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Johannesburg.

Tshabalala: Committee distances itself from Davis

2014-11-24 07:23

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has distanced itself from comments made by committee member Gavin Davis regarding calls for the immediate suspension of SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

ANC MPs revolt against Cyril Ramaphosa

2014-11-23 19:56

ANC parliamentarians have revolted against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s peace deal with opposition parties, saying he had stepped on Speaker Baleka Mbete’s turf.

Suspend SAA acting CEO – DA

2014-11-23 14:06

The DA has called on SAA to suspend its acting chief executive Nico Bezuidenhout, pending the outcome of an inquiry into his appointment.

Dept undertakes to settle claim as sheriff arrives

2014-11-21 18:42

A court sheriff has arrived at the Gauteng health department to attach furniture following a R6m medical negligence lawsuit, resulting in an undertaking to settle the claim.

Deputy Speaker to MPs: You are a disgrace

2014-11-21 15:59

"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has told MPs, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on violence against women and children.

Drug shortage at Joburg hospital

2014-11-21 14:10

Non-urgent surgery at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital has been cancelled because of a lack of anaesthetic drugs, the DA says.

Mace removed from Parliament - As it happened

2014-11-20 19:34

Get the latest details from the sitting in the National Assembly after a fragile truce between political parties fell apart.


Rian Malan on Julius Malema – looking behind the red overalled facade

2014-12-18 07:52

During Apartheid, Rian Malan employed his pen like a surgeon does the scalpel, fearlessly dissecting and exposing ugliness of an indefensible political system.

Presidency denies Zuma link to Sars suspensions

2014-12-16 22:01

The Presidency has criticised allegations made by DA leader Helen Zille linking President Jacob Zuma to the suspension of SA Revenue Service staff members.

Parly plagued by opposition's 'roguishness' - ANC

2014-12-10 14:48

The first six months of the fifth Parliament has been tarnished by "rampant anarchy, disorder, and roguishness", ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says.

Parly's sergeant-at-arms called police - Nhleko

2014-12-09 13:29

Parliament's sergeant-at-arms both asked for and authorised the controversial entry of police into the National Assembly last month, according to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

ANC abused Parly after elections - Maimane

2014-12-08 15:43

The fifth Parliament has been characterised by unprecedented abuse by the ANC, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

I won't step down, says SABC chair Tshabalala

2014-12-05 12:55

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala has refused to step down, saying she has done nothing wrong and that a particular political party has a vested interest to destroy her image.

DA welcomes key points ruling

2014-12-03 19:41

The DA has welcomed a court ruling compelling Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko to disclose the national key points list.

DA's 'Cabinet Report Card' a publicity stunt - ANC

2014-12-01 17:23

The ANC says the DA’s rating of the ruling party’s executive is too ridiculously subjective for anyone to take seriously.

Zuma has failed to lead SA - DA

2014-12-01 14:06

The DA says President Jacob Zuma has failed to lead South Africa, especially when it comes to the economy.

EFF defiant, demands Zuma pay back the money

2014-11-28 07:15

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party will head to court to challenge the suspension of some of its MPs from Parliament, and will also demand President Jacob Zuma repays money spent on his Nkandla home.

DA's momentum growing - Zille

2014-11-27 14:02

The results of municipal by-elections show that the Democratic Alliance's momentum is growing, party leader Helen Zille says.

Sparks could fly as EFF suspension comes under the spotlight again

2014-11-26 21:50

A report which is likely to result in the suspension of EFF MPs from Parliament will be up for debate in the National Assembly after ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani said it was a matter of "national importance".

Arms deal inquiry cost taxpayers R80m

2014-11-25 17:26

Taxpayers have forked out over R80m so far to fund the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into allegations of corruption in the multi-billion rand 1999 arms deal, Justice Minister Mike Masutha has revealed.

DA wants Joemat-Pettersson suspended

2014-11-24 18:53

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has misled Parliament and should be suspended pending an investigation, the DA says.

IPID must probe cop in assault investigation - DA

2014-11-24 17:55

The DA has asked IPID to investigate the alleged criminal conduct of a detective responsible for investigating the assault of a 52-year-old woman.

Meeting between Ramaphosa, parties under way

2014-11-24 16:45

A meeting between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and political party leaders have started in Johannesburg in another bid to restore peace in Parliament.

Ramaphosa to meet opposition after deal falters

2014-11-24 11:30

Opposition parties are expected to meet Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa after a truce between political parties in Parliament fell apart last week.

SAA CEO’s appointment: DA has 4 questions

2014-11-24 05:00

The DA is calling for a complete overhaul of the recruitment policies and procedures of SAA after news that boss Nico Bezuidenhout lied about his qualifications.

Moodey re-elected DA Gauteng head

2014-11-23 15:47

John Moodey has retained his seat as head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng at this weekend's provincial congress.

DA eyes coalitions in 2016

2014-11-22 14:20

The DA will consider entering into coalitions in municipalities for the 2016 local government elections, party leader Helen Zille says.

Ramaphosa misrepresented accord - Maimane

2014-11-21 18:42

DA MPL Mmusi Maimane has accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ANC and the opposition.

DA Gauteng leader post to be contested

2014-11-21 15:27

John Moodey's position as DA Gauteng leader will be contested at the party's provincial conference in Johannesburg.

ANC backs off on EFF report for now

2014-11-21 07:27

After five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, the ANC abandoned a debate on the suspension of 20 EFF MPs, while chief whips have agreed on talks to end the political impasse.

R10m spent on education audits - report

2014-11-20 18:37

MEC Panyaza Lesufi has defended the Gauteng education department following a report that it spent at least R10m on forensic audits.

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