Shabangu clarifies 'weak' Karabo comment

17 minutes ago

Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu was trying to say murdered Karabo Mokoena was "vulnerable" when she had called her "weak".

Calm voting in hotly contested Nquthu by-election - IEC

2017-05-24 12:00

There have been no incidents of violence since the polling stations opened in Nquthu where the hotly contested by-election is currently taking place, the IEC has said.

Nquthu residents get another chance to choose their leaders

2017-05-24 06:37

Residents of the rural Nquthu municipality in KwaZulu-Natal will get another chance to vote for their leaders when the hotly-contested local government by-election takes place in all 17 wards.

More than R1bn paid in medical negligence payouts by Gauteng Health - DA

2017-05-23 18:56

The Gauteng health department has paid out more than R1bn to settle 185 medical negligence cases since January 2015, the Democratic Alliance says.

DA withdraws ultimatum to UDM to remove deputy mayor

2017-05-23 14:37

The DA has withdrawn an ultimatum to the UDM for it to remove its Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor after deciding to deal with the matter internally.

ANC asks Public Protector to probe DA 'birthday party' funding

2017-05-22 22:12

The ANC in the Western Cape has asked Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to probe the funding of two Western Cape MECs' birthday parties.

DA calls for full investigation into KZN hospital fire

2017-05-22 19:39

The DA has called on the KwaZulu-Natal Health department to conduct a full investigation into the fire that broke out at Port Shepstone Regional Hospital.

Two assessments of security features at Nkandla - Nhleko

2017-05-22 14:01

Public Works Minister Nathi Nhleko says his department conducted a structural damage assessment to one of the security features at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, while the police have also conducted a security assessment.

Another R132m ‘Nkandla’ sinkhole

2017-05-21 05:51

Work on King Goodwill Zwelithini’s pet project halted as costs balloon and funds are drained by consultants.

Kicking Zuma out will not change ANC – Maimane

2017-05-20 16:37

Kicking President Jacob Zuma out of power will make no difference to the ANC, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.


Photo of 'police cadets' with firearms causes stir

2017-05-24 13:32

A photo, seemingly of police cadets posing with firearms, is making waves.

Shabangu must retract callous 'Karabo was weak' remarks - DA

2017-05-24 11:33

The DA has called on Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu to retract her remarks that murdered Karabo Mokoena was 'weak'.

NMB mayor, deputy in renewed spat

2017-05-23 21:36

Hours after the DA in Nelson Mandela Bay revoked an ultimatum to the UDM to remove its deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, he and mayor Athol Trollip have been involved in a new spat during a council meeting.

MPs fume as water dept fails to explain R1.5bn debt

2017-05-23 16:49

MPs across the political spectrum have slammed the Department of Water and Sanitation after its officials failed to explain how the department still owed various contractors R1.5bn.

Birthday party funding criticism 'a storm in a tea cup' - Madikizela

2017-05-23 12:01

Acting DA Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela has dismissed the ANC’s allegations that improper contributions were made for his birthday party as "a storm in a tea cup".

Molefe was just on unpaid leave from Eskom - affidavits

2017-05-22 19:45

While he was an MP in Parliament, Brian Molefe was only considered to be on "unpaid leave" from his position as CEO of Eskom, reports the Mail & Guardian.

DA's Steenhuisen lambasts police 'intimidation'

2017-05-22 15:15

DA chief whip John Steenhuisen views an unannounced visit by four police officers to his office at Parliament as intimidation.

Fresh SAA tender scandal comes as Treasury stalls tabling reports

2017-05-22 09:14

The latest report of corruption at SAA comes as Parliament’s oversight of the state-owned airline battles to gain sight of a variety of investigative reports.

Ntuli charge could put Maimane against Selfe

2017-05-21 05:51

A disciplinary hearing against former DA Youth leader Mbali Ntuli could cause a deep split in the DA as the party’s two top officials, Mmusi Maimane and James Selfe, will likely testify on opposite sides.

Parliament concerned about slow pace of land reform

2017-05-20 06:44

The slow pace of land reform has been lamented when Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti delivered his department's budget to the National Assembly.

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