Zuma, ANC have abandoned the Constitution: Maimane

2016-12-10 11:45

President Jacob Zuma and the ANC have abandoned the constitutional goal of serving the people in favour of serving themselves, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on the 20th birthday of the highest law in the country.

I won’t mind sitting 'in the opposition benches' - Makhura

2016-12-09 11:39

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has resigned himself to a possible future on opposition benches, even if his government delivers on key projects and clean governance.

Western Cape government approves Kannaland municipality intervention plan

2016-12-08 19:04

The Western Cape government has announced that it has approved a proposed intervention in the Kannaland municipality following the embattled municipality's failure to balance its books.

DA scores Zuma F minus on report card

2016-12-08 15:13

The Democratic Alliance has scored President Jacob Zuma an F minus for his performance in 2016. Have a look at the results for the full Cabinet.

SABC attempts to halt inquiry 'pathetic', committee hears

2016-12-07 16:17

MPs on Parliament's ad hoc committee looking into the fitness of the SABC board were critical of the broadcaster's attempts to "delay" its inquiry.

High Court reserves judgment in DA challenge to ICC withdrawal

2016-12-06 19:09

The Gauteng North High Court in Pretoria has reserved judgment in the DA's challenge to the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Parliament still to debate ICC withdrawal - lawyer

2016-12-06 12:13

The DA approached the courts to challenge the government’s withdrawal from the ICC before it had been debated in Parliament, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Ex-councillors still to be paid 'once off gratuity' - minister

2016-12-05 16:40

More than 4 000 former councillors have yet to be paid their "once-off gratuity" following the August local government elections, the Ministry of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs has said.

R7m for new cars for ministers a waste, DA says

2016-12-05 15:07

The R7m budgeted for nine new ministerial vehicles is “wasteful expenditure”, the DA says.

Executive 'disregarded' people of SA in ICC withdrawal

2016-12-05 13:10

The executive disregarded the people of South Africa when it decided to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, the DA has argued in court.


Too humble to seek a private jet – North West premier

2016-12-09 11:41

North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo has painted himself as a humble man, saying he is considering taking legal action against those claiming he wants to use taxpayers' money to buy a private jet.

DA Mogale City mayor resigns, party retains power

2016-12-08 21:16

Mogale City has replaced its recently installed Democratic Alliance mayor Lynn Pannall due to ill health, with the new vote keeping the DA-led coalition in power by a whisker.

DA gives Zuma an F-

2016-12-08 15:35

The DA has given President Jacob Zuma a F- in its annual Cabinet report card.

Parliament will be even more vibrant in 2017 - Shivambu

2016-12-07 21:17

This year was eventful but Parliament in 2017 is going to be even more vibrant because of the EFF, says chief whip Floyd Shivambu.

Mashaba won't keep quiet about illegal immigrants - spokesperson

2016-12-06 19:10

Mayor Herman Mashaba will not keep quiet about illegal immigrants and says national government needs to "clean up its act" to ensure the efficient processing of asylum seekers and refugees.

Executive has prerogative to withdraw from treaties, court hears

2016-12-06 16:25

The executive has the prerogative to withdraw from treaties and does not need Parliament’s approval to do so, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Govt paid for Van Rooyen's 'state capture' interdict

2016-12-05 19:12

The co-operative governance and traditional affairs (Cogta) department paid for Minister Des van Rooyen's bid to interdict the Public Protector's State of Capture report it has been revealed.

Al-Bashir the primary reason for ICC withdrawal, court hears

2016-12-05 16:40

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is the primary reason for the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, the Southern African Litigation Centre has argued in the High Court in Pretoria.

Ministers' benches still too empty in Parliament, despite Ramaphosa promise - DA

2016-12-05 14:31

There are still several empty spaces on the ministers’ benches in Parliament, despite a promise by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to improve attendance, the DA says.

ANC to lodge HRC complaint for 'stupid animals' post

2016-12-05 12:05

The Western Cape ANC plans to lodge a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission and police after a Hout Bay resident apparently called black people 'stupid animals'.

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