Feathers ruffled in Parliament committee

59 minutes ago

Justice committee chairperson Mathole Motshega on Tuesday chided the justice ministry and DA.

Inspector general asked to probe alleged SABC spying

2017-03-28 16:56

The DA says it will ask the new Inspector General of Intelligence to probe allegations by SABC journalists and staff that the State Security Agency has spied on them.

Zille tweets: DA top brass to meet on Sunday to discuss possible charges

2017-03-27 14:06

The DA’s federal executive will meet to discuss whether or not Western Cape Premier Helen Zille should be charged over her tweets about colonialism.

Eskom board's reluctance to release Dentons report exposed - DA

2017-03-26 15:34

The DA believes that the latest Eskom expose could be one of the reasons why its board has been reluctant to release the Dentons report.

DA councillor ‘roughed up’ over ANC docs

2017-03-26 06:00

A DA councillor was allegedly assaulted and her foot was injured when she questioned why municipal resources were being used to print ANC documents.

Black First Land First lays charge against Zille over colonial tweet

2017-03-25 21:00

Black First Land First (BLF) has laid a charge of racism against Western Cape premier Helen Zille at the Hillbrow Police.

DA caucus about Zille tweets 'tense and emotional'

2017-03-24 08:06

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s tweets on colonialism were in the spotlight for more than four hours during a “tense and emotional” DA caucus meeting, sources say.

Counting the cost of Armed Forces Day celebrations

2017-03-23 14:18

Hosting the annual Armed Forces Day celebrations has cost almost R50m in the past two years, says Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

DA councillor arrested for sexual assault

2017-03-22 22:48

A DA West Coast councillor has been arrested for alleged sexual assault.

Chief Justice Office robbery leads to Parliament meeting cancellation

2017-03-22 17:13

A meeting between the Office of the Chief Justice and Parliament’s justice committee has been cancelled following the robbery at the Office of the Chief Justice.


Unrepentant Zille questions 'tsunami' over her 'statement of fact' on colonialism

2017-03-28 18:11

An unrepentant Helen Zille has questioned the "political tsunami" over her tweets on colonialism, saying she is glad that it has led to a debate.

Hamba Kahle, Comrade Kathy

2017-03-28 10:09

The ANC and DA have paid their respects to Ahmed Kathrada, saying he would be remembered for his deep, abiding faith and sacrifices he made for South Africa’s liberation.

Diwali racist Dawie Kriel gets 'light' sentence - ANC, DA

2017-03-27 13:20

Facebook racist Dawie Kriel has received a suspended jail sentence, which both the DA and ANC say is too lenient.

Friends & Friction: Win some, lose some – but keep the passion

2017-03-26 11:57

It happened to the silky soul singer Marvin Gaye, and now it is happening to Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Maimane gets tough on Zille

2017-03-26 06:00

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said he considered comments made, to the effect that he was scared to act against former party leader Helen Zille, as racist.

DA's federal executive must decide on Zille hearing - Breytenbach

2017-03-24 15:22

DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach says her investigation into whether Helen Zille should be charged over her latest tweet saga is done, but the final decision lies with the party's federal executive council.

Big drop in 2016 school pregnancies - Motshekga

2017-03-23 17:03

Thousands of primary and high school pupils fewer became pregnant in 2016, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has said in response to a parliamentary question.

Zille’s 'dumb tweets' biggest headache for Maimane

2017-03-23 06:41

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille must be expelled from the party for her defence of colonialism, several DA leaders have said.

Date set for Zille legislature snap debate

2017-03-22 17:30

The Western Cape legislature speaker has approved the ANC's request for a snap debate on Premier Helen Zille's views on colonialism.

Date set for first step in possible Zille disciplinary inquiry

2017-03-22 11:29

The DA has set a date for the first steps of a possible disciplinary inquiry into Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's comments about colonialism, the chairperson of the party's federal executive says.

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