MPs in heated debate over Africa Day

2016-05-25 22:55

MPs have displayed their passion and frustration over the African continent during a heated commemoration of Africa Day in Parliament.

Fractured SA celebrates Freedom Day

2016-04-27 21:13

South Africa has celebrated Freedom Day in seemingly parallel universes of dissent and delight at the current state of affairs, in particular Jacob Zuma's presidency.

Violent minority causing trouble at varsities - Nzimande

2016-04-21 17:15

A minority of students who want to impose their will through violence are forcing universities to spend millions on additional security, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande has said in his budget vote speech.

Mulder, Malema Twitter conduct shameful - ANC chief whip

2016-02-24 13:35

FF Plus chief whip Corné Mulder and EFF leader Julius Malema's conduct on Twitter was "shameful and disappointing", the ANC chief whip’s office says.

EFF's Malema and FF Plus's Mulder battle it out on Twitter

2016-02-23 11:51

A Twitter war has erupted between FF Plus Chief Whip Corné Mulder and EFF leader Julius Malema, with both leaders calling on their supporters to "crush" each other.

FF Plus wants probe into varsity's treatment of 'blackface' students

2016-02-15 18:27

The FF Plus says it wants the HRC to probe how Stellenbosch University treated two students who were wrongfully accused of being involved in a "blackface" incident.

SAHRC rejects FF Plus request to probe Zuma's land comments

2016-01-28 16:53

The SA Human Rights Commission will not investigate the FF Plus's complaint that President Jacob Zuma is fuelling racial divisions by claiming land in SA was stolen, the party has said.

MTN says it will engage with FF Plus

2015-12-01 22:40

MTN has confirmed its willingness to engage in talks with the FF Plus after the party announced its intention to take complaints against the cellphone company to Parliament.

FF Plus wants UN secretary general to probe farm murders

2015-11-20 18:48

The Freedom Front Plus will ask the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues to refer farm murders and "human genocide in South Africa" to the UN Secretary General for investigation.

FF+ councillor gets it in the neck for grabbing DA councillor's throat

2015-10-30 18:29

A Cape Town city councillor has been given a week to respond to a formal complaint lodged after he allegedly put his hands around the throat of another councillor during a council meeting earlier this week, the speaker’s office has confirmed.


Zuma condemns torching of Vuwani schools

2016-05-05 16:45

President Jacob Zuma has strongly condemned the torching of 17 schools in Limpopo, saying the entire nation was "in shock" over the events.

FF Plus accuses govt of lying about land reform

2016-04-26 18:50

FF Plus MP Pieter Groenewald has accused government of lying about its land reform programme by transferring land to itself instead of to people who lodged claim.

Investigate the Guptas - opposition parties

2016-03-16 21:16

In a notice of motion tabled in Parliament, Da leader Mmusi Maimane called for the establishment of an ad hoc committee to investigate the "Guptas's capture of state resources".

Political parties will maximise on student unrest - political analyst

2016-02-23 14:00

Some political parties will see opportunities in the current student conflicts but there is no third force involved, a political analyst says.

Racism will destroy SA - Mulder

2016-02-17 16:53

Racism will consume South Africa unless something is done soon, FF Plus leader Pieter Mulder says in the National Assembly.

If ANC loses power, the country will burn – Mulder

2016-02-03 18:30

If the ANC lost power, the country would burn, FF Plus parliamentary Chief Whip Corné Mulder says.

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.

FF Plus to take consumers' MTN complaints to Parliament

2015-11-30 22:37

The Freedom Front Plus has invited people who have unresolved billing and administrative problems with cellphone company MTN to come forward so they can ask Parliament and the Consumer Protection Commission for help.

If govt can fund nuclear programme, it can fund free education - EFF

2015-11-03 19:09

If the government can find R1 trillion to fund its nuclear programme, it can find money to make education free, EFF MP Mbuyiseni Ndlozi has said in the National Assembly.

Clifton, Camps Bay development to go to tender

2015-10-28 21:30

The proposed development of prime coastal land between Clifton and Camps Bay will go to tender after the majority of Cape Town councillors voted in favour of the project.

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