Ban govt ads during elections - MP

2014-03-27 17:48

Independent Democrats MP Lance Greyling says government advertising should be banned during the election period, but ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize feels it is necessary for government to report back and showcase its achievements.

ID: Ehrenreich insensitive

2013-01-09 14:45

Western Cape Congress Cosatu secretary Tony Ehrenreich is inconsiderate and insensitive for encouraging farmworkers to go on strike, an Independent Democrats MPL says.

Costs may drive households to solar - MP

2012-02-21 18:19

Households will switch over to solar electricity in the next five to ten years if municipal surcharges are not checked, an MP says.

Sanef welcomes NCOP bill committee

2011-11-24 22:23

The SA National Editors Forum has welcomed the decision of the National Council of Provinces to form an ad hoc committee on the protection of state information bill.

Minister's call stirs up speed debate

2011-09-21 22:40

The transport ministry has welcomed comments about the proposed review of the speed limit on South Africa's roads, but some say the idea is just a quick-fix solution.

MP says no to China-made Bok jersey

2011-09-06 16:44

Independent Democrats parliamentary leader Joe Mcgluwa says he won't wear the Springbok jersey during the Rugby World Cup because the garments were made in China.

De Lille dismisses nepotism charges

2011-05-04 15:46

ID leader Patricia de Lille has dismissed allegations of nepotism against her as "baseless nonsense".

Cele comparison to Jesus odious: ID

2011-04-03 16:28

Like the ANC, police Commissioner General Bheki Cele should refrain from making religious comparisons says ID parliamentary leader Joe Mcgluwa.

De Lille DA's Cape Town mayor candidate

2011-03-14 09:55

Patricia de Lille is the DA's mayoral candidate for Cape Town in the upcoming local government elections, party leader Helen Zille has announced.

ID laments state of basic education

2011-02-15 19:13

The ID has accused government of "refusing" to address some of the most glaring and rectifiable problems in South African education.


Zuma scores an F on DA, ID report card

2014-01-15 14:52

President Jacob Zuma has scored another F on the 2013 Cabinet report card released by the DA and ID. Many of his Cabinet also received very low scores.

No instability in SA, Zuma maintains

2012-11-15 20:41

The country is not facing instability as a result of violent wildcat strikes over the past few months, President Jacob Zuma says.

Struggling municipalities 'shameful'

2012-01-16 07:42

The Independent Democrats have called on President Jacob Zuma to support struggling municipalities, after reports that nearly 40% of municipalities are facing financial meltdown.

Info bill: Who voted how

2011-11-22 22:34

The names of who voted for and against the contentious protection of state information bill in the National Assembly, are to be made public.

New arms deal probe - 'Why only now?'

2011-09-15 22:28

Political parties have welcomed President Zuma's announcement of a new commission of inquiry into the arms deal, but have expressed reservations about the motives and timing.

DA, ID officials leave for FF Plus

2011-05-12 20:24

Key figures have resigned from the Gauteng branches of the DA and ID to join the FF Plus, the party says.

R1.6bn wage subsidy too little - ID

2011-05-01 18:37

The R1.6bn annual wage subsidy announced in the Budget is not enough to make significant inroads on the "jobs crisis" facing South Africa, the ID says.

Zille denies lobbying for De Lille

2011-03-14 14:42

DA leader Helen Zille has denied lobbying for Patricia de Lille to be chosen as the DA's Cape Town mayoral candidate, saying the voting process was free, fair and open.

ID: Zuma silent on controversial issues

2011-02-16 20:46

Independent Democrats Chief Whip Lance Greyling has accused President Jacob Zuma of remaining silent on all the controversial issues requiring strong political leadership.

SA political analysis

2009-05-13 12:00

Hear an analysis by News24 columnists and political analysts Prince Mashele and Max du Preez on the 2009 elections and more

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