Women department budget debate descends into shouting match, MPs walk out

2017-05-24 20:32

Opposition MPs have walked out of the budget vote on the department of women in the presidency after the debate turned into a political shouting match.

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.

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.

Zuma lives in a palace while you are poor, says Maimane on campaign trail

2017-05-17 17:11

The cattle and chickens at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home live in kraals and runs that cost more money than most people from Nquthu will see in their lifetime, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Eggs, oranges fly between IFP supporters at Abaqulusi Municipal meeting

2017-05-12 15:45

An Abaqulusi local municipal council meeting had to be cancelled after IFP supporters disrupted it by throwing sour milk, oranges and eggs at councillors, a spokesperson says.

We thought it would be easier - Dlamini 'disappointed' by Net1 ruling

2017-05-10 13:33

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says she is disappointed that the High Court ruled that Net1 can continue to make deductions from people's social grants.

Dlamini skips second Parliament committee meeting this week

2017-05-03 11:29

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has skipped a Parliamentary committee meeting for the second time this week.

AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma speaks out against alleged 'racism' at marches

2017-04-10 12:00

During his address at the Chris Hani memorial, President Jacob Zuma used the platform to speak out against purported racism at last week's countrywide anti-Zuma marches, where there were allegedly 'black people being called baboons' and other questionable placards.

Parties plan day of action against Zuma - on his birthday

2017-04-08 11:40

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down continue, with opposition parties planning a national day of action on April 12 - Zuma's 75th birthday.

Cry, the Beloved Country: Resign, Mr Zuma, say MPs

2017-04-03 21:55

Opposition parties have called on President Jacob Zuma to immediately resign, following S&P's ratings downgrade of South Africa to junk status.


Parties happy with Nquthu by-election - IEC

2017-05-24 18:08

Political parties contesting the Nquthu by-election are satisfied with the electoral process, the Electoral Commission of SA 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.

Documents 'going missing' at the SABC

2017-05-17 22:39

Communications Minister Ayanda Dlodlo has struggled to get information about the SABC’s finances out of the broadcaster, she has told a Scopa meeting.

#SecretBallot will clear way for ANC MP's to vote with their conscience - Singh

IFP chief whip Narend Singh addressed the media on Monday evening after judgement was reserved in the Constitutional Court to hold a secret ballot in a proposed vote of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma. Watch.

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65 000 people applying for 1 500 JMPD jobs 'shows desperation'

2017-05-10 21:25

The fact that 65 000 people applied for 1 500 JMPD trainee positions shows the youth are desperate for decent jobs, the IFP has said.

'Miracle' that some TVET colleges are still open

2017-05-03 18:18

It is a miracle that some TVET colleges are still open given their lack of funding, chairperson of the TVET colleges governors' council has told MPs.

Not Zuma's responsibility to create jobs, ANC MP says

2017-05-02 22:38

ANC MP Boingotlo Nthebe has told the National Council of Provinces that it is not President Jacob Zuma's responsibility to create jobs.

Joint media briefing planned for 'national day of action'

2017-04-10 05:02

Opposition parties are expected to hold a joint press briefing in Tshwane to outline what they call the National Day of Action on Wednesday.

Opposition dares ANC MPs to vote for Zuma to go

2017-04-03 22:49

Opposition parties challenged ANC MPs to vote with their conscience and remove President Jacob Zuma during a proposed motion of no confidence.

Zuma has failed the country – Buthelezi

2017-04-03 18:51

The IFP says it supports opposition parties' request to urgently reconvene Parliament to debate removing President Jacob Zuma from power.

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