Holomisa calls for urgent meeting to discuss alleged ANC, IEC conflict

2016-09-27 14:23

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has called for an urgent meeting of all political parties to address the ANC's alleged problems with the IEC.

2 UDM leaders step down

2016-09-23 10:01

The UDM's deputy president Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala and its financial planner and fundraiser Maureen Vogel have left the political party.

Newly instated Mayor Athol Trollip gives first speech

New Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Athol Trollip delivers his first speech.

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WATCH: ANC members walk out as Trollip sworn in

The near chaotic first meeting of the new council of Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday was eventually brought to order after reported attempts by the ANC to stop the meeting from going ahead. Watch.

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5 small parties agree to work with DA in hung councils

2016-08-17 15:50

Five smaller parties have agreed to work with the DA in some of the 27 hung councils countrywide, it has been announced.

Malema to meet ANC as coalition talks drag on

2016-08-09 19:44

EFF leader Julius Malema was summoned to a meeting with the ANC leadership late on Tuesday as possible municipal coalition deals are slowly taking shape.

DA has approached us for a coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay - Holomisa

2016-08-04 22:50

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he has been approached by the DA to form a coalition government in the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan.

Selfies, hugs and promises as Holomisa urges PE residents to vote ANC out

2016-07-29 21:33

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has gone on a pre-election charm offensive in Nelson Mandela Bay, urging residents to "teach the ANC a lesson at the polls" and "vote them out".

ANC determined to win back Marikana township

2016-07-25 12:02

The ANC is determined to win back a ward it lost to the UDM, in an informal settlement on the outskirts of political battleground Marikana.

Punish the ruling party at the polls - Holomisa

2016-06-16 18:44

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa has urged voters in Nelson Mandela Bay to punish the ruling party at the polls.


Former UDM fundraiser misleading public - Kwankwa

2016-09-24 09:30

The UDM has come out guns blazing against former financial planner and fundraiser Maureen Vogel who has accused the party of rigging the candidate list selection process.

Opposition parties want proof that Zuma paid back the money

2016-09-13 07:25

Political parties have welcomed news that President Jacob Zuma has finally paid back R7.8m for security upgrades at his Nkandla home, but want proof of payment.

WATCH: Trollip elected as PE mayor, Bobani deputy

The UDM's Mongameli Bobani was elected as Deputy Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay metro on Thursday, and will be second in command to new Mayor Athol Trollip from the DA. Watch.

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WATCH: DA-led coalition celebrates in PE before mayor sworn in

Watch the DA-led coalition celebrations in Nelson Mandela Bay before the mayor and new councillors were sworn in on Thursday.

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EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution

2016-08-17 05:44

The EFF has donated R1m to Amcu's Marikana trust fund, party leader Julius Malema announced during the commemoration for those killed in the violence four years ago.

Small parties waiting in the wings of coalition talks - Holomisa

2016-08-09 11:13

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says no small parties have been involved in coalition negotiations yet because for now, the bigger parties had to thrash things out.

WATCH: Political minnows punch above their weight in Eastern Cape

The King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality in the Eastern Cape is a stronghold of the United Democratic Movement, while the EFF are confident of securing councillors in many of the East London wards after Wednesday's election. Watch.

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Holomisa tells UDM candidates to use first salary to fix supporter's house

2016-07-29 20:16

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has told a mayoral and a councillor candidate to use their first salary to fix an elderly woman’s house in Nelson Mandela Bay.

Zuma's R7.8m Nkandla bill an insult - opposition parties

2016-06-27 20:13

The R7.8m President Jacob Zuma has to repay for his Nkandla upgrades is far too little, several opposition parties have said.

UDM MP Nqabayomzi Kwankwa, from rubbish tip to Parliament

2016-05-31 11:13

UDM MP Nqabayomzi Kwankwa believes his life's journey shows that it is possible for anyone to overcome poverty and live a life beyond their dreams.

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