Zuma: Pray for peaceful polls

2014-04-18 14:00

President Jacob Zuma has asked members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God to pray for peaceful elections on 7 May.

Fragmented future for SA?

2014-04-18 08:16

The road beyond the electoral speed hump could be rocky indeed, says Terry Bell.

Hard times ahead for ANC

2014-04-18 08:07

The road beyond the electoral speed hump could be rocky indeed, says Terry Bell.

ANC on the defensive

2014-04-18 07:35

The fallout from Nkandlagate just won't die down, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Mbete using culture to defend corruption - DA

2014-04-17 21:07

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete is protecting President Jacob Zuma by using culture to defend corruption, DA MP Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Zuma wishes SA happy Easter

2014-04-17 18:15

President Jacob Zuma has wished all South Africans a happy Easter weekend, the presidency says.

Mbete: Nkandla is a holy place

2014-04-17 13:14

Some of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's remarks about President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home amounted to interference “with a man’s kraal”, says ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete.

Deny and discredit: a slippery slope for the ANC

2014-04-17 07:35

Twenty years later and the very party we once embraced as our own, has degenerated into a pariah we now distance ourselves from, says Fareed Kaloo.

Youth must remember the struggle - Zille

2014-04-16 19:20

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has urged the youth to remember where the country came from and to use their votes to help shape the future.

Zuma booed at Limpopo rally

2014-04-16 18:16

President Jacob Zuma has been booed while on stage during the ANC’s election rally at Malamulele, Limpopo, according to reports.

The democratic right to actually vote

2014-04-16 13:36

The call by Ronnie Kasrils to voters to "spoil" their vote, and thereby hoping that SA will go against the ANC, is a disgrace, says Sizwe Mda.

Zuma taken aback by 'vote no' campaign

2014-04-16 07:50

President Jacob Zuma has described Ronnie Kasrils's spoil-your-ballot campaign as a "very funny thing" and says he hopes to engage with the ANC stalwart on the matter.

Zuma: Govt gives hands-on support

2014-04-15 20:59

President Jacob Zuma has assured the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality that government would continue to provide hands-on support in order to improve governance.

The benevolent party

2014-04-15 17:57

Don't you just hate it when our politicians use God as part of their campaign? asks Siphiwo Ntshuntshe.

Dent ANC's majority - Kasrils

2014-04-15 17:27

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says spoiling your ballot or voting for a minority party could help put a dent in the ANC's majority.

SA safe to express political anger on social media

2014-04-15 13:32

Social media in South Africa offers a way for the public to increase engagement with politicians, and the legal framework adds protection, a social media expert says.

We have been betrayed

2014-04-14 07:28

Jacob Zuma and Helen Zille need to understand how hard it is to choose a party to vote for, because our leaders are all letting us down, says Saber Jazbhay.

Zuma dishes out cash to voters

2014-04-13 10:35

President Jacob Zuma is reportedly winning the hearts of voters by dishing out cash while on his electoral campaign.

DA carries promises of new SA - Mazibuko

2014-04-12 20:30

The DA is the only political party that could deliver the vision of SA enshrined in the Constitution, parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Zuma: Make ANC the govt of W Cape again

2014-04-12 19:00

The ANC wants to work with communities to fight gangsterism, drugs and crime, President Jacob Zuma has said during a campaign rally in the Western Cape.

ANC granted leave to appeal in SMS case

2014-04-12 17:00

The High Court in Johannesburg has granted the ANC leave to appeal a decision that a DA SMS about President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead was fair comment.

Zuma celebrates birthday in Western Cape

2014-04-12 11:24

President Jacob Zuma has turned 72 and he will be celebrating his birthday in the Western Cape on Saturday, the ANC says.

Nkandla findings final - protector

2014-04-11 19:22

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will not discuss her findings on Nkandla with the government's security cluster of ministers, her office says.

Zuma owes us answers, DA says

2014-04-11 13:24

A complaint will be lodged with Parliament over President Jacob Zuma’s failure to answer parliamentary questions, DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Zuma draws crowds in Durban

2014-04-09 22:38

The party faithful have turned out in droves as President Jacob Zuma toured several areas of greater Durban where he campaigned for the ANC ahead of the 7 May elections.


Zuma to speak at Ellis Park stadium

2014-04-18 12:26

Members of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God have arrived in buses, cars and on foot for their Good Friday service and to hear President Jacob Zuma speak at Ellis Park stadium.

ANC on the defensive

2014-04-18 08:10

The fallout from Nkandlagate just won't die down, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Inside Labour: Hard times ahead for ANC

2014-04-18 07:38

The road beyond the electoral speed hump could be rocky indeed, says Terry Bell.

Inside Labour: Hard times ahead for ANC

2014-04-18 07:29

The road beyond the electoral speed hump could be rocky indeed, says Terry Bell.

An uncomfortable election

2014-04-17 21:05

The latter few weeks of election 2014, have seen South Africans reeling from an assault on their comfort zone when it comes to voting, writes Daniel Silke

No legal challenge to Nkandla report - Mbete

2014-04-17 14:36

There are no plans to legally challenge Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's report on Nkandla, ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete says.

Loyalty will play significant role in elections - study

2014-04-17 11:32

Loyalty to a specific party is likely to be a major deciding factor when urban South Africans go to the polls on 7 May.

DA: Ad ruling a victory for freedom of expression

2014-04-16 22:38

The DA's election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee, the Democratic Alliance says.

54 national orders to be awarded

2014-04-16 19:10

No fewer than 54 people will receive national orders from President Jacob Zuma later this month.

SA going backwards under Zuma - Zille

2014-04-16 14:34

South Africa is going backwards under President Jacob Zuma's leadership, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Wednesday.

Zuma brings out the worst in ANC

2014-04-16 13:35

It would be foolish to simply blame Jacob Zuma for all the ANC’s mistakes and failures, but it is true that it was after he took over the leadership, the former liberation movement’s worst instincts have replaced its earlier democratic culture.

Intelligence a tool for Luthuli House - Kasrils

2014-04-15 22:21

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says the intelligence service has become a tool for Luthuli House and the president.

IEC: One candidate objection upheld

2014-04-15 20:53

Only one objection to candidates on political parties' lists has been upheld, the Electoral Commission of SA says.

Icasa buckles under DA pressure

2014-04-15 17:31

Watchdog body Icasa has caved in to the DA after the party resorted to court action over the SABC's pulling of an election advert.

Nkandla committee: ANC apologises for wrong date

2014-04-15 14:18

The ANC chief whip's office has apologised for putting the wrong date in a statement dealing with the establishment of an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's response to the public protector's report on Nkandla.

We have been betrayed by our politicians

2014-04-14 11:45

Yes, we have been betrayed by our politicians and now is the time to reflect and re-group, writes Saber Ahmed Jazbhay.

Malema apologises to Mbeki’s mother

2014-04-13 10:35

EFF leader Julius Malema has apologised to former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother and to the people of the Eastern Cape for having helped recall the former president and for replacing him with “nothing”, says a report.

Hawks probe digital head’s appointment

2014-04-13 09:20

The chief executive of the agency tasked with rolling out the country’s digital broadcasting migration project, reportedly landed his top job despite being the focus of a Hawks investigation.

SABC bosses protecting their positions - Zille

2014-04-12 19:00

SABC bosses were protecting their positions when they decided not to broadcast an advertisement by the DA, party leader Helen Zille says.

Arms deal inquiry advocate resigns - report

2014-04-12 17:00

The chief evidence leader of the arms deal inquiry advocate Tayob Aboobaker has unexpectedly resigned, according to a report.

Nzimande: Zuma built his own house

2014-04-12 15:05

President Jacob Zuma built his house in Nkandla with his own money, SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Zuma: Billions for water project

2014-04-11 22:31

The government had invested R12.45bn into the Mzimvubu Water Project in Tsolo Junction in the Eastern Cape, President Jacob Zuma says.

DA can submit amended ad - SABC

2014-04-11 16:21

The SABC has called on the DA to submit an amended version of their "Ayisafani" election advert after it pulled the commercial.

Opposition leaders take swipe at ANC, Nkandla

2014-04-10 19:27

Opposition party leaders have taken a dig at the ANC and President Jacob Zuma over the security upgrades to his private Nkandla home.

Party wants Cape Corps vets deployed in Cape Flats

2014-04-09 22:32

Patriotic Alliance president Gayton McKenzie has proposed that Cape Corps vets be used to fight gangsterism in Cape Town, even if it is a short-term solution.

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