Holomisa ready to be re-elected as UDM leader

2015-11-17 08:48

After 18 years at the helm, United Democratic Movement (UDM) president Bantu Holomisa says he will avail himself again this year for his party’s top position when it holds its elective conference in December.

UDM takes Nelson Mandela Bay ward from ANC

2015-08-20 11:45

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has thanked the people who voted for the UDM's candidate in a by-election, saying it is a sign that things are changing politically.

Malema threatens court action over Nkandla

2015-08-06 18:23

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned President Jacob Zuma they will meet in court after failing to get an answer on Nkandla.

Litchfield-Tshabalala UDM's new national organiser

2015-06-05 14:16

Expelled Economic Freedom Fighters member Khanyisile Litchfield-Tshabalala will not be returning to Parliament as an MP for the UDM, but will rather take up a role as the party’s national organiser.

'Rubbish' Nkandla report shows calibre of Cabinet - Holomisa

2015-06-05 12:01

Cabinet's acceptance of Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's "rubbish" Nkandla report is cowardly and says something about the calibre of ministers, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has told News24.

Parties close ranks against Mbete

2015-05-09 21:06

Three opposition parties will approach a full bench of the Western Cape High Court in an attempt to remove Baleka Mbete as National Assembly speaker.

UDM pulls out of 'flawed' Nkandla report process

2015-03-23 19:11

The UDM has pulled out of a parliamentary process regarding Nkandla security upgrades which its leader Bantu Holomisa has described as flawed.

Chabane described as dedicated leader

2015-03-15 16:02

Provincial governments, politicians and political parties expressed shock at the death of Public Service Minister Collins Chabane following an accident near Polokwane.

Parly peace deal in tatters

2014-11-24 18:43

A peace deal brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties has fallen apart.

Opposition not giving up Nkandla fight

2014-10-03 14:56

After withdrawing from the Nkandla ad hoc committee in protest, opposition parties are continuing their battle to get President Jacob Zuma to “pay back the money” and will start by tabling their own report in Parliament.


Defence minister ignores us, says commission

2015-11-02 11:56

The defence service commission, a statutory body that looks after the interests of soldiers, wants more powers after complaining that Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is ignoring its recommendations.

Marikana widows will spend Women's Day mourning - Holomisa

2015-08-09 15:44

The women of Marikana will be mourning their loved ones instead of celebrating Women's Day, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has said.

Opposition parties stand firmly behind Mogoeng Mogoeng

2015-07-10 13:59

Opposition parties this week came out in strong support of the chief justice, who drew a line in the sand amid increasing criticism of the judiciary from the government and the ANC.

In-fighting stalling Marikana report release - Holomisa

2015-06-05 13:04

In-fighting in the ANC has stopped President Jacob Zuma from sharing the contents of the Marikana report with his fellow party leaders and Cabinet ministers, according to UDM leader Bantu Holomisa.

SA needs a miracle to escape FIFA bribe claims - Holomisa

2015-06-05 10:00

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he is not convinced at all by the government's explanation to an allegation that it bribed FIFA with $10m to secure the 2010 Soccer World Cup.

Parliament's Nkandla process stalls

2015-04-23 13:08

The Nkandla parliamentary process has stalled until clarity about certain procedures has been obtained from Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Speaker Baleka Mbete says.

Nkandla report process flawed - Holomisa

2015-03-23 13:02

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says the process proposed by National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to screen Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s report on Nkandla before it goes public, is 'flawed'.

Chabane an 'extraordinary leader' - Holomisa

2015-03-15 15:19

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane, who died in a car crash has been described as an "extraordinary leader" who had passion and vision.

Parliamentary dignity will be restored - Ramaphosa

2014-11-18 12:33

Leaders of political parties have agreed to work together to restore the dignity and integrity of Parliament, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

MPs reduced to name-calling, finger-pointing

2014-09-16 21:39

The debate over the motion against Speaker Baleka Mbete has been filled insults as MPs took personal jabs at each other during the sitting of Parliament.

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