I am no grandchild of any ape, monkey or baboon - Vavi on Homo naledi

2015-09-12 22:08

“No one will dig old monkey bones to back up a theory that I was once a baboon,” former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi tweeted on Saturday.

The struggle against apartheid continues in the Cape - ANC

2015-08-23 21:40

The ANC in the Western Cape has claimed that the struggle against apartheid is still continuing against the DA-led provincial government.

ANC accuses Zille of playing the 'blame game'

2015-08-10 20:19

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is playing the “blame game” with regards to a report on policing in Khayelitsha, says the ANC in the province.

Helen Zille is writing a memoir and the internet is trying to name it.

2015-07-28 12:28

Twitter has come up with the funniest and shadiest names for Helen Zille's upcoming memoir.

Tech-savvy taxi service is a regulatory minefield

2015-07-12 16:25

So it came as a shock to discover that more than 200 Uber taxis have been impounded by the traffic police since the beginning of the year.

145 Uber cars approved for Cape Town

2015-07-10 11:42

The Western Cape government has granted permits for 145 vehicles in Cape Town of the 'e-hailing' service Uber after a drawn-out battle plagued the company.

Colin Byrne: Why the Cape is far better than Jozi

2015-05-21 14:38

Colin Byrne underlines the very obvious differences between Joburg and the Cape and why, on some level, the Cape trumps the Highveld hands down.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Mmusi Maimane's first address as DA leader

Taking to the podium after his confirmation as new DA leader, Mmusi Maimane said the principles and vision of the party would ensure its success. Watch.

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Helen Zille chooses Vulindlela as her swan song at DA congress

Singing just before the announcement that Mmusi Maimane would be the new DA leader, Helen Zille sang Brenda Fassie's Vulindlela as a fitting swan song.

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Maimane elected new DA leader

2015-05-10 13:34

Democratic Alliance parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has been elected as the new head of the opposition party.


Task team to tackle Khayelitsha Commission recommendations on policing

2015-08-24 17:13

A joint task team is set to meet in the next two weeks to work through the recommendations of a Commission of Inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha and suggest plans to put them into action.

Minister faces court threat over Khayelitsha policing

2015-08-12 16:25

Civil society organisations are prepared to go to court to compel Police Minister Nathi Nhleko to revise the allocation of police resources to areas such as Khayelitsha.

Police dismiss Khayelitsha recommendations: Zille

2015-08-07 22:55

Recommendations to improve policing in Khayelitsha are yet to be implemented more than a year later, says Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Cosatu lays charge against Zille for school accident

2015-07-24 18:19

Cosatu has laid a charge of criminal negligence against Western Cape Premier Helen Zille over an accident at a school in Delft that left two pupils injured.

I am not starting a new party, says Zille

2015-07-11 15:30

Former DA leader Helen Zille has taken to Twitter to dispel rumours that she was starting a new political party.

Zille enters Uber Cape Town debate

2015-07-06 11:30

Plans are in place to introduce an 'e-hailing' by-law in Cape Town amid the controversy over the legality of internet service Uber in that city, according to Premier Helen Zille.

'It wasn't the smartest choice of word' - Sparks on his Verwoerd comment

2015-05-12 13:01

Veteran journalist Allister Sparks has apologised for causing offence with his mention of Hendrik Verwoerd, and for only citing white leaders in a tribute to 'smart politicians'.

We are a diverse leadership: Maimane

2015-05-10 16:27

The newly elected leadership of the Democratic Alliance is diverse, and represents the values of late former president Nelson Mandela, party leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

WATCH: Helen Zille announces Mmusi Maimane as DA leader to huge cheers

Mmusi Maimane has been announced leader of the DA after an internal vote during the party's federal congress. Watch the moment Helen Zille makes the announcement...

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Zille: My sons toughened me up for politics

2015-05-10 13:09

Part of Helen Zille's success as politician is actually thanks to her two sons and the hard time they would sometimes give her.

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