Lekota expecting 'a bit of drama' in Parliament

27 minutes ago

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says that he was expecting action in Parliament where President Jacob Zuma was to deliver his State of The Nation address.

I won't retract 'ANC comes first' comment - Zuma

2015-12-09 18:06

President Jacob Zuma has once again said there is nothing "wrong or untoward" about his comment that the ANC comes first, and that it does not contradict his Oath of Office.

Malema’s attack on Mandela legacy immature - Cope

2015-11-28 14:50

Congress of the People’s leader Mosiuoa Lekota says Julius Malema’s attacks on former president Nelson Mandela's legacy are immature and uninformed.

‘We are scared of nothing,’ says a defiant Malema after Parly chaos

2015-06-19 16:21

We are determined and unbowed! This was the message from the Economic Freedom Fighters after another disruption in Parliament.

Parties demand arrests in Mozambican death

2015-04-19 16:17

Political parties are demanding that arrests be made in connection with the killing of a Mozambican man in Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Mosiuoa Lekota says Parliament Act unconstitutional

2015-02-18 18:24

President Jacob Zuma should order a review of legislation allowing for the arrest or removal of people who create a disturbance in the National Assembly, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says.

More needs to be done with less - Zuma

2014-12-08 21:56

More needs to be done with less in order to balance the country's finances, President Jacob Zuma has said in written replies to Parliament .

Nkandla: Opposition willing to go to ConCourt

2014-10-03 17:52

Opposition parties who withdrew from the Nkandla ad hoc committee would go as far as taking President Jacob Zuma to the Constitutional Court, they have said.

Government failed Marikana - Lekota

2014-08-16 17:26

Government has failed the people of Marikana, Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says.

Lekota: Arms deal was affordable

2014-06-10 20:04

The controversial 1999 arms deal was cost effective and necessary for South Africa, former defence minister Mosiuoa Lekota has said.


Gordhan's re-appointment will not fix damage caused by Zuma - Lekota

2015-12-13 23:03

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s re-appointment to the role will not fix the damage caused by President Jacob Zuma’s ousting of Nhlanhla Nene last week, according to Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota.

Apartheid the root cause of violent SA protests - Zuma

2015-12-09 15:52

Apartheid is the root cause of the tendency of South Africans to act violently during protests, President Jacob Zuma said in a written reply to a question in Parliament.

Opposition parties want to rein in EFF

2015-06-28 06:16

The tide turned against the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament this week when most opposition parties teamed up with the ANC to restore the dignity of the institution.

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.

Call for free flu shots in SA

2015-04-17 19:38

The government has been encouraged to make this year’s flu vaccine free of charge to all persons who are not medical aid members.

We're tackling corruption head-on, says Zuma

2014-12-09 05:20

President Jacob Zuma says reducing corruption is of the critical goals for the next five years and the government is implementing "one of the most comprehensive anti-corruption strategies in the world".

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.

ANC stalls on calling Madonsela, Zuma

2014-09-19 05:00

The ad hoc committee on misspending at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home has failed to persuade the ANC to call Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, followed by the president.

Systems in place to guard against dishonesty - Zuma

2014-08-13 19:04

The public service has a system in place to disqualify those who misrepresent their qualifications or withhold damaging information, says President Jacob Zuma.

Arms deal commission postponed

2014-06-01 15:00

The commission of inquiry into the multi-billion rand arms deal in Pretoria has been postponed, says its spokesperson.

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