ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

What's next for Thuli Madonsela?

2014-08-31 18:52

After the Public Protector called for an end to hostilities with the ANC, City Press sat down with her to ask how she keeps up.

ANC 'concerned' by Lesotho developments

2014-08-31 10:12

The ANC has called on the Lesotho army to return to barracks and allow the government to continue its functions, condemning the "attempted seizure of power through unconstitutional means".

ANC 'concerned' by Lesotho developments

2014-08-30 22:10
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The ANC has called on the Lesotho army to return to barracks and allow the government to continue its functions, condemning the "attempted seizure of power through unconstitutional means".

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:02

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Malema: We will shut down Parliament

2014-08-30 07:30
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EFF leader Julius Malema has called on National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete not to push the party to shut down Parliament.

Is this the beginning of the end for Zuma?

2014-08-29 21:06
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A series of setbacks in beleaguered President Jacob Zuma's battle against corruption allegations has sparked fresh speculation that he could be forced out of office.

Ramaphosa has cordial meeting with Afrikaners

2014-08-29 16:04
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The Boere-Afrikaner Volksraad encountered no negativity from acting President Cyril Ramaphosa when they met to discuss Afrikaner self-determination, the council says.

Nkandla committee at odds over mandate

2014-08-29 12:08

Opposition parties have refused to elect the chair of the new parliamentary committee on the Nkandla controversy until its mandate had been clarified, resulting in the adjournment of the first meeting.

The Zuma spy tapes: all you need to know

2014-08-29 10:54

President Jacob Zuma has lost his appeal to block the release of the so-called “spy tapes”. News24 charts the battle that began over a decade ago.

Madonsela not fazed by attacks from ANC

2014-08-28 21:01

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she is not disconcerted by attacks on her by ANC members.

AfriForum opens case against ANC

2014-08-28 19:38
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AfriForum has opened a case against ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and his deputy Jessie Duarte for allegedly contravening the Public Protector Act.

EFF to fight Parly suspension - Malema

2014-08-28 18:10

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party will go to court to fight suspension from Parliament.

Not in public interest to leak letter - Madonsela

2014-08-28 16:39

It was not in the public interest to leak to the media her letter to President Jacob Zuma, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says.

EFF applies for urgent interdict against Mbete

2014-08-28 13:36
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The EFF has applied for an urgent interdict against Speaker Baleka Mbete and Parliament to stop the suspension of its MPs, according to reports.

DA to analyse Zuma spy tapes 'very carefully'

2014-08-28 12:16
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The DA will thoroughly review and analyse the so-called Zuma spy tapes to make sure they are authentic, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma has hijacked the judiciary - Zille

2014-08-28 11:30
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Nobody is above the law, but President Jacob Zuma and his "network" have hijacked the judiciary, DA leader Helen Zille says.

Court sets aside Western Cape councillors removals

2014-08-27 20:23

A decision to remove 12 councillors from the Oudtshoorn municipality has been set aside by the Western Cape High Court.

Shoot Malema, chant ANC supporters

2014-08-27 19:02
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About 200 ANC members chanting “Dubula uMalema” (shoot Malema) have arrived at Parliament, saying they are there to defend the ANC from the EFF and its leader Julius Malema.

EFF tries to corner Ramaphosa on Marikana

2014-08-27 17:11

The EFF has tried to sneak a question on Marikana to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the National Council of Provinces but was cut short.

ANC supporters fill gallery for Ramaphosa

2014-08-27 14:48

The public gallery of the National Council of Provinces is packed with ANC supporters as Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa answers questions in the House.

ANC organising assault on our MPs, claims EFF

2014-08-27 09:31
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The EFF has accused the ANC of mobilising a group of "hooligans" to assault its MPs in Parliament, but the ANC says the party is "losing it".

Stop interfering, tweets Madonsela

2014-08-26 20:03
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has taken to twitter and told politicians to stop interfering with her work.

Executive overstepping the mark - DA

2014-08-26 18:41

The DA says government is impeding the constitutional imperative of a separation of powers by threatening to intervene in parliamentary matters.

Madonsela's behaviour cause for concern - Mantashe

2014-08-26 16:18
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Secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the ANC is concerned by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's behaviour.

Ministers mum on contingency plan for Parly

2014-08-26 12:47

Cabinet ministers would not be drawn on what measures would be put in place to deal with chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings.

 

Jacob Zuma’s going nowhere, but...

2014-08-31 15:44
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ANC structures insist that President Jacob Zuma will not be forced to step down over Nkandla, but there is increasing concern his deteriorating health could lead to his early exit from office.

eNCA apologises to Shabangu over 'liar' comment

2014-08-30 22:10

Broadcaster eNCA has apologised to Minister of Women Susan Shabangu for reporting that she called Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa a liar.

DA welcomes referral of Nkandla terms

2014-08-30 10:16

The DA has hailed the referral of the Nkandla ad hoc committee's terms of reference to Parliament as a victory for accountability.

Lesotho military seize control of police HQ

2014-08-30 09:30

Lesotho's military has seized control of the country's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones, a government minister says.

Zuma took our money - EFF

2014-08-29 22:41
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EFF members have sung about President Jacob Zuma and the money spent on Nkandla as they waited for party leader Julius Malema to address them.

Numsa denounces ANC's 'vicious' attack on Madonsela

2014-08-29 19:17
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Numsa has condemned the ANC's attacks on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Malema gives Mbete deadline to withdraw suspension

2014-08-29 14:13
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EFF leader Julius Malema in a letter has warned National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete that unless she withdraws plans to suspend him from Parliament, he will go to court to seek relief.

Mooi River mayor removed - report

2014-08-29 12:08

The ANC has declined to confirm reports that it has sacked the Mooi Mpofana local municipality mayor following protests over the past week.

Can the name calling stop - Madonsela

2014-08-28 22:37
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has called on the ANC to contain the tension between the party and her office.

ANC welcomes EFF court bid

2014-08-28 21:01

The ANC Chief Whip's office has welcomed the decision of the Economic Freedom Fighters MPs to challenge their looming suspension from Parliament in court.

Madonsela remains mum on leaker's name

2014-08-28 18:10

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says she will not name the official who leaked a letter she had written to President Jacob Zuma.

Madonsela: My powers are not limited

2014-08-28 16:59
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The powers of the office of the public protector are not limited to making recommendations after an investigation, Thuli Madonsela has told reporters.

Leaking of info problematic - Madonsela

2014-08-28 16:03

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says the leaking of confidential information by a senior politician is a big problem.

EFF MPs receive warning letters

2014-08-28 12:39
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All 25 EFF MPs have received formal letters from Speaker Baleka Mbete asking them to motivate why the party should not be suspended from Parliament for disrupting a sitting.

ANC 'notes' Zuma spy tapes ruling

2014-08-28 11:44
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The ANC says it has noted the Supreme Court of Appeal's order that the so-called Zuma spy tapes be released, and hopes this brings the matter closer to finality.

Zuma spy tapes appeal dismissed

2014-08-28 09:28
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The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma's application to prevent the release of the so-called spy tapes.

EFF claim laughable, desperate - ANC

2014-08-27 20:22

A claim that the ANC bused a group to Parliament to assault EFF MPs is "laughable and desperate", the governing party's Chief Whip Stone Sizani says.

Still no end to ANC, Madonsela spat

2014-08-27 17:54

The ANC has taken to Twitter calling for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to name the person she believes leaked her letter on Nkandla to President Jacob Zuma.

Madonsela to clarify her position

2014-08-27 17:11

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will brief media following the war of words between her and the ANC after her letter to President Jacob Zuma had been leaked.

Madonsela must do her job, behave - ANC

2014-08-26 21:06
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The ANC does not want to see Public Protector Thuli Madonsela vacate her office before the end of her term but she must do her job correctly, party secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Madonsela well within her rights - CRC

2014-08-26 18:51

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is well within her rights to report on government's conduct, the Centre for Constitutional Rights says.

Madonsela not above Parliament - Duarte

2014-08-26 17:12
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela thinks she is above all institutions in the country, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte says.

EFF MPs may be suspended

2014-08-26 14:57
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National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is considering the suspension of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs who disrupted questions to President Jacob Zuma.

Contingency plan for Parly disruptions

2014-08-26 11:38

A contingency plan will be put in place to deal with any chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says.

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