ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

Catholic bishops condemn election violence

2016-06-27 19:44

Young people should not let politicians use them in the build-up to the elections, the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference and the Justice and Peace Commission says.

SACP suspends 5 district members implicated in Tshwane unrest

2016-06-26 19:30

The South African Communist Party in Gauteng has resolved to suspend with immediate effect five District Executive Committee members implicated in the Tshwane unrest.

Zuma's silence on Tshwane violence shameful – Maimane

2016-06-26 14:24

President Jacob Zuma should come out of hiding and speak out against the violent protests in Tshwane in which five people died, the DA has said after its federal council held in eThekwini.

Mashaba promises 24/7 clinics for Joburg

2016-06-26 11:37

The DA's mayoral candidate for Johannesburg Herman Mashaba promised to keep the city's clinics open 24/7 if he was voted in on August 3

The youth need to prove they are ready to lead - Zuma

2016-06-25 23:12

President Jacob Zuma on Saturday said the youth should use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to woo young voters to vote for the ANC.

You can't engage with the ANC through violence - Zuma

2016-06-25 18:23

President Jacob Zuma has said that if people wanted to engage with the party they couldn't do it through violence.

PICS: ANCYL members gyrate in front of young children

2016-06-25 12:11

The ANCYL youth month rally in KwaZulu-Natal has got off to a rocky start.While members waited for the president they danced - some members, who appeared drunk, gyrated in front of young children.

Zuma declares August 3 a public holiday

2016-06-24 20:10

President Jacob Zuma has declared Wednesday, August 3, a public holiday.

'Say no to tribalism': Ramaphosa comes to Didiza's defence

2016-06-24 17:41

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the ANC's Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza, saying there is no place for tribalism in South Africa.

It's not a two-horse election - IFP's Buthelezi

2016-06-24 15:33

August's municipal election is not a two horse-race between the ANC and the DA, says Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

 

Violence doesn't help anyone, Maimane tells Tshwane residents

2016-06-27 13:23

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has pleaded with residents of Tshwane not to engage in violent protests, saying they will not bring about any solutions.

Tshwane unrest dominated SA media coverage despite no SABC footage

2016-06-26 14:33

The Tshwane protests dominated South African news this week despite the SABC decision to censor coverage of violent unrest, while abroad, the Brexit story had a major impact on headlines across the globe.

Violence and murders around ANC positions about 'instant wealth' – Vavi

2016-06-26 13:29

Money is the root of politically motivated violence around leadership positions in the ANC, said former Cosatu general secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi, who added that the 'low intensity war' had nothing to do with the interests of the working class.

Methodist church slams pre-election violence

2016-06-26 08:24

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa has called on faith leaders to become the voices of reason after the spate of elections-related violence in the country.

'Old guard' move over and let the youth lead - ANCYL

2016-06-25 21:40

President of the ANC Youth League Collen Maine has said the old guard of the movement should step aside and let the young people lead the country.

'Chiefs and madams' in government must remember ANC resolutions - ANCYL president

2016-06-25 17:20

When cadres get into government positions they are called chief and madam and they forget the resolutions of the ANC, the party's youth League president Collen Maine has said..

'Blessers' spreading HIV/Aids - Ramaphosa warns

2016-06-25 07:24

Young women must stay away from 'blessers' because they are spreading HIV/Aids, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned Umlazi residents.

Police restore calm in Mabopane

2016-06-24 19:05

Gauteng police have restored calm to Mabopane after days of sporadic clashes and looting.

Zuma studying spy tapes appeal judgment

2016-06-24 16:30

President Jacob Zuma is considering his options after the Pretoria High Court dismissed his application for leave to appeal its decision that he should face corruption charges

Buthelezi launches IFP election manifesto in Western Cape

2016-06-24 13:06

IFP supporters have gathered in Cape Town for the party's Western Cape manifesto launch.

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