ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

Cape Town city council backs DA, calls for Zuma's resignation

2016-04-28 19:19

The majority of the City of Cape Town's city council has voted in favour of a motion calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign, but ANC councillors abstained from the vote.

Danny Jordaan hires convicted criminal as PE head of security

2016-04-28 12:23

Embattled Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Danny Jordaan has come under more fire this week, after the DA slammed Jordaan for hiring a convicted criminal as the metro's head of safety and security, a report says.

Fractured SA celebrates Freedom Day

2016-04-27 21:13

South Africa has celebrated Freedom Day in seemingly parallel universes of dissent and delight at the current state of affairs, in particular Jacob Zuma's presidency.

Humble yourself when people don’t want you - Zuma

2016-04-27 20:00

President Jacob Zuma says leaders should humble themselves when the people no longer want them to be in charge.

'Barrel of a gun' comment shows immaturity - Mchunu

2016-04-27 16:52

In a veiled attack on EFF leader Julius Malema, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has condemned those who made inflammatory statements under the guise of freedom of speech.

Zuma to lead Freedom Day celebrations while hundreds march for his downfall

2016-04-27 08:55

President Jacob Zuma will lead Freedom Day celebrations in Giyani, Limpopo as hundreds of protesters across the country will march, calling for him to vacate his office.

Do your part for a better South Africa, civil society urges

2016-04-27 07:25

Civil society groups which have been calling for President Jacob Zuma to resign are urging South Africans to participate in civic forums in their area to be able to influence government policies.

ANCYL slams Malema's remarks on removing government

2016-04-26 21:11

The ANC Youth League has said it would block any attempts by individuals wanting to brew civil war in South Africa, accusing the EFF of being funded by 'imperialist business'.

DA in Nelson Mandela Bay 'not talking coalition' - Trollip

2016-04-26 13:00

The DA in Nelson Mandela Bay is not considering a coalition after the upcoming elections, but are "in this thing to win it", mayoral candidate Athol Trollip says.

It's about the country, not individuals - Mbeki

2016-04-26 05:34

In what seemed to be a veiled reference to President Jacob Zuma, former president, Thabo Mbeki, has said the country needed to come first and not an individual.

 

Western Cape ANC threatens MEC with court over top cop spat

2016-04-28 13:42

The ANC in the Western Cape has threatened to take Community Safety MEC Dan Plato to court over comments made during a public spat with Major-General Jeremy Vearey of the SAPS..

Zuma: Some politicians abusing political rights

2016-04-28 09:06

President Jacob Zuma had strong words for politicians who he said were abusing their rights and said they must be exposed.

Mixed reactions to EFF's Mpofu ahead of manifesto launch

2016-04-27 20:29

A street vendor selling facecloths, cellphone covers and pegs in the parking lot of a small shopping complex in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, says he is not moved by the EFF's visit to the area on Freedom Day.

Govt pleased with Freedom Day celebrations

2016-04-27 18:57

The government has thanked South Africans for "keeping democracy vibrant", saying the patriotism displayed on Freedom Day is "inspirational".

#Zumamustfall marches get under way

2016-04-27 11:58

Hundreds of people have started gathering in Cape Town and Johannesburg, calling for President Jacob Zuma to fall.

'I love and respect Zuma but he must step down' - Phosa

2016-04-27 07:25

Many people still love and respect President Jacob Zuma, but they will respect him even more if he does the right thing and step down, former ANC leader Mathews Phosa says.

Organisation threatens high court action against Malema

2016-04-26 22:07

The Society for the Protection of Our Constitution has called on EFF leader Julius Malema to withdraw 'inciteful' comments made on the Al-Jazeera network recently, threatening legal action if he did not.

Whites not interested in sharing wealth – EFF

2016-04-26 18:52

The EFF has lambasted white South Africans after a report by the Commission for Employment Equity found racial transformation in private sector top management was “regressing”.

Zuma’s apology ‘not adequate’ - Gauteng ANC chair

2016-04-26 10:11

Gauteng ANC chairperson Paul Mashatile says the regional branch of the party is “not scared of anybody”, after stating that President Jacob Zuma’s apology over the Nkandla saga was not adequate, a report says.

ANC opens treason case against Malema

2016-04-25 19:36

The ANC has officially opened a case of treason against EFF leader Julius Malema, the party says.

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