ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

SA doesn't want Zim land situation - Zokwana

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Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana says land reform is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, but expropriation without compensation is not government policy.

Mabe qualifies to stand as ANCYL president

2014-08-20 21:18

Former ANC Youth League treasurer and fraud accused Pule Mabe qualifies to stand for league president, the national task team says.

ANCYL ready for new leadership

2014-08-20 14:11

The ANC Youth League has stabilised and is ready to elect new leadership, the national task team says.

Generations: Ministers to the rescue?

2014-08-19 20:51
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The ANC has requested the ministries of communication and labour to intervene in the dispute between dismissed Generations actors and their employers.

Ambrosini 'decided to end his suffering'

2014-08-19 07:22

IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini "decided to end his long battle of suffering" with cancer at the weekend, his family says, hailing his bravery in the face of the terminal illness.

Govt won't amend NPA law - Zuma

2014-08-19 05:00

Government does not intend amending the Constitution in regards to how the National Prosecuting Authority head is appointed, President Jacob Zuma says.

ANCYL Gauteng elects new leaders

2014-08-18 18:57

The ANC Youth League in Gauteng has elected new leadership.

IFP wants NFP funding probed

2014-08-16 21:59

The cash flow of the NFP should be investigated, the IFP in KwaZulu-Natal says.

EFF will teach ANC how to take care of poor - Malema

2014-08-16 15:47
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Julius Malema says the Economic Freedom Fighters will build houses for the widows of the slain Marikana miners.

Never forget where we come from - Zuma

2014-08-15 20:51
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South Africans should not forget where they came from and the strides made since the dawn of democracy, President Jacob Zuma says.

Veterans to get houses

2014-08-15 07:30
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Government plans to build the first 5 000 houses for military veterans, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Zuma avoiding accountability - DA

2014-08-14 21:40

The DA says President Jacob Zuma has attempted to avoid accountability in his response over the R246m security upgrades at his Nkandla private home.

DA politicising Ebola - Motsoaledi

2014-08-14 19:04
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Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has accused the DA of politicising a suspected case of Ebola, according to reports.

Parties claim victory in by-elections

2014-08-14 12:03

The DA has claimed victory in by-elections across South Africa, while the ANC says it was grateful to win eight wards, including three previously held by other parties.

Systems in place to guard against dishonesty - Zuma

2014-08-13 19:04
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The public service has a system in place to disqualify those who misrepresent their qualifications or withhold damaging information, says President Jacob Zuma.

Mbete to resume Parliament duties

2014-08-12 21:27

Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete is expected to be back at work.

Pallo Jordan 'shows humility' by resigning

2014-08-12 07:10
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Pallo Jordan's resignation from Parliament after reports that his qualifications are false was a show of humility, but he remains a teacher and a mentor, the ANC Youth League says.

Mantashe: Give Jordan time to deal with his guilt

2014-08-11 22:11
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ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the decision by stalwart Pallo Jordan, who is at the centre of a furore over using the title "Dr", to quit as MP and offer to resign from the ruling party, is not the action of the faint-hearted.

IEC under threat from ANC - Zille

2014-08-11 13:35

DA leader Helen Zille has questioned the ability of the Electoral Commission of SA to run free and fair municipal elections in 2016, saying it is under threat of becoming an ANC lapdog.

ANC canvasses civil servants for donations

2014-08-10 10:32

Opposition parties are reportedly up in arms over reports that the ANC is asking senior civil servants to help keep the party afloat by agreeing to monthly deductions from their bank accounts.

Gauteng ANC plans mining buyout - report

2014-08-10 08:28
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The Gauteng ANC plans to table a Zimbabwe-style policy that could see government forcing mining houses to sell shares in a move that could be construed as a subtle form of nationalisation, according to a report.

Date set for Motsoeneng's appointment case

2014-08-08 13:11

The DA says its bid to have the appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside will be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Cabinet offers condolences for quake death

2014-08-07 14:49

Cabinet has offered condolences to the family and friends of the man who died in the earthquake that struck near Orkney in North West.

Minister subpoenaed over Motsoeneng appointment

2014-08-06 19:57

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has subpoenaed Communications Minister Faith Muthambi as part of her investigation into the permanent appointment of Hlaudi Motsoeneng as SABC COO.

 

Cracks in oversight should be a concern - Madonsela

2014-08-21 05:00

Cracks and weaknesses in public oversight should be of concern to Parliament, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office says.

ANCYL answers on missing millions - sort of

2014-08-20 17:43

The ANC Youth League’s investment arm, Lembede Investments, was legally sold to advocate Dali Mpofu, league co-ordinator Mzwandile Masina has revealed.

DA's court bid to remove Motsoeneng continues

2014-08-20 06:09

The DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to continue in the Western Cape High Court.

ANC: Beeld editor campaigning against Zuma

2014-08-19 15:31
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The ANC has accused Beeld editor Adriaan Basson of campaigning to get rid of President Jacob Zuma.

Court to hear DA's bid to remove Motsoeneng

2014-08-19 05:38

The DA's application to have the appointment of SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside is expected to be heard in the Western Cape High Court.

Cops investigate bogus Nxesi Facebook page

2014-08-18 21:22

Police are investigating the creation of a bogus Facebook page for Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi.

No comment yet from Jordan, ANC over latest 'Dr' claims

2014-08-17 17:11

Neither the ANC nor former MP Pallo Jordan have been available for comments yet on a report in the Sunday Times that Jordan resigned two days before the newspaper's exposé on him.

Zuma saddened by Ambrosini's death

2014-08-16 20:28

President Jacob Zuma has expressed sadness at the death of IFP MP Mario Oriani-Ambrosini.

Tlakula ruling welcomed

2014-08-15 22:33

Opposition parties have welcomed the Constitutional Court ruling dismissing IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula's application for leave to appeal against an Electoral Court ruling against her.

Zuma meets with Nxasana over NPA inquiry

2014-08-15 15:52

President Jacob Zuma met National Director of Public Prosecutions Mxolisi Nxasana to discuss various matters around the president's intention to hold an enquiry.

Humanity trumps political membership - mayor

2014-08-14 21:42

Humanity must precede political membership when dealing with crime, Ekurhuleni Mayor Mondli Gungubele says.

ANC, Parly mum on Jordan's replacement

2014-08-14 20:36

The ANC and Parliament could not confirm that Nick Koornhof, who joined the ruling party ahead of this year's elections, would be taking up a seat as MP, following Pallo Jordan's resignation.

Residents don't trust government - survey

2014-08-14 17:45

Residents of Gauteng are happy with service delivery but have no faith and trust in the people elected to lead them, a survey released has found.

Zille has selective amnesia - ANC

2014-08-13 20:27
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The ANC has defended the Electoral Commission of SA following claims by DA leader Helen Zille that the institution was in danger of becoming another ruling party "lapdog".

No incidents in by-elections - IEC

2014-08-13 17:59

By-elections have been continuing without any glitches in 25 wards throughout the country, the IEC says.

DA commends Jordan's resignation

2014-08-12 18:05

Pallo Jordan's resignation from Parliament is in the best interests of the National Assembly, the ANC, and himself, the DA says.

ANC donation request must be probed - FF Plus

2014-08-11 22:18

The FF Plus says the Public Service Commission must investigate reports that the ANC has asked senior civil servants help fund the party.

ANC not fazed by Jordan PhD claims

2014-08-11 15:56
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The ANC says that Pallo Jordan, with or without academic qualification, remains a great source of pride to the party.

Baleka Mbete on extended leave

2014-08-10 11:43

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has only been in Parliament three times since taking her seat, apparently due to illness, according to a report.

Pallo Jordan and his PhD still missing

2014-08-10 10:10
235 comments

ANC stalwart Pallo Jordan appears to have gone to ground following revelations that he does not hold a PhD as claimed on his CV.

Zuma - rapturous welcome

2014-08-09 14:51
102 comments

President Jacob Zuma has received a rapturous welcome from thousands of women who have packed into Umlazi's King Zwelithini Stadium in Durban.

Motsoeneng may sue, claims smear campaign

2014-08-08 08:53
104 comments

SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng is considering suing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela for crimen injuria, and says the case against him is politically motivated, according to an affidavit.

Zuma not dethroning AbaThembu king - SACP

2014-08-06 21:12
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President Jacob Zuma did not initiate moves to remove AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, the SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape says.

Contributions to ANC not for govt jobs - Mkhize

2014-08-06 13:13
88 comments

The ANC is a donor-driven organisation but levies and contributions are not paid to the party in return for government jobs, treasurer general Zweli Mkhize says.

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