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AfriForum lays charges against Malema

2014-12-17 17:26
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AfriForum has laid criminal charges against EFF leader Julius Malema for his land grab comments at the party's congress in Bloemfontein.

ANC regions in KZN elect new leadership

2014-12-17 12:20

Three African National Congress regions in KwaZulu-Natal have elected new leadership, the provincial secretary says.

Diversify local media, says EFF

2014-12-16 17:35

The EFF will fight for the diversification of the local media, the party's elective conference in Bloemfontein has heard.

EFF wants compulsory military service

2014-12-16 13:47
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A year's compulsory military service for the youth and free legal services for the poor are among the proposals heard at the EFF's elective conference in Bloemfontein.

EFF back in assembly after day of disruption

2014-12-16 09:34

EFF members have returned to plenary for the final day of the party's first national assembly, following a disruptive day for leader Julius Malema.

EFF tensions boil over

2014-12-15 20:52

Disgruntled delegates from Gauteng have stormed out of the hall of the Economic Freedom Fighters' national people's assembly to nominate additional members to the party's command team.

Emotions run high at EFF conference

2014-12-15 19:40

Emotions have run high as the EFF's national peoples assembly nominated additional members to the party's command team.

ANC is the bodyguard of capitalism says EFF

2014-12-15 14:00

The ruling party is the 'bodyguard of capitalism' in the country, the Economic Freedom Fighters say.

Men in ANC 'not ready for women leaders'

2014-12-15 05:10

The ANC Women's League reportedly has said men who hold positions within the party are not ready to relinquish their power to women.

No EFF factions, says Malema

2014-12-14 21:26

EFF leader Julius Malema has sought to present a united front, saying there are no factions in the party.

Malema: Ramaphosa sees a deal in everything

2014-12-14 17:40

EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that the ANC will be worse off under Cyril Ramaphosa, the party's deputy chairperson, because he sees a "transaction in every political engagement".

Panty protest at ANC womens conference

2014-12-14 14:29

Members of the ANC Women's League in Limpopo have put panties on their heads and chased a party official out of their elective conference, the Sunday World reports.

Govt can't do its job - Malema

2014-12-14 13:58

Government is incapable of doing its job, EFF leader Julius Malema says.

UFS praised for being non-partisan

2014-12-14 13:14

The University of the Free State is a courageous institution with strong leadership, EFF Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu says.

ANCWL to push for woman president

2014-12-14 11:09
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The ANC Women's League has said it will lobby for a woman to succeed President Jacob Zuma - a move that is set to threaten Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s political future.

Nzimande: Jim wanted Vavi as deputy president

2014-12-14 09:13

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim wanted Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi as ANC deputy president.

Winnie criticises parly chaos

2014-12-12 22:26

ANC struggle veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has criticised the anarchy in Parliament.

EFF to elect leaders

2014-12-12 17:10

A year after its establishment, the EFF heads to its first elective congress on the back of violent provincial congresses and allegations of factionalism.

Zuma heads for Equatorial Guinea

2014-12-11 21:01
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President Jacob Zuma will depart on a "working visit" to Equatorial Guinea.

Mabe acquitted on corruption, fraud charges

2014-12-11 17:42

Pule Mabe, former ANC Youth League treasurer general, has been acquitted on corruption and fraud charges.

EFF to take case to ConCourt

2014-12-10 14:22

The EFF says it is preparing to go to the Constitutional Court to challenge Parliament's sanctions against some of its MPs.

Don't name land after me - Malema

2014-12-10 13:21
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EFF leader Julius Malema wants his followers to stop naming newly-occupied land after him.

ANC abused Parly after elections - Maimane

2014-12-08 15:43

The fifth Parliament has been characterised by unprecedented abuse by the ANC, DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

Mandela would be disappointed by corruption - Bizos

2014-12-05 12:55

Former president Nelson Mandela would have been disappointed by the ongoing corruption in the country, veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos says.

Regime change not a bad thing - prof

2014-12-04 21:27

The replacement of the ANC by a new ruling party would just be democracy in practice, Professor Barney Pityana says.

 

ANC preparing for return of EFF members

2014-12-17 15:51

The African National Congress has called on its members and leaders to ready themselves for the return of EFF members to the ruling party.

Presidency denies Zuma link to Sars suspensions

2014-12-16 22:01
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The Presidency has criticised allegations made by DA leader Helen Zille linking President Jacob Zuma to the suspension of SA Revenue Service staff members.

Invade unoccupied land - EFF

2014-12-16 14:40
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The Economic Freedom Fighters have called for the invasion of unoccupied land in South Africa.

EFF stood the test of time - Mpofu

2014-12-16 12:18

The EFF has stood the test of time and survived, claims party chairperson Dali Mpofu of the party, which is just over a year old.

EFF fighters revolt against Malema

2014-12-15 22:18
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Open revolt has erupted in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ national people’s assembly in Bloemfontein as at least two popular leaders declined nominations for leadership positions.

Motshekga: Woman president not discussed

2014-12-15 19:40

The issue of a woman president was not discussed at the ANC Women's League national policy conference, league president Angie Motshekga says.

Don't give us grants, give us dignity: EFF

2014-12-15 18:38

South Africans do not want grants, but jobs that will give them dignity, the EFF's political educator and policy researcher says.

EFF top six re-elected unopposed

2014-12-15 07:22

The Economic Freedom Fighters top six have been elected with Julius Malema retaining his position as party president.

Malema uncontested as EFF leader

2014-12-14 23:13

EFF Julius Malema has been nominated unopposed for the position of president of his party during its elective conference held at the University of Free State's Bloemfontein Campus.

Zuma betrayed Gaddafi - Malema

2014-12-14 20:42
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EFF leader Julius Malema has accused President Jacob Zuma of having betrayed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

EFF tells ANC to start packing

2014-12-14 16:08

The EFF is confident about its performance in the 2016 local government elections and has warned the ANC its dominance is under threat.

EFF to take SA to promised land, says Malema

2014-12-14 14:29
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The EFF has seen the future, it is bright, and the party can take South Africa there, its leader Julius Malema says.

Malema: Policies must benefit the people

2014-12-14 13:51

EFF leader Julius Malema has called for the party to create policies to benefit the people.

Malema arrives to hero's welcome at conference

2014-12-14 12:23

EFF leader Julius Malema has received a hero's welcome when he walked into the main hall of the University of Free State's Bloemfontein campus, for the party's first elective conference.

EFF kicks off first conference

2014-12-14 10:37

Delegates at the EFF's first national assembly have started trickling into the University of the Free State's main hall in Bloemfontein as the party prepared to elect its top six leaders.

Sea of red as EFF members converge on conference

2014-12-13 19:57

Members of the EFF have arrived in large numbers and queued for accreditation in Bloemfontein, where the party is holding its first elective conference to elect top leaders at the University of Free State's campus.

SA envoys to continue Middle East quest

2014-12-12 17:36

South Africa's two special envoys sent to the Middle East earlier this year to help seek an end to the Israel-Palestine conflict, will remain in their posts up to mid-2015, President Jacob Zuma says.

EFF to ConCourt over MPs suspension

2014-12-12 16:24

The EFF has filed papers with the Constitutional Court challenging the suspension of some of its MPs by the National Assembly's powers and privileges committee.

Maimane to be probed for unparliamentary behaviour

2014-12-11 21:00
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Three MPs, including DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane, are set to be investigated for alleged misconduct, according to parliamentary papers published.

Parly plagued by opposition's 'roguishness' - ANC

2014-12-10 14:48
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The first six months of the fifth Parliament has been tarnished by "rampant anarchy, disorder, and roguishness", ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani says.

ANC lauds fight against school closures

2014-12-10 14:21

The ANC has praised those who fought to keep open 17 schools in the Western Cape, despite the Supreme Court of Appeal confirming the closure of all but one of them.

Parly's sergeant-at-arms called police - Nhleko

2014-12-09 13:29

Parliament's sergeant-at-arms both asked for and authorised the controversial entry of police into the National Assembly last month, according to Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko.

Ramaphosa: Parly would have embarrassed Mandela

2014-12-08 05:15
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Former president Nelson Mandela would have been embarrassed at the recent events in Parliament, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Use your vote, says ex-Scorpion

2014-12-05 06:02

South Africans should make their voices heard at the ballot box, Dr Ruben Richards a former Scorpions deputy DG says.

Constitution was built on trust - Pityana

2014-12-04 20:26

South Africa's Constitution was built on checks and balances, and most importantly, trust in the president, Professor Barney Pityana says.

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