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Small businesses to pay R1 rent - DA

2014-04-23 17:18
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Small, innovative businesses will pay R1 for rent under the DA in Gauteng, premier candidate Mmusi Maimane says.

Scopa trying to attack ANC - Uys

2014-04-23 16:08

Former health MEC Pierre Uys says the Western Cape public accounts committee has a political agenda and is misusing government structures.

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Julius Malema speaks his mind, he always has. Here's a look at some of his most memorable and controversial sayings over the past few years.

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Julius Malema speaks his mind, he always has. Here's a look at some of his most memorable and controversial sayings over the past few years.

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Watch DA leader Helen Zille speculate about what may happen in Gauteng if the ANC fails to get 50% of the provincial vote.

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SA’s 7 top challenges in the next 20 years

2014-04-23 09:49

South Africa has made massive strides to improve the lives of millions of citizens but there are seven key challenges the country must tackle in the next 20 years.

Zuma: Booers are empty vessels

2014-04-23 07:47
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President Jacob Zuma has labelled people who boo at him "empty vessels who make the most noise".

EFF ad rejected, not banned - SABC

2014-04-23 05:30
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The SABC has denied banning the Economic Freedom Fighter's election campaign advert.

Icasa receives EFF complaint

2014-04-22 21:12

The Independent Communications Authority of SA has received a complaint from the Economic Freedom Fighters after a party election advert was rejected by the SABC, Icasa says.

Consider entire Nkandla report - FF plus

2014-04-22 20:09

A parliamentary committee set up to deal with the Nkandla affair should consider the public protector's entire report on the matter, the Freedom Front Plus says.

Samwu gives ANC ultimatum

2014-04-22 16:24

If the ANC does not address municipal workers' issues, Samwu in the Eastern Cape says it will reconsider its support for the party in the future.

ANC nominates 7 MPs for Nkandla committee

2014-04-22 14:18
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The ANC has nominated seven MPs for an ad hoc committee to consider President Jacob Zuma's submissions on the public protector's report on his Nkandla home.

Who will peak in 2014 elections?

2014-04-22 11:00

Although there is little doubt about who will win on 7 May, South Africa’s political parties still need to all maximise their vote, writes Daniel Silke.

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On Sunday the party's Facebook and Twitter accounts had links to the advert, saying the SABC has touched them (the EFF) "on the wrong side".

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EFF ad also banned by SABC

2014-04-22 09:14
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The Economic Freedom Fighters said they're unhappy after their one minute ad campaign for TV got banned by the SABC.

Public protector gets 'food parcels for votes' complaints

2014-04-21 21:04
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Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received three complaints against the ANC using state resources for its election campaign, her spokesperson says.

Cope: Zuma must listen to religious leaders

2014-04-21 13:03
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Cope has called on President Jacob Zuma to listen to religious leaders calling for him to come clean on the Nkandla saga.

ANCYL: Not voting would be blasphemy

2014-04-20 22:28
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Not voting in the forthcoming elections would be blasphemy, the ANCYL says in a statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial speech.

ANC set for two-thirds majority - poll

2014-04-20 19:58
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The ANC is on course to win nearly a two-thirds majority in 7 May elections, a poll has showed, confounding analysts who had predicted a fall in support for the ruling party.

DA wants Sassa security spending probed

2014-04-20 14:30

The Democratic Alliance says it will be approaching the Public Protector to investigate the SA Security Agency's apparent spending of R10m on security protection for its top personnel.

DA takes ANC to court over food parcels

2014-04-20 10:32
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The DA is taking the ANC to court over the ruling party’s “grotesque and continued abuse of state resources for party-political gain”, a report says.

Numsa prepares for life after Cosatu

2014-04-20 07:44

Numsa has not only reiterated its call for President Jacob Zuma to resign but it is also preparing for life outside of Cosatu, a report states.

We will give you police - Zille

2014-04-19 17:02
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A total of 250 000 police on the streets is one of the election promises Helen Zille made during an anti-drugs and gangsterism march in Manenberg, Cape Town.

DA wants to empower fishing communities - Zille

2014-04-18 05:30
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DA leader Helen Zille says the party has a plan for harbours and small-scale fishing communities.

An uncomfortable election

2014-04-17 21:05
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The latter few weeks of election 2014, have seen South Africans reeling from an assault on their comfort zone when it comes to voting, writes Daniel Silke

 
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The DA says it has a policy package in place which will lead to 6m real, sustainable jobs being created. Watch Helen Zille explain.

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Julius Malema speaks his mind, he always has. Here's a look at some of his most memorable and controversial sayings over the past few years.

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2014 elections ANC’s toughest test yet

2014-04-23 14:53

Twenty years after the euphoria of South Africa's first democratic elections swept liberation hero Nelson Mandela to power, the governing party faces its toughest test at the polls next month.

DA supporters march for jobs in Joburg

2014-04-23 13:01

Hundreds of Democratic Alliance supporters have marched for jobs in Johannesburg, carrying placards bearing the words "together for jobs".

Afrikaners want economic freedom - EFF

2014-04-23 11:37
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Afrikaners, including some farmers, also believe in economic freedom, according to a white Economic Freedom Fighters member.

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Watch DA leader Helen Zille respond to accusations of cultural appropriation while on the campaign trail, saying it is respectful to people and their cultures to do what is appropriate.

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DA not aiming for 30% - Zille

2014-04-23 07:24
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Watch DA leader Helen Zille explain why her party does not expect to get 30% of the national vote in the upcoming election.

ANC, NFP use state money - Buthelezi

2014-04-22 21:45

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC and the NFP of using government resources to fund their respective election campaigns.

Malema: Let people judge for themselves, not SABC

2014-04-22 20:09

EFF leader Julius Malema says the SABC must allow people to judge for themselves which party to vote for instead of banning advertisements.

Malema defends lavish lifestyle

2014-04-22 17:06
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EFF leader Julius Malema says he can't inspire the poor if he is living in a shack himself.

Agang SA's open letter to SA voters

2014-04-22 14:50

Mamphela Ramphele has written an open letter to SA voters saying she is reminded of the struggle years every time she is told a vote for Agang SA is a wasted vote.

DA seeks Nkandla committee extension

2014-04-22 13:43

The DA will ask National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu to extend the life of the Nkandla ad hoc committee.

IEC to release last electoral list

2014-04-22 10:44

The Electoral Commission of SA is expected to release the final lists of parties and candidates contesting the elections.

More registered voters stay home

2014-04-22 09:14

The general trend since the elections in 1994 has been a decline in voter turnout throughout the country. Here's a look at the available data.

Over 1m 'born frees' not registered to vote

2014-04-22 07:23

Only a third of those born after 1994 have registered to cast their votes in the upcoming general election, according to a report.

Many SA leaders not following Mandela - De Klerk

2014-04-21 18:51
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Many South African leaders are not following Nelson Mandela's example and see government office as a "means to self-enrichment", says FW de Klerk, who won the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela.

Election poll flawed - Agang SA

2014-04-20 22:28

Agang SA has disputed poll results indicating negligible support, saying it was confident it would come third in the country's upcoming elections.

Only voters can say ANC has problem - Ramaphosa

2014-04-20 21:54
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ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has down-played problems that have engulfed the party and says only voters can say there is a problem.

DA chatting up EFF ahead of elections

2014-04-20 17:35
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The DA in Gauteng is flirting with the Economic Freedom Fighters ahead of the elections, in what could end up as a coalition of strange bedfellows.

Madonsela to probe ANC food-for-votes claims

2014-04-20 12:45
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Public protector Thuli Madonsela has launched an investigation into whether the ANC has used state resources for its electoral campaign, says a report.

Shilowa supports Vote No campaign

2014-04-20 10:32
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Former Gauteng premier Mbhazima Shilowa has come out in support of the Vote No! Campaign launched recently by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy health minister Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, says a report.

'Zuma's legacy will be judged by Nkandla'

2014-04-19 19:01
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The legacy of President Jacob Zuma is contingent on how he deals with the issue of upgrades to his Nkandla homestead, says Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba.

DA ad scores nearly half a millions hits on YouTube

2014-04-19 14:30
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The DA's "Ayisafani" (It's not the same) election TV advert - originally pulled off the air by the SABC - has garnered nearly half a million views on YouTube.

Mbete using culture to defend corruption - DA

2014-04-17 21:07
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ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete is protecting President Jacob Zuma by using culture to defend corruption, DA MP Lindiwe Mazibuko says.

Kasrils an enemy of the people - MKMVA

2014-04-17 19:52
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Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils is an "enemy of the people" with his "No Vote" campaign, the Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association says.

 
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