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DA's momentum growing - Zille

2014-11-27 14:02

The results of municipal by-elections show that the Democratic Alliance's momentum is growing, party leader Helen Zille says.

Zuma: If ANC goes down, so will SA

2014-11-27 05:10
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If everything were to go wrong with the ANC, everything would go wrong in SA, President Jacob Zuma has said, after admitting that the ANC had been shaken and was in trouble.

Rowdy welcome for ANC leaders at conference

2014-11-26 21:25

ANC Youth League delegates from Gauteng booed when ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe's arrival was announced at the league's consultative conference in Soweto.

Zuma urged to sing at ANCYL conference

2014-11-26 20:30

ANC Youth League delegates have urged President Jacob Zuma to sing before he addressed them at the consultative conference in Soweto.

ANCYL delegates booed at conference

2014-11-26 16:54

Gauteng delegates at the ANC Youth League consultative conference have been booed because they would not be voting for new leaders.

Do parents create racists?

2014-11-26 14:37

Children learn political and social opinions and behaviour from their parents.

Western Cape by-elections off to a steady start

2014-11-26 12:15

Four by-elections in the Western Cape are progressing smoothly, electoral officers say.

IEC set for municipal by-elections

2014-11-25 22:42

Municipal by-elections are set to take place across the country, where 81 candidates will be contesting 31 wards.

ANCYL conference to be held in two phases

2014-11-25 19:12

The ANC Youth League's elective congress due to have started has been converted into a consultative conference, with the elective phase planned for 2015, task team co-ordinator Magasela Mzobe says.

Modise's Marikana order unlawful - Malema lawyer

2014-11-24 20:20

Counsel for EFF leader Julius Malema has argued that his eviction from Parliament by Thandi Modise for saying the ANC "murdered" miners at Marikana is unlawful.

Parly peace deal in tatters

2014-11-24 18:43

A peace deal brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties has fallen apart.

Parly truce off - Maimane

2014-11-24 16:57
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A deal brokered between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties is off, DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says.

ANC to urge alliance to push for Cosatu unity

2014-11-24 16:43

The ANC's national executive committee has decided to seek input from its alliance partners to help resolve the turmoil in Cosatu.

Key points disclosure not defence risk, court hears

2014-11-24 15:43

Disclosing the list of SA's national key points will not put the country's security and defence at risk, and ministers had even named some in Parliament, the South Gauteng High Court has heard.

Tshabalala: Committee distances itself from Davis

2014-11-24 07:23

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has distanced itself from comments made by committee member Gavin Davis regarding calls for the immediate suspension of SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Moodey re-elected DA Gauteng head

2014-11-23 15:47

John Moodey has retained his seat as head of the Democratic Alliance in Gauteng at this weekend's provincial congress.

DA eyes coalitions in 2016

2014-11-22 14:20
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The DA will consider entering into coalitions in municipalities for the 2016 local government elections, party leader Helen Zille says.

Deputy Speaker to MPs: You are a disgrace

2014-11-21 15:59
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"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has told MPs, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on violence against women and children.

ANC Western Cape: Lili irresponsible

2014-11-21 14:10

Former Cape Town city councillor Andile Lili's claim that the ANC's Western Cape leadership was involved in his shooting is "irresponsible", the party in the province says.

Mabuza sues Phosa over spy allegations

2014-11-21 12:41

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza plans to sue former premier Mathews Phosa for R10m for alleging he was an apartheid spy, according to a report.

IEC candidate rebuked for errors in CV

2014-11-21 06:36
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A candidate for the position of IEC commissioner has been criticised for spelling errors in her CV and not acquainting herself with developments at the commission.

SACP pays rent to Cosatu despite no political levy

2014-11-20 19:49

The SACP has not received a political levy from Cosatu in the last four years but it continues to pay rent to the trade union federation.

More tension in Parly ahead of EFF report

2014-11-20 18:17
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The National Assembly is in disarray for the third day running as the ANC moved to prevent a filibuster before a likely decision to suspend EFF MPs from the legislature.

Cabinet: Zuma didn’t disobey Parliament

2014-11-20 14:04
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President Jacob Zuma has never disobeyed the rules of Parliament, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

ANC to revoke EFF reprieve

2014-11-20 06:16
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The ANC has decided to revoke Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's reprieve to the Economic Freedom Fighters as a deal to restore calm to Parliament collapsed after a day.

 

Municipal by-election results in

2014-11-27 12:34
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The African National Congress has won 26 of 31 municipal wards in by-elections this week, according to results on the IEC's website.

Sparks could fly as EFF suspension comes under the spotlight again

2014-11-26 21:50
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A report which is likely to result in the suspension of EFF MPs from Parliament will be up for debate in the National Assembly after ANC Chief Whip Stone Sizani said it was a matter of "national importance".

The ANC is in trouble - Zuma

2014-11-26 20:37
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President Jacob Zuma has admitted that the ANC had been shaken and is in trouble.

UFS opens doors for EFF conference

2014-11-26 18:46

The University of the Free State has agreed to allow the EFF to hold its first national elective conference at its premises.

ANCYL delegates still arriving for conference

2014-11-26 15:33

ANC Youth League delegates are still trickling into the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus where the consultative congress is yet to begin.

ANCYL conference not yet under way

2014-11-26 14:11

The ANC Youth League consultative conference was yet to get under way by noon on Wednesday.

ANCYL conference set to begin

2014-11-26 09:11

The ANC Youth League's consultative conference is expected to begin in Johannesburg, having originally been scheduled to be an elective conference.

NEC invited to ANC top six's meeting

2014-11-25 20:37

The ANC's national executive committee has been invited to attend the meeting of the party's national working committee in Johannesburg.

ANCYL elective congress postponed

2014-11-25 13:26

The ANC Youth League's national congress due to have started this week will not go ahead as planned, the task team co-ordinator Magasela Mzobe says.

DA wants Joemat-Pettersson suspended

2014-11-24 18:53
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Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has misled Parliament and should be suspended pending an investigation, the DA says.

Malema in scuffle with guard at Ramaphosa meeting

2014-11-24 17:16
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EFF leader Julius Malema and a security officer had a scuffle in Parktown, Johannesburg, when opposition parties met Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Meeting between Ramaphosa, parties under way

2014-11-24 16:45

A meeting between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and political party leaders have started in Johannesburg in another bid to restore peace in Parliament.

Magwaza-Msibi likely to leave hospital soon

2014-11-24 16:43

National Freedom Party leader Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi is likely to be discharged from hospital in the next few days, her spokesperson says.

Party leaders arrive for Ramaphosa meeting

2014-11-24 14:43
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Political party leaders have started arriving for a meeting with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in Johannesburg.

ANC MPs revolt against Cyril Ramaphosa

2014-11-23 19:56
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ANC parliamentarians have revolted against Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s peace deal with opposition parties, saying he had stepped on Speaker Baleka Mbete’s turf.

Appointment shows media transformation - ANC

2014-11-22 18:09
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The appointment of Fikile-Ntsikelelo Moya as editor of the Mercury newspaper showed Independent Media's commitment to media transformation, the ANC says.

Ramaphosa misrepresented accord - Maimane

2014-11-21 18:42
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DA MPL Mmusi Maimane has accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ANC and the opposition.

DA Gauteng leader post to be contested

2014-11-21 15:27

John Moodey's position as DA Gauteng leader will be contested at the party's provincial conference in Johannesburg.

ANC welcomes new Parly appointment

2014-11-21 13:13

The ANC has welcomed the appointment of Gengezi Mgidlana as the new secretary to Parliament.

ANC backs off on EFF report for now

2014-11-21 07:27

After five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, the ANC abandoned a debate on the suspension of 20 EFF MPs, while chief whips have agreed on talks to end the political impasse.

Unfair to question my impartiality - IEC candidate

2014-11-21 05:00

Former MDDA chief executive Lumko Mtimde says it is unfair to question his independence because he was a member of a political party and had supported the call for a media tribunal.

Mace removed from Parliament - As it happened

2014-11-20 19:34
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Get the latest details from the sitting in the National Assembly after a fragile truce between political parties fell apart.

DA denies Ramaphosa Parly deal

2014-11-20 15:06
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The DA would never enter into a deal that jeopardised its mandate, the party's leader Helen Zille has vowed.

Parliament accord in tatters over Zuma debate

2014-11-20 07:19
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A fragile truce between political parties in Parliament has fallen apart after the opposition pushed ahead with a motion accusing President Jacob Zuma of dodging questions over his Nkandla homestead.

Ramaphosa's political deal falters

2014-11-19 22:32
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Parliament again degenerated into insults and obscene gestures as a detente between the ANC and opposition brokered by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa fell apart after a day.

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