Our living conditions deserve the same attention as coronavirus, say PE shack dwellers

2020-03-26 10:01

Hundreds of protesters from informal settlements in Port Elizabeth defied the ban on gatherings of more than 100 people on Wednesday, blocking roads and setting alight three buses.

ANALYSIS: We can only defeat Covid-19 and save our economy if we flip the script

2020-03-20 06:00

if the governing party again fails to stand up to these narrow and destructive interests to protect the well-being of South Africans, it will potentially condemn hundreds of thousands of people to preventable deaths and destroy thousands of jobs and businesses, writes John Steenhuisen.

Cogta committee backs dissolution of embattled Tshwane council

2020-03-18 23:22

Parliament's Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is backing the Gauteng provincial government's bid to dissolve the Tshwane council.

Coronavirus: ANC's Luthuli House heeds president's call, shuts down for deep clean

2020-03-17 14:58

The ANC’s national headquarters has heeded calls made by President Cyril Ramaphosa to optimise hygiene and combat the spread of the Covid-19 by having a deep clean of building.

ANC in the Northern Cape seeks PSL team

2020-03-16 06:59

The ANC in the Northern Cape are looking at purchasing an Absa Premiership football club, which would reportedly involve taxpayers' money.

ANALYSIS | Insurgent or independent: The many lives of Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2020-03-13 06:00

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been handed a series of damning court judgments, she has been accused of sloppy investigative reports and suspected of maintaining dubious political alliances. She has become an active political player. So, the question is: Why is she here, and what does she want? reports Sarah Evans and Kyle Cowan.

Tito Mboweni tweets: Hayibo! I've been told to stop tweeting

2020-03-12 15:18

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has had his Twitter wings clipped - and he took to Twitter to moan about it.

OPINION | Kallie Kriel: AfriForum has interests of farmers at heart - unashamedly

2020-03-11 12:41

AfriForum respects Kriek’s right to believe that he and organised agriculture can prevent expropriation without compensation by attempting to win the ANC’s favour and pacifying them, writes Kallie Kriel.

ANC defends corruption accused National Lotteries Commission

2020-03-11 06:04

ANC MPs dismissed allegations of impropriety in the allocation of grants as "noise" from the media, and hailed the National Lotteries Commission (NLC) as "visionaries", while Portfolio committee chairperson Duma Nkosi "discouraged" the NLC from responding to the allegations.

Daniel Silke: Five reasons why South Africa is better placed to escape worst of the coronavirus

2020-03-10 16:26

The macro-political and economic environment heaps pressure on Minister Zweli Mkhize and the broader ANC to perform at levels well beyond their recent abilities, writes writes Daniel Silke.


ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe undergoes Covid-19 test after Bloem religious event

2020-03-22 20:43

ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe was among the people at a religious gathering in the Free State recently. Five international guests at the event have since tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Gauteng ANC suspends political calendar 'for the benefit of everyone's health'

2020-03-19 08:05

The ANC in Gauteng has resolved to suspend its political calendar in support of measures the government announced to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus: SA's political parties agree to sing from same hymn sheet

2020-03-18 14:17

South Africa's political parties have agreed to put aside petty squabbles and work with government to curb the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, which reached 116 confirmed cases by Wednesday.

Violence rocks ANC meetings in Mpumalanga, two party members killed

2020-03-17 12:55

The ANC has called for 'strong action' and justice to be taken as violence rocks its branch general meetings in parts of Mpumalanga.

ANALYSIS: Mkhwebane’s latest legal Isandlwana is the prelude to her end

2020-03-13 06:00

The courts found that she doesn’t understand the law, she fails to act rationally and ignores evidence. And these findings are compounded by the SARB and Estina judgments. Her position is untenable, and she cannot survive, writes Pieter du Toit.

MK Vets' conference on ice due to vetting concerns

2020-03-12 19:55

The chairperson of the peace and stability committee, Tony Yengeni, has announced the vetting process, being undertaken by the Department of Military Veterans, had not been completed to the MKMVA's standards.

CR17 judgment: Campaign funding will be discussed at ANC's national general council, says Duarte

2020-03-11 21:16

ANC deputy secretary-general Jesse Duarte says campaign funding will form part of tough discussions at the party's upcoming national general council.

Mangaung mayor survives second motion of no confidence

2020-03-11 11:54

Manguang Mayor Olly Mlamleli has survived another motion of no confidence.

Melanie Verwoerd: The Public Protector should do the decent thing and resign

2020-03-11 06:00

Over time five different courts have ruled that Mkhwebane had lacked a fundamental understanding of the law, that her judgements were deeply flawed and that she had gone beyond her powers, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Another Tshwane council meeting ends before it starts

2020-03-10 15:49

The meeting was postponed without dealing with any business of the day after only 93 out of the 214 councillors attended the sitting. There was no quorum because at least 108 councillors are needed for the meeting to proceed.

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