Political parties sign petition in fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Bobani - report

2019-08-17 17:41

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani might be facing a fresh bid to remove him as the DA, with the backing of COPE, the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), the Patriotic Alliance and six ANC councillors have submitted a petition to the speaker's office urging her to hold a special meeting by next Friday, a report says.

Zuma’s state capture inquiry testimony an attempt to play victim, evade accountability - DA

2019-07-15 22:45

The DA says former president Jacob Zuma's testimony before the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture is nothing more than an attempt to "play the victim and evade accountability".

Cope denies reports of Lekota's removal, insists 'AfriForum not our friends'

2019-05-14 18:56

Cope leaders claim they are unaware of any intention to call for a motion of no-confidence in the party's president Mosioua Lekota, following reports that party members want him out.

Cope MP claims EFF members 'high fived' after voting more than once

2019-05-09 13:04

Congress of the People MP Deidre Carter claims that she saw EFF members "high fiving" one another after allegedly managing to vote twice, according to a report.

WATCH: 'The ANC is killing itself' - COPE's Dennis Bloem answers your questions

2019-05-03 14:00

COPE's spokesperson Dennis Bloem discusses land issues, elections strategy and a struggling ANC as he sits down to answer your questions with News24's Head of Fast News Sheldon Morais. Watch.

'Please give us a chance. We are incorruptible.' - COPE's Bloem answers your questions

2019-05-02 14:44

COPE's Dennis Bloem answers your questions ahead of the elections. It's a live, online interview led entirely by YOU as a citizen!

Election campaigns fail to answer the question on all South Africans' minds

2019-04-18 10:15

South Africans don't need any more criticism of the Zuma years. They have long critiqued that period while the ANC was pontificating about "collective responsibility", writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Ramaphosa must intervene at correctional services - Cope

2019-02-28 16:35

Cope spokesperson Dennis Bloem says President Cyril Ramaphosa needs to intervene urgently at the Department of Correctional Services to stop its "imminent collapse".

Lekota claims Ramaphosa was rewarded by apartheid's special branch

2019-02-13 18:34

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of being rewarded by the apartheid government's notorious special branch.

Cope's Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

2018-12-13 09:49

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has gazetted his intention to introduce a private member's bill that seeks to allow people not representing a political party to be elected to provincial legislatures and Parliament.

 

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the true 'charlatan' of them all? Hanekom praised, while Magashule is slammed

2019-07-26 21:00

Ace Magashule should look in the mirror if he wants to see a charlatan, opposition party Cope has advised the ANC secretary general after his attack on ANC NEC member Derek Hanekom.

Nelson Mandela Bay's governing coalition scrambles to retain power

2019-07-09 16:24

Marathon meetings by the Nelson Mandela Bay governing coalition are being planned after the City failed to meet a national treasury deadline to appoint a chief financial officer (CFO) or forfeit its R600m grant roll-over.

Too early to call COPE's time of death, says Lekota

2019-05-10 21:36

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota will not call the party's time of death, instead, he believes will resuscitate the organisation, after a poor performance in the elections.

'Why is Malema important?' - Lekota likens EFF leader to a 'little fly' dropped in milk

2019-05-03 21:03

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota says South Africans have become too distracted by EFF leader Julius Malema, who he compared to a "little fly who has dropped in milk".

Elections fever: Politicians answer your questions; party leaders on coalitions; and battles in court

2019-05-02 20:37

GOOD's aunty Pat and Cope's Dennis Bloem sat in News24's hot seat answering questions from you, Why the New Nation Movement is asking the Constitutional Court to postpone May 8 election, and We give you a chance to ask UDM anything.

Party funding: Just one political party reveals donation but others unwilling to go public

2019-04-22 22:49

Even though political parties have been preaching transparency, most parties remain unwilling to declare their funders to the electorate voluntarily.

May 8 election make or break for IFP, UDM, FF+, Cope and ACDP

2019-04-15 05:01

Most pollsters agree that there are thousands of votes still up for grabs, something the "other five" will try to capitalise on as we enter the last three weeks of campaigns, writes Adriaan Basson.

ANC welcomes Eskom aid, DA claims more will follow

2019-02-20 22:02

The ANC in Parliament has welcomed the finance minister's stance that struggling state-owned entities should no longer be given unconditional bailouts, while the DA says Eskom's R69bn bailout only 'kicks the can down the road'.

Cope calls on police to 'hunt down' driver in accident that killed Joseph Mabuza

2018-12-24 21:10

The police must do everything in their power to hunt down and arrest the driver who fled from the accident scene where Mpumalanga safety and security MEC spokesperson Joseph Mabuza died on Sunday, says Cope.

Cope's Lekota, Steve Hofmeyr unite against 'fascist formation' BLF

2018-12-12 17:11

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has labelled the BLF a fascist formation, insisting that its leader, Andile Mngxitama, be imprisoned and rehabilitated for making a call for the killing of white people in South Africa.

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