Mondli Makhanya: Of cakes and race wars

2018-01-21 05:43

It all started with a cake. A birthday cake. A very large birthday cake. The cake – which was coloured black, green and gold – was really impressive, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Maimane: De Lille matter shows DA is different to ANC

2018-01-20 15:24

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the public scandal around Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille showed just how different the DA is compared to the ANC.

WATCH: Another 15 arrested in Hoërskool Overvaal protest

2018-01-18 18:00

Fifteen people have been arrested outside Hoërskool Overvaal for public violence and Contravention of the Explosives Act.

'De Lille appointee' Nkohla promoted in City of Cape Town despite red flags

2018-01-18 16:06

Former ANC councillor Loyiso Nkohla, who was controversially welcomed into the DA by Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille in 2016, has been promoted despite high-level concerns about his appointment in the first place.

Oncology machines and staff still lacking in KZN - DA

2018-01-17 22:27

Oncology patients in KZN still lack access to adequate oncology services despite assurances by the health department that six machines will be available, says the DA.

Gigaba must refuse De Lille's drought levy proposal - Western Cape ANC

2018-01-17 15:19

The ANC in the Western Cape wants Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba to refuse embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille's bid to replace R1.6b in lost revenue through a drought levy, given the allegations of corruption swirling around the council.

City's water reports to DA 'irregular' and 'contradictory' – federal chair

2018-01-16 18:45

Water updates or "reports" from the office of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to the Democratic Alliance have been "irregular" and "contradictory", the party's federal chairperson James Selfe says.

REVEALED: The DA's scathing findings against power-drunk De Lille

2018-01-16 08:57

A high-level investigation into embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille by the DA paints a picture of an erratic and vindictive megalomaniac who "clearly has something to hide".

De Lille's controversial Cape Town investigating unit 'shut down' could be reversed

2018-01-15 21:27

Embattled Mayor Patricia de Lille's decision to shut down the City of Cape Town's special investigations unit, a move which unearthed an initial set of shocking claims against her, may be reversed.

UNPACKED: The 8 main accusations against De Lille

2018-01-15 17:56

Here are the eight main accusations levelled against embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.


De Lille’s political slip-ups to blame for her woes

2018-01-21 00:00

According to DA insiders, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has made several tactical political mistakes, and these will hasten her downfall.

ANC WC to request inquiry into whether City 'deliberately ignored' drought warnings

2018-01-19 05:26

The ANC in the Western Cape says it will ask President Jacob Zuma to institute a Commission of Enquiry to establish whether the Western Cape government and the City of Cape Town "deliberately ignored the warnings of the diminishing water resources".

ANC Cape Town to lay complaint against Maimane, Breytenbach

2018-01-18 16:40

The ANC in Cape Town has resolved to lay a complaint against DA leader Mmusi Maimane and MP Glynnis Breytenbach, accusing the pair of unlawfully "interfering" in City of Cape Town matters.

DA wants Zuma's state capture inquiry terms by Friday

2018-01-18 13:21

The DA has written to President Jacob Zuma demanding that he release the terms of reference for a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture by Friday.

ANC Joburg Regional deputy secretary granted bail for fraud, theft

2018-01-17 18:13

The ANC Johannesburg Regional deputy secretary Dan Bovu has been granted bail of R5000 in the Commercial Crimes Court for alleged fraud and theft.

'DA pays Tony Leon R500 000 to tell Capetonians it's not raining' – Cosatu

2018-01-16 20:55

While the ANC stole outside the legal framework, the DA "thieves" in the City of Cape Town within the legal framework, claims the the Congress of SA Trade Unions.

CT stadium director says she will resign if nepotism claim is proven

2018-01-16 17:18

A non-executive director of Cape Town Stadium, named in a high-level DA investigation into Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille, says she will resign should allegations that the mayor influenced her appointment be proven true.

Firm headed by former DA heavyweights to net R650k for Cape Town drought communication

2018-01-16 06:04

A public relations firm headed by former DA leader Tony Leon and communications director Nick Clelland is set to receive over R650 000 from the City of Cape Town.

AfriForum lays charges against EFF leaders over H&M protest

2018-01-15 18:03

Following the EFF’s protests against a racist advert by international clothing brand H&M, AfriForum has laid charges against the party's leaders.

City of Cape Town manager resigns in midst of De Lille fallout

2018-01-15 13:27

City of Cape Town manager Achmat Ebrahim, who was facing possible suspension in the fallout involving Mayor Patricia de Lille, has resigned.

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