VBS Scandal: DA wants Hawks to investigate Floyd Shivambu

2018-10-16 22:17

The DA wants the Hawks to investigate EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu to establish whether his brother Brian Shivambu sent him money that was the proceeds of the "VBS heist".

Cape Town's 'ghost trains' leave DA leaders steaming

2018-10-15 22:08

When Cape Town's next mayor Dan Plato, mayoral committee member JP Smith and DA chief whip John Steenhuisen met at 06:00 at Mitchells Plain train station to catch a train to Cape Town they found a virtual "ghost station".

VBS scandal: DA challenges EFF's Shivambu to undergo lifestyle audit

2018-10-15 16:44

The DA is expected to request Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members' Interests to investigate EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu for payments allegedly received from VBS Mutual Bank.

Maimane: Ramaphosa must come clean over claims he knew about VBS looting

2018-10-14 19:02

The DA says its lawyers are considering laying charges against President Cyril Ramaphosa following reports that he had prior knowledge of widespread looting at VBS Mutual Bank but allegedly failed to act.

De Lille demands apology from DA members who shared fake AG social media post

2018-10-12 18:56

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has given four DA members seven days to apologise for sharing a fake Auditor-General social media post claiming that adverse findings were made against her.

Condolences pour in for late Eastern Cape education MEC

2018-10-08 21:02

Condolences are pouring in for the late Eastern Cape education MEC, Mandla Makupula, who die don Monday morning after a long illness.

De Lille to sue for R1m defamation

2018-10-07 12:06

The NPA has decided not to prosecute Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, and she now intends to sue entrepreneur Anthony Faul for R1 million for defamation.

Nhlanhla Nene on Gupta meetings: 'I am human too, I do make mistakes'

2018-10-05 13:37

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says he was wrong to have met the Guptas at their Saxonwold mansion in Johannesburg and he 'begs' South Africans' forgiveness.

SABC refuses to tell DA how much its head honchos earn

2018-10-04 22:33

The public broadcaster says the DA will have to wait for its annual results to see how much top executives at the SABC earn.

'What does Arthur Fraser have on Ramaphosa?' DA wonders after president defends former spy boss

2018-10-03 20:36

The DA has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of being afraid to act against former head of the State Security Agency Arthur Fraser, suggesting Fraser might have damaging information on him.


Msimanga questions Maepa's authority to act on ANC's behalf in court challenge

2018-10-16 17:43

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has said that ANC chairperson in Tshwane Kgosi Maepa failed to demonstrate that he was given authority to launch a court application to have last month's council sitting nullified.

Some Cape Town commuters spend nearly half their income on transport - Mayco member

2018-10-15 21:29

Low-income families in outlying suburbs like Khayelitsha spend some 43% of their income on transport, says Mayco Member for Transport and Urban Development Brett Herron.

DA MP apologises to Malema for tweet alleging he partly owned firm linked to troubled VBS

2018-10-14 23:15

DA MP Ghaleb Cachalia has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema for his tweet claiming Malema owned 47% of Dyambeu Investments, which is linked to VBS Mutual Bank.

Maimane mum on DA's sights for SA's upcoming vote

2018-10-14 07:35

Although DA leader Mmusi Maimane refuses to commit to a number, when it comes to the party's ambitions ahead of the general elections next year, he makes it clear he has his eyes set on Gauteng.

Forensic investigation reveals how Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality hired litter pickers without following due process

2018-10-12 15:01

A forensic investigation into the alleged irregular appointment of litter pickers at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has revealed that the acting director of waste management did not follow due process.

De Lille to 'sue the hell out of' anyone who smeared her

2018-10-07 15:05

Outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is on a mission to clear her name after the Hawks and NPA said they won't be prosecuting her for bribery.

'They are doing to me what the DA did to De Lille' – suspended ANC councilor

2018-10-05 18:07

ANC councillor Sammy Claassen says he is a victim of a "one sided-process" by his party after it dismissed his allegations of racism against one of the party's leaders.

ANC, alliance partners marching in Joburg for service delivery

2018-10-05 13:01

Hundreds of ANC members from greater Johannesburg are marching to the offices of Mayor Herman Mashaba, Premier David Makhura and Eskom to hand over memorandums demanding service delivery.

ANC eThekwini snatches DA ward in by-election

2018-10-04 15:02

The ANC in eThekwini has won Ward 71 in Chatsworth, snatching the ward that had been won by the Democratic Alliance in the 2016 municipal elections.

Trollip predicts ANC-UDM govt's demise in Nelson Mandela Bay

2018-10-01 21:56

"If you give someone enough rope, they'll hang themselves," says ousted DA mayor of the metro Athol Trollip.

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