Coronavirus: First SA deaths 'should be a wake-up call to all of us' - EFF

2020-03-27 14:34

The EFF has called on South Africans to take the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak seriously and has urged people to follow regulations put in place for the 21-day lockdown in the country, which started at midnight.

EFF files for leave to appeal judgment in Ramaphosa review of Public Protector's CR17 report

2020-03-25 13:08

The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.

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: 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.

EFF demands state quarantine for all coronavirus cases

2020-03-14 08:42

The EFF has called for all people infected with coronavirus to be held in state quarantine, preferably on Robben Island.

EFF's Godrich Gardee resigns as MP

2020-03-10 14:56

Former EFF secretary-general Godrich Gardee, now the head of international relations, has resigned from his role as a member of Parliament.

Mamabolo's ex calls on him to resign as ANC MP amid abuse claims

2020-03-08 08:00

ANC MP Boy Mamabolo is facing more trouble after his former partner and mother of his child accused him of attempting to silence her over allegations of physical, verbal and emotional abuse.

New Joburg mayor could dig up dirt on Mashaba's fleet deal

2020-03-06 06:00

When we reported 15 months ago that fleet company Afrirent scored a big contract with the City of Johannesburg after paying an EFF slush fund, then-mayor Herman Mashaba announced an investigation. It let the City off the hook. But Mashaba is now gone, and his defence of the deal is looking increasingly tenuous.

ANALYSIS: Without a stronger opposition, South Africa’s democracy is doomed

2020-03-06 06:00

The DA needs to change its strategy. If it doesn’t, I see the EFF governing with the ANC in a coalition government years from now. That will be catastrophic to South Africa and our democracy will be doomed, writes Phumlani M. Majozi.

Malema welcomes decision to dissolve Tshwane Municipality

2020-03-05 21:43

The EFF, which had hoped to convince either the ANC or DA to back their mayoral candidate, previously said it wanted to get a chance at the helm to show that it was capable of governing.


Floyd Shivambu will know in June whether he will face assault charges

2020-03-26 15:30

EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has to await another 10 weeks to hear whether he will be prosecuted for an alleged assault on a photographer in Parliament in 2018.

Coronavirus: EFF forbids all meetings, closes offices as lockdown only 'logical' solution

2020-03-24 08:32

The EFF has welcomed the government's decision to lock down all non-essential movements in South Africa to contain the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus.

We don't respond to EFF actions - FW de Klerk Foundation

2020-03-18 16:51

EFF's Marshall Dlamini laid charges of hate speech against FW de Klerk at the Cape Town Police Station on Sunday.

Coronavirus: EFF joins other organisations in cancelling all planned events

2020-03-17 12:16

The EFF has joined other organisations who have cancelled planned events in light of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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.

ANC, EFF won't show up for planned Tshwane council meeting

2020-03-09 14:04

A planned Tshwane special council meeting, amid the announcement that the City will be placed under administration, is expected to end before it starts as the ANC and EFF will not be in attendance.

OPINION | Expropriation: Section 25 amendment - the bill is so unnecessary it literally says so

2020-03-06 13:37

The debate - along with the hyperbole and hysteria whipped up by some like Afriforum and the DA - has been divisive at a time when we need to build more unity, writes Brett Herron.

ANALYSIS | Opposition parties: mired in identity crises, outdated policy and hollow rhetoric

2020-03-06 06:00

But these faux revolutionaries, in red overalls in Parliament, but living large off the backs of VBS pensioners in the lap of luxury elsewhere have a policy set which will make South Africa even worse than the misery being experienced in Venezuela, writes Paul Boughey.

Cops fire rubber bullets at EFF members during Eastern Cape budget speech

2020-03-05 22:31

Police spokesperson Captain Siphokazi Mawisa said the members, who were wearing red overalls, came in their numbers to listen to the provincial budget speech but were denied access and only MPLs were allowed entry to the chamber.

ANC and EFF 'ready for by-elections' as City of Tshwane placed under administration

2020-03-05 20:16

The ANC in Tshwane says it is ready to hit the ground running for possible by-elections after it was announced the City of Tshwane would be placed under administration.

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