SARB: EFF amendment bill does not challenge mandate, independence

2018-08-17 18:29

The South African Reserve Bank says it will step in regarding proposed amendments to the SARB Act at the appropriate time.

Trollip survives as opposition walk out over late agendas

2018-08-16 11:14

Motions of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip have failed to materialise, as members of the opposition collapsed the meeting, complaining that they had not received their council agendas in time.

'A fighter for the freedom of all South Africans' - Ramaphosa, political parties pay tribute to Mama Sobukwe

2018-08-15 12:21

Messages of condolences have streamed in from the president and political parties following the death of Zondeni Veronica Sobukwe, the widow of PAC founder Robert Sobukwe.

Ramaphosa cutting canes for his own backside

2018-08-14 07:59

The time is ripe for the citizens to see a leader with strong convictions stating his case without fear of offending someone. "Spineless Cyril" is not an epithet that would serve his brand, writes Max du Preez.

Opposition coalition against Trollip gets more time as they bicker over replacement

2018-08-08 15:53

The opposition coalition trying to remove embattled Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip is bickering over who should replace him, threatening the success of their motion of no confidence in him.

'Thuggish' ways will lose Malema votes

2018-08-05 05:59

Firing weapons in the air has been practised the world over for centuries to honour those men and women in the defence or police force who are killed while in service of their country, writes Dumisane Lubisi.

Top Africa stories: Zim elections. EFF, ANC congratulate Mnangagwa

2018-08-04 07:30

President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he feels "humbled" to have won the country's landmark election, and the ANC and the EFF have congratulated Mnangagwa for winning the country's elections.

Zimbabwe elections: ANC, EFF congratulate Mnangagwa, DA awaits results of MDC court challenge

2018-08-03 16:09

The ANC and the EFF have congratulated Zimbabwe President Emerson Mnangagwa for winning the country's elections, while the DA says it is awaiting the outcome of the opposition MDC's pending challenge.

Lamola slams EFF on 'wild' state capture claims against Motsepe

2018-08-01 20:49

The ANC's Ronald Lamola has accused EFF leader Julius Malema of making "wild and unsubstantiated" allegations against businessman Patrice Motsepe.

Was the 'assault rifle' Malema 'fired' an AK-47?

2018-08-01 13:23

While the EFF has denied that the firearm was real, a gun expert says that makes no difference as the act is still an offence.


EFF tables draft bill to nationalise SARB

2018-08-16 22:01

The EFF has put forward an amendment to the law governing the central bank that would make the institution state-owned and see its directors appointed by the finance minister rather than shareholders.

Patriotic Alliance fallout with EFF could save Trollip

2018-08-16 09:14

The Patriotic Alliance has announced that it will not be supporting the opposition coalition's bid to get rid of Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip after a fallout with the EFF over the PA's mayoral candidate.

Land expropriation: Here's how it could be implemented, says Mantashe

2018-08-15 09:45

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe says the Constitution must be amended to limit land ownership to 12 000 hectares per farm owner.

Durban Fees Must Fall activist to be sentenced in October

2018-08-13 17:24

Bonginkosi Khanyile is out on bail and will be sentenced on October 16, says the National Prosecuting Authority.

Can Malema's 'rifle shooting' incident get Dali Mpofu disbarred? We asked some experts

2018-08-08 13:15

What are the implications for an officer of the court being present when a criminal offence is being committed, or being complicit to a crime? And can an advocate of Dali Mpofu's stature be disbarred for such alleged offences? Legal experts explain how it works.

Land hearings are about more power for corrupt ANC, than the people - Maimane

2018-08-04 13:54

The current debate on expropriation of land without compensation were driven by the African National Congress seeking to securing more power for the corrupt and elite, than to help the people, says Maimane.

AfriForum lays complaint against Malema's security boss

2018-08-03 16:37

AfriForum wants PSiRA to investigate Adriaan Snyman's actions and involvement in an incident where EFF leader Julius Malema allegedly fired an assault rifle in a public space.

A possible 15 years in jail for assault rifle 'shooting' – has Malema EFFed up?

2018-08-02 14:18

Julius Malema will most likely be arrested, processed and appear in court, says a legal expert.

WATCH - EFF councillors forcibly removed from Rustenburg council chambers

2018-08-01 15:56

The Rustenburg municipality has laid charges against an EFF councillor while another EFF councillor has also opened a case against security officials after a scuffle at a council meeting.

Ramaphosa has 'finally capitulated and submitted to logic' on land – EFF

2018-08-01 13:11

The red berets say Parliament's review hearings on land and submissions from citizens have "exposed" the ANC to the fact that the majority of black South Africans agree with the EFF's position.

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