Trollip survives motion of no confidence

2017-11-30 22:25

Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip and speaker of council Jonathan Lawack have both survived votes of no confidence against them during a disruptive and chaotic last council meeting of the year.

Fees Commission's contingency loan model gets more criticism

2017-11-17 20:07

The Heher Commission’s recommendation that a contingency loan model be considered to fund higher education, has been criticised from across the ideological spectrum.

UDM, PA file for motion of no confidence against Athol Trollip

2017-11-13 19:17

Former coalition members have filed a notice of intent to bring a motion of no confidence against Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip at the next council sitting.

State capture: Zuma abandons part of his court application at the 11th-hour

2017-10-25 21:31

At the 11th hour, President Jacob Zuma abandoned a crucial part of his state capture court review which asks for the State of Capture report to be sent back to the public protector for further investigation.

ANC left with egg on the face – UDM on SCA judgment on 'spy tapes'

2017-10-13 12:28

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says he is not surprised by the Supreme Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss the appeal brought by President Jacob Zuma and the NPA, in relation to the reinstatement of corruption charges against the president.

Holomisa: Rot in the ANC led to the formation of the UDM

2017-09-30 19:49

United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa has said that the current situation that the African National Congress finds itself in, is partly the reason why he established his own party 20 years ago.

Maimane: All is well between opposition parties, but Holomisa disagrees

2017-09-22 23:01

The DA has a good relationship with other opposition parties, says leader Mmusi Maimane, but UDM leader Bantu Holomisa disagrees strongly.

Bobani upbeat despite case being struck from the roll

2017-09-19 14:23

Axed deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani has been upbeat, despite having his application to be reinstated struck from the roll in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Holomisa again demands apology from Maimane

2017-09-13 14:30

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has issued a fresh demand for an apology from DA leader Mmusi Maimane as relations between the two coalition partners deteriorate.

DA not guaranteed EFF vote - Malema

2017-09-07 08:19

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party can no longer guarantee that it will vote with the DA.


Fate of DA mayors Mashaba and Trollip rests in EFF's hands

2017-11-30 07:30

The leadership of two DA mayors – Nelson Mandela Bay's Athol Trollip and Johannesburg's Herman Mashaba – are to be put to the test as they face votes of no confidence.

UDM: Contingency loan model will create to debt-trapped students

2017-11-14 16:14

The UDM has rejected a Fees Commission recommendation that income contingency loans be adopted as a funding model for students, saying it will create an army of debt-trapped graduates who have not even had an opportunity to earn an income.

Zuma 'will establish an inquiry into state capture if instructed by the court'

2017-10-31 18:29

President Jacob Zuma has placed on 'record' that he will establish a commission of inquiry into state capture within a month if ordered by a court.

DA-led coalition's woes continue in Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-10-19 22:13

The balance of power in Nelson Mandela Bay has been put to the test after two former coalition members voted against the DA-led coalition in council.

Newsmaker: Far from retirement

2017-10-01 06:00

Veteran small-party kingmaker Holomisa stresses necessity to grow new leaders.

Party funding: Judgment confirms voters' right to be informed - applicant

2017-09-27 15:27

The applicant in the case to get political parties to disclose their sources of private funding says the Western Cape High Court's ruling upholds voters' right to be informed.

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro council hung as opposition stays away

2017-09-21 17:43

The conflict between the UDM and the DA over former deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani has spilled over into a Nelson Mandela Bay council meeting when the coalition failed to get the numbers required to convene the meeting.

Bobani: Urgent application struck from roll with costs

2017-09-19 12:12

The Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth has struck the urgent application of the United Democratic Movement and axed deputy mayor, Mongameli Bobani, to have the vote of no confidence set aside, from its roll.

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba faces motion of no confidence

2017-09-07 12:49

DA mayor in Johannesburg Herman Mashaba is facing his first motion of no confidence, with the ANC saying that he has failed to lead the city.

Court reserves judgment in Zuma impeachment application

2017-09-05 22:43

The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in an application brought by the EFF and other opposition parties trying to have President Jacob Zuma impeached.

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