Parties battle for control of Nelson Mandela Bay as EFF withdraws from motion of no confidence against mayor

2019-10-16 11:10

The EFF has withdrawn from the motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor survives another ousting bid as meeting falls flat

2019-08-23 21:54

A meeting that was apparently intended to oust Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani has fallen flat, according to reports.

Nelson Mandela Bay's governing coalition scrambles to retain power

2019-07-09 16:24

Marathon meetings by the Nelson Mandela Bay governing coalition are being planned after the City failed to meet a national treasury deadline to appoint a chief financial officer (CFO) or forfeit its R600m grant roll-over.

2019 vs 2014: What the numbers tell us about the general elections

2019-05-12 07:23

With the 2019 national elections declared free and fair, News24 takes a look at how this year's elections compares to the previous general polls in 2014.

Minimal change in Eastern Cape as ANC takes strong lead, UDM loses support

2019-05-09 14:54

While votes continue to be counted across the country, in the Eastern Cape, the ANC commands a resounding, and seemingly ascendant, majority with 68.81% or 683 754 of the votes counted thus far going to the party.

Would you like to ask Mmusi Maimane a question? Here's your chance!

2019-05-05 13:44

We're opening News24 up to the leaders of various political parties so that our audience can engage with them directly. Here's how you can get involved.

Elections fever: Politicians answer your questions; party leaders on coalitions; and battles in court

2019-05-02 20:37

GOOD's aunty Pat and Cope's Dennis Bloem sat in News24's hot seat answering questions from you, Why the New Nation Movement is asking the Constitutional Court to postpone May 8 election, and We give you a chance to ask UDM anything.

United Democratic Movement

2019-04-24 08:24

The UDM is a firm believer in the idea of ubuntu. It believes in putting people first and working "social reform". The party believes in inclusive growth and pro-poor economic growth.

Election campaigns fail to answer the question on all South Africans' minds

2019-04-18 10:15

South Africans don't need any more criticism of the Zuma years. They have long critiqued that period while the ANC was pontificating about "collective responsibility", writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

NMB Mayor Bobani faces another motion of no confidence

2019-04-02 05:44

The Patriotic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay has tabled another motion of no confidence in Mayor Mongameli Bobani, who it says can't be "trusted" in office.


Mugabe's decision to invest in education helped his people - UDM's Bantu Holomisa

2019-09-06 13:33

Robert Mugabe's decision to invest in his country's education while he was the president of Zimbabwe helped the nation even after the collapse of its economy, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has said.

ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay not united over Bobani ousting

2019-08-20 19:32

The ANC in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality seems to be divided over whether to oust Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

NMB council: PA's Marlon Daniels becomes MMC after bizarre council sitting

2019-06-19 19:07

Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Marlon Daniels of the Patriotic Alliance has been appointed a member of the mayoral committee following a bizarre council sitting.

ANC retains Eastern Cape with more than two thirds majorirty

2019-05-11 13:10

The ANC has bagged 68.74% of the vote, but support for the party has dropped from 70.09% in 2014.

'One-party dominance breeds corruption', not good for democracy - Holomisa casts his vote

2019-05-08 12:08

Speaking out against one-party dominance, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says any support that the ANC loses would be good for the country.

Would you like to ask the IFP a question? Here's your chance!

2019-05-05 13:08

We're opening News24 up to the leaders of various political parties so that our audience can engage with them directly. Here's how you can get involved.

Elections 2019: Know your party

2019-04-25 14:15

Still don't know who to vote for on May 8? News24 has compiled easy-to-read and concise profiles of all the major parties contesting the upcoming elections.

Party funding: Just one political party reveals donation but others unwilling to go public

2019-04-22 22:49

Even though political parties have been preaching transparency, most parties remain unwilling to declare their funders to the electorate voluntarily.

May 8 election make or break for IFP, UDM, FF+, Cope and ACDP

2019-04-15 05:01

Most pollsters agree that there are thousands of votes still up for grabs, something the "other five" will try to capitalise on as we enter the last three weeks of campaigns, writes Adriaan Basson.

Hands off Uitenhage land invaders, says Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Bobani

2019-03-01 16:02

A land occupation in Khayelitsha, Uitenhage, which started a month ago had seen over 200 shacks erected, GroundUp reports.

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