Eastern Cape UDM leader gets his wish to be buried in his Mercedes-Benz

2020-03-31 15:58

Smartly dressed in a white shirt and suit, the body of Tshekede Bufton Pitso has been lowered into his final resting place in Sterkspruit - in his favourite Mercedes-Benz.

UDM wants apology from DA in new Nelson Mandela Bay coalition talks

2020-01-16 18:19

The UDM has demanded the DA apologise to former Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Mongameli Bobani as part of its conditions in coalition talks.

ANALYSIS | Busy holiday due for NMB's politicians as new govt, mayor expected in January

2019-12-07 07:01

It seems that the political power brokers of Port Elizabeth will not have much rest over the festive season.

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.


Economic transformation can't be achieved through 'sweet talk' - Malema

2020-03-05 13:36

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged black business to disrupt the country’s economy in a bid to make it more inclusive.

Bobani to know his fate on Friday - court grants urgent interdict

2019-12-10 21:43

Following his ousting, former Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Mongameli Bobani has made an application for an urgent request to have it set aside.

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.

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