Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
We have an opportunity to take back NMB from the criminals who are bleeding it dry. The scheduled motion of no confidence in the mayor is a chance to restore dignity to the people of the city, writes Mmusi Maimane.
The ANC has called on men in the UDM to distance themselves from their leader's comments on Jessie Duarte.
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.
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.
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has argued that former PIC executives have easy access to funding, saying this amounts to a conflict of interest.
The UDM leader has questioned the Public Investment Corporation's funding of companies linked to its former directors, calling for closer scrutiny of the corporation’s unlisted portfolio.
President Cyril Ramaphosa's assertion that the Zuma administration amounted to nine wasted years, clearly hasn't absolved him in the eyes of opposition leaders.
Fikile Mbalula questioned whether it was appropriate for Jacob Zuma to attend an event which would ordinarily be attended by the sitting president.
UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has called for the suspension of the PIC CEO Dan Matjila following a decision by President Cyril Ramaphosa to institute a commission of inquiry into the veracity of allegations of impropriety at the state-owned asset manager.
Bantu Holomisa's remarks appear to be in support of ANC plans to push for amendments to the Constitution to explicitly clarify how government could expropriate land without compensation.
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.
There is always an obligation to cover all parties that contest the election. But the media has been obsessed with the utterances of charlatans and divisive vigilantes with questionable morals, writes Redi Tlhabi.
The quality of leadership in general in South Africa is wanting. A grand coalition could address many burning issues, writes Dirk Kotzé.
"You are wasting your time – you are not going to get any concessions from me," the UDM leader replied to one question, as proceedings again moved forward at a snail's pace.
The cross-examination of the UDM leader resulted in a number of testy exchanges between him and lawyer Daniel Berger, who accused Holomisa of defaming his clients.
Special courts to investigate and prosecute those in the public and private sector involved in corruption will become a reality if the UDM should come to power, says the party’s president Bantu Holomisa.
South Africa's political parties have not been serving our democracy very well. But the three bigger parties will be forced to confront their divisions after the election, writes Max du Preez.
Many of our politicians seemed to break the mould by honing in on two themes as they wished South Africans a happy New Year: the 2019 elections, and "the revolution".
Accused of persistently contravening and undermining the coalition agreement, the UDM could find itself ostracised.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene informed the Public Investment Corporation’s board of directors of an independent inquiry the PIC’s “governance issues”.
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