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.

Mmusi Maimane: No confidence vote in Nelson Mandela Bay a chance to clear out the 'Coalition of Corruption'

2019-10-16 16:27

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.

Storm in a tea cup? ANC slams Holomisa for Duarte 'tea girl' jibe

2019-07-31 17:14

The ANC has called on men in the UDM to distance themselves from their leader's comments on Jessie Duarte.

'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.

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.

PIC inquiry to continue hearing evidence on business ties to former executives

2019-04-15 07:00

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa has argued that former PIC executives have easy access to funding, saying this amounts to a conflict of interest.

Holomisa wants closer scrutiny of the PIC's unlisted portfolio

2019-03-20 13:47

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.

Ramaphosa, Mboweni insult the nation with nine wasted years comments - Holomisa

2019-02-05 22:54

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.

Mbaks disses Zuma for addressing official event

2019-01-27 12:00

Fikile Mbalula questioned whether it was appropriate for Jacob Zuma to attend an event which would ordinarily be attended by the sitting president.

Holomisa: Matjila must be suspended for the sake of the PIC inquiry's credibility

2018-10-18 22:13

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.


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.

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.

On BLF, Hlaudi and the media's elections coverage

2019-05-13 13:15

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.

Why sharing is more important than winning

2019-05-05 10:23

The quality of leadership in general in South Africa is wanting. A grand coalition could address many burning issues, writes Dirk Kotzé.

Slow going at PIC inquiry as Holomisa and lawyer again square off

2019-04-15 20:55

"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.

Holomisa back in the hot seat at PIC inquiry

2019-04-10 19:35

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.

Ramaphosa knows SA doesn't trust 'foolish' ANC - Holomisa

2019-02-16 18:38

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.

Unsure who to vote for? These are your options

2019-01-29 09:24

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.

From the 2019 elections to the revolution…Politicians wish SA a happy new year

2019-01-01 10:44

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".

DA, coalition partners move to oust UDM after 'betrayal'

2018-09-02 06:01

Accused of persistently contravening and undermining the coalition agreement, the UDM could find itself ostracised.

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