Khrushchev, Malema and the cult of the individual

2018-10-17 06:59

Judging by Tuesday's press conference there's no indication that the EFF will heed Khrushchev's admonition of his comrades some 62 years ago to abolish the cult of the individual, writes Pieter du Toit.

OVERVIEW: 'It's pure insanity, it's madness' - Floyd Shivambu on reports he received R10m from VBS bank

2018-10-16 14:00

The EFF has vehemently denied that party deputy president Floyd Shivambu received R10m from VBS Mutual Bank, and dealt with a number of other party matters in a marathon press briefing.

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu allegedly involved in another scandal – report

2018-10-12 09:43

Floyd Shivambu has been linked to the controversial business of his brother through messages he is believed to have sent a businessman being probed for his role in alleged wrongdoing at the PIC, according to a report.

Floyd Shivambu scored R10m from VBS scheme - report

2018-10-11 13:00

According to the Daily Maverick, Shivambu received roughly R10m through a company where his brother Brian is the sole director. The EFF scooped R1.3m, say the publication's sources.

EFF banks amendment bill: It's in the details, say stakeholders

2018-09-04 21:48

Various stakeholders have supported the objectives of the EFF's proposed amendments to a bill allowing the State to own banks - but there are a few technical issues to iron out first.

Floyd and EFF, racism is racism

2018-06-10 05:59

The presence of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament since 2014 has undoubtedly brought some life into an otherwise usually staid institution.

EFF backs Shivambu after his attack on senior Treasury official

2018-06-06 13:18

While the EFF has defended its deputy president's attack on Ismail Momoniat, the Public Sector Network has called his statements childish, racist and short-sighted.

EFF's Shivambu regrets attack on journalist

2018-03-20 13:50

EFF Deputy President Floyd Shivambu apologised for his attack on a journalist outside Parliament, accepting that his behaviour was "inappropriate".

Ramaphosa invites Shivambu to make contributions to the NDP

2018-03-14 22:00

The National Development Plan (NDP) is a living document which can be considered consistently to improve the lives of South Africans, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

SONA 2018: Cabinet reduction welcomed by opposition leaders

2018-02-16 22:42

The possible reduction of Cabinet has been widely hailed by opposition parties as they reacted to President Cyril Ramaphosa's maiden State of the Nation Address.


Malema: Linking EFF to VBS an attempt to weaken the party

2018-10-16 21:26

EFF leader Julius Malema says the party is confident that his deputy Floyd Shivambu did not receive R10m from his brother Brian Shivambu after he produced his bank statements dating back to 2014.

No disclosures by Floyd Shivambu in Parliament's registers of members' interests since 2014

2018-10-12 21:04

EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu hasnt declared anything in Parliament's Register of Members' Interests since he became an MP in 2014.

Dali Mpofu on VBS: What, me worry?

2018-10-11 18:33

Dali Mpofu has refused to acknowledge to a reporter that the party needs to consider the links between one of its senior leaders and the looting at VBS.

EFF to introduce private bill to combat 'aggressive tax avoidance' by multinationals

2018-10-05 05:45

The party says multinational companies operating in SA and local companies listed aboard engage in a continuous cycle of aggressive tax avoidance "that is costing the country billions of rands in tax revenue".

ANCYL blames Malema, Shivambu for its liquidation

2018-07-31 12:10

The ANCYL says a legal bill linked to a defamation case brought by Helen Zille was only brought to its attention recently.

LISTEN: Was Floyd Shivambu racist in his attack on Ismail Momoniat?

2018-06-07 16:26

The EFF has released the audio of the interaction between chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Finance Yunus Carrim, EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu and ANC MP Thandi Tobias-Pokolo.

Democracy within could be EFF's biggest test

2018-06-01 12:58

The EFF is currently undergoing its biggest test yet with regional and provincial structures holding elective conferences leading to the second national assembly in 2019, writes Mahlatse Mahlase.

WATCH: Shivambu manhandles journalist outside Parliament

2018-03-20 10:39

A journalist has been manhandled by EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu outside Parliament.

South Africa to tackle tax avoidance – Ramaphosa

2018-02-20 19:33

President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated his commitment to fighting corruption in his response to EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu, who called on the president to deal decisively with tax avoidance.

EFF rules out coalitions in 2019 - Shivambu

2017-10-07 17:57

The Economic Freedom Fighters is aiming for a decisive victory in all key provinces in the 2019 general elections and have no plans to form a coalition with any party, says deputy president Floyd Shivambu.

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