'Why is Malema important?' - Lekota likens EFF leader to a 'little fly' dropped in milk

2019-05-03 21:03

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota says South Africans have become too distracted by EFF leader Julius Malema, who he compared to a "little fly who has dropped in milk".

Cope's Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

2018-12-13 09:49

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has gazetted his intention to introduce a private member's bill that seeks to allow people not representing a political party to be elected to provincial legislatures and Parliament.

'It's unfounded, a complete misunderstanding' - Lekota's reaction to being called a sell-out

2018-07-19 06:25

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says he will continue to stand firmly by his view that there is no need to amend the Constitution or to expropriate land without compensation, even in the face of being called a disgrace and a sell-out.

Land: The people speak - Public hearings head to Upington and Mokopane

2018-06-28 08:14

The hearings before the Constitutional Review Committee are expected to resume, with one being held in Upington, Northern Cape, and the other in Mokopane, Limpopo.

Ramaphosa: Not revolutionary to tell people to occupy land

2018-03-14 20:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land reform debate should not be reduced to a debate about expropriation without compensation.

EFF will eventually join the DA-led coalition – Lekota

2017-12-06 17:36

COPE leader Mosiuoa Lekota still believes that the EFF will eventually join the DA-led coalition his party is part of.

Women's department needs serious cash injection - minister, MPs

2017-05-24 22:05

MPs and Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu have agreed her department's budget is limited and in need of a serious cash injection.

If you take our land, to whom will you give it? - Lekota

2017-03-03 13:24

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has asked Parliament that if South Africa now belongs to everyone, to whom then will land be redistributed?

Cope councillors will be reliable and incorruptable - Lekota

2016-05-28 18:00

Congress of the People councillors will be reliable and incorruptible, party leader Mosiuoa Lekota says.

ANC must learn from outcome of Nkandla judgment - Lekota

2016-03-31 11:19

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says the ANC must learn that they cannot use their majority in Parliament to make provisions that are inconsistent with the country's Constitution.


'Not at all. Not at all' - Ramaphosa gets standing ovation as he responds to sellout claims

2019-02-14 20:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa's response to claims that he was "rewarded" by apartheid's special branch, elicited a standing ovation from MPs in the National Assembly.

Cope's Lekota, Steve Hofmeyr unite against 'fascist formation' BLF

2018-12-12 17:11

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has labelled the BLF a fascist formation, insisting that its leader, Andile Mngxitama, be imprisoned and rehabilitated for making a call for the killing of white people in South Africa.

Land: The people speak – Malema calls for calm as speakers are booed, fears of 'economic suicide' raised

2018-07-03 18:43

Land expropriation without compensation will not solve South Africa’s economic problems, says Hennie Laas of the Volkstrust farmers’ association.

The Land: South Africa Speaks – Malema, Lekota in heated argument over 'staged' public hearing

2018-06-27 20:16

EFF leader Julius Malema says Cope's Mosiuoa Lekota has lost the debate on the land question and has become emotional as a result.

'Evil' Ramaphosa also broke his oath of office - Cope

2018-02-15 14:30

Cope wanted former president Jacob Zuma impeached, rather than having been allowed to resign. And they have no time for incoming president Cyril Ramaphosa, viewing him as someone who, like Zuma, broke his oath of office.

Cope to march against farm murders

2017-11-25 07:05

In preparation for a march against farm murders, Congress of the People leader Mosiuoa Lekota has called on government to turn its attentions to protecting farmers.

We must defend the Constitution – Lekota

2017-04-03 14:52

Hundreds of people have gathered in Church Square in Pretoria to protest against President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

DA, Cope to protest at SABC

2016-10-03 06:09

The DA and Cope are expected to protest at the SABC's Auckland Park headquarters against former chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

Lekota claims MPs not committed to Constitution

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota slams MPs at civil society meeting.

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A 'dead man walking' and a 'headless chicken' – Mokonyane

2016-02-17 21:20

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota was a "dead man walking" and EFF leader Julius Malema a "headless chicken", Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said.

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