It's one thing to focus on SA's long-term prospects. Be careful not to miss the forest for the trees. But what's to be done when the forest suddenly goes up in flames? asks Ron Derby.
High level clouds. Mild.
It will be better if ordinary citizens of South Africa are not armed, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said in the National Assembly.
The Black First Land First (BLF) movement is set to debate whether it should call it quits or to go "underground" at its special policy conference set down for November 30 in Durban.
FF+ leader Pieter Groenewald has described President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address as "a nice dream" that is more of a "nightmare" in reality. WATCH.
The rays of the new dawn didn’t illuminate South Africa's four biggest opposition parties with much hope after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced his Cabinet, with the EFF viewing Pravin Gordhan's reappointment as a 'declaration of war'.
Pieter Groenewald's Freedom Front Plus gained significant support in the 2019 elections. Watch.
FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald answers your questions ahead of the elections. It's a live, online interview led entirely by YOU as a citizen!
Black Land First says it will accept a decision by the Electoral Court if it says the party cannot, as part of its membership policy, exclude other races. However, it says it will retaliate in other ways.
The FF Plus' bid to have the BLF barred from participating in the 2019 elections is expected to be heard in the Electoral Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
I decided to delve into the world of the influencer to find out what goes on behind-the-scenes of those pretty pictures, captivating videos, and most importantly, if you can actually make money from this in South Africa.
Lekota says South Africans who sought refuge in other African countries during apartheid were placed in camps and not allowed "to push out the citizens of those countries".
The problem is that when general policy failure happens, it is unjustifiable to conclude that the general policy failures are caused by affirmative action, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The FF Plus' issue with the BLF stems from its constitution that only allows black people to join the party.
FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald has said the party was 'overall' satisfied with President Cyril Ramaphosa's new Cabinet, but pointed out that the president failed to deal with the 'continued presence of Deputy President David Mabuza'.
The explosion of support for the Freedom Front Plus – albeit from a small base – has arguably been one of the most significant stories to come out of this election.
Former DA supporters who voted for the Freedom Front Plus in this year’s election felt alienated by the party, vulnerable in a country where race dominates national discourse and concerned about a future where they believe their culture and identity is being threatened, says a FF Plus leader.
The Freedom Front Plus had the slightest increase in votes in 2014, from 0.83% in 2009 to 0.9%. The party has success in areas like Orania, with the aim of creating a stronghold for Afrikaans and Afrikaner identity.
FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald says white South Africans are tired of being made scapegoats for the failures of the government. Ahead of the 2019 elections, watch News24's interview with Groenewald.
The FF Plus has lodged court papers with the Electoral Court, arguing that the IEC erred in registering the BLF as a political party, as the organisation's constitution states that only black people can be members.
Political parties have pledged their readiness to provide "leadership" on the land restitution programme but remain on separate paths on how to go about it.
One of the enduring mysteries of the Jacob Zuma administration has been cleared up: Zuma's legal costs while president amounted to at least R24m, Justice Minister Michael Masutha has revealed in a parliamentary answer.
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