South Africa would be better if citizens were not armed - Bheki Cele

2020-03-04 22:20

It will be better if ordinary citizens of South Africa are not armed, Police Minister Bheki Cele has said in the National Assembly.

BLF mulls whether it should call it quits or go 'underground'

2019-11-05 18:51

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.

WATCH: 'Ramaphosa is a master at mesmerising people’ - FF+ leader Pieter Groenewald

2019-06-21 10:40

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.

'New Dawn' Cabinet doesn't impress opposition - this is what they had to say

2019-05-30 08:01

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'.

WATCH: FF Plus reveals the recipe for its elections success

2019-05-13 18:25

Pieter Groenewald's Freedom Front Plus gained significant support in the 2019 elections. Watch.

Nepotism, gay rights and a controversial slogan: FF Plus leader Groenewald answers your questions

2019-05-03 15:06

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!

'BLF will fight all attempts to have it deregistered' - Mngxitama

2019-04-24 18:52

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.

FF Plus and BLF to battle it out in the Electoral Court

2019-04-04 05:16

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.

Lots of glitz and glam but is there cash in being a local social media star? We went digging!

2019-03-17 06:54

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.

Refugees must live in refugee camps – Lekota

2018-07-11 18:06

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".


Ralph Mathekga: Don't blame policy failures on affirmative action

2019-12-10 10:21

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.

FF Plus claims victory as Andile Mngxitama's BLF delisted as political party

2019-07-15 15:41

The FF Plus' issue with the BLF stems from its constitution that only allows black people to join the party.

Mabuza hangs around Ramaphosa's neck 'like an albatross' - FF Plus reacts to new Cabinet

2019-05-30 09:36

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'.

ELECTIONS BRIEFS: Will FF Plus be AfriForum's parliamentary wing?

2019-05-16 19:30

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.

ANALYSIS: How the Freedom Front Plus ate (some of) the DA’s lunch

2019-05-11 15:37

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.

Freedom Front Plus

2019-04-25 08:04

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.

WATCH: 'Affirmative action is racism' - FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald

2019-04-23 13:45

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.

FF Plus goes to court to have 'blacks-only' BLF deregistered for elections

2019-03-18 16:51

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 just cannot agree on land reform procedures

2019-02-22 17:55

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.

Justice dept paid R24m for Zuma's legal costs - Masutha

2018-04-17 16:23

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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