ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS

Government 'fumbling in the dark' for solutions to Eskom crisis – DA

2019-03-20 05:31

A media briefing on Eskom has only confirmed that the power utility is on the verge of collapse and that this will have a devastating impact on the country, says the DA.

ANC in Sedibeng lays fraud and corruption charges against Midvaal municipality

2019-03-19 17:24

The ANC in Sedibeng has laid charges of fraud and corruption against the Midvaal Municipality, which is run by the Democratic Alliance.

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.

'We've done our processes very thoroughly' - Mashatile comments on party lists

2019-03-18 15:21

Commenting on party leaders who made it onto the national and provincial lists while they are embroiled in corruption allegations, ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile said: "We've done our processes very thoroughly."

ANC takes City Press to ombud over 'We don't need white votes' report

2019-03-18 11:19

The ANC is taking the City Press newspaper to Press Ombudsman over front-page report, with the headline "We don't need white votes".

A phenomenal doctor, a YouTuber and two researchers walk into the DA - six DA candidates you may not know

2019-03-17 13:00

The Democratic Alliance has released its lists of candidates for the National Assembly and provincial legislatures.

DA, EFF have 'radically different ideas' - Mazzone

2019-03-16 17:55

Senior DA leader Natasha Mazzone was in Limpopo where the party launched its provincial manifesto ahead of the elections.

Browse Mole investigation played no part in Zuma prosecution - Vusi Pikoli says in court papers

2019-03-16 08:42

Former NDPP Vusi Pikoli has denied allegations that the Special Browse Mole Report, authored by the Scorpions over 10 years ago, reveals political manipulation of Jacob Zuma's prosecution.

Acclaimed musician joins De Lille's GOOD party

2019-03-15 19:23

Patricia de Lille seems to be making good progress in increasing her party's membership, now extending her welcome to Alistair Izobell, an internationally acclaimed award-winning actor and a well-known musician and performer.

MEC Mazibuko's utterances 'totally unacceptable' - Gauteng Premier David Makhura

2019-03-15 15:25

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has dismissed suggestions that his administration is fast-tracking the delivery of long-planned projects or putting in place new plans for the purpose of winning the elections.

 

AfriForum takes on MTN over stance on apartheid denialist Steve Hofmeyr

2019-03-19 20:16

AfriForum has declared a dispute and launched a public campaign against MTN over its alleged "racist action" after the company pulled out of Afrikaans is Groot due to Steve Hofmeyr’s involvement in the show.

Harry Gwala mayor calm, collected at court appearance for Magaqa murder

2019-03-19 15:52

Harry Gwala District Mayor Mluleki Ndobe has appeared alongside two accused in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court for the 2017 murder of former ANC Youth League secretary Sindiso Magaqa.

KZN youth the biggest casualty in political killings - ANCYL

2019-03-18 15:52

The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has commended law enforcement officials after the arrest of Harry Gwala District Mayor Mluleki Ndobe.

Gigaba was 'incorrect' to naturalise Guptas, committee finds

2019-03-18 12:00

The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs has found that former minister Malusi Gigaba was "incorrect" to grant members of the Gupta family early naturalisation, but has not recommended any sanctions.

ANC rejects 'sensational' report on 'no white votes needed'

2019-03-17 20:33

The ANC has dismissed the City Press’s front page report stating that ‘The ANC does not need white votes’ as nothing but “sensational hot air”.

DA talks up 'rich diversity' of 2019 election list candidates

2019-03-16 18:55

The DA released its lists of candidates for the National Assembly and provincial legislatures on Saturday afternoon.

DA releases candidate lists for 2019 elections

2019-03-16 13:47

The DA is the last of South Africa's three largest parties to make its lists public after submitting names of candidates for the National Assembly and provincial legislatures to the IEC.

Tau granted leave to appeal judgment prohibiting him from making 'defamatory' statements against Mashaba

2019-03-15 20:05

Former Joburg Mayor Parks Tau has been given the go-ahead to head to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein to stop his successor Herman Mashaba from repeating "defamatory" remarks.

ANC reveals lists for top positions: Mayor linked to VBS scandal set for Limpopo legislature

2019-03-15 19:11

The ANC, after keeping mum over some of the names on its candidate lists for the national assembly and provincial legislatures, has finally decided to go public.

POLITICS PODCAST: New dawn, new lists, old faces?

2019-03-15 14:55

This week on POLOTIKI, some courageous decisions were made by political parties on their candidate lists, with the EFF including student activists who were involved in the Fees Must Fall movement and the ANC sticking with familiar faces.

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