Five key court cases holding South Africa in their grip

2018-06-22 19:18

Whether it's former President Jacob Zuma in the dock or the freedom to legally smoke dagga in the home, South Africans have been held captive by several key cases in recent months.

'The party is over' - new North West premier warns public servants

2018-06-22 17:15

Newly-elected North West Premier Job Mokgoro has delivered his inaugural speech at the provincial legislature in Mahikeng.

Job Mokgoro elected as North West premier

2018-06-22 10:56

The North West officially has a new premier, after a month of deep divisions within the ANC over who should fill the vacancy.

The Cat's Russian agenda: No nukes, political assassinations or vote rigging

2018-06-21 19:30

When Deputy President David Mabuza recently travelled to Russia and met with the Russian government, the nuclear deal wasn't on the agenda. Neither was political assassinations, nor election rigging.

Political party funding: 10 weighty quotes from Chief Justice Mogoeng's ruling

2018-06-21 15:46

Non-profit organisation My Vote Counts has previously argued in the Constitutional Court that it is critical for voters to know who funds political parties so they can make the right decisions.

ANC confirms 70-year-old Job Mokgoro as its North West premier candidate

2018-06-21 11:36

The 70-year-old Job Mokgoro is the ANC's candidate to replace Supra Mahumapelo as North West premier, secretary general Ace Magashule has announced.

ANC decides on new North West premier

2018-06-21 06:24

The ANC's National Working Committee has decided on 70-year-old Job Mokgoro to fill the position of North West premier, left vacant by Supra Mahumapelo.

Disgruntled ANC Limpopo members want to interdict provincial conference

2018-06-20 17:49

A group of ANC Limpopo leaders intends to file court papers to interdict the party's provincial conference from going ahead this weekend.

Increase in by-elections diverts resources from 2019 elections – IEC

2018-06-19 20:52

The increasing use of litigation to resolve electoral disputes and fragile coalition government that lead to by-elections are draining the IEC's resources ahead of the 2019 elections, the commission says.

ANC NEC reaches compromise on Free State

2018-06-19 11:16

The ANC NEC has instructed the Free State provincial executive committee to reach out to the party's disgruntled members in the province.


Will Shaun Abrahams be sacked? Ramaphosa's decision hinges on court rulings

2018-06-22 18:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa is waiting for two Constitutional Court judgments before he decides on the position of National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams.

Disrupt SA's elite, says political analyst

2018-06-22 11:02

South Africa's elites are too single-minded and can't afford to be money-driven, a political analyst and conflict transformation expert argued at the annual conference of the SA Property Owners' Association.

'Learn to read better' - De Lille, Steenhuisen in Twitter spat

2018-06-21 20:51

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille and DA chief whip John Steenhuisen have found themselves exchanging words over Twitter, following comments Steenhuisen allegedly made in a newspaper.

Mahumapelo expected to resign as MPL to make way for 'energetic' 70-year-old Job Mokgoro

2018-06-21 16:08

Making way for newly-chosen 70-year-old premier candidate, Professor Job Mokgoro, former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo is expected to resign as a member of the legislature.

North West: Task team to remain, will support new premier – Cabinet

2018-06-21 12:37

Operations in the embattled North West will continue as they have been under the task team despite the ANC announcing Job Mokgoro as its North West premier candidate, says Cabinet.

ConCourt confirms voters have the right to be informed on private political funding

2018-06-21 10:43

The Constitutional Court has confirmed a ruling that the Promotion of Access to Information Act was unconstitutional.

EFF will fight Party Funding Bill in court if adopted in its current form

2018-06-20 20:27

The EFF's national legal head Kwena Manamela says the EFF has expressed its support for legislation regulating party funding but adds that, as the bill stands now, the party is opposed to supporting it.

Supra Mahumapelo: We have no anti-Newdawnists in the ANC

2018-06-20 11:30

Max Du Preez should rather be bold and express what is actually his real view, which is that he wishes to see the demise of the ANC. How else does he arrive at his distorted political value judgements, writes Supra Mahumapelo.

ANC NEC wants fresh KZN elective conference by July

2018-06-19 17:55

The ANC's national executive committee wants KwaZulu-Natal to hold its abandoned elective conference by the end of next month.

The ANC must first lead us but if it fails, we will opt for legal action - Eastern Cape member

2018-06-19 06:20

The ANC has no right to prevent its members from seeking court intervention in party matters, says an Eastern Cape ANC member who is a complainant in the "festival of chairs" matter.

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