Floyd Shivambu will know in June whether he will face assault charges

2020-03-26 15:30

EFF deputy leader Floyd Shivambu has to await another 10 weeks to hear whether he will be prosecuted for an alleged assault on a photographer in Parliament in 2018.

EFF files for leave to appeal judgment in Ramaphosa review of Public Protector's CR17 report

2020-03-25 13:08

The EFF has filed an application for leave to appeal a damning judgment in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria last month setting aside Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into President Cyril Ramaphosa's CR17 campaign.

Tshwane council officially dissolved, under administration, but DA hopes for court reversal

2020-03-21 19:48

The DA-led council in Tshwane is officially dissolved much to the disapproval of the DA, which hopes the decision is overturned in court.

Gauteng Cogta MEC happy with NCOP decision to dissolve Tshwane council, DA says report flawed

2020-03-19 17:16

The MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Lebogang Maile, says placing the city under administration "has effectively given back power to the residents of Tshwane to elect a party of their choice".

Sanders to 'assess' campaign after primary drubbing by Biden

2020-03-19 14:17

Bernie Sanders was talking to advisers on Wednesday as pressure mounted on the leftist Vermont senator to end his White House campaign following a drubbing by Joe Biden in the latest Democratic primaries.

Cogta committee backs dissolution of embattled Tshwane council

2020-03-18 23:22

Parliament's Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is backing the Gauteng provincial government's bid to dissolve the Tshwane council.

Ntuli and Moodey suspend campaigns for DA leader amid coronavirus outbreak

2020-03-17 14:37

Gauteng DA leader John Moodey and member of the KwaZulu-Natal legislature Mbali Ntuli suspend their campaigns for federal leader of the party.

Coronavirus: EFF joins other organisations in cancelling all planned events

2020-03-17 12:16

The EFF has joined other organisations who have cancelled planned events in light of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

South Sudan's Kiir unveils new cabinet

2020-03-13 13:12

President Salva Kiir unveiled a new cabinet Thursday, appointing key ministers to the latest power-sharing government formed with rival-turned-deputy Riek Machar in a bid to bring peace to South Sudan.

ANALYSIS: Mkhwebane’s latest legal Isandlwana is the prelude to her end

2020-03-13 06:00

The courts found that she doesn’t understand the law, she fails to act rationally and ignores evidence. And these findings are compounded by the SARB and Estina judgments. Her position is untenable, and she cannot survive, writes Pieter du Toit.


Egypt is disinfecting its pyramid sites to stop the coronavirus from spreading

2020-03-26 14:03

Masked cleaners are sanitizing entrances and ticket stations at the Egyptian pyramids in the country's latest effort to halt the coronavirus.

New administrators for embattled Tshwane ahead of by-elections

2020-03-23 16:00

Gauteng's MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has appointed a team of administrators to run the embattled City of Tshwane ahead of a by-election.

Bruised and desperate DA 'showing signs of a dying horse' - Maile

2020-03-19 19:03

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Lebogang Maile has denied going after the DA in Tshwane for political reasons, saying the party’s lies will be exposed in court.

NCOP officially dissolves the Tshwane metro

2020-03-19 14:18

The National Council of Provinces has approved the recommendations of the Select Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs for the dissolution of the Tshwane council.

Coronavirus: Gauteng ANC suspends political calendar 'for the benefit of everyone's health'

2020-03-19 08:05

The ANC in Gauteng has resolved to suspend its political calendar in support of measures the government announced to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Herman Mashaba cancels planned launch of his new party, The People's Dialogue

2020-03-18 15:59

Former Johannesburg mayor and founder of The People's Dialogue Herman Mashaba has cancelled the launch of his party and all its events due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus.

Violence rocks ANC meetings in Mpumalanga, two party members killed

2020-03-17 12:55

The ANC has called for 'strong action' and justice to be taken as violence rocks its branch general meetings in parts of Mpumalanga.

DA turns to courts to set aside Tshwane dissolution

2020-03-13 19:20

The DA has filed papers in a bid to have the Gauteng government's decision to place Tshwane under administration set aside, arguing that the dissolution decision was politically motivated.

Nelson Mandela Bay speaker collapses special council meeting

2020-03-13 11:16

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality councillors who signed a petition to request a special council meeting have been caught by surprise because the meeting has unexpectedly been declared illegal.

ANALYSIS | Insurgent or independent: The many lives of Busisiwe Mkhwebane

2020-03-13 06:00

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has been handed a series of damning court judgments, she has been accused of sloppy investigative reports and suspected of maintaining dubious political alliances. She has become an active political player. So, the question is: Why is she here, and what does she want? reports Sarah Evans and Kyle Cowan.

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