ARTICLES RELATING TO POLITICS 2016

Double tragedy hits Free State legislature

2017-01-01 16:42

The former speaker of the Free State legislature has died, and in a separate incident, the grandchildren of the current speaker drowned, the Democratic Alliance says.

Politics in 2016: Zuptas rule the roost

2016-12-30 20:16

This year was a tumultuous one in which politics took centre stage in the economy. Fin24 takes a look at how the most important events unfolded, quarter by quarter.

Has Mngxitama sold his revolutionary conviction for a living?

2016-11-11 16:06

In pursuit of a revolution, a challenge is not necessary the revolution itself, but a conviction to remain true to a course of action until the victory is certain.

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Third force or ANC paranoia? Mantashe on fees fights

ANC SG Gwede Mantashe likens elements of #FeesMustFall to colour revolutions.

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Maimane smirks as Zuma defends SAA's Myeni

Mmusi Maimane was not the only opposition MP to grill President Jacob Zuma on SAA chair Dudu Myeni.

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Here's what you need to know about Occupy Luthuli House

Get crib notes on what happened at the ANC's headquarters, and why it matters.

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ICYMI: Hecklers drown parts of Msimanga's victory speech

Disgruntled councillors heckle Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga during his first speech.

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WATCH: Solly Msimanga on ANC critics, EFF allies

Solly Msimanga speaks politics in Tshwane, following his election as mayor.

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WATCH: Here's what local government should do for you

Millions of South Africans have voted for their local governments. Now what?

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Newly instated Mayor Athol Trollip gives first speech

New Mayor of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Athol Trollip delivers his first speech.

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May 2017 bring positive changes that build the country – Maimane

2016-12-31 18:07

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the party hopes that 2017 will bring with it positive change “that will contribute to personal and societal advancement”.

The things our politicians said in 2016

2016-12-28 10:42

And the most memorable quote goes to ...

DA in talks over motion of no confidence in Zuma

2016-11-06 18:20

The DA is in talks with MPs as it tries to call another for another motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, the opposition party says.

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ICYMI: The Life and Times of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 later this month - and celebrations are already underway.

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WATCH: Malema disses Zuma, leads EFF walkout

EFF leader Julius Malema led his party's caucus out of the National Assembly.

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I'm going back to law, where I started - Madonsela

2016-08-24 14:25

Outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will be returning to practicing law, as well as channeling her energy towards social activism, after her tenure ends in October.

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WATCH: The pros and cons of minority governments

Minority governments make for instability but help reach consensus, argues this expert.

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Msimanga allays job loss fears (except for saboteurs)

Following elections as Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga says jobs are safe.

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Too soon? EFF cheers DA's Msimanga in Tshwane

EFF members in Tshwane cheer for DA mayoral candidate Solly Msimanga.

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Malema: Jesus has come to Marikana

Julius Malema says the EFF has always been with the people of Marikana.

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