Different organisations are calling for the removal of Minister Bathabile Dlamini amidst the Sassa crisis.
COPE joins call for Dlamini to be axed

Sunday 5 March 2017 15:23

The Congress of the People has called on President Jacob Zuma to dismiss Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.


Political parties have put forward the names of people whom they think should serve on the interim SABC Board.
Nominations for interim SABC Board put forward

Tuesday 28 February 2017 21:19

Seventeen people have been nominated for the interim SABC Board.


COPE in E Cape calls for Lekota's removal

Sunday 26 February 2017 20:19

The Eastern Cape leadership of COPE is calling for an early National Elective Congress to pass a motion of no confidence against its leader.


Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema caught in the chaos when the EFF were forcibly removed from the National Assembly ahead of the State of the Nation Address on Thursday.
Attack on Malema reminiscent of Apartheid police tactics: Cope

Saturday 11 February 2017 11:47

COPE says EFF leader Julius Malema's allegation that Parliamentary security targeted his genitalia when ejecting him and his party's members from the National Assembly, must not be taken lightly.


Zuma remained quiet and expressionless throughout the entire debacle
Brawl at SONA 2017

Thursday 9 February 2017 22:49

The 2017 State of the Nation Address (SONA) started off on a rocky note, here’s a list of incidents that took place, in case you missed it.


The ANC says more than 40 000 supporters from across the country filled the Orlando Stadium.
ANC pleased with birthday celebration attendance

Monday 9 January 2017 06:05

Contrasting views have been expressed on whether the ANC's January 8 Statement and 105th birthday event in Soweto on Sunday was a success in terms of attendance.


Dennis Bloem says COPE will call upon Parliament to establish an Ad Hoc Committee to establish the involvement of Cyril Ramaphosa and Nathi Mthethwa.
COPE calls for Ramaphosa, Mthethwa probe over Marikana

Saturday 24 December 2016 12:45

COPE in Parliament says an Ad Hoc Committee should be established to further investigate Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nathi Mthethwa for their alleged involvement in the Marikana shootings.


COPE spokesperson says Scott -Crossely  is going to do more  damage to society.
Mark Scott-Crossley is a danger to society: COPE

Thursday 22 December 2016 12:26

The Congress of the People (COPE) says former convict Mark Scott-Crossley is a danger to society and should be hunted down before causes further harm.


COPE calls on Parly to urgently reconvene to appoint new SABC Board

Tuesday 20 December 2016 13:56

The Congress of the People (COPE) wants National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to urgently reconvene Parliament for an Interim SABC Board to be recommended and appointed.


SABC Board Chairperson Mbulaheni Maguvhe walked out of the Parliamentary Inquiry into the public broadcaster.
COPE says lack of decorum in National Assembly will undermine role

Saturday 10 December 2016 15:32

COPE spokesperson Dennis Bloem says the lack of decorum in the National Assembly is one of the reasons why people will start to undermine Parliament's oversight role.


Opposition parties say the deterioration of procedures in the National Assembly is a result of mismanagement.
Mbete welcomes criticism from opposition parties

Friday 9 December 2016 20:22

Speaker of Parliament Mbete has come out guns blazing over a barrage of criticisms that have been levelled against her by opposition parties and some political commentators.


Former Northern Cape ANC chairman, John Block (pictured) and Trifecta Director, Christo Scholtz. were sentenced to an effective 15 years in prison on charges of corruption and money-laundering.
Opposition parties welcome John Block sentence

Tuesday 6 December 2016 20:47

Opposition parties have welcomed the sentencing of John Block.


According to the report, Riah Phiyega lied to the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Phiyega not solely responsible for Marikana massacre: COPE

Sunday 4 December 2016 13:25

COPE says suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega is not solely to be blamed for the death of 34 workers at the Lonmin Platinum Mine in Marikana in the North West in 2012.


President Jacob Zuma is expected to appear before ANC's integrity committee on Saturday.
Zuma appearance before integrity committee disgraceful: COPE

Saturday 3 December 2016 11:33

COPE has described as disgraceful ANC President Jacob Zuma's appearance before the ruling party's Integrity Committee.


Political parties note their successes since they formed coallitions
Coalitions have been a success: Political leaders

Thursday 1 December 2016 18:14

Opposition parties that are ruling various Metros across the country after forming coalitions, say they have had various successes in their first hundred days in office.


Parly passes Division of the Revenue Amendment Bill

Tuesday 22 November 2016 14:37

The National Assembly has passed the Division of the Revenue Amendment Bill and will send it to the NACOP for concurrence.


Opposition parties push for release of State Capture report

Tuesday 1 November 2016 12:15

The Democratic Alliance has argued in the High Court in Pretoria that the Public Protector's report on the so-called State Capture should be released to it.


President Jacob Zuma's lawyers want the release of the state capture report to be halted.
All eyes on State Capture report court case on Tuesday

Monday 31 October 2016 21:14

All eyes will be on the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday, as President Jacob Zuma and other cabinet ministers try to block the previous Public Protector's report into State Capture.


President Jacob Zuma gave notice of intention to suspend Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi, pending an inquiry into their fitness to hold office.
COPE criticises President Zuma's call on Jiba to make representation

Sunday 30 October 2016 19:13

COPE has criticised President Jacob Zuma's call on the Deputy National Directors of Public Prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to make representations.


COPE takes issue with Zuma over Jiba, Mrweba matter

Sunday 30 October 2016 00:50

COPE has criticised President Zuma's call to Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to make representation to him on why he should not suspend them.


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