SABC News - COPE

Tag:

President Jacob Zuma was addressing a packed hall in Ga-Seleka in Lephalale in Limpopo.
Zuma takes swipe at opposition parties

Sunday 24 July 2016 18:20

President Jacob Zuma has taken a swipe at opposition parties, telling the elderly in a village in Limpopo that they must not waste their votes on them.  

Tags:

Dali Mpofu, addressed residents of Botshabelo in Bloemfontein.
Political parties strengthen election campaigning

Monday 18 July 2016 20:45

With only 16 days left before election day, political parties continue to strengthen their campaigning.

Tags:

Chaos grips Bitou Municipality ahead of local polls

Monday 18 July 2016 12:34

Fraud, corruption, a sex scandal and smear campaigns have gripped Plettenberg Bay's Bitou Municipality in the Southern Cape.

Tags:

President Jacob Zuma was addressing scores of ANC members in Klerksdorp in the North West.
Opposition parties do not have what it takes to lead SA: Zuma

Thursday 14 July 2016 16:55

President Jacob Zuma has taken a swipe at the leaders of opposition parties, saying their parties do not have what it takes to lead South Africa.

Tags:

COPE re-establishes itself ahead of elections

Wednesday 13 July 2016 20:47

After weathering its leadership battles Congress of the People (COPE) is trying to re-establish itself and go into the local elections, much stronger.

Tags:

Race for Mangaung metro intensifies

Sunday 10 July 2016 08:37

The gloves are off in the battle for control of the Mangaung Metro which includes Free State's capital, Bloemfontein.

Tags:

Cope Deputy President, Willie Madisha, embarked on a door-to-door campaign to garner support and introduce ward candidates at Soweto on Sea, Njoli and New Brighton in Port Elizabeth.
COPE joins battle for Nelson Mandela Bay Metro

Thursday 30 June 2016 20:16

The Congress of the People (COPE) has expressed its interest in governing the hotly-contested Nelson Mandela Bay Metro after the Local Government Elections.

Tags:

Merging of Tlokwe, Ventersdorp not a strategy to get more votes

Friday 17 June 2016 20:53

The Mayor of Tlokwe says the merging of Tlokwe and Ventersdorp municipalities is not a strategy to garner more votes for the African National Congress (ANC).

Tags:

The Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that the commission acted outside the law by failing to obtain addresses of registered voters on the roll.
Opposition parties feel vindicated by court judgment

Tuesday 14 June 2016 17:35

The DA and COPE agree that the Constitutional Court judgment has vindicated their stance that the IEC had been running elections in a manner not prescribed by the Constitution.

Tags:

Former Nelson Mandela Bay deputy mayor, Bicks Ndoni says the ANC will never be unseated from the Nelson Mandela Bay.
ANC will never be unseated in Nelson Mandela Bay: Ndoni

Friday 10 June 2016 19:14

About eight political parties have gathered at the Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape for an election debate.

Tags:

 The Auditor-General, Kimi Makwetu, tabled his audit report in Pretoria on Wednesday.
Mixed reaction to 2014/2015 audit report on municipalities

Wednesday 1 June 2016 16:24

A number of political parties in Parliament have welcomed the increase in the number of municipalities that have received clean audits in the 2014/2015 financial year.

Tags:

The by-elections in the municipality were halted by the High Court, following an application by the independent candidates.
Tlokwe mayor defends ANC against allegations of vote snatching

Monday 30 May 2016 15:51

Tlokwe executive mayor Khotso Khumalo, has defended the ANC from allegations that it is colluding with the IEC to steal votes.

Tags:

Cope needs to redeem itself as a one time election wonder.  
Cope to launch manifesto on Saturday

Saturday 28 May 2016 07:38

The Congress of the People, Cope, is launching its manifesto in Mokwakwaila village, outside Giyani  in Limpopo on Saturday, hoping to turn its electoral fortunes around .  

Tags:

Authorities are concerned that ethnic tensions could be playing a role in the protests.
Law enforcement agencies to deal with violent Vuwani protesters

Thursday 5 May 2016 18:48

President Jacob Zuma says those responsible for violent protests in Vuwani, Limpopo, will be dealt with by law enforcement agencies.

Tags:

Major opposition parties boycott Zuma’s budget vote reply

Thursday 5 May 2016 14:36

Several opposition parties have boycotted Thursday afternoon's sitting of the National Assembly when President Jacob Zuma replies to the debate on the Presidency budget vote.

Tags:

COPE leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, has advised South Africans not to vote for parties that do not keep their promises.
Lekota urges South Africans to vote wisely

Sunday 17 April 2016 17:29

COPE leader, Mosiuoa Lekota, has once again called upon South Africans to vote wisely in the upcoming Local Government Elections scheduled for August 3 this year.

Tags:

Parties meet to restore Parliament’s tainted image

Wednesday 13 April 2016 19:26

The recent Constitutional Court judgement on Nkandla has forced Parliament to re-consider the institution's image and a range of proposals on the issue were tabled on Wednesday in a meeting.

Tags:

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota says continuing their participation in Parliament is now unjustifiable.
COPE suspends participation in National Assembly

Tuesday 12 April 2016 06:23

The Congress of the People has suspended its participation in the National Assembly.

Tags:

South Africans visited IEC centres in numbers to register to vote.
More young people registered to vote: IEC

Sunday 10 April 2016 21:06

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says there has been an increase in the number of young people who have registered to vote.

Tags:

COPE calls for President Zuma’s arrest

Saturday 2 April 2016 20:39

President Jacob Zuma should be charged for failing to uphold the Constitution, arrested and the keys thrown away, according to Cope.

Tags:

Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site, www.sabcnews.mobi