Lekota calls for Zuma salary increase review

Sunday 22 November 2015 10:55

Mosiuoa Lekota says the five percent salary increase for President Jacob Zuma should be reviewed.


No number on costs of Parliament strike

Thursday 12 November 2015 19:56

As the showdown between Parliament and staff members continued for a fourth consecutive working day, the legislator and government departments are counting financial costs.


PetroSA operates the world's third-largest gas-to-liquid refinery at Mossel Bay
Cash-strapped PetroSA offers severance packages

Wednesday 28 October 2015 08:58

Cash-strapped national oil and gas company, PetroSA, announced on Tuesday that it is offering its employees voluntary severance packages to reduce operating costs.


John Block will be fighting more corruption charges for two other multi-million rand deals involving government
NPA wants 15 year jail term for Block

Monday 19 October 2015 05:52

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will ask the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley to sentence John Block to 15 years in jail.


Apologies for death of babies: F State hospital

Saturday 17 October 2015 20:19

At least six new-born babies have died since the beginning of the month at Bongani Regional hospital in Welkom.


Vuma Mashinini was appointed as IEC Chairperson on Wednesday.
Opposition parties criticise appointment of new IEC Chair

Friday 16 October 2015 12:22

Political parties in Parliament have expressed mixed reaction to the appointment of the new Independent Electoral Commission Chairperson, Vuma Mashinini, by President Jacob Zuma.


SABC Chief Operating Officer, Hlaudi Motsoeneng.
Parties welcome SCA ruling on Motsoeneng

Thursday 8 October 2015 12:50

The DA has welcomed the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling after the court dismissed with costs an application by SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng, the broadcaster and the Communications Minister.


Judgment on Mbete’s fitness to hold office case postponed

Tuesday 6 October 2015 16:25

Judgment in the matter between National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Agang has been postponed until Wednesday morning in the High Court in Cape Town.


 Agang, COPE and the UDM have approached the Western Cape High Court in their bid to remove Baleka Mbete.
Court to deliver judgement on Mbete removal bid

Tuesday 6 October 2015 05:57

The High Court in Cape Town will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the matter between National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete and Agang, COPE and UDM.


Carl Cloete has taken a swipe at South Africa's biggest labour
Cosatu has neglected its mandate of fighting for workers: Numsa

Wednesday 30 September 2015 12:48

Numsa deputy general secretary Carl Cloete has taken a swipe at South Africa's biggest labour federation, Cosatu. Cloete says Cosatu has neglected its mandate of fighting for workers.


'Proposed parliamentary changes to hinder proper oversight'

Tuesday 22 September 2015 12:31

Former Democratic Alliance (DA) leader, Tony Leon, says some of the proposed changes to the National Assembly rules will hinder Parliament's ability to conduct proper oversight.


COPE marches against attack on judiciary

Monday 21 September 2015 20:27

COPE supporters in the Free State have marched to the Kroonstad magistrates' court in the northern Free State in support of the country's judiciary.


Mixed reactions to Al Bashir ruling

Wednesday 16 September 2015 20:14

There have been mixed reactions on government's failed bid to appeal a decision that it acted unconstitutionally with regards to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's departure.


Ntsiki Mazwai argues that in the 100 years of the ANC, it has never seen a female president
Mazwai tells-off Maine over female leadership

Monday 14 September 2015 07:30

Poet Ntsiki Mazwai has hit back at newly-elected ANC Youth League president, Collen Maine, who crudely criticised her for calling for stronger women leaders.


COPE says corruption in the police and in society can never be tolerated.
COPE to protest against alleged police corruption

Wednesday 9 September 2015 10:06

COPE members are set to picket outside Thokoza police station on Gauteng's East Rand over alleged corruption at the station.  


Lucky Montana has reportedly agreed to comply with the Public Protector’s findings on Prasa
Pressure mounts on Montana to face charges

Wednesday 26 August 2015 12:15

COPE says it will push to have former Prasa CEO, Lucky Montana, subjected to a high-level investigation by the Hawks.


COPE to debate coalitions for local government elections

Saturday 22 August 2015 19:17

Congress of the People (COPE) says it will debate ways of collaborating with other opposition parties to win votes in next year's local government elections.


Opposition parties taking Nkandla matter to court

Friday 7 August 2015 15:40

Opposition parties in Parliament say it's highly likely that they will take the Nkandla matter to court.


Judgment reserved in Mbete's 'fit to hold position' case

Thursday 6 August 2015 20:40

Parliamentary Speaker Baleka Mbete's fate was the topic of three days of argument in the Western Cape High Court this week.


COPE lays fraud charges against former SABC chair

Wednesday 29 July 2015 20:42

Congress of People (COPE) has laid fraud charges against former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Chair Ellen Tshabalala at Brixton Police Station in Johannesburg.


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