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Omar Al-Bashir slipped out of South Africa, despite an interim court order prohibiting him to do so.
Govt to brief media on al-Bashir matter

Thursday 25 June 2015 07:30

Government is expected to address the media and file an affidavit on Thursday explaining how Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was allowed to leave the country.

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COPE prepared to collaborate with other parties: Lekota

Sunday 14 June 2015 20:13

Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosioua Lekota wants to reposition the party into a major player in local politics.

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DA, FF+ to attend Nkandla ad hoc committee

Thursday 4 June 2015 18:51

The DA and the Freedom Front Plus say they will attend at least the first meeting of Parliament's third ad hoc committee on Nkandla.

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Danny Jordaan to be sworn in as Mandela Bay mayor

Thursday 28 May 2015 08:00

South African Football Association (SAFA) boss Danny Jordaan is expected to be elected and sworn in as the new executive mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro on Thursday.

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Joburg residents await budget for 2015/16

Tuesday 26 May 2015 05:55

Residents of Johannesburg will hear on Tuesday how much more they will be paying for electricity, water and sanitation, refuse removal and property rates from the 1st of July.  

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Taung mayor in hot water over excessive spending

Tuesday 12 May 2015 05:33

Greater Taung Local Municipality in the North West is under fire over the alleged misappropriation of public funds, after Mayor Kaone Lobelo purchased a luxurious car at the cost of a million rand.

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Opposition parties in bid to remove Mbete

Sunday 10 May 2015 15:51

Agang's acting leader, Andries Tlouamma, has called for political realignment to ensure that opposition parties work together effectively.

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EC loses two civic leaders

Tuesday 5 May 2015 20:26

Eastern Cape premier, Phumulo Masualle has joined scores of people in mourning the passing on of two civic leaders in the province.

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DA leader Helen Zille announced on Sunday that she will not be standing for re-election as party leader .
COPE congratulates DA leader

Sunday 12 April 2015 19:15

COPE has congratulated Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille for realising that it is time for her to step down.  

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COPE commemorates Andries Tatane's death

Sunday 12 April 2015 18:44

The Congress of the People in the Free State is calling for the re-opening of the investigation into the killing of Andries Tatane.

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The Democratic Alliance and African National Congress will contest Ward 72 in the City of Cape Town.
By-elections to take place in W Cape, N Cape

Wednesday 1 April 2015 06:34

Two by-elections will take place in the Western Cape on Wednesday.

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Cosatu says if ANC’s intervention means the unity of Cosatu will be there only if an individual (Zwelinzima Vavi) is saved, then they may as well all pack and go and say there is no organisation.
Cosatu unity not only about Vavi: Dlamini

Tuesday 31 March 2015 18:47

The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) says the ANC Task Team's efforts to heal the rifts in the labour federation cannot be conditional on Zwelinzima Vavi keeping his job.

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Teen pregnancy worries COPE

Monday 30 March 2015 12:20

Congress of the People (COPE) says if the Department of Education plans to suspend pregnant learners from school, then the boys who get them pregnant must also be suspended

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Mixed reaction to Limpopo provincial budget

Tuesday 24 March 2015 18:35

Opposition parties in Limpopo have mixed views on the provincial budget allocations for 13 departments, including the legislature.

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'Zuma motion of no confidence was bound to fail'

Wednesday 18 March 2015 06:01

Human Settlements Minister and ANC Member of Parliament Lindiwe Sisulu says she is not surprised that the motion of no confidence in President Zuma has failed.

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SA mourns Chabane's death

Sunday 15 March 2015 10:03

The ANC says the passing of Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane will leave a huge void in the party and the government.

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Agang wants National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to rescuse herself from the Motion of No confidence debate against President Jacob Zuma.
Agang withdraws motion of no confidence debate on Zuma

Tuesday 3 March 2015 17:47

The Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma brought by Agang has been withdrawn in the National Assembly.

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Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene delivered his 2015 Budget Speech earlier on Wednesday.
Mixed reaction to Budget speech

Wednesday 25 February 2015 19:51

Praises towards the 2015 Budget Speech, delivered by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene earlier on Wednesday, were very limited from political parties.

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COPE says Eskom is not worth keeping as a State-owned enterprise since it's running at a loss
COPE wants Eskom to go private

Monday 23 February 2015 09:51

The Congress of the People (COPE) says the solution to the country's energy crisis lies in the privatisation of Eskom.

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COPE slams SONA

Sunday 15 February 2015 12:55

COPE has condemned in strong terms the blocking of the cell phone and internet signal in Parliament on Thursday ahead of the SONA address.

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