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.


COPE says it has recorded 105 complaints against Sassa.
COPE opens fraud case against Sassa

Monday 27 July 2015 20:25

COPE has opened a case of fraud against Social Development officials in Kwa-Mhanga Police Station in Mpumalanga.


COPE says unemployed youth with no criminal records should be the first priority when it comes to employment opportunities.
COPE cautions against govt bid to employ ex-offenders

Saturday 25 July 2015 14:08

Congress of the People (COPE) says the Department Correctional Services is setting a dangerous precedent by encouraging the employment of ex-offenders while many young people have no jobs.


The rhetoric in parliament has altered since the EFF’s arrival.
Is EFF the new COPE?

Saturday 25 July 2015 07:31

SABC News Research & Policy Analysis researcher Lennox Ralebona writes that the EFF has its priorities listed in black and white.


Police Minister to brief Parliament committee on Nkandla

Tuesday 21 July 2015 07:00

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will brief Parliament's Adhoc Committee on Nkandla at the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Legislature in Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday.


COPE lays charges against Prasa’s Montana, Mthimkhulu

Monday 20 July 2015 15:57

COPE has laid criminal charges against former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana and suspended head of engineering Daniel Mthimkhulu.


Political parties react to SABC CEO’s appointment

Wednesday 1 July 2015 20:49

Political parties have reacted to SABC CEO’s appointment. Matlala is filling a position that was left vacant for more than a year by Lulama Mokhobo who resigned from the position.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.  


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.


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.


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.


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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