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More needs to be done with less: Zuma

Tuesday 9 December 2014 08:05

More needs to be done with less in order to balance the country's finances, President Jacob Zuma said in written replies to Parliament on Monday.

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Uproar over Mahikeng local municipality leaders' removal

Saturday 22 November 2014 14:53

Councillors of opposition parties in the Mahikeng Local Municipality say the removal of the local ANC mayor and the suspension of the municipal manager was unprocedural and unfair.

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Minister of Women in Presidency, Susan Shabangu, was addressing the National Assembly on the debate of 16 Days of activism of no violence against women and children.
Shabangu lauds govt efforts against women, children abuse

Friday 21 November 2014 20:32

Minister of Women in the Presidency, Susan Shabangu, says government has created platforms to address violence against women and children.

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By-elections in the Mogalakwena Municipality will take place next Wednesday.
ANC takes over Mogalakwena Municipality

Friday 21 November 2014 14:25

COPE councillor in the Mogalakwena Municipality of Limpopo, Pat Motlohonong, has accepted the North Gauteng High Court decision to dismiss the case involving the ANC and the municipal council.

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The motion was rejected and political parties expressed mixed views during the debate.
MPs reject DA’s motion of censure against Zuma

Thursday 20 November 2014 07:15

The National Assembly has rejected the Democratic Alliance's motion of censure against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night.

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Nkandla probe by opposition parties reveals disparities

Wednesday 12 November 2014 20:27

The opposition parties' probe into Nkandla found that the property was never upgraded as a National Key Point, and that President Jacob Zuma was aware of the spending.

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DA seeks to ensure Zuma pays Nkandla money

Sunday 2 November 2014 17:05

DA’s Mmusi Maimane says his party is already in the process of seeking legal advice on how to make President Jacob Zuma pay a portion of money spent on non-security upgrades at his private residence.

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Southern Ocean temperature increases alarming: Molewa

Monday 27 October 2014 17:13

The Southern Ocean between South Africa and Antarctica is experiencing the fastest temperature increase in the world and this affects South Africa.

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Nkandla investigation expected to drag on

Thursday 23 October 2014 21:06

The National Assembly has approved a motion to extend the deadline of the Ad hoc Committee dealing with the various reports into the private security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.

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Political parties's reactions to mid-term budget

Wednesday 22 October 2014 17:49

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have placed more emphasis on dealing with wasteful expenditure according to the United Democratic Movement (UDM).

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Medium-term budget policy expectations

Wednesday 22 October 2014 14:13

Cutting down on government expenditure, increasing economic growth and reducing the current deficit in the economy are some of the issues uppermost for most political parties.

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ANC Secretary Gwede Mantashe says the ruling party should   de-legitimise and weaken coalitions formed by opposition parties.
Mantashe: ANC must delegitimise, weaken opposition coalitions

Sunday 12 October 2014 17:54

ANC Secretary Gwede Mantashe has called on ANC Mp's to use their numbers to take charge and make decisions in parliament.

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DA, COPE add voice against water shortages

Thursday 25 September 2014 14:05

The DA says Water and Sanitation Minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, and representatives from Rand Water have failed to arrive at an emergency meeting in Kempton Park to address water crisis in Gauteng.

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She is charged with 23 counts of fraud, six of money laundering and one of theft.   
Former COPE treasurer back in court

Wednesday 17 September 2014 07:30

Former COPE Treasurer Hildagrade Ndude is expected to appear in the Belville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town for the 12th time on Wednesday.

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COPE slams 'unwarranted' attack on Judge Masipa

Monday 15 September 2014 12:45

The Congress of the People says the attacks on Judge Thokozile Masipa is unwarranted and unfair.

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COPE says President Jacob Zuma should lead by example and respect Madonsela’s findings and recommendations on Nkandla
Zuma's response to Madonsela a delaying tactic: COPE

Friday 12 September 2014 20:19

COPE says President Jacob Zuma's questioning of the powers of the Public Protector is a delaying tactic on the President's part.

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Lekota raises concerns over E Cape murder

Sunday 7 September 2014 18:25

Cope leader Mosioua Lekota has raised questions surrounding the investigation into the murder of a 19-year-old woman from Dutywa in the Eastern Cape.

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ANC councillors must be held accountable

Monday 1 September 2014 05:20

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says African National Congress (ANC) councillors in the Oudtshoorn Municipality in the Little Karoo, should be held personally responsible for wasting taxpayers' money.

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Dismissed Oudtshoorn councillors to know their fate

Wednesday 27 August 2014 06:06

Judgment is expected in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday in an application by 12 Oudtshoorn councillors to be reinstated.

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ANC must take responsibility for Parliament chaos: Lekota

Friday 22 August 2014 05:54

Political parties have reacted to the most chaotic day in Parliament's history.

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