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EFF leader Julius Malema.
EFF stages National Assembly walkout

Tuesday 13 September 2016 15:53

The EFF walked out of the National Assembly after Speaker, Baleka Mbete, ordered its chief whip, Floyd Shivambu, to leave the House.

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Almost all political parties say they will support Busisiwe Mkhwebane, except for the DA.
D Day for MPs to decide on new Public Protector

Wednesday 7 September 2016 08:00

The National Assembly will on Wednesday decide whether to approve the recommendation of State Security Agency analyst Busisiwe Mkhwebane to become the new Public Protector.

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Political parties speak out on Gordhan, Hawks issue

Thursday 25 August 2016 17:33

The United Democratic Movement (UDM) in Parliament says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan ought to duly comply with the Hawks and stop politicising the issue at the expense of the law.

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Former Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Danny Jordaan will lead the African National Congress (ANC) on the opposition bench in Nelson Mandela Bay.
ANC ready to assume opposition role in Nelson Mandela Bay

Wednesday 24 August 2016 18:38

The ANC is now an official opposition in the Nelson Mandela Bay council and is ready to assume that role and responsibility.

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The EFF voted with the DA to have Solly Msimanga elected as Tshwane Mayor.
DA must ensure racists are done away with in Tshwane: EFF

Saturday 20 August 2016 09:15

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has urged the Democratic Alliance (DA) to ensure racists and white supremacy is done away with in Tshwane.

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The newly formed coalition in the Nelson Mandela Bay metro says it’s going to prioritise rooting out corruption and ensure excellent service delivery.
Dawn of a new government for Mandela Bay metro

Wednesday 17 August 2016 21:30

A dawn of a new government in the Nelson Mandela Bay looms as the African National Congress gets stripped of political control of the municipality.

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COPE added that an investigation into how Thembelani Kondile came to represent Cope will be launched
COPE dismisses claims of coalition

Monday 15 August 2016 11:21

COPE national leadership has distanced itself from the newly-formed alliance of small parties,who have formed a block in preparation for coalition talks with either the ANC or the DA.

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The small parties will make an announcement on Wednesday as to which party they will partner with.
Smaller parties in E Cape unite to discuss ANC, DA coalition

Saturday 13 August 2016 21:37

Three of the small parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro have formed an alliance to discuss a coalition with either the ANC or the DA.

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Smaller parties draw up guideline document for possible coalitions

Wednesday 10 August 2016 05:31

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says smaller parties have drawn up a guideline document for talks with the Democratic Alliance (DA) and ANC about possible coalitions.

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EFF likely kingmaker in Northern Cape

Thursday 4 August 2016 11:11

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Northern Cape is likely to become kingmakers in various hung municipalities in the province.

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ANC regains control of Northern Cape Municipality

Thursday 4 August 2016 05:04

The status quo at the whites-only town of Orania in the Northern Cape will remain after the African National Congress (ANC) regained control of the Thembelihle Municipality.

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 COPE says members of the NFP would like to support  the party in the upcoming elections.
NFP members urged to vote for COPE: Lekota

Monday 1 August 2016 09:00

The Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosioua Lekota says his party has been approached by the leadership of the National Freedom Party (NFP) in KwaZulu-Natal.

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COPE takes final electioneering campaign to Limpopo

Sunday 31 July 2016 08:15

The Congress of the People (COPE) leader Mosiuoa Lekota takes his final electioneering campaign to Blouberg area near Mogwadi Limpopo.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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