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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The Motion of No Confidence in President Jacob Zuma brought by Agang has been withdrawn in the National Assembly.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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EFF seeks legal advice following SONA chaos

Friday 13 February 2015 06:30

At least one court case could stem from Thursday evening's turbulent State of the Nation Address after an EFF MP was sent to the hospital.

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Energy crisis cabinet's most important priorities: Zuma

Thursday 12 February 2015 22:02

President Jacob Zuma says the country's energy crisis is one of his Cabinet's most important priorities.  

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COPE spokesperson to join DA

Tuesday 3 February 2015 08:25

Congress of the People National Spokesperson, Johann Abrie, has resigned.

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Cape Town opposition threatens legal action against DA

Thursday 29 January 2015 18:34

Opposition parties in the Cape Town City Council want some decisions taken at a rowdy council meeting on Wednesday to be reversed.

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EFF promises court action if red regalia gets banned

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:52

The Economic Freedom Fighters says it intends to go to court if new rules prohibiting its dress code are approved.

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The protest could be joined by taxi operators who also complain about poor maintenance of roads leading to the township, especially after heavy rains.
Service delivery protest erupts in Dutywa

Wednesday 28 January 2015 10:04

Residents of Govan Mbeki township at Dutywa in the Eastern Cape have embarked on a protest over poor roads, water, and sanitation.

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COPE officially dismisses Adam van Rhyner

Tuesday 27 January 2015 14:27

COPE says it has officially dismissed its former Deputy Mayor, Adam van Rhyner, at the Bitou municipality in Plettenberg Bay.

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MaMbeki accorded a provincial official funeral

Sunday 8 June 2014 20:32

Struggle icon, Epainette Mbeki is expected to be accorded a provincial official funeral next Saturday.

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MaMbeki dies at 98

Saturday 7 June 2014 09:09

Former president Thabo Mbeki’s mother, Epainette, affectionately known as Mambeki, has passed on at the age of 98.

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Will revised regulations threaten the coffers of political parties?
Political party funding under spotlight after 2014 elections

Friday 30 May 2014 13:56

SABC Digital News interviews Gregory Solik of My Vote Counts about the organisation’s work in lobbying for reform of regulations over political party funding.

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