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Urgent documents served on Tlakula: Holomisa

Thursday 17 April 2014 18:02

Opposition parties filed an urgent application in the Electoral Court on Thursday over their demand that IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula resign, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said.

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The National Assembly speaker recently announced 12 new members who will sit on the committee to deal with the Nkandla report.
ANC says it won’t be ‘bulldozed’ by DA on Nkandla report

Tuesday 15 April 2014 14:53

The ANC has dismissed the DA claims that the ruling party is deliberately delaying the process of formally establishing the Parliamentary ad hoc Committee to deal with the Nkandla.

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COPE President Mosioa Lekota.
Lekota campaigns in Ficksburg

Saturday 12 April 2014 18:34

COPE President Mosioa Lekota was on Saturday campaigning in Ficksburg during a ceremony to commemorate the death of Andries Tatane.

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COPE will not take part in ad hoc committee

Saturday 12 April 2014 08:49

The Congress of the People says it will not take its seat in the parliamentary ad hoc committee set up by Speaker Max Sisulu, to deal with the Public Prosecutor's report.

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South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.
Elections 2014 campaign trail map

Friday 11 April 2014 16:25

We mapped the campaign trails made by the major political parties and figures since the start of 2014 to understand the major battlegrounds for the upcoming elections.

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The construction of the dam is part of government's Infrastructure Development Programme
Zuma launches R12bn water project in Tsolo

Friday 11 April 2014 10:03

President Jacob Zuma continues his visit of the Eastern Cape today with the launch of a R12 billion water project at Tsolo.

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 The committee in to the Nkandla report is expected to report back to parliament by end of April.
Parties to decide on ad hoc committee for Nkandla response

Thursday 10 April 2014 20:33

Parliament says that it is up to political parties to decide how soon the ad hoc committee into President Zuma's response to the Public Protector's report on Nkandla can start their work.

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Gauteng most corrupt province in SA

Wednesday 9 April 2014 10:02

According to a survey conducted by Corruption Watch the Gauteng province is said to be the most corrupt Province in South Africa

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Political parties are campaigning across the country to win over votes ahead of elections.
Political parties funding issue resurfaces in Parliament

Tuesday 8 April 2014 20:15

The issue of party funding has resurfaced. Smaller parties in Parliament want all parties to reveal their funders.

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ANC Women’s League staged a placard demonstration outside court.
Dewani to spend first night at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital

Tuesday 8 April 2014 20:10

Murder accused Shrien Dewani will spend his first night at the Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital in Pinelands in the Cape Peninsula.

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The ANC has denied the claim that it is denying opposition parties access to municipal facilities.
ANC accused of 'dirty' politics in Free State

Monday 7 April 2014 20:14

Opposition parties in the Free State are up in arms claiming that the ANC controlled municipalities in the province are refusing them permission to use facilities for their election campaigns.

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COPE is worried that women at the Alexandra women's hostel live in squalid conditions
COPE to lodge complaint with SAHRC on Alex hostels

Sunday 6 April 2014 07:15

COPE says it is to approach the SA Human Rights Commission to lodge a complaint about the poor conditions at the women's hostel in the Alexandra township, north of Johannesburg.

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Kgalema Motlanthe is on an ANC campaign trail Taung in the North West.
Motlanthe slams violent service delivery protests

Saturday 5 April 2014 11:15

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has urged communities not to resort to violence when demanding better basic services.

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Political parties are campaigning across the country to win votes ahead of the May 7th elections.
Political parties use unemployment as bait for votes

Friday 4 April 2014 20:45

As the elections draw closer, political parties are campaigning across the country to win votes. Many of the parties are using the country's high unemployment rate as part of their campaign strategy.

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ANC retains control in five wards following by-elections

Thursday 3 April 2014 06:01

The African National Congress has won five wards it was contesting in by-elections held in five provinces on Wednesday, while the Democratic Alliance retained all of its four wards.

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COPE's leader Mosiuoa Lekota talks about his love for nature and animals.
Lekota shares his love for wildlife

Wednesday 2 April 2014 11:55

A personal look at COPE's leader Mosiuoa Lekota.

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Zale Madonsela has been nominated as COPE's Premier Candidate
The UDM joins forces with Shilowa's COPE

Tuesday 1 April 2014 16:01

The United Democratic Movement in Mpumalanga says COPE representative in the Mpumalanga Legislature, Zale Madonsela has been nominated as their Premier candidate for the upcoming elections.

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Mosiua Lekota is calling for President Jacob Zuma to break his silence on the Nkandla report.
COPE concerned about Zuma’s silence on Nkandla report

Sunday 30 March 2014 15:07

COPE leader Mosiua Lekota says that he is worried about President Jacob Zuma's silence after Thuli Madonsela released the Nkandla report.

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ANC, DA make election promises as FF+ slams ruling party

Friday 28 March 2014 12:00

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Free State hopes to retain the 22 seats they have in the provincial legislature after the May 7 elections

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COPE Deputy President Willy Madisha.
Cosatu affairs make me want to cry: Madisha

Thursday 27 March 2014 19:03

Congress of the People's Deputy President Willy Madisha says he feels like crying about the current state of affairs within Cosatu.

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