Political messages dominate Workers’ Day events

Monday 2 May 2016 07:30

Parties largely used Workers' Day, which was observed on Sunday, to convey political messages ahead of the August the third local government elections.


Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini.
Cosatu has stood the test of time: Dlamini

Sunday 1 May 2016 19:47

Cosatu President Sdumo Dlamini says Cosatu has stood the test of time and will still prevail despite the formation of break away unions.


ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete.
Mbete urges workers to circulate ANC’s election manifesto

Sunday 1 May 2016 17:55

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete, has called on members of the ANC alliance partners to circulate the party's local government election manifesto to communities.


South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande.
Blade urges working class to vote ANC

Sunday 1 May 2016 15:08

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has called on the working class to vote for the ANC on August 3, 2016.


President Jacob Zuma was addressing the Cosatu Workers' Day rally in Mamelodi, Pretoria.
SA will be in big trouble if the ANC is not in power: Zuma

Sunday 1 May 2016 14:54

President Jacob Zuma says South Africa will be in big trouble if the ANC is not in power.


Baleka Mbete asked preachers in particular who are demanding President Jacob Zuma's recall, where they were when the ANC was fighting.
Mbethe slams anti-revolutionary forces

Saturday 30 April 2016 15:16

ANC National Chairperson Baleka Mbethe has lashed out at preachers and organisations calling for the recall of President Jacob Zuma.


Mcebisi Jonas was speaking at a gala dinner organised by the African Footprint of Hope Organisation to raise funds for the Raymond Mhlaba bursaries program.
"Mhlaba was a principled leader who would not tolerate factionalism"

Saturday 30 April 2016 14:50

Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas, says if the late former Eastern Cape Premier and Rivonia trialist, Raymond Mhlaba, was alive he would be disappointed with the state of affairs in the ANC.


Cosatu Western Cape Secretary Tony Ehrenreich.
Workers to celebrate May Day at Green Point Stadium

Saturday 30 April 2016 14:26

Hundreds of workers are expected to converge at Cape Town's Green Point Stadium on Sunday for the Mother City's leg of the May Day celebrations.


Provincial Deputy ANC chairperson and Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC, Willies Mchunu.
Tears at Willies Mchunu’s wife’s funeral

Saturday 30 April 2016 13:33

ANCWL members carrying a coffin of late MEC for Community Safety; Liaison and Transport Willies Mchunu's wife Duduzile, cried hysterically as they entered the funeral service tent.


The federation says they will instruct its volunteers to start campaigning for the ruling party in all sectors of employment.
Cosatu in Gauteng to mobilise communities to vote for ANC in LGE 2016

Thursday 28 April 2016 21:35

Cosatu in Gauteng say they will mobilise communities in the province to vote for the ANC in the upcoming local government elections.


The branches say President Jacob Zuma will see through his term.
ANC KZN branches throw their support behind Zuma

Thursday 28 April 2016 21:27

ANC branches in the KwaDukuza Region north of Durban have thrown their support behind President Jacob Zuma to complete his full term.


Zuma spy tapes saga
Spy Tapes judgement expected tomorrow

Thursday 28 April 2016 11:42

Judgement on the matter of the Spy Tapes was reserved whilst the High Court judges asked for time to consider the case. Now they're set to deliver their judgement tomorrow.


Cope president Mosioua Lekota
Lekota defends EFF's war talk

Thursday 28 April 2016 09:00

Cope leader Mosioua Lekota has come out in defence of EFF president Julius Malema whose statement about removing the current government with a barrel of a gun is being investigated for treason.


President Jacob Zuma said more work was being done to ensure adequate water supply in Limpopo.
Zuma accuses other parties of dividing society

Wednesday 27 April 2016 16:44

President Jacob Zuma has accused political parties of abusing their political rights, saying they were creating divisions among South Africans.


State Security Minister David Mahlobo says the country has come a long way and cannot go back to violent times.
Leaders should refrain from inciting violence: Mahlobo

Wednesday 27 April 2016 08:39

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says those who are in positions of leadership should refrain from inciting violence.


Temba Bavuma's selection provoked accusations from critics that some black sportsmen and women are picked due to affirmative action and not purely on ability.
South African sports row reopens old wounds over race

Tuesday 26 April 2016 17:21

Any hopes that the issue of race in sport was fading were damaged this week when government banned its national cricket, rugby, athletics and netball federations.


Minister Mahlobo condemns Malema’s utterance

Tuesday 26 April 2016 14:50

Minister Mahlobo has condemned Malema's utterances that his party was prepared to "use the barrel of a gun" to remove the ruling ANC government.


 Julius Malema warned the ANC that if it continued to respond violently to peaceful protests, the EFF would remove the current government, 'through the barrel of a gun'.
EFF will fight treason charges

Tuesday 26 April 2016 05:31

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) says it will defend itself in court against treason charges brought against it by the African National Congress (ANC).


The IEC has taught political parties how to register candidates on-line for the fourth coming local government elections.
IEC goes digital with candidate registration process

Monday 25 April 2016 18:54

The IEC in Mpumalanga introduced a new on-line candidate registration process for the upcoming local government elections.


Responding to the EFF statement Zizi Kodwa called Julius Malema's utterances inflammatory and treasonable.
ANC opens high treason charge against EFF leader

Monday 25 April 2016 18:42

The ANC has opened a high treason charge against EFF leader Julius Malema.


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