Cosatu squabbles concern alliance partners: Nzimande

Friday 25 April 2014 07:21

SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande says the current leadership squabbles within Cosatu is a concern to the party and its alliance.


SACP embarks on a strike

Friday 25 April 2014 05:40

The South African Communist Party (SACP) is set to embark on a mass march to the Western Cape provincial legislature on Friday.


While the African National Congress (ANC) will continue to dominate in voting stations there will likely be a significant shift in opposition parties throughout the country.
Opposition party show down

Thursday 24 April 2014 23:58

Expectations are high that the May 7 elections will usher a shift in voting patterns in South Africa.


Mining In N West can grow SA economy: Mkhize

Thursday 24 April 2014 23:50

KwaZulu-Natal former premier who is now African National Congress (ANC) treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize says mining operations in the North West have the potential to grow the country's economy.


Gordhan honoured by Mangosuthu University of Technology

Thursday 24 April 2014 23:26

The Mangosuthu University of Technology in Umlazi, south of Durban, has honoured Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan by dedicating its graduation to him.


Battle to control Gauteng intensifies

Thursday 24 April 2014 23:12

Gauteng's East Rand - now called Ekurhuleni has always been contested terrain between ANC and IFP, especially in its major townships of Thokoza, Katlehong and Vosloorus.


The 1994 general election not only left the township residents with crushed dreams, even hostel dwellers suffered the fate.
Khumalo street in East Rand is remembered

Thursday 24 April 2014 22:49

It was probably the deadliest stretch of road in the world. Khumalo street, in Thokoza, on the East Rand was a scene of endemic running battles between IFP aligned hostel dwellers and township residen


Let’s get serious about transparency

Thursday 24 April 2014 14:51

Whenever I have asked political parties the dreaded question, "Who are your funders?" they wait until they recover their breath and remind me that they are not required to do so in terms of the law.


Is it lawful for your party to give you free food or t-shirts?
Elections 2014: Is your party breaking the rules?

Thursday 24 April 2014 08:23

Did your political party break election rules, or the law, when they offered you a free t-shirt , free food or a free concert at their election campaign?


Political parties have been urged to cooperate with the police during investigations.
Investigators probe KZN political killings

Thursday 24 April 2014 06:39

A team of investigators has been tasked with probing killings suspected to be linked to politics in Umshwathi near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.


President Jacob Zuma conducted a door-to-door campaign before addressing a rally in Driekoppies in Mpumalanga.
Zuma warns against using "Nkandla" for electioneering

Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:35

African National Congress President Jacob Zuma launched a scathing attack on political parties that use his private residence "Nkandla" for electioneering.


Competition tough on social media for SA political parties
Election campaigning rife on social media, but SA lags behind

Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:34

An estimated 100 000 people join social platform each month in SA, but analysts say SA political parties are not taking full advantage of social platforms and their audience.


African National Congress Western Cape  Provincial chair, Marius Fransman.
ANC provincial chair refuses to take the oath

Wednesday 23 April 2014 21:20

Tempers flared in the Western Cape Legislature on Wednesday, under discussion was the R10 billion spent on consultants during an earlier African National Congress (ANC) administration.


Helen Zille was jeered by the large crowd when she came out to receive the memorandum.
Zille given 10 days to respond to demand of better services

Wednesday 23 April 2014 20:59

Civil society movements have given Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille, 10 days to respond to their demand for better services or face protests


The commission also assured that they would release a breakdown of the list as per gender, age, etc.
Final elections candidates list released

Wednesday 23 April 2014 19:13

The Independent Electoral Committee will issue certificates to party candidates for the upcoming general elections on May 7.


Afrikaners want economic freedom: EFF

Wednesday 23 April 2014 10:30

Afrikaners, including some farmers, also believe in economic freedom, according to Economic Freedom Fighters Communications and Media Strategist Kim Keller.


The ANC’s commitment to transparency in relation to party funding was articulated in its Polokwane resolutions.
Money, politics: a toxic mix that needs to be diluted in South Africa

Wednesday 23 April 2014 09:18

Judith February of the ISS asks who will lead the way in closing this gap in South Africa’s transparency regime when it comes to party funding.


Cosatu support for ANC is conditional: Vavi

Wednesday 23 April 2014 06:00

Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says he will abide by Cosatu's decision to support the ANC in the upcoming elections.


KZN political parties promise peaceful elections

Tuesday 22 April 2014 20:21

Political parties in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands have promised a peaceful election in the area.


ANC aims to increase number of academics with PHD degrees

Tuesday 22 April 2014 18:47

The African National Congress says it is concerned that only 38 % of all South African academics have PHD degrees.


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