ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbethe  says addressing the challenges facing the local community such as houses is crucial.
A lot needs to be done to improve the lives of the poor: Mbete

Saturday 25 October 2014 15:15

ANC national chairperson, Baleka Mbete says a lot of work still needs to be done to improve the lives of the poor.


Three arrested following Tambo statue torching

Saturday 25 October 2014 12:54

Three people have been arrested for allegedly torching former ANC president Oliver Tambo's statue and pictures at his birthplace in Bizana last week.


Nene urges South Africans to fight corruption

Saturday 25 October 2014 08:15

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says it is the duty of all South Africans, government, business, labour and civil society to stop the scourge of corruption.


 Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, died in a road accident on his way to an Athletics South Africa meeting in Johannesburg.
Tributes pour in for Mulaudzi

Saturday 25 October 2014 06:35

President Jacob Zuma is shocked and saddened over the passing of Olympic silver medalist, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, the Presidency said on Friday.


The Mail & Guardian reported on Friday that Zuma had sidelined Mantashe and openly undermined. him.
No rift between Zuma and Mantashe: ANC

Friday 24 October 2014 18:10

There is no rift between President Jacob Zuma and ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, the party said on Friday.


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
Sisulu decision an insult to the poor: EFF

Friday 24 October 2014 14:03

Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's announcement that people under the age of 40 will no longer receive free housing is an insult to the poor, the EFF said on Friday.


Expelling Numsa would be disastrous: Vavi

Friday 24 October 2014 10:03

Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says expelling the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) would be a disaster.


Ramaphosa to deliver OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University

Friday 24 October 2014 05:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the second annual OR Tambo Memorial Lecture at Fort Hare University in Alice on Friday.


Nkandla investigation expected to drag on

Thursday 23 October 2014 21:06

The National Assembly has approved a motion to extend the deadline of the Ad hoc Committee dealing with the various reports into the private security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home.


E Cape Premier condemns heritage fire

Thursday 23 October 2014 20:43

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle on Thursday condemned the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo's statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village in Bizana.


Numsa has resisted Cosatu's call arguing that it must get a new mandate from its ranks and file to reverse the union's December 2013 resolutions.
Numsa's future hangs in the balance

Thursday 23 October 2014 17:06

The future of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) hangs in the balance.


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu is expected to make a statement on inquiry into  Lwandle envictions.
Nkandla ad hoc committee to ask for extension

Thursday 23 October 2014 10:44

The National Assembly plenary session will be in full swing on Thursday following a spring recess.


Cosatu leadership is expected to continue with discussions on whether Numsa should remain in the federation.
Cosatu to resume discussions on Numsa expulsion

Thursday 23 October 2014 05:39

Cosatu CEC is on Thursday expected to resume its discussions on whether it should expel Numsa.


Madonsela warns MPs

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:37

Opposition Members of Parliament on Wednesday took the opportunity to fire questions on Nkandla.


ANC warns against Cosatu leadership discussions

Wednesday 22 October 2014 18:06

The ANC task team mediating rifts within Cosatu has warned against holding a Special National Congress while the federation's planned congress is months away.


Political parties's reactions to mid-term budget

Wednesday 22 October 2014 17:49

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene should have placed more emphasis on dealing with wasteful expenditure according to the United Democratic Movement (UDM).


Medium-term budget policy expectations

Wednesday 22 October 2014 14:13

Cutting down on government expenditure, increasing economic growth and reducing the current deficit in the economy are some of the issues uppermost for most political parties.


Peters has dismissed Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on funding the controversial e-tolling
Peters dismisses Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on e-tolling

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:53

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has dismissed the Gauteng provincial ANC proposals on funding the controversial e-tolling system


Battle for Cosatu gets underway

Tuesday 21 October 2014 20:49

The 2.2 million member strong trade union's three-day Central Executive Committee has been described by some as a make-or-break committee.


OR Tambo was a unique political leader: Qhoboshiyane

Tuesday 21 October 2014 20:42

Mlibo Qhoboshiyane has described the late former ANC OR Tambo as a unique political leader and a prophet.


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