Both parties have accused each other of maladministration.
ANC, DA at loggerheards at Nelson Mandela University

Tuesday 16 September 2014 05:56

A tug of words between the ANC and the DA has ensued at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University ahead of SRC elections on Tuesday.


Baleka Mbete has become the first Speaker of Parliament to have a first motion of no-confidence against the Speaker in the 20 years of South Africa's democracy.
Opposition parties to rally against Parliamentary Speaker

Monday 15 September 2014 20:44

The National Assembly will on Tuesday debate a motion of no-confidence against Speaker Baleka Mbete by some opposition parties.


Boy Mamabolo is being treated Limpopo Medi-Clinic.
Limpopo police continue search for former ANCYL leader

Monday 15 September 2014 20:38

The hunt for the former African National Congress Youth League leader in Limpopo, Jacob Lebogo, continues.


DA march aims to highlight corruption in Oudtshoorn

Monday 15 September 2014 06:45

The DA will lead supporters in a march to the Oudtshoorn Municipal building in the Little Karoo to protest against alleged mismanagement, corruption and a disregard for democracy.


Motion of no confidence, ploy to discredit ANC: Mbete

Monday 15 September 2014 04:49

National Assembly speaker, Baleka Mbete, says the 'motion of no confidence' tabled against her by the DA and several opposition parties, is a ploy to discredit the ANC.


Public office bearers divided over Madonsela

Sunday 14 September 2014 18:00

Two deputy ministers in the same administration hold diagonally opposing views of Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, in the wake of her Nkandla report.


Kebby Maphatsoe, who is also the Deputy Defence and Military Veterans Minister, was accused earlier this week by MK veterans of ducking duty.
Maphatsoe admits running away: Report

Sunday 14 September 2014 12:00

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans' Association chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe said he was not a "sell-out" despite admitting that he ran away from the ANC military camp during the struggle.


 This week the DA applied for an interdict to stop a by-election following the confusion.
DA vindicated by court decision over Wildschut

Sunday 14 September 2014 06:42

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape says it feels vindicated by a decision of the Western Cape High Court.


Manamela accuses Madonsela of arrogance

Saturday 13 September 2014 19:09

YCL National Secretary, Buti Manamela, has lashed out at Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, accusing her of being arrogant and undermining parliamentary processes.


The Party System and Political Prospects in the Wake of Election 2014

Saturday 13 September 2014 08:08

In this final excerpt from the book Election 2014, the authors contend that, despite the ANC's convincing victory, the electoral ground appears to be shifting.


 The Special Investigating Unit's report into Nkandla was tabled in Parliament after President Jacob Zuma submitted it to the Speaker.
SIU’s Nkandla report to be handed to ad hoc committee

Saturday 13 September 2014 06:40

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete is expected to refer the Special Investigating Unit's (SIU) report into Nkandla to the ad hoc committee soon.


President Jacob Zuma Zuma has drawn comparisons between the Public Protector's office and that of an Ombud “and quite distinct from that of a judge.”
Zuma responds to Madonsela’s letter

Thursday 11 September 2014 19:40

President Jacob Zuma has disagreed with the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s “assertion” that the Public Protector’s reports were by law not subject to any review or second guessing by a Minister.


Thuli Madonsela has finally responded to Minister Maphatsoe’s apology at a stakeholders’ dialogue in Cape Town.
CIA comment is hate speech: Madonsela

Thursday 11 September 2014 17:07

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says the comment made by the Deputy Minister Kebby Maphatsoe calling her a "CIA agent", amounts to hate speech.


ANC defends Mbete on motion of no confidence

Thursday 11 September 2014 09:20

The ANC has vowed to dismiss the motion of no confidence in National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete.


The DA says the case raises a constitutional question as it concerns alleged violations of statutory provisions dealing with the election process.
DA to approach Constitutional Court over election SMS

Thursday 11 September 2014 08:00

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is to approach the Constitutional Court about its election time SMS text message.


Madonsela expected to respond to Maphatsoe’s apology

Wednesday 10 September 2014 07:25

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is expected to react to the news that Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe has retracted controversial statements suggesting she might be working for America's CIA.


It was reported that Kebby Maphatsoe on the weekend called Thuli Madonsela a plant of the CIA.
Numsa adds voice against attack on Madonsela

Tuesday 9 September 2014 12:45

Numsa says Kebby Maphatsoe must face the full might of the law for his statements about the public protector.  


Battle lines drawn at Ngaka Modiri Municipality

Tuesday 9 September 2014 08:15

The PEC of the ANC in the North West, have warned its councillors at the beleaguered Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality that their refusal to vacate office is illegal.


The ANC has called on IFP chairman Blessed Gwala to publicly withdraw his claims.
IFP making reckless claims: ANC

Monday 8 September 2014 20:02

The IFP was irresponsible in claiming that an attack on its KwaZulu-Natal by-elections candidate was politically motivated, the ANC said on Monday.


Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant announced that domestic workers were on the verge of being covered by the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA).
DA welcomes announcement on domestic workers

Monday 8 September 2014 15:59

Plans to ensure domestic workers will be allowed to claim from the Compensation Fund if injured on the job were welcomed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday.


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