A 4-year-old was among those killed
Horror crash claims eight lives in Tembisa

Friday 21 November 2014 19:39

Eight people have been killed and seven others injured when a taxi collided with a bakkie near Tembisa on the East Rand on Friday.


Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa's spokesperson has declined to comment on DA allegations against Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa misrepresented accord: Maimane

Friday 21 November 2014 19:07

Parliamentary opposition leader Mmusi Maimane accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ruling party and opposition.


Vavi denies abandoning needs of poor, working class

Friday 21 November 2014 16:00

Congress of the South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) general-secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has refuted allegations that he has abandoned the needs of the working class and the poor.


By-elections in the Mogalakwena Municipality will take place next Wednesday.
ANC takes over Mogalakwena Municipality

Friday 21 November 2014 14:25

COPE councillor in the Mogalakwena Municipality of Limpopo, Pat Motlohonong, has accepted the North Gauteng High Court decision to dismiss the case involving the ANC and the municipal council.


MPs debated in Parliament until the early hours of Friday morning.
EFF MPs get a reprieve after marathon talks

Friday 21 November 2014 06:15

The Powers and Privileges Committee report which recommended sanctions against 20 EFF MPs has officially been put on hold by the National Assembly on Thursday night.


Members more resolute to form ANC alternative: Numsa

Friday 21 November 2014 05:09

Numsa says it has received a convincing mandate from its Western Cape members and other affiliates, to forge ahead with plans to form an organisation that will be an alternative to the ANC.


Political process to decide on Vavi’s future

Thursday 20 November 2014 20:14

Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's future will be decided through a political process involving the ANC Task Team lead by the party's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.


Interviews for IEC Chairperson position have started

Thursday 20 November 2014 16:01

Panelists say impartiality and transparency are key attributes they are looking for in candidates for the IEC Commissioner post.


DA protests outside Parliament

Thursday 20 November 2014 15:43

The DA demands that President Jacob Zuma should come to answer questions in Parliament.


Zwelinziva Vavi says robust discussions have paved the way for further dialogue within Cosatu.
Task team to decide on Vavi’s future

Thursday 20 November 2014 13:01

Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's future will be decided through a political process involving the ANC Task Team.


The motion was rejected and political parties expressed mixed views during the debate.
MPs reject DA’s motion of censure against Zuma

Thursday 20 November 2014 07:15

The National Assembly has rejected the Democratic Alliance's motion of censure against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday night.


EFF turns against DA

Thursday 20 November 2014 05:55

The EFF has pleaded with the African National Congress not to abandon an agreement between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and opposition parties to restore order in the house.


Vavi awaits Cosatu decision

Thursday 20 November 2014 05:30

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is expected to announce the outcomes of its central executive committee meeting on Thursday.


ECape ANCYL structures should be dissolved: Analyst

Wednesday 19 November 2014 16:01

Political analyst, Zamikahaya Maseti has advised the ANC and ANCYL national task team not to endorse either of the two youth league provincial structures elected.


Its reported that ANC and EFF members hurled insults, allegations and vulgarities at each other.
Chaos at Gauteng legislature: Report

Wednesday 19 November 2014 11:39

Chaos has erupted in the Gauteng legislature almost like the scenes that unfolded in Parliament last week, The Star reported on Wednesday.


Cyril Ramaphosa met with parties at Parliament on Tuesday.
Parties agreed to behave: ANC Chief Whip

Wednesday 19 November 2014 09:45

The African National Congress Chief Whip, Stone Sizane says political party leaders agreed to stop behaving in a way that makes Parliament ungovernable.


ANCYL is preparing to hold its 25th National Conference.
ANCYL aims to 'reclaim its glory'

Wednesday 19 November 2014 09:00

ANC Youth League National coordinator Magasela Mzobe says the past year and a half has been a challenging time for the youth league.


Ramaphosa's move on parliament saga hailed

Wednesday 19 November 2014 07:55

Professor Ben Turok, says  Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa took the right decision to look for a political solution to address the disruptions that  plagued the fifth democratic parliament.


 Thuli Madonsela has committed to help the court should there be litigation against the Presidency or Parliament.  
Madonsela vows to cooperate in case of litigation against Parliament

Tuesday 18 November 2014 14:45

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has reiterated that she will make herself available as a friend of the court should anyone pursue litigation against the Presidency and Parliament


On Monday, DA Chief Whip John Steenhuisen confirmed the party had laid four charges of assault after its members clashed with police.
DA charges a "publicity stunt": ANC

Tuesday 18 November 2014 07:30

The DA's laying of charges against the police and Deputy Minister for Higher Education Mduduzi Manana was dismissed as a publicity stunt by the office of the ANC Chief Whip.


Follow us on:
Follow us on Twitter Join our Facebook group Watch SABC News video's on Youtube Get RSS feeds or subscribe to podcasts Visit our mobile site,