Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Hellen Zille says the party will continue to defend the advert.
Victory for freedom of expression: DA

Thursday 17 April 2014 06:05

The Democratic Alliance's (DA) election adverts will be aired by the SABC following a hearing by the Complaints and Compliance Committee (CCC), the DA said on Wednesday.


Malamulele residents express their dissatisfaction to Zuma

Wednesday 16 April 2014 21:24

The Malamulele community expressed their displeasure about government’s refusal to grant them their municipality.


The party's treasurer general, Zweli Mkhize has dismissed research speculations about the ANC poor showing in next month elections.
ANC confident of victory in Gauteng

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:53

ANC is not spending sleepless nights on possibility of losing Gauteng to the Democratic Alliance (DA).


President Jacob Zuma is on  a two day election campaign trail in Limpopo.
Zuma tells opposition parties to stop criticising ANC

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:47

President Jacob Zuma says that opposition parties only criticise the African National Congress (ANC) and do not provide an alternative programme of action.


A photograph of Nelson Madela  taken after his sentencing emerged after he passed away .
Fifty years on since Mandela's 'prepared to die' speech

Wednesday 16 April 2014 20:14

Sunday marks 50 years since former President Nelson Mandela made his 'prepared to die speech'. The speech was not Mandela's first from the dock.


President Jacob Zuma says each SA citizen must vote.
‘Vote no’ campaigners are lost: Zuma

Wednesday 16 April 2014 18:19

President Jacob Zuma has labelled those in favour of spoilt ballots as former revolutionaries who are lost.


Why spoil a vote?

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:29

Some people may believe that the ‘Vote No’campaign has missed the boat as most voters have already decided which political party they will vote for, writes Nkosikhulule Nyembezi.


Cosatu says its general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi will campaign for the ANC ahead of the elections.
Vavi back and working: Cosatu

Wednesday 16 April 2014 16:51

Cosatu general-secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is back to doing the trade union federation's work and campaigning for the ANC, its president Sidumo Dlamini said on Wednesday.


Former Minister of Intelligence Ronnie Kasrils and other struggle veterans are behind a campaign which calls on South Africans to either vote for a minority party, or spoil their ballots.
‘Vote No’ campaign is unpatriotic: Luthuli’s daughter

Wednesday 16 April 2014 15:55

The family of the former ANC president Albert Luthuli has described the “Vote No” campaign led by former Intelligence Minister, Ronnie Kasrils, as unpatriotic.


Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille made the comments after her door-to-door campaigns in Soshanguve and Hammanskraal.
Youth must remember the struggle: Zille

Wednesday 16 April 2014 15:23

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille on Wednesday urged the youth to remember where the country came from and to use their votes to help shape the future.


Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says government is aware of its shortcomings and takes responsibility for them.
Spoilt vote move 'absurd': Radebe

Wednesday 16 April 2014 15:07

Justice Minister Jeff Radebe on Wednesday criticised a "vote no" campaign by some ANC stalwarts, saying the move undermines the sacrifices made by opponents of apartheid.


ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile was campaigning at Aaron Motsoaledi informal settlement in Soweto.
Victory requires hard work: Mashatile

Wednesday 16 April 2014 14:57

More work is needed to secure the majority of the votes at the polls, the ANC said on Wednesday.


The SABC says the DA advert incites violence, gave false allegations about members of other political parties, amongst other reasons
Icasa ruling on DA ad complaint due on Thursday

Wednesday 16 April 2014 10:30

The Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) says the ruling on the Democratic Alliance's (DA) complaint against the SABC is expected on Thursday morning.


Ronnie Kasrils launched the “Vote No” campaign on Tuesday.
Not voting ANC conveys message of love: Kasrils

Wednesday 16 April 2014 10:05

African National Congress (ANC) stalwarts Ronnie Kasrils says the mounting criticism to the “Vote No” campaign shows that they have struck a chord.


BORN FREE: Ayanda Manyandu
"I won't vote just to make someone happy." - BornFree Ayanda Mnyandu’s

Wednesday 16 April 2014 09:04

Voting is a very serious decision for 22 year old Ayanda Mnyandu. In fact it is so important that he says he’s not willing to give it up just to appease politicians or his peers.


Tito Mboweni says SA continues to be an attractive investment destination despite crippling strikes in the mining and motor industry
Mboweni urges well-functioning municipalities

Wednesday 16 April 2014 08:15

Former Reserve Bank governor and ANC NEC member Tito Mboweni says a well-functioning local government will assist in job creation at local level.


IFP adds voice against “Vote No” campaign

Wednesday 16 April 2014 06:05

IFP leader, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has described the “Vote no” campaign as totally irresponsible, to encourage South Africans to spoil their votes during the 7 May general election


Greenpeace challenges political parties over energy ideas

Tuesday 15 April 2014 19:41

Greenpeace Africa is calling on political parties to engage the electorate on their plans for energy in the country.


AMCU asks public for funds to sustain mining strike

Tuesday 15 April 2014 15:16

Association of Mineworkers Construction Union (Amcu) asked the government and the public for funds to help striking members in the platinum sector, who have gone nearly three months without pay.


The National Assembly speaker recently announced 12 new members who will sit on the committee to deal with the Nkandla report.
ANC says it won’t be ‘bulldozed’ by DA on Nkandla report

Tuesday 15 April 2014 14:53

The ANC has dismissed the DA claims that the ruling party is deliberately delaying the process of formally establishing the Parliamentary ad hoc Committee to deal with the Nkandla.


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