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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane says the ANC deployed its chairperson Baleka Mbete as Speaker to undermine the role of Parliament in holding the Executive to account.
ANC undermining constitution: Maimane

Sunday 21 September 2014 15:04

The ANC wanting Parliament to protect President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa undermines the chamber and the Constitution, the DA said on Sunday.


ANC recalls Mafikeng, Matlosana mayors

Friday 19 September 2014 10:15

The African National Congress (ANC) in the North West province has recalled the executive mayors of Mafikeng and Matlosana Local Municipality.


The National Assembly has rejected the motion of no confidence brought by some of the opposition parties against Speaker Baleka Mbete.
'Independent speaker requires change in Constitution'

Wednesday 17 September 2014 12:00

ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe, says the party will welcome a debate on whether or not the Speaker of the National Assembly should be independent.


DA won August 2013 by-election in the Little Karoo town of Oudtshoorn.
DA supporters march against corruption in Oudtshoorn

Monday 15 September 2014 19:38

The Little Karoo town of Oudtshoorn came to a standstill on Monday as hundreds of Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters marched to the local municipality.


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.


President Jacob Zuma deferred a decision on whether he should reimburse any of the public spending on Nkandla to Police Minister Nathi Nhleko.
Cedric Frolick to chair Nkandla committee

Tuesday 9 September 2014 16:58

Opposition Parties in the ad hoc committee that would deal with the Nkandla report want President Jacob Zuma to be one of the main persons to appear before the committee.


Thuli  Madonsela said she would take legal action against Maphatsoe, asking him to retract and apologise.
Madonsela a "CIA spy": Maphatsoe

Monday 8 September 2014 10:05

Deputy Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Kebby Maphatsoe has accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of being a CIA plant, The Star reported on Monday.


EFF shows counter-revolutionary tendencies: Maphatsoe

Sunday 7 September 2014 07:12

The African National Congress (ANC)'s former armed wing, Umkhonto weSizwe, has denounced the conduct of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in Parliament as showing counter-revolutionary tendencies.


‘Zille must account to provincial Parliament’

Thursday 4 September 2014 12:08

African National Congress Chief Whip in the Western Cape legislature, Pierre Uys, says Premier Helen Zille has a responsibility to account to the provincial Parliament.


Zwelinzima Vavi says some of the criticism Madonsela has received is absolutely disgusting.
Vavi calls for action from Zuma: Report

Sunday 31 August 2014 15:18

Cosatu's general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says President Jacob Zuma should adhere to the Public Protector's recommendations or challenge them in court, a Sunday paper reported.


Madonsela to clarify her position

Wednesday 27 August 2014 18:10

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will brief media on Thursday following the war of words between her and the ANC after her letter to President Jacob Zuma was leaked.


EFF lashes out at Mantashe

Wednesday 27 August 2014 05:43

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has lashed out at ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe for suggesting that that the EFF could be colluding with the office of the Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.


Stop interfering: Madonsela

Tuesday 26 August 2014 20:19

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Tuesday took to Twitter and told politicians to stop interfering with her work.


Public Protector not above Parliament: Duarte

Tuesday 26 August 2014 17:52

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela thinks she is above all institutions in the country, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte said on Tuesday.


Madonsela treating Zuma as her personal project: ANC

Tuesday 26 August 2014 16:18

The African National Congress says it is worried that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is treating President Jacob Zuma as her personal project.


ANC member responsible for leak: Madonsela

Monday 25 August 2014 16:38

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Monday claimed a senior ANC member leaked her letter to President Jacob Zuma to the media.


The SIU handed its final report on the R246 million upgrades to President Zuma's private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal to him on Thursday.
No obligation to make Nkandla report public: SIU  

Friday 22 August 2014 15:31

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) does not have to make its report on security upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's home public, it said on Friday.


Ramaphosa urges people to emulate Mandela

Sunday 20 July 2014 06:29

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has the tools, resources and authority to address the needs of South Africans and the time for excuses is up.


 Outa chairman Wayne Duvenage says there is never a dull day in the e-toll fiasco.
Reprieve does not reduce cost: Outa

Friday 18 July 2014 18:01

The e-toll concessions announced by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters do not reduce the system's cost on road users, the Opposition to Urban Tolling Alliance (Outa) said on Friday.


ANC urges striking Numsa members to participate in Mandela Day

Friday 18 July 2014 06:00

The African National Congress (ANC) has appealed to the striking members of trade union National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) not to boycott International Mandela Day on Friday.


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