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South Africa's President Jacob Zuma answers questions at Parliament in Cape Town, March 17, 2016.
Zuma scolds lawmakers over boycott of speech

Thursday 5 May 2016 21:48

South African President Jacob Zuma told lawmakers on Thursday to halt their "theater and antics" after most opposition parties boycotted his speech.


Two thousand households were connected to the grid on Wednesday.
Residents of Sonkombo "see the light"

Wednesday 4 May 2016 20:47

Residents of Sonkombo in Ndwedwe district north of Durban have reason to celebrate.


The federation says they will instruct its volunteers to start campaigning for the ruling party in all sectors of employment.
Cosatu in Gauteng to mobilise communities to vote for ANC in LGE 2016

Thursday 28 April 2016 21:35

Cosatu in Gauteng say they will mobilise communities in the province to vote for the ANC in the upcoming local government elections.


President Jacob Zuma said more work was being done to ensure adequate water supply in Limpopo.
Zuma accuses other parties of dividing society

Wednesday 27 April 2016 16:44

President Jacob Zuma has accused political parties of abusing their political rights, saying they were creating divisions among South Africans.


Temba Bavuma's selection provoked accusations from critics that some black sportsmen and women are picked due to affirmative action and not purely on ability.
South African sports row reopens old wounds over race

Tuesday 26 April 2016 17:21

Any hopes that the issue of race in sport was fading were damaged this week when government banned its national cricket, rugby, athletics and netball federations.


Kathrada accepted an honorary doctorate at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) on Friday.
Government must stop importing skilled labour: Kathrada

Friday 22 April 2016 21:03

Government must stop importing skilled labour and train young South Africans.


The party is gearing up for the August 3rd elections.
SA's corruption riddled municipalities need a serious 'shake-up': DA

Friday 22 April 2016 19:04

The DA says South Africa needs bold leadership that will rescue the country's municipalities from its current state of chaos.


Supporters of South Africa’s ruling ANC cheer at a rally to launch the party’s 2016 local government elections manifesto in Nelson Mandela Bay.
How South Africa’s Nelson Mandela Bay may be the ANC’s mini Waterloo

Wednesday 20 April 2016 07:59

Dominant parties, like South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC), rely on having a protected core of voters and by maintaining a perception of effectiveness.


On Tuesday the community of Copesville went on the rampage and brought the township to a standstill.
Residents of Copesville up in arms over ANC councillor

Tuesday 19 April 2016 21:15

The community of Copesville outside Pietermaritzburg are up in arms.  


A total of 65 ANC members were traveling in the Kabati Transport Services bus.
ANC bus crash victims' names released

Tuesday 19 April 2016 06:01

The ANC in Gauteng has released the names of its members who died in a bus crash in the Free State while traveling back from the party's local government elections manifesto launch


ANC calls for tighter security at Gleblands Hostel in Umlazi

Monday 18 April 2016 21:13

The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal is calling for tighter security at the Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi south of Durban.


The crash has sent shockwaves around the country.
Magashule offers condolences to bus victims' families

Sunday 17 April 2016 19:12

Free State Premier, Ace Magashule has sent messages of condolences to the families of those who died in a bus accident in the province on Sunday.


President Jacob Zuma has announced a crackdown on corrupt ANC councillors.
ANC faithfuls approve election manifesto

Saturday 16 April 2016 20:55

The ANC's party faithfuls have approved the ANC election manifesto launched in Port Elizabeth on Saturday by President Jacob Zuma.


42 000 people attended ANC Manifesto launch: ANC

Saturday 16 April 2016 16:21

The African National Congress (ANC) says 42 000 people have passed through the gates of the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium to attend its Manifesto launch.  


A number of places around the country face, protest action that have led to disruption and closure of some registration stations.
Voter registration disrupted in Cape Town, Joburg and Limpopo

Saturday 9 April 2016 12:01

ANC supporters in Cape Town have led to the closure of one of the voter registration stations in Khayelitsha.


DA, ANC embark on final registration drive in Western Cape

Friday 8 April 2016 19:12

The Democratic Alliance (DA) and the African National Congress (ANC) will take their registration drive to different parts of the Western Cape this weekend.


Zwelinzima Vavi says Mantashe is spreading rumours about him.
Vavi hits back at Gwede Mantashe

Thursday 7 April 2016 19:43

Former Cosatu General Secretary, Zwelinzima Vavi has hit back at ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe.


Government has committed to R1 billion for drought relief for all of the farmers.
SA expects to source enough white maize this year: Minister

Tuesday 5 April 2016 17:38

Drought-stricken South Africa should be able to import enough white maize to meet the needs of consumers who regard the yellow variety as only fit for livestock.


Rand weakens on growth fears, political risk

Tuesday 5 April 2016 13:53

South Africa's rand weakened on Tuesday as a wave of global risk aversion nudged emerging markets lower.


Bloemfontein celebrates its170th anniversary

Saturday 2 April 2016 21:50

Bloemfontein is celebrating two important anniversaries this weekend.


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