ANC remains firm in its reasons for Khoza's axing

Friday 18 August 2017 02:01

The African National Congress (ANC) has stood firm in its denial that MP Makhosi Khoza was axed due to her support of the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.


Dissolution of Parliament is feasible: Elections Forum

Monday 14 August 2017 08:29

The dissolution of Parliament appears to be a far fetched dream for the Democratic Alliance (DA) with political parties and civil society dismissing the idea.


SACP First Deputy General Secretary, Solly Mapaila, says the party continues to support the ANC as an alliance partner, despite its calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down.
ANC unable to solve internal conflicts: SACP

Saturday 12 August 2017 08:32

The South African Communist Party says it’s concerned about what it calls the inability of the African National Congress to solve its internal problems.


He, however, added that while government is dealing with the issue in parliament, the organisation will start mobilising to take the land back themselves
Mngxitama calls for a black bank & seizure of white farms

Friday 11 August 2017 19:34

Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama has called on black people to form their own bank, while encouraging students to form land expropriation committees.


The DA believes elections in the current political climate will benefit opposition parties.
DA’s Parliament dissolution motion faces vast rejection

Thursday 10 August 2017 21:57

The Democratic Alliance's tabled motion to have Parliament dissolved looks doomed. Neither the dissolution of the House nor a significant number of MP resignations is likely to ensure early elections.


Thousands took part in the march to parliament.
Opposition parties, civic organisations unite in anti-Zuma march

Tuesday 8 August 2017 18:15

Leaders of opposition parties and civic society organisations marched in the Cape Town CBD on Tuesday, calling on President Jacob Zuma to be removed from office.


This is the eighth motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.
WATCH: Debate on motion of no confidence

Tuesday 8 August 2017 14:41

All eyes are on parliament as members of the National Assembly are debating the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma.


Political parties gather for No Confidence march

Tuesday 8 August 2017 11:27

Different political parties have gathered in Cape Town amid shouts of "Down with Jacob Zuma" ahead of their No Confidence march to Parliament later Tuesday.


IFP Chief Whip Narend Singh says they want to make sure that the vote is totally secret.
Opposition to chart way forward on secret ballot

Tuesday 8 August 2017 05:45

Opposition will hold an urgent meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss the procedure of voting during the motion of no confidence in Jacob Zuma.


Both the EFF and UDM have indicated that they will challenge her decision in court if Baleka Mbete announces that the vote will be conducted in the open.
WATCH: Mbete announces decision on motion of no confidence

Monday 7 August 2017 15:28

National Assembly Speaker, Baleka Mbete, is finally announcing her decision on whether the motion on the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be conducted openly or secretly.


“Little recourse if secret ballot is not granted”

Monday 7 August 2017 09:15

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says there is little recourse for opposition parties if a secret ballot is not allowed with sufficient reason, in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.


Precautions taken ahead of anti-Zuma marches

Monday 7 August 2017 06:53

City of Cape Town Member of the Mayoral Committee on Security JP Smith says precautions have been taken to ensure that marches relating to a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly are safe.


ANC urges opposition to vote with conscience

Friday 4 August 2017 07:42

The ANC has called on members of opposition parties in Parliament to follow the actions of EFF members in Mogale City during the motion of no-confidence debate in President Jacob Zuma.


Ward Four residents in Cape Town are voting following the firing of a DA Councillor.
By-elections running smoothly in Cape Town

Wednesday 2 August 2017 16:02

Voting is progressing smoothly in a by-election in Ward Four in Cape Town.


The by-elections come as a result of either the death or the resignation of councillors in the different wards.
All systems go for Wednesday by-elections

Wednesday 2 August 2017 05:58

The Independent Electoral Commission has announced its readiness to hold successful by-elections in the Western Cape, Kwazulu-Natal and Limpopo.


EFF leader in hot water again following anti-Indian remarks

Tuesday 1 August 2017 22:13

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema is in hot water again following his anti-Indian remarks at the weekend.


The DA wants to know how much money has the SABC asked from the National Treasury.
More than 360 applications received for SABC permanent board

Tuesday 1 August 2017 20:42

The Communications Committee in Parliament has received more than 360 applications of persons who want to serve on the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) permanent board.


Malema faces charges for 'racist remarks'

Tuesday 1 August 2017 12:18

The South African Minority Rights Equality Movement (SAMREM) has laid criminal charges against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema.


There is only one week before the Motion of No Confidence in Jacob Zuma is debated in Parliament.
DA's call for an early elections rejected by ANC

Monday 31 July 2017 19:03

The Democratic Alliance (DA) wants early national elections and for the National Assembly to be dissolved should President Jacob Zuma be removed successfully through the No Confidence Motion.


EFF leader Julius Malema lashed out at people of Indian origin, saying they constantly exploit black people during the party’s fourth anniversary celebrations.
Minority Front to approach SAHRC over Malema remarks

Monday 31 July 2017 09:06

The Minority Front is to approach the Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) over comments made by EFF leader Julius Malema.


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