Politics

South Sudan: Soldiers’ rape trial is a publicity stunt and distraction

The government has repeatedly undermined measures that could meaningfully deliver justice for South Sudanese. A UN Security Council...

Parliament drafts party funding bill

Parliament is working on developing a legislature around party funding. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/7cbd7500419a0fe990789470236c5f52/Parliament-drafts-party-funding-bill-20170622 Author : Publish date...

Watch Constitutional Court ruling on Zuma secret ballot

The Constitutional Court is delivering judgment in the application for a secret ballot to be allowed in Parliament...

Holomisa hopes for favourable secret ballot ruling

Bantu Holomisa says he's confident that the ConCourt will rule in his party's favour when it delivers judgment...

D Day for secret ballot ConCourt ruling

Some opposition parties have mixed expectations for Thursday's Constitutional Court ruling on the use of a secret ballot...

SABC News – Positive outcomes from meeting between CEOs and ANC:Wednesday 21 June 2017

ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize says they have discussed radical economic transformation with CEOs of banks. (SABC) African National...

Mali: The stoning that didn’t happen, and why it matters

Most media accounts depict an unequivocal reign of terror under Islamist rule in northern Mali. That’s inaccurate in...

Ethiopia was colonised – African Arguments

We kept the imperialists at bay, but it wasn’t enough. “Growing up in Ethiopia, fluency in English was...

SABC News – ANC says Mkhwebane overstepped her mandate:Tuesday 20 June 2017

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane released four reports on Monday. (SABC) The African National Congress (ANC) has accused Public...

Something is happening in Congo-Brazzaville

Amid opposition protests and a month before legislative elections, the internet has gone down, leading to an information...

Slippage in the DR Congo: Where are the UN and South Africa?

In past crises, the United Nations and South Africa have played important roles in stabilising the situation in the...

Patriotic Alliance in Mandela Bay in coalition talks with DA

The Patriotic Alliance (PA) is in negotiations to become the latest coalition partner in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro....

UDM calls for full banking industry probe

UDM in Parliament is calling for a comprehensive investigation into the banking sector to get to the bottom...

I am sick to my stomach of the games being played: Buthelezi

Inkatha Freedom Party leader, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, lashed out at the African National Congress on Monday, for "obstructing...

Zambia’s authoritarianism deepens, emboldened by IMF support

An opposition leader in jail. 48 MPs suspended. A $1.2 billion IMF package on the way. President Edgar...

Cosatu criticises the endorsement of Dlamini-Zuma for ANC president

Cosatu's second deputy president Zingiswa Losi has criticised those endorsing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the next president of the...

SABC News – ANC has to re-position itself by defeating factionalism: Ramaphosa:Sunday 18 June 2017

Cyril Ramaphosa was addressing delegates at the Western Cape ANC’s Provincial Policy Conference in Stellenbosch, where he was...

Watch Ethekwini ANC Regional Council

Watch Ethekwini ANC Regional Council Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/1d3e0500418e0a36b88abfe7232a32ed/Watch-Ethekwini-ANC-Regional-Council-20170618 Author : Publish date : 18 June 2017 |...

Mabuza concedes unity at its lowest in the ANC

ANC Chairperson in Mpumalanga, David Mabuza has conceded that unity and cohesion in the ANC is at its...

ANC needs disciplined cadreship to tackle corruption: Fikeni

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will be expected to bring unity and reconciliation to the...

SABC News – ANC branch in E Cape endorses Phosa as presidential candidate:Friday 16 June 2017

African National Congress (ANC) veteran, Mathews Phosa says the ANC is in its current state because of ignorance.(SABC)...

Motsoeneng should have learnt from 1976 generation: EFF

SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng should have learnt from the1976 generation that people will react to announcements that cause...

Photo of the Week: The kayayei of Ghana

After another gruelling day carrying goods on their heads around the city, some young kayayei relax by watching TV before...

South Sudan: Will local concerns sink the National Dialogue?

Much violence is driven not by national politics but local – and often more intractable – disputes around...

SABC News – Parties in W Cape commemorate Youth Day:Friday 16 June 2017

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will hold a rally in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.(SABC) Tags: Western Cape Cape...

Political activist David Stuurman brought home from Australia

The spirit of the fallen political activist, Khoi chief, David Stuurman has been brought home from Australia Source...

Trench war: The factions that make up DR Congo’s fragmented landscape

Explaining who’s on whose side in the country’s complex political mosaic. Supporters of Vital Kamerhe, one of the...

SABC News – Mkhwebane requests more funds for investigation into Gupta emails:Thursday 15 June 2017

Busisiwe Mkhwebane announced a preliminary probe into the latest State Capture allegations on Wednesday.(SABC) Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane...

Political parties expressed satisfaction in Phongolo by-election

Political parties in high spirits as the election fever gripped Phongolo's Ward 7. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/c1deb6004182c1bb8435c4bbbb0e2c33/Political-parties-expressed-satisfaction-in-Phongolo-by-election--20170614 Author...

Mashatile concerned about stability of Mogale City

Mashatile concerned about stability of Mogale City TimesLIVE | 2017-06-14 15:21:50.0 Paul Mashatile. File photo Image by: Supplied...

Mogale City councillors boycott mayoral vote meeting

The majority of councillors in Mogale City have boycotted a council meeting where a new mayor was to...

DA stalls no confidence motion against Zille

The DA in the Western Cape legislature has stymied moves by the ANC to table a motion of...

SABC News – Voting underway in Kimberley:Wednesday 14 June 2017

Over four thousand two hundred people are registered to vote in the Ward 24 by-election in Kimberly. (SABC)...

Calls mount for Ngubane to face the music for the rot uncovered at Eskom

Lawson Naidoo‚ executive secretary of the Council for the Advancement of the Constitution of SA‚ said that recently...

Zille apologises: Premier keeps job in deal to shore up DA’s pre-election unity

Helen Zille received a watered-down sanction over her tweets on colonialism, with the DA averting a messy and...

A day after Ngubane quits, mystery unfolds about him and a planned Gupta oil trip

The Times has found within the Gupta e-mail leaks evidence that his passport was forwarded to Rajesh "Tony"...

OUTA lays criminal complaint against Ngubane

OUTA lays criminal complaint against Ngubane TimesLive | 2017-06-13 18:15:39.0 Ben Ngubane. File photo Image by: Supplied /...

Historical grievance: South Africa’s opposition tries to patch things up

Print section UK Only Article:  standard article Fly Title:  Historical grievance Location:  JOHANNESBURG Main image:  20170617_map501.jpg HELEN ZILLE,...

Full statement by Western Cape ANC in response to Zille’s apology

The DA fudging on Zille again - by ANC W/Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs Zille's pro-colonialism remarks go to...

State capture figures ‘feeling the heat’

State capture figures ‘feeling the heat’ Graeme Hosken And Kyle Cowan | 2017-06-13 13:57:12.0 Atul Gupta. File photo....