Tag: politic

SABC News – Criminal gangs are running the show at Sassa: Scopa:Thursday 20 July 2017

Themba Godi says contracts at Sassa must not be disturbed.(SABC) Chairperson of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts...

Mozambique’s debt scandal: Impunity is the catch of the day

With crucial details about the $2 billion loans still secret, the people are paying the price for decisions made...

Abahlali baseMjondolo to testify at Moerane Commission

The Moerane Commission investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal will continue on Wednesday, with representatives of the shack dwellers'...

Calls for Zuma to step down gain momentum

As pressure mounts for the prosecution of those implicated in state capture, calls for President Jacob Zuma to...

A forgotten community: The little town in Niger keeping the lights on in France

Welcome to Arlit, the impoverished uranium capital of Africa. From Niamey, the capital of the landlocked West African...

Loser should accept defeat: Dlamini-Zuma

Presidential hopeful and former AU Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says whichever slate loses the elective conference in December,...

White monopoly capital exists: Zuma

President Jacob Zuma insists that white monopoly capital in South Africa exists. Source link : http://www.sabc.co.za/news/a/e4e87b8041e95157ba44fadbdeb0a1f7/White-monopoly-capital-exists:-Zuma-20170718 Author :...

DA to lay charges against German software giant SAP

The DA says it will lay criminal charges of money-laundering and corruption against the South African branch of...

Tanzania: Magufuli’s mining reforms are a masterclass in political manoeuvring

Whether his moves in the mining sector work or not, President Magufuli knows what he is doing. President...

Civil society to build new broad front against state capture

The Convener of Save South Africa Sipho Pityana says the urgency for the removal of President Jacob Zuma...

An interview with Moïse Katumbi, DR Congo’s would-be president

“The same people who betrayed Mobutu are now with Kabila, telling him he’s God, telling him he’s whatever....

SABC News – Nzimande clarifies congress resolutions:Monday 17 July 2017

Blade Nzimande has dismissed allegations that he is not willing to step down after being on the helm...

Zuma failed the nation with Cabinet reshuffle: Mapaila

SACP second Deputy Secretary, Solly Mapaila says President Jacob Zuma has not taken the nation into his confidence...

SABC News – ANC top six confront escalating factional battles in Western Cape:Sunday 16 July 2017

The intervention by the ANC top six is expected to heal the rifts in the Western Cape.(SABC) The...

SABC News – Brown must stop bonuses to ineffective Eskom executives: DA:Sunday 16 July 2017

The DA publicly called on Lynne Brown to reject the request to approve short-term bonuses of R5.5 million...

SACP standing alone is unrealistic: Expert

Labour expert Terry Bell has warned that the South African Communist Party's (SACP) decision to go it alone...

SABC News – Sisulu publicly accepts nomination for ANC presidency:Saturday 15 July 2017

Lindiwe Sisulu made the announcement at an ANC Women's League meeting in East London. (SABC) African National Congress...

Ramaphosa renews call for inquiry into state capture

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated his widely stated support for the establishment, without delay, of a judicial...

SABC News – Saftu to hold a feedback rally in Limpopo:Saturday 15 July 2017

General secretary of Saftu, Zwelinzima Vavi.(SABC) The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) will on Saturday hold...

ANC Soweto nominates Mbete for presidential candidate

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete has rejected calls by opposition parties to recuse herself from the vote of...

Photo of the Week: Eat, sleep, breathe football

Earlier this week, the English football club Everton made a slight splash when they touched down in Tanzania’s...

The African trade revolution quietly afoot

In a tumultuous year for the global trading landscape, negotiations for a huge Africa-wide free trade area are progressing...

Shot ANC councilor in a stable condition

The three ANC councillors who were hospitalised after being seriously wounded in a shooting incident at Umzimkhulu in...

SABC News – There is a plot to assassinate ANC leaders in KZN: Ntuli:Friday 14 July 2017

ANC Youth League secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa and two other ANC councillors were rushed to hospital after they were...

Mbete to announce her decision on secret ballot

Political parties represented in Parliament have until the close of business on Friday to make submissions on how...

ANC needs a break from government: Mentor

Former African National Congress MP, Vytjie Mentor says the ANC needs to take a break from government, so...

Rwanda and its president: Paul Kagame, feted and feared

Print section Print Rubric:  Foreigners love President Paul Kagame. Why are his people so frightened of him? Print...

A man with no plan for Sudan: Donald Trump ducks a decision on sanctions on Khartoum

Print section Print Rubric:  Donald Trump ducks a big decision Print Headline:  Deal or no deal? Print Fly...

As CAR peace deal unravels, uncertainty looms for thousands of child soldiers

A ceasefire agreed in June aimed at halting the Central African Republic’s five-year conflict barely lasted 24 hours....

SABC News – Zumas prolonged stay in office will cost ANC: SACP:Thursday 13 July 2017

Calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down (SABC) The South African Communist Party (SACP) leadership  has requested...

SABC News – Mkhwebanes Reserve Bank controversy continues:Wednesday 12 July 2017

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's earlier recommendation that the mandate of the Reserve Bank be changed has been considered...

Kenyatta vs. Odinga: A study in contrasts

Ahead of Kenya’s elections, the opposition stalwart is promising to shake things up, while the incumbent vows to protect the...

Ramaphosa set to clarify govt position on state capture

Government's position on growing calls for an end to corruption and the prosecution of those involved in alleged...

DAs turnaround plan in Oudtshoorn pays off

The Democratic Alliance-run Oudtshoorn Municipality in the Little Karoo says it has managed to eradicate more than R80...

SABC News – Dlamini-Zuma’s expected visit to Northern Cape sparks rage:Tuesday 11 July 2017

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is expected to visit the Northern Cape on Saturday. (GCIS) The expected visit of African...

Kenya’s whirlwind weekend underscores elections uncertainties

A series of unrelated but important events the past few days could have significant repercussions for the tightening...

Rwanda’s election outcome is already decided

Only President Paul Kagame has a chance of winning the 2017 presidential election. And he could stay in...

Watch SACP National Congress

The SACP says it will continue to support the ANC as an alliance partner, despite its calls for...

SABC News – ANC in KZN wants Makhosi removed:Monday 10 July 2017

Makhosi Khoza has been critical of the ANC leadership and challenges facing the ruling party.(SABC) African National Congress...

Kenya’s 2017 elections will be like none before. Here’s why.

Devolution has demystified local power and emboldened voters to assert themselves, leading to shocks all the way up...