An intense battle for control of the newly formed political party, the African Democratic Change has broken out.
The Democratic Alliance’s disciplinary hearing against Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille is scheduled to begin on Tuesday.
The Democratic Alliance wants to change its constitution to include a recall clause that will allow it to remove its public representatives, by passing litigious processes that have plagued their disciplinary processes.
What has become known as the “spy tapes” case, cast a pall over South African politics, with much of former president Jacob Zuma’s attempts to avoid prosecution on 16 charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering believed to be behind many of his political machinations while he was in office.
The ANC has called on South Africans to allow the prosecution of former president Jacob Zuma to unfold unhindered, saying he is innocent until proven guilty. Meanwhile, opposition parties say the “chickens have come home to roost”.
One-time financial advisor to former president Jacob Zuma, Schabir Shaik, has refused to comment on the National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to prosecute Zuma on corruption charges.
Almost two decades after she went to Parliament to call for a probe into the arms deal, Patricia de Lille says she finally feels “vindicated” after the NPA announced that former President Jacob Zuma will face criminal charges.
The NPA will prosecute former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges of corruption, money laundering and racketeering
Former SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng has laughed off the DA’s suggestion that he should pay back legal fees spent on various cases while he was an executive at the public broadcaster.
Australia’s deputy prime minister says his country has good relations with SA and said the storm brewing over immigration comments was an “over the top” reaction.
Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu has issued a diplomatic demarche – or course of action – to Australian High Commissioner in SA Adam McCarthy, to demand a retraction of the comments made by their home affairs minister Peter Dutton, over the SA land redistribution process.
Cabinet is concerned “when people go internationally to protect white supremacy”, according to Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane.
Opposition parties in the Nelson Mandela Bay council are gearing up to remove the entire mayoral committee, which could see an end to the DA-led coalition that was formed in the metro during the 2016 local government elections.
Despite information before the courts that the contingency plan to pay social grants by April 1 will not be ready, the Cabinet says it is satisfied that the beneficiaries of social grants will be paid on this date.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is to face some testing questions in Parliament on Wednesday during his first quarterly question session since being sworn in a month ago. Watch.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has described the ANC 11, who want to challenge the Eastern Cape provincial conference, known as the “festival of chairs” in the Constitutional Court, as opportunistic.
President Ramaphosa survived his first question session in Parliament this week, having been confronted by a number of testing follow ups by the usually vocal opposition, writes Paul Herman.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has filed a notice of intent to bring a motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip.
To inform former president Jacob Zuma about his decision relating to the corruption charges against him is not special treatment, the National Director Public Prosecutions has told the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land reform debate should not be reduced to a debate about expropriation without compensation.
Former president Jacob Zuma will pay his legal fees from his own pocket if the courts rule he had acted in his personal capacity, President Cyril Ramaphosa has told Parliament.