The Survival Game: Why Zuma will outlast the Nkandla crisis
On Sunday, SABC television news carried a story of the ANC in the Free State declaring its support for President Jacob Zuma.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
.com | ANC 'concerned' by Lesotho developments
The ANC on Saturday called on the Lesotho Defence Force to return to barracks and allow the government to continue its functions.
SA lacks leadership: Malema
"We have no leadership. We are a leaderless country," he told about 100 of the EFF's members, most of them women, in Boksburg, on the East Rand, at an event to celebrate women's month.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
South Africa: At 22, Johannesburg Lawmaker Stands up for the Poor
The chaotic streets of sprawling Alexandria township are Lyrics Mazibuko's stomping grounds.
.com | Mooi River mayor removed - report
The African National Congress would not confirm reports that it had sacked Mooi Mpofana local municipality mayor Ntombi Mpangase in the wake of protests during the past week.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Tutu applauds Madonsela's courage
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Reverend Mpho Tutu on Thursday appealed for Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to be left alone to do her work.
S.Africa's capital considers naming street after Mao
Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong was added to the list of possible names for streets and buildings in the South African capital Pretoria on Thursday despite protest from opposition parties.
South Africa and its parliament: Red-letter day
THE opening of South Africa's parliament is always a glitzy affair: podgy politicians strut before the cameras in local garb, ball-gowns and slick suits.
.com | ANC 'notes' Zuma spy tapes ruling
The ANC said on Thursday it noted the Supreme Court of Appeal's order that the so-called Zuma "spy tapes" be released, after opposition by President Jacob Zuma.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
.com | Sorry for you, Mr Basson
Mr Adriaan Basson could I say respectfully to you Sir, why are you interfering in the issues of the African National Congress, have we as Blacks ever questioned the deeds of the mighty National Party and please to let us go back to the era because to some of us healing wounds will be exacerbated by the pain of remembrance.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
.com | Brains under the red beret
For those of you who follow South African politics you would know that much like fighting movies such as Fight Club and Never Back Down - South Africa has two main contenders for the belt .
Madonsela not above Parliament: ANC
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela thinks she is above all institutions in the country, ANC deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte said on Tuesday.
South Africa: Does FW De Klerk Deserve More Kudos?
Earlier this month, the City of Cape Town announced that it has recommended the renaming of Table Bay Boulevard - the section of the N1 freeway closest to the city - in honor of former president FW de Klerk.
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South Africa's Nene Says Open to Partners for Eskom Plants
South Africa is open to private investors helping to finance power plants built by Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. to plug a funding gap faced by the state power utility, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
South Africa: Ruling Party Nominates Nkandla Committee Members
The ANC has nominated senior parliamentary members to the ad hoc committee that will deliberate on President Jacob Zuma's response to investigations into public spending at his Nkandla home.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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South Africa: New liberation forces debate post-apartheid struggle
About 30 international guests and 120 shop stewards from the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa met over August 7 to 10 in Johannesburg to discuss building a new, left alternative to the ruling African National Congress .
.com | ANCYL warns of party's demise
The ANC Youth League has made some astonishing predictions in a discussion document that states that the ANC could one day lose power and be reduced to an opposition party.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
South Sudan: Political Parties Disown Leader At Peace Talks
South Sudanese political parties in the ongoing peace talks mediated by the East African regional bloc have announced that Lam Akol was no longer their leader.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
South Africa's judiciary: Court battles
IT WAS an incident that seemed scripted for caricature. Earlier this month Dali Mpofu, a red-beret-sporting lawyer and member of South Africa's socialist political party, the Economic Freedom Fighters , had a public argument with Cyril Ramaphosa, the country's deputy president and leading light in the ruling African National Congress , over his ... (more)
South African lawmakers chant 'pay back the money' at Zuma
South Africa's national assembly was brought to a halt on Thursday as far-left lawmakers noisily chanted "pay back the money" at President Jacob Zuma, after $23 million in public funds was spent on his home.