ANC notes DA threat to rural votes

The ANC in the Eastern Cape has admitted its rival, the Democratic Alliance, is making inroads into rural areas, the party’s historical stronghold.


Bhisho raps parties over the knuckles

Mind your language, DA and EFF told. THE Bhisho legislature ethics committee this week ruled against DA and EFF leaders after investigating their alleged use of “unparliamentary language”.


ANC probes youth league fiasco

NEC looks in as two provinces fail to convene. THE ANC Youth League in the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal have failed to hold elective conferences as planned.

President Jacob Zuma’s  Nkandla  homestead

SIU fingers architect over Nkandla costs

The Special Investigating Unit’s final report on the Nkandla controversy has placed the blame for the soaring cost of upgrades to President Jacob Zuma private home on his architect Minenhle Makhanya.

CLOSE WATCH:  UNARMED ... A delegation of invited leaders from Molteno sing and dance on their way to sacked Inkwanca mayor Mthandazo Qamngwana’s temporary offices in Sterkstroom under the watchful eye of the police. Moments later stones were thrown as a group of allegedly armed supporters of the mayor attacked this group Picture: SUPPLIED

Mayhem as council sacked

THE Inkwanca municipal council has been dissolved leaving the mayor and five councillors without jobs.


EC ANC expels councillor and orders two to resign

THE Eastern Cape ANC has expelled a councillor and ordered two more to resign following a damning report into election list manipulation.

Speaker Baleka
Mbete warns
the Economic
Fighters she
will not
’anarchy’ in
parliament last
week Picture: ESA

DA, EFF unite against Speaker

Opposition forges joint motion of no confidence. THE country’s leading opposition parties have united across ideological divides to table a motion of no confidence in the Speaker of the National Assembly, Baleka Mbete.


MEC lambastes councillors who pile up service arrears

MUNICIPAL officials and councillors in various Eastern Cape municipalities owe their respective councils millions of rands in outstanding service fees.

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