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EFF self proclaimed spokesman, Andile Matshaya (middle) dumped the party's files they took last week, in the pavement infront of their provincial offices yesterday. PICTURE ASANDA NINI

EFF leadership to take faction to task over HQ mayhem

THE interim provincial leadership of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has vowed disciplinary action against a group of defiant party members who stormed the provincial headquarters and confiscated files and keys  last week.

deputy ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa

Parliament’s dignity will be restored: Ramaphosa

Leaders of political parties have agreed to work together to restore the dignity and integrity of Parliament, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said this morning.

Inhabitants pass by the looted house of Francois Compaore, brother of former Burkinese president Blaise Compaore, on November 2, 2014 in Ouagadougou. Talks on forming a transition government in Burkina Faso began on November 8, 2014  with the army at first declining to join, while ousted leader Blaise Compaore accused his opponents of jointly plotting his overthrow. Compaore resigned on October 30 after unrest over plans to extend his 27-year rule exploded into violence and street protests. Picture: AFP

Transition government likely for Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s political parties and civil society groups were yesterday set to adopt a transition plan for the west African country after the ousting of veteran president Blaise Compaore.

Police officers in Marikana

Politics sparked Marikana clash

Political concerns led to police pushing for a confrontation with striking platinum miners in Marikana in 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard this afternoon.

Graphic: TEGAN BEDSER

VIDEO: Race, Politics, Leadership

Since democracy South Africans have come to believe our troubles will all be solved by state bureaucracy. But what really ails us and how are we missing the boat in building a future? 

EFF Leader Julius Malema

I am complying with Sars, says Malema

EFF leader Julius Malema is complying with the provisional sequestration order against him, he said this morning.

President Jacob Zuma

QUOTES OF THE WEEK

A selection of quotes of Southern African interest for the week:

Agang SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has announced that she is leaving politics

Ramphele leaves party politics

AGANG SA leader Mamphela Ramphele has decided to leave politics, she announced earlier today.

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