2019 Elections

Maimane’s Mosa movement to launch within two months

The former DA leader says his new political movement can bring change to South Africa

Jockeys without horses: Let’s all learn to be constructive

Although Benjamin Fogel denies the relevance of the South African Communist Party — and gets a few facts wrong — some of his points are correct

Malema: Collect 10 million votes, Cheers!

The party by to increase its voters five times by 2023

Tackle racism with a rights-based approach

To address the systemic issues of racial discrimination, broad social and economic transformation is required in SA

Party’s woes signify historical dilemma of South Africa’s liberals

The Democratic Alliance’s problems can be traced back to the politicisation of race, which has persisted even after the dawn of democracy in 1994

DA election review recommends Maimane step down

A review into the party’s poor election results also calls for the DA’s CEO to stand down — he has subsequently resigned

Paul Boughey, CEO of the DA has resigned

A report that looked into the party's poor election performance called for the CEO and Mmusi Maimane to vacate their positions

A turbulent transition: DA faces a rocky future

Because it's a blend of political influences the transition it is facing has, inevitably, had an existential effect on the opposition party
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Leader’s principal aim to build IFP

Gravitas: Velenkosini Hlabisa brings his experience to his new post as leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party.

ANC in Gauteng: For whom does the electorate toll?

With two years before the next local government election and an ANC in Gauteng already on notice, the stakes have never been higher.

DA admits to governance balls-ups

After  disappointing elections results, the party is focusing on its municipalities and coalitions

DA in want of leadership and an identity

The party’s electoral decline is an indication that it does not really know what it stands for

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it