Annette Combrink

ANC tries to ‘sneak in’ Tlkowe no-confidence vote

The ANC has allegedly attempted to re-take control of Tlokwe by "sneaking in" a motion of no confidence in DA mayor Annette Combrink.

DA confident of Tlokwe Ward Six win

The Democratic Alliance is confident it will come out on top, despite the ANC winning eight out of nine wards last month

IEC credibility in question after Tlokwe judgment

Following a court's decision to rule in favour of six independent candidates in Tlokwe, the credibility of the IEC has been put under the spotlight.

Tlokwe judgment: By-elections postponed for six wards

The Electoral Court in Bloemfontein has passed judgment on an application to postpone by-elections in Tlokwe.

Ex-ANC councillors not on Tlokwe candidates list

None of the 14 former North West ANC councillors reinstated as party members over the weekend appear on the ANC's list of by-election candidates.

ANC disciplinary committee overturns Tlokwe expulsions

ANC national disciplinary committee chair Derek Hanekom says the expulsion of 14 Tlokwe councillors has been overturned following a misconduct furore.

ANC plans early celebration for Tlokwe

The ANC in Tlokwe has split its attention between the highly contested by-elections and the preparations for a massive celebration party.

Tlokwe votes: We gave the ANC its chance

The residents of Tlokwe have cast what they called "the vote to end the era of political loyalty" during the first round of by-elections.

DA confident it will keep Tlokwe

The DA says voter confidence is high in Potchefstroom ahead of Wednesday’s by-elections, despite the ANC’s electioneering tactics.

North West ANC vows to win Tlokwe back

The ANC in the North West has vowed to pull out all the stops to win the forthcoming by-elections in Tlokwe and elsewhere in the province.

ANC to give up Tlokwe mayor seat – for now

The ANC has finally decided to respect a court ruling and hand over the Tlokwe municipality's mayoral position to the Democratic Alliance.

Judge questions ANC’s power in Tlokwe

The battle for the mayoral position of Tlokwe municipality remains unresolved, although the high court judge disputed arguments made by the ANC.


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

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

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.

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