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.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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