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Q&A Sessions: ‘Keeping quiet is not an option’ — Charlotte Lobe

More than a decade after a brief stint on the opposition benches, Charlotte Lobe is helping to fly the South African flag as a senior public servant in the department of international relations and co-operation

Objections will not suspend the election results

Smaller parties are threatening court action. But this does not automatically suspend the results of the election

Elections 2019: Over 4.9mil votes counted, Cope has hope

South Africans headed the polls on Wednesday to elect the country’s sixth democratic administration

Bosasa ran DCS into the ground — Bloem

Dennis Bloem recounted how “havoc” reigned over the department under Linda Mti and his predecessor Khulekani Sithole

COPE MP to ‘back up’ Agrizzi testimony at Zondo commission

Dennis Bloem was the chairperson of Parliament’s correctional services oversight committee

We colluded in our land dispossession

Like Lekota, Agrizzi has revealed a dreadful truth — we gave away the state for measly trinkets

Cope’s Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

The Electoral Laws Amendment Bill will seek to amend the Electoral Commission Act, 1996, to provide for and to regulate independent candidacy

Gigaba: ‘I’m gonna be alright’ as opposition parties react to his resignation

The ANC's alliance partner the SACP has applauded Malusi Gigaba for his decision

Lekota joins forces with AfriForum to ‘protect property rights’

​Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota will join AfriForum in asking other countries to put pressure on South Africa not to amend the Constitution

Police portfolio committee calls for probe into Hawks

This follows revelations made by former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas at the state capture inquiry on Friday

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken property rights

Steven Friedman argues that the constitutional amendment is likely to clarify the Constitution’s current provisions on land expropriation

Hard day for Lekota at land hearings

Lekota endured a difficult day, getting stick from members of the public for his opposition to proposed amendments to Section 25 of the Constitution

Ramaphosa set to answer questions in Parliament

Most of the focus of the questions to President Ramaphosa is expected to be on the economy

Cope: ANC, Zuma are the problem, not the judiciary

Cope National Chairperson, Pakes Dikgetsi, said Cope was extremely disturbed by the posture taken by the ANC supporters outside the court.

‘Some of us are very hurt’ by negative comments about Mam’ Winnie – Yengeni

An ANC NEC member has not taken kindly to criticism of struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

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Zuma’s namesake organisation twists facts and the law – he told Zondo he would answer questions but only in private to the deputy chief justice

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

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