EFF manifesto: Freedom from the economic fight?
/ 13 February 2024

EFF manifesto: Freedom from the economic fight?

Some believe the Red Berets could pull the government too far to the left, but its lack of ideological clarity suggests otherwise

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DA opens corruption case against Deputy President Paul Mashatile
/ 13 February 2024

DA opens corruption case against Deputy President Paul Mashatile

Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen said the allegations against Mashatile would have come to light had the president instituted lifestyle audits of his cabinet as promised

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Concourt denies ANC leave to appeal cadre deployment order
/ 12 February 2024

Concourt denies ANC leave to appeal cadre deployment order

The court’s decision means the ruling party remains compelled to hand over its deployment records to the Democratic Alliance

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New poll suggests EFF could topple DA as official opposition
/ 7 February 2024

New poll suggests EFF could topple DA as official opposition

The poll also suggest the ANC could drop below 50%, requiring it to form a coalition to govern the country

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ActionSA says Steenhuisen’s statements threaten the work of Multi-Party Charter
/ 5 February 2024

ActionSA says Steenhuisen’s statements threaten the work of Multi-Party Charter

But the Democratic Alliance’s Gauteng leader said John Steenhuisen’s comments had not harmed the charter

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Déjà vu as Multi-Party Charter unveils economic plan
/ 30 January 2024

Déjà vu as Multi-Party Charter unveils economic plan

In trying to provide an alternative to the ANC, the new political grouping has fallen into old traps

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Gaza needs John Steenhuisen’s journalism
/ 20 January 2024

Gaza needs John Steenhuisen’s journalism

It is time the DA leader reprised his Christiane Amanpour routine first unleashed in Ukraine

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Political parties want Ramaphosa to announce election date in February State of Nation address
/ 16 January 2024

Political parties want Ramaphosa to announce election date in February State of Nation address

The parties say a delay in announcing the date prejudices their preparation efforts

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Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?
/ 5 January 2024

Battle for South Africa: will this be the year of the opposition?

The biggest opposition parties are intent on usurping the ANC’s power by forming alliances with smaller left and right wing parties

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Herman Mashaba says he trusts the PA more than the DA, but isn’t ‘friends’ with either
/ 4 January 2024

Herman Mashaba says he trusts the PA more than the DA, but isn’t ‘friends’ with either

The ActionSA leader also said he would not be standing as the party’s Gauteng premier candidate

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Elections 2024: The DA’s new opponents in the Western Cape
/ 3 January 2024

Elections 2024: The DA’s new opponents in the Western Cape

The DA is confident of an easy win, but newcomer Patriotic Alliance is likely to make an impact as the ANC continues to battle for a foothold in the province

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Ramokgopa: ANC top seven hope to convince Msimang to return to the party
/ 13 December 2023

Ramokgopa: ANC top seven hope to convince Msimang to return to the party

National executive committee members may thwart plans by the ANC top brass to bring former ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang back

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ANC stalwart Mavuso Msimang was consulted on launch of new party by Roger Jardine, but was not asked to join it
/ 8 December 2023

ANC stalwart Mavuso Msimang was consulted on launch of new party by Roger Jardine, but was not asked to join it

ANC stonewalling on ridding its election list of people named in the state capture commission was the last straw for Msimang, who then quit the party

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Is Steenhuisen out as moonshot pact seeks new front man?
/ 8 December 2023

Is Steenhuisen out as moonshot pact seeks new front man?

The Multi-Party Charter’s funders are said to be looking for a new figurehead for the coalition’s election campaign

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ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang set to join businessman Roger Jardine’s political movement?
/ 8 December 2023

ANC veteran Mavuso Msimang set to join businessman Roger Jardine’s political movement?

The MK veteran said on Friday, however, that he would not join any political party

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Shocks and surprises for Cyril as moonshot lines up its parachute president
/ 7 December 2023

Shocks and surprises for Cyril as moonshot lines up its parachute president

Fikile Mbalula and the Luthuli House crew may find themselves working from home in the next elections

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Our democracy has long been twisted by conspiracy
/ 1 December 2023

Our democracy has long been twisted by conspiracy

What if we never believed any of the fake reports by a fanatical spook community backing Jacob Zuma?

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DA motion to dissolve Joburg council falls flat
/ 30 November 2023

DA motion to dissolve Joburg council falls flat

Mayor Kabelo Gwamanda labelled the attempt a ploy to gain political points

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Democratic Alliance scores own goal over Gaza
/ 24 November 2023

Democratic Alliance scores own goal over Gaza

It should be the day of ANC’s reckoning, but opposition parties such as the Democratic Alliance should polish up their messaging on Israel’s war in Gaza

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Can coalitions stabilise the economy?
/ 18 November 2023

Can coalitions stabilise the economy?

With the right amount of planning, political coalitions can work – and even create the environment for better economic solutions

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Research bodies say surveys aim to inform voters, not influence them
/ 27 October 2023

Research bodies say surveys aim to inform voters, not influence them

Polls by three organisations paint bleak electoral picture for the ANC

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