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Life goes on without the EFF

Gauteng is meant to have ruled on whether overalls are appropriate in the halls of power, but the red berets seem happy working outside the house.

EFF and the overalls: Nine days of missed work

On Thursday the Gauteng legislature will rule on the EFF’s overalls. But the red berets seem happier working without the legislature, anyway.

Gauteng Legislature lays criminal charges against EFF

Charges of trespassing and intimidation have been laid against the EFF, after its members allegedly forced entry into the provincial legislature.

Gauteng Legislature given shake up

Gauteng Legislature speaker Lindiwe Maseko has announced the appointment of new Cabinet and executive members during the committee restructuring.

Mekgwe takes over from Mmemezi after Gauteng council reshuffle

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane has reshuffled her executive council after the resignation of government and housing minister Humphrey Mmemezi.

Power is a priority in Gauteng

Saving electricity and promoting energy efficiency must be a top priority in 2008, Gauteng Premier Mbhazima Shilowa said in his State of the Province address on Monday. "The future was rosy on December 31 2007, but suddenly everyone is buying candles and researching property in Perth," Shilowa said in Johannesburg. He also discussed transport improvements planned for 2008.

ANC plans to expand national executive committee

<a href="http://www.mg.co.za/specialreport.aspx?area=ancconference_home"><img src="http://www.mg.co.za/ContentImages/327874/livefrompolo.gif" align=left border=0></a>The ANC has resolved to increase its national executive committee from 60 to 86 members to ensure greater representation of the party's motive forces. The decision came amid concern from some members of the ANC and its alliance partners that the executive no longer represents the party's core constituency.

Network to protest against ‘censored’ protests

The South African Constitution allows for the freedom of expression and for ordinary citizens' participation in government by raising concerns in the form of petitions and protest marches. However, protests are being "censored" by government authorities, says the Freedom of Expression Network.

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