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EFF’s pseudo-radicalism gives voters a false sense of how things will really work

The Economic Freedom Fighters promise to do what no other party has achieved, with utopian rhetoric and little to no pragmatism.

EFF dismisses ‘Mickey Mouse’ party; DA criticises war talk

The DA already rules out the possibility of a coalition with the EFF due to “different values”.

DA’s Mashaba ready to take Jo’burg

Businessman and DA mayoral candidate Herman Mashaba said this week that he couldn't wait to win the Jo'burg mayor's office and transform the city.

The DA’s election promises in nine steps

On Saturday the Democratic Alliance held its Manifesto Launch at the Rand Stadium in Jo'burg, and focused on 'change that moves South Africa forward'.

‘We love Helen Zille!’ – DA supporters

The mention of Mmusi Maimane had the six guys caucusing amongst one another with puzzled expressions on their faces.

‘A vote for the ANC is a vote for the Constitution’ – Zuma

Zuma’s manifesto launch speech referred to the Constitution. Earlier this month the Concourt ruled he failed to uphold this supreme law, however.

ANC discourages members from ‘speaking out’ ahead of manifesto launch

The ANC discouraged members from speaking out against Zuma and the party on Wednesday, and said it was harming the party.

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Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

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Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

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