Party Funding

Calls for regulation of internal party election funding

Revelations of Ramaphosa’s massive spending to beat Zuma are driving calls for more oversight of party funding

Elections: The great democratic swindle

The trust in democratic institutions in South Africa is in decline and there is general ambivalence towards constitutionalism

Parties strain against Funding Act

The ANC and DA rarely agree, but on the issue of party funding both camps feel the new law is far too strict

Dagga Party waiting to exhale on whether it will be on ballot

The Dagga Party of South Africa’s high hopes to contest the 2019 elections could go up in smoke.

Toughen up party funding Bill, NGOs say

Secret donations may soon be a thing of the past if civil society groups get their way in Parliament

Party funding Bill adopted in National Assembly

The Bill will pave the way for political parties to declare who funds them.

DA: ConCourt to settle funding impasse

So far the ANC and the UDM have advocated for a fund to be managed by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC)

We ‘probably won’t’ appeal party funding ruling – DA

Parliament has 18 months to amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act so that political parties can disclose their sources of private funding.

Infographic: Radical changes to party funding

This is what a current Draft Political Party Funding Bill proposes

Crooks, cons among party donors

Tycoons, fraudsters and multinationals have all given generously. What were their motives?

Editorial: Lift the veil on party funding

We have seen how secret party funding has corrupted politicians, or has allowed corrupt politicians to cover their tracks.

Letters to the editor: June 2 to 8 2017

Readers write in about the opposition, party donors, and the ANC.

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.