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.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income