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A litmus test for the 2021 election

In this week’s 96 by-elections, the trend was the ANC held its ground and grew, while the DA lost big, with minority parties eating into its voter base

UDM confirms fresh bid to oust NMB mayor Athol Trollip

The DA’s control of the Nelson Mandela Bay metro may be over next week after a fallout between mayor Athol Trollip and PA councillor Marlon Daniels

EFF withdraws motion of no confidence against Athol Trollip

The EFF says it has made the decision on the grounds that it could bring the motion back again at another time.

UDM sticks to its guns ahead of Nelson Mandela Bay showdown

UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says anybody who is willing to be a mayor, other than the DA or Trollip, his party will support.

Patriotic Alliance offered mayor’s position ahead of Trollip vote of no confidence

​In a last-ditch effort to sway the PA to vote with the opposition, the PA was offered the position of mayor on Tuesday evening

After surviving a vote of no confidence, Trollip reshuffles his mayoral committee

In a move to fill vacant posts in Public Health and Corporate Services, Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Athol Trollip announced changes to his committee.

Patriotic Alliance leader ​Gayton McKenzie woos independents with cash injection

Patriotic Alliance leader Gayton McKenzie offered independent candidates cash to campaign ahead of the August 3 elections – but only if they go PA.

Elections 2014: You’ll need a sense of Zuma

The precedent has been set for a few more years with Zuma at the helm. Here's what we can look forward to in this brave new error of democracy.

Patriotic Alliance asks for investigation of W Cape tenders

The public protector's office has been asked to investigate the awarding of government tenders in Cape Town after a company filed for liquidation.

Gayton McKenzie: How stupid do you think we are, Malema?

You get two kinds of politicians: those who come from prison and those who must go to prison. Julius Malema belongs to the latter, says the PA leader.

New parties muscle in

EFF convener for the Western Cape Nazier Paulsen says it's his party up against the DA in the province, with the ANC on the sidelines.

Parole revoked for former Hard Livings leader Staggie

Rashied Staggie's parole has been revoked, reportedly because of his association with Kenny Kunene and Gayton McKenzie's party, Patriotic Alliance.

Patriotic Alliance plan green revolution

The Patriotic Alliance was launched in Paarl this weekend "to capture political power so we can transform the lives of our people".

Kenny Kunene registers Patriotic Alliance party with IEC

A new political party reportedly started by businessman Kenny Kunene has been registered with the IEC.

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Madibeng has a ‘blatant disregard for the law’

The local municipality irregularly spent at least R443.8-million according to the auditor general’s latest report

Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

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Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

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Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation