Patriotic Alliance

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Rashied Staggie's parole has been revoked, reportedly because of his association with Kenny Kunene and Gayton McKenzie's party, Patriotic Alliance.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


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences