political parties

 
Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Parties have a duty to reveal their donors
Over the past two years, civil society has witnessed significant gains in the fight for more transparency about political party private funding....
SA’s political parties are a useless bunch
SA’s political parties are a useless bunch
Political parties in South Africa share a few distinct features and policy similarities. They might emphasise different aspects of it, based on...
Editorial: A vote for funds disclosure
Editorial: A vote for funds disclosure
The long-in-the-works Political Party Funding Bill was passed by Parliament on Tuesday, not with a bang but rather with a whimper. Perhaps it was...
Numsa sets to work on a socialist party
Numsa sets to work on a socialist party
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) is planning to form a political party to fight for the abolishment of capitalism and the...
Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
The French existentialist philosopher and novelist Jean-Paul Sartre pointed to the dilemma of God and belief. “That God does not exist, I cannot...
Put an end to an electoral system that only suits the fat cats
Put an end to an electoral system that only suits the fat cats
The notion of ubuntu is being erased from the hearts and minds of our people. Capitalism encourages selfish individualism; it has done away with...
Bizos: Government must be the guardian of our Constitution
Bizos: Government must be the guardian of our Constitution
Where does the power of the Constitution lie? As a question of fact, it is merely a document containing words on paper. As a question of law, we...
EFF breakaway: Five times Julius Malema allowed it to happen
EFF breakaway: Five times Julius Malema allowed it to happen
The media briefing by some disgruntled members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had everyone talking on Monday. Was it or wasn't it a...
[Slideshow]Elections 2014: Parties you've never heard of
[Slideshow]Elections 2014: Parties you've never heard of
Believe it, 'cause it's true. From hippies to security guards and convicts, there are some rather interesting smaller parties on the ballot.
Parties vet candidates to avoid embarrassment
Parties vet candidates to avoid embarrassment
Submitting names of credible people without criminal records and any other record that could embarrass a political party was one of top considerations for this year's elections. ...
Honesty could be the best policy
Honesty could be the best policy
In his acclaimed (and very expensive) book Alpha Dogs, James Harding, editor of The Times newspaper, captures a very interesting...
UDM: Burning issues
UDM: Burning issues
The UDM believes that style of governance is as important as policy issues if South Africa is to prosper as a democratic nation, writes Bantu...

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