Political Parties

Rethinking democracy in SRC elections

Student councils in South Africa are dominated by party politics. But there is a way to change this

Academics bemoan ‘toxic’ politics

Senior university managers say political parties should be banned from campuses, citing a climate of fear

Women have the power to swing the 2019 election

But none of the parties has made gender issues a core element of their campaigns except for the Women Forward Party

ATM could be the wild card on May 8

Campaigning on issues rather than a broader agenda makes this church-affiliated party unique

Small parties are shrinking – except for Freedom Front Plus

​Over the past four elections the smaller political parties have been losing votes hand over fist

ARCHIVES: SA economy is stuck in the political mud

The ANC can’t take hard decisions about the economy and other parties don’t need to because they won’t win

​Record number of political parties contesting 2019 polls

Forty-eight parties will appear on the national ballot in 2019, 19 more than those registered in 2014

Quo vadis? End of the ANC as we know it

The party must decide if politicised uncertainty and institutionalised ambiguity will be its end

Parties to fork out R200 000 to participate in 2019 national elections

The IEC announced in a statement on Friday that it had approved election deposits for the 2019 national and provincial elections

The state capture spectacle is back

The Zondo Commission may provide a stage for parties vying for traction before the national elections

Elections and the battles for the soul of civil society

Election number crunching ignores the power of civil society institutions

Battling Jozi’s mean streets

At last the elections will bring relief, in the form of Hlaudi and other nutty contenders

Latest

Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

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