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

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it