Political Parties

Battling Jozi’s mean streets

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

Parties have a duty to reveal their donors

Despite a Constitutional Court ruling, politicians are withholding facts needed for an informed vote

SA’s political parties are a useless bunch

The blind pursuit of power has left citizens to make their own way

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'

Numsa sets to work on a socialist party

Numsa held its 10th national congress in Cape Town this week, where its leaders were returned to their positions unopposed.

Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel

Pastors and politicians will continue to feed off the desperation of the poor, until their material and spiritual needs are met, and oppression ends.

Put an end to an electoral system that only suits the fat cats

The party system must be taken as a transitional stage of human development.

Bizos: Government must be the guardian of our Constitution

The Constitution should be seen as a beacon of hope and not vilified to further the cause of certain political agendas, writes George Bizos.

EFF breakaway: Five times Julius Malema allowed it to happen

Julius Malema could have proved his critics wrong but didn't. Verashni Pillay lists five mistakes that have created such disgruntlement in the party.

Parties vet candidates to avoid embarrassment

Political parties say that their priority in putting forth their candidate lists this year has been to submit credible people with no bad records.

Honesty could be the best policy

The only party that will win my vote is the one that is willing to stand up in public and tell me the truth about itself.

IFP: From the ground

A few political parties contesting next year's election outline their manifestos. Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the president of the IFP, outlines the IFP's.


Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders