Latest articles on Western Cape Politics

Cape ANC contest takes shape

Candidates supporting Mcebisi Skwatsha have taken the top positions in both the Boland and Southern Cape regional executives.

Diplomatic posts aim to end Cape division

Two new ambassadors-designate from the Western Cape have been added to the diplomatic corps in order to purge the province of its warring factions.

Political stereotyping plays fast and loose with the truth

We believe in the “do some things yourself” approach. No country has ever significantly reduced poverty without it, argues DA leader Helen Zille.

Zille’s plans to slice away red tape

Zille has sent President Jacob Zuma 70 pages of recommendations for amendments to the "brick wall of bureaucracy, law and regulation".

Past could cost Rasool US posting

Allegations of brown envelopes to journalists may cost ambassador-designate job.

ANC makes up to bridge divides in Western Cape

The Western Cape ANC has dropped charges against its former provincial chief whip Max Ozinsky and ANC MP Ebrahim Rasool.

ANC faces an uphill battle in the Western Cape

It often does not seem that the ANC fully appreciates the working-class and poor profile of the coloured population in the Western Cape .

Nothing wrong with this picture

Helen Zille: the DA will increasingly focus on this hidden realm, which men claim women may not speak about.

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Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!