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DA eyes coalitions in 2016

The DA would consider entering into coalitions in municipalities for the 2016 local government elections, party leader Helen Zille said.

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Germany to give SA R1bn

Germany has committed to providing nearly R1 billion to South Africa for various joint projects, the German embassy said.

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MPs slammed for ‘sexist’ conduct

Not even the serious topic of violence against women and children could keep MPs from each other’s throats.

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DA eyes coalitions in 2016
November 22 2014 at 15:08

The DA would consider entering into coalitions in municipalities for the 2016 local government elections, party leader Helen Zille said.

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Germany to give SA R1bn
November 22 2014 at 11:32

Germany has committed to providing nearly R1 billion to South Africa for various joint projects, the German embassy said.

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MPs slammed for ‘sexist’ conduct
November 22 2014 at 10:36

Not even the serious topic of violence against women and children could keep MPs from each other’s throats.

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Eight short-listed for IEC post
November 21 2014 at 21:21

The names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to Parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng said.

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Unity for Cosatu - but not at any cost: Vavi
November 21 2014 at 19:35

"If we are wedded to unity for its own sake we will run the risk of sliding rapidly into a state of yellow unionism."

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Palestine’s Abbas to visit SA
November 21 2014 at 18:23

President Jacob Zuma will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas next week, the international relations department said.

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That was not the deal, says Maimane
November 21 2014 at 18:17

DA parliamentary leader accuses Deputy President of misrepresenting terms of parly peace deal brokered with opposition

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You are a disgrace, Deputy Speaker tells MPs
November 21 2014 at 16:30

"You are a disgrace", Deputy Speaker tells MPs as insults fly during debate about violence against women and children

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Debate won’t estabilise SA: Germany
November 21 2014 at 16:13

The German foreign minister has stressed South Africa's importance as a mediator in regional conflicts during, as he downplayed the threat of political debate.

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No system in place for land claims: SAHRC
November 21 2014 at 14:15

There is no system in place to keep track of land claims, or provide feedback to claimants, according to a SA Human Rights Commission report.

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Gauteng DA leader’s post to be contested
November 21 2014 at 14:07

John Moodey's position as DA Gauteng leader will be contested at the party's provincial conference in Johannesburg.

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ANC welcomes Mgidlana’s appointment
November 21 2014 at 13:01

The ANC has welcomed the appointment of Gengezi Mgidlana as the new secretary to Parliament.

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DA lacks support for motion of censure
November 21 2014 at 12:02

DA Parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane missed the vote on his own motion of censure against President Jacob Zuma.

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SANDF officer denies Nkandla claim
November 21 2014 at 12:00

Lieutenant-General Vejay Ramlakan has denied claims that he refused to co-operate with an Nkandla inquiry.

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Parties bicker over maintenance programme
November 21 2014 at 12:00

The DA has been slammed for trying to lay claim to the successes of the maintenance defaulters programme.

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Vavi may dodge sanctions
November 21 2014 at 10:43

While nine charges against Zwelinzima Vavi remain, he may dodge any serious sanction due to a political process.

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Veterans say Zuma must pay
November 21 2014 at 07:49

ANC veterans believe President Jacob Zuma should pay back some of the R246m used to upgrade Nkandla, a report says.

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ANC backs off on EFF report
November 21 2014 at 06:50

The ANC abandoned a debate in the National Assembly on a report calling for the suspension of 20 EFF MPs.

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IEC candidate rebuked for shoddy CV
November 20 2014 at 21:30

Candidate for IEC commissioner job blasted for spelling errors in CV and not acquainting herself with developments at commission.

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IEC candidate’s impartiality questioned
November 20 2014 at 20:44

Johannesburg - Former MDDA chief executive Lumko Mtimde said on Thursday it was unfair to question his independence because he was a member of a political party and had supported the call for a media tribunal.

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