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Daily Maverick
An Open Letter to the ANC from Evita Bezuidenhoutbut as a member of the ANC. I have been a member since July 2014 and as a loya
An Open Letter to the ANC from Evita Bezuidenhout
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
but as a member of the ANC. I have been a member since July 2014 and as a loyal cadre have been operational where the party has deployed me without question – in the kitchen of Luthuli House, cooking for reconciliation. I asked a simple... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why I won't leave the sinking ship… and leave ANC cadres to partyI have been a member since July 2014 and, as a loyal cadre, have been operation
Why I won't leave the sinking ship… and leave ANC cadres to party
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
I have been a member since July 2014 and, as a loyal cadre, have been operational where the party has deployed me without question – in the kitchen of Luthuli House, cooking for reconciliation. I asked a simple question: “What do people think of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC 'Pushing for By-Election' in Jozini - DAsaid ANC provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala should call the councillors to o
ANC 'Pushing for By-Election' in Jozini - DA
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
said ANC provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala should call the councillors to order. "How does he justify his party using taxpayers' money for meetings where the ANC simply does not arrive? It is this arrogance that lost the ANC the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Why I won't leave the sinking shipbut as a member of the ANC. I have been a member since July 2014 and, as a loy
Why I won't leave the sinking ship
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
but as a member of the ANC. I have been a member since July 2014 and, as a loyal cadre, have been operational where the party has deployed me without question - in the kitchen of Luthuli House, cooking for reconciliation. I asked a simple... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC 'pushing for by-election' in Jozini - DAsaid ANC provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala should call the councillors to o
ANC 'pushing for by-election' in Jozini - DA
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
said ANC provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala should call the councillors to order. “How does he justify his party using taxpayers' money for meetings where the ANC simply does not arrive? It is this arrogance that lost the ANC the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Herman Mashaba to conduct skills auditbest interests at heart. Mashaba says two of the ten Mayoral Committee (Mayco)
Herman Mashaba to conduct skills audit
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
best interests at heart. Mashaba says two of the ten Mayoral Committee (Mayco) members are from the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), adding that political parties must put their differences aside. Mashaba says he has been warmly received by... Read more
4d
News 24 South Africa
ANC Askari and Impiremaining unchanged in the recent election, where each of the other 8 provinces
ANC Askari and Impi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
remaining unchanged in the recent election, where each of the other 8 provinces saw an average 10% drop in support for the party, is due to the President of the ANC and country being 100% Zuluboy. Additionally, were Zuma to be recalled, he would... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Remember Khwezi' protesters praised in Parliamentfour women who staged a silent protest against President Jacob Zuma at the elec
'Remember Khwezi' protesters praised in Parliament
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
four women who staged a silent protest against President Jacob Zuma at the election results announcement. The DA, EFF, and IFP saluted the women for their bravery, while condemning the ANC’s reaction to the protest, during a Women’s Day event in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
MPs no-show as Parliament kicks off Women’s Day debate IFP’s Liezl van der Merwe told the House that previous Women’s Day debates ha
MPs no-show as Parliament kicks off Women’s Day debate
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
IFP’s Liezl van der Merwe told the House that previous Women’s Day debates had also seen empty benches. FILE: Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN. African National Congress,IFP,UDM,Makhenkesi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local Governmentand Nelson Mandela. This, in the view of the ANC would mean the EFF and ANC cou
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
and Nelson Mandela. This, in the view of the ANC would mean the EFF and ANC could co-govern with the ANC as the leading party. The ANC went further to say, in exchange the EFF would be given the ANC votes to govern in municipal councils like... Read more
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iol.co.za
Anger at plan to scrap finance committeethe committee because they were without representation in Exco. Only a few cou
Anger at plan to scrap finance committee
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
the committee because they were without representation in Exco. Only a few councillors – those in Exco from ANC, DA and IFP – would then be able to play a serious role in the oversight of tenders, especially those awarded urgently. There were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling ANC Facing Sternest Test - From InsideAlliance (DA), an avowedly Marxist-Leninist-Fanonist Economic Freedom Fighters
Ruling ANC Facing Sternest Test - From Inside
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Alliance (DA), an avowedly Marxist-Leninist-Fanonist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Zulu traditionalist Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP), tiny United Democratic Movement (UDM) and ideologically unknown African Independent Congress (AIC) - with others... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is Busi the new Thuli?youngest of the five shortlisted candidates, emerged as a frontrunner, garnerin
Is Busi the new Thuli?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
youngest of the five shortlisted candidates, emerged as a frontrunner, garnering glowing recommendations from several ANC, IFP, NFP and EFF MPs. An analyst at the State Security Agency, she has worked for the Department of Home Affairs and spent... Read more
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Daily Maverick
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebanepotentially embarrassing information to emerge. The DA preferred Professor Bong
And then there was one: The woman likely to be the next Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
potentially embarrassing information to emerge. The DA preferred Professor Bongani Majola. The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Judge Sharise Weiner. The EFF kept its cards close to its chest. However, all opposition parties objected to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Newcastle elects office bearersKhumalo was voted in as speaker. No reason was officially given for the failur
Newcastle elects office bearers
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Khumalo was voted in as speaker. No reason was officially given for the failure of the ANC councillors to turn up, and the party's regional secretary Ntokozo Mhlungu denied reports that there was infighting in the party's ranks. “The issue of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
We don’t know who spoiled Gumede votesand one spoilt ballot recorded. Meanwhile, the Gumede-led executive committee
We don’t know who spoiled Gumede votes
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
and one spoilt ballot recorded. Meanwhile, the Gumede-led executive committee has 12 councillors from ANC, DA and IFP. Also serving on the Exco are Peer, Mapena, Nyanisa, Sipho Kaunda, Barbara Fontein and Zama Sokhabase of the ruling... Read more
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iol.co.za
How ANC secured Ekurhulenisecured four seats and the PAC got one seat, and together with the ANC, which s
How ANC secured Ekurhuleni
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
secured four seats and the PAC got one seat, and together with the ANC, which secured 109, would have given the governing party a majority of 114 to control the council. The metro has a total of 224 councillors, which included the position of... Read more
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iol.co.za
IFP expels two councillors suspected of briberyThe ANC denied it had bribed anyone. Nonetheless, the party expelled the two o
IFP expels two councillors suspected of bribery
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
The ANC denied it had bribed anyone. Nonetheless, the party expelled the two on Tuesday. They are said to be proportional representation councillors and the party could replace them with “loyal councillors” as early as Wednesday. According to the... Read more
7d
Daily Maverick
LGE2016 debate: Problem, WHAT problem? The numbers look good to us, ANC tells ParliamentAbout two hours after ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe at Luthuli had said
LGE2016 debate: Problem, WHAT problem? The numbers look good to us, ANC tells Parliament
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
About two hours after ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe at Luthuli had said that the party appreciated the “overwhelming support” of voters that clinched the majority of council seats countrywide, ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu took a similar line... Read more
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7d
Eye Witness News
IFP councillors expelled after voting with ANC The IFP has confirmed two of its ward councillors have been expelled in KZN.
IFP councillors expelled after voting with ANC
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
The IFP has confirmed two of its ward councillors have been expelled in KZN. Picture: Supplied. Democratic Alliance,KwaZulu Natal,Inkatha Freedom Party JOHANNESBURG - The Inkatha Freedom party (IFP)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Africa's 2016 Municipal Elections - Why the Excitement?the 2011 municipal elections, the ANC dropped 11% of electoral support it recei
South Africa's 2016 Municipal Elections - Why the Excitement?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the 2011 municipal elections, the ANC dropped 11% of electoral support it received in the 2014 parliamentary elections. The party has lost its voter majority in the key metropolitan municipalities of Tshwane (Pretoria), Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Ekurhuleni: Khumalo, Shabangu nominated as speakermayor Mondli Gungubele, while Cachalia was expected to challenge him to become
#Ekurhuleni: Khumalo, Shabangu nominated as speaker
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
mayor Mondli Gungubele, while Cachalia was expected to challenge him to become the first citizen of the metro. The ruling party obtained 48.6 percent (109 seats) of the votes during the August 3 elections, against the DA’s 77 seats, EFF (25), AIC... Read more
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7d
AllAfrica.com
Singing, Dancing At Peaceful Ekurhuleni Council Meetingand speaker are expected to be elected, proceeded smoothly on Tuesday, marked b
Singing, Dancing At Peaceful Ekurhuleni Council Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and speaker are expected to be elected, proceeded smoothly on Tuesday, marked by joyous singing and dancing. Hundreds of party supporters, in their respective colours, sang struggle songs at viewing areas outside the council chambers on Gauteng's... Read more
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7d
The Times & The Sunday Times
New Durban councillors sworn inmember Fawzia Peer her deputy. Peer's election is seen as a strategic move aim
New Durban councillors sworn in
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
member Fawzia Peer her deputy. Peer's election is seen as a strategic move aimed at calming hostilities between rival party factions - she was known to be in the camp that sided with outgoing mayor James Nxumalo‚ who lost out to Gumede in an... Read more
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iol.co.za
#Ekurhuleni councillors are sworn inThe ruling party obtained 48.6 percent (109 seats) of the votes during the Augu
#Ekurhuleni councillors are sworn in
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
The ruling party obtained 48.6 percent (109 seats) of the votes during the August 3 elections, against the DA’s 77 seats, EFF (25), AIC (4), FFPlus and IFP (2 each), and one seat each for COPE, ACDP, PAC, and the Independent Ratepayers’... Read more
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iol.co.za
More youth leaders in KZN councilsothers are speakers and 44 are Exco members. This is thanks to the 40% the lea
More youth leaders in KZN councils
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
others are speakers and 44 are Exco members. This is thanks to the 40% the league has been campaigning for, but the ruling party acceded to 20% youth to the proportion of all councillors. The IFP Youth Brigade revealed that one of its youth... Read more
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iol.co.za
Something must change drastically for the ANCthat’s just one side. The downside is they’re also prone to instability. It ju
Something must change drastically for the ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
that’s just one side. The downside is they’re also prone to instability. It just takes one vote switching to the other party for government to collapse. An abstention can also grind government to a halt. The Western Cape’s Worcester and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concerns Raised Over R1 000 MP Absentee Finedisadvantage as MPs often had to be in several meetings in one day, they said o
Concerns Raised Over R1 000 MP Absentee Fine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
disadvantage as MPs often had to be in several meetings in one day, they said on Thursday. In a workshop on the new rules, party whips and committee chairpersons were told it was up to parties to keep track of their members. IFP chief whip Narend... Read more
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iol.co.za
ANC loses Mogale Cityof Thursday’s secret council elections show that the ANC only managed to retain
ANC loses Mogale City
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
of Thursday’s secret council elections show that the ANC only managed to retain these positions after one of the opposition party members defied the coalition mandate of the DA, EFF, Freedom Front Plus and IFP to vote against any of the ANC... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?not a concession. “It would be awkward for such an experienced judge to be out
Public Protector stakes: And then there were Five – will ANC favourite Judge Siraj Desai storm to a win?
Daily Maverick / Posted 12 days ago
not a concession. “It would be awkward for such an experienced judge to be out in this early round,” said National Freedom Party (NFP) MP Sibusiso Mncwabe, echoing similar sentiments from the IFP. Or as Economic Freedom Fighters chief whip Floyd... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC outfoxed by DA-led bloc in Mogale Citywas elected through the combined vote of the Democratic Alliance, the Economic
ANC outfoxed by DA-led bloc in Mogale City
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
was elected through the combined vote of the Democratic Alliance, the Economic Freedom Fighters and the Inkatha Freedom Party, the DA said in a statement. "The vote of confidence in [councillor] Pannall shows that the majority of people in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANC gets speaker seat in Mogale City The ANC won the seat with a vote from the IFP, while the DA’s Lynne Pannall w
ANC gets speaker seat in Mogale City
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
The ANC won the seat with a vote from the IFP, while the DA’s Lynne Pannall was elected mayor today. Thousands of ANC supporters filled the Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on 31 July for the party's final... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
IFP refutes allegations it split vote at Mogale City“The IFP respects the cooperation agreement it has entered into with the Democr
IFP refutes allegations it split vote at Mogale City
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
“The IFP respects the cooperation agreement it has entered into with the Democratic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters‚ stands by that agreement and will continue to do so‚” the party said in a statement. The DA won the vote for the position of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Concerns raised over R1 000 MP absentee finedisadvantage as MPs often had to be in several meetings in one day, they said o
Concerns raised over R1 000 MP absentee fine
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
disadvantage as MPs often had to be in several meetings in one day, they said on Thursday. In a workshop on the new rules, party whips and committee chairpersons were told it was up to parties to keep track of their members. IFP chief whip Narend... Read more
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iafrica.com
DA confirms IFP cooperationThe Democratic Alliance has announced exactly how it will go about working with
DA confirms IFP cooperation
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Democratic Alliance has announced exactly how it will go about working with the Inkatha Freedom Party in KwaZulu-Natal. In a strategy the DA is calling “co-governance”, the two parties will work together to bring better service delivery to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Coalition Deals - MalemaEFF leader Julius Malema on Wednesday announced that the party would not be goi
No Coalition Deals - Malema
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
EFF leader Julius Malema on Wednesday announced that the party would not be going into coalitions with any party. "There is no deal between the ANC and EFF. There is no deal between EFF and DA," Malema told reporters in Alexandra. He said the party... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natal - Opposition Big Three Get Ready to Stand Up to the ANCIndependent Electoral Commission's live results page during the 2016 local gove
Natal - Opposition Big Three Get Ready to Stand Up to the ANC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Independent Electoral Commission's live results page during the 2016 local government elections (file photo). When the IFP, the DA and the EFF - the three biggest opposition parties in KwaZulu-Natal - address a joint media briefing in Durban this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
It's Like a Marriage - IFP Explains Union With DA, EFFInkatha Freedom Party NEC member Narend Singh said on Wednesday the party had c
It's Like a Marriage - IFP Explains Union With DA, EFF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Inkatha Freedom Party NEC member Narend Singh said on Wednesday the party had chosen to work with the Democratic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters in hung municipalities in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, comparing their new-found co-operation to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Avoided Winnie During Coalition Discussions - EFFfor being opposition in the municipalities. The EFF on Wednesday announced it
We Avoided Winnie During Coalition Discussions - EFF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
for being opposition in the municipalities. The EFF on Wednesday announced it would not be going into coalition with any party but would lend its votes to the DA in Tshwane, Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Nelson Mandela Bay. The party would also... Read more
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iol.co.za
Opposition united against the ANCSingh said the IFP was likely to govern an additional five local municipalities
Opposition united against the ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Singh said the IFP was likely to govern an additional five local municipalities through the co-operation with the DA and EFF, and three district municipalities. “How we co-operate in each municipality will thus not be driven by politicking, but by... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Malema says the EFF won't form coalitions, but will support DA in hung metrosof the Economic Freedom Fighters. Malema began by outlining the EFF’s negotiat
Malema says the EFF won't form coalitions, but will support DA in hung metros
Mail & Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
of the Economic Freedom Fighters. Malema began by outlining the EFF’s negotiation processes with the ruling and opposition party. He laid out the conditions he provided to each and insisted the EFF was not willing to compromise on these. Malema:... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA’s Solly set to take the reins in Tshwaneand an accent for black people. He is himself every time we interact with him.
DA’s Solly set to take the reins in Tshwane
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
and an accent for black people. He is himself every time we interact with him. His problem is that he chose the wrong party.” In the same breath, Malema said the EFF would not enter into a coalition with either the DA or ANC. “There is a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA marches to PretoriaYesterday Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, drew a clear line in the sand, sayi
DA marches to Pretoria
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
Yesterday Julius Malema, leader of the EFF, drew a clear line in the sand, saying that his party would vote with the DA, the IFP and other opposition parties across the country but would not enter into coalitions with them. This stance means that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solly to take the reigns in Tshwaneand an accent for black people. “He is himself every time we interact with him
Solly to take the reigns in Tshwane
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
and an accent for black people. “He is himself every time we interact with him. His problem is that he chose the wrong party.” In the same breath, Malema said the EFF would not enter into a coalition with either the DA or ANC. “There is a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
KwaZulu-Natal: Opposition Big Three get ready to stand up to the ANCThe once mighty IFP, that had even governed the province, had been written off.
KwaZulu-Natal: Opposition Big Three get ready to stand up to the ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
The once mighty IFP, that had even governed the province, had been written off. The DA would remain peripheral in the key constituencies of black support. The EFF was, literally, a baby that knew nothing about the wars that had been fought by the IFP... Read more
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13d
Daily Maverick
Parliamentary Diary: What about Thoko Didiza?practice. After days of talks, the FF+ has thrown its lot firmly in with the D
Parliamentary Diary: What about Thoko Didiza?
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
practice. After days of talks, the FF+ has thrown its lot firmly in with the DA, United Democratic Movement (UDM), IFP, African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Cope and, depending on the issue, the Economic Freedom Fighters. By all... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANCIEC finalised the results for the local government elections. He said there wer
Battleground Metros: The day the EFF punished the ANC
Daily Maverick / Posted 13 days ago
IEC finalised the results for the local government elections. He said there were three options in hung councils where his party earned a decisive minority: the EFF could agree to a coalition, elections could be re-run, or the party could abstain... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA bringing about ‘new era in SA politics’Downs, said life had to change for all people, especially those in under servic
DA bringing about ‘new era in SA politics’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Downs, said life had to change for all people, especially those in under serviced townships. “The ACDP has joined in multi-party governments with four other parties in these three Metro Cities to make a difference in all our daily lives,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
IFP says it will work with DA, EFF in KZN stronghold The IFP now expects to govern an extra five councils & three district municip
IFP says it will work with DA, EFF in KZN stronghold
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
The IFP now expects to govern an extra five councils & three district municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: Supplied. Democratic Alliance,2016 local government elections,EFF,Inkatha Freedom... Read more
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iol.co.za
IFP scores in cooperation pact with DA, EFFParliament – The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Wednesday said a cooperation pa
IFP scores in cooperation pact with DA, EFF
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Parliament – The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Wednesday said a cooperation pact with the Democratic Alliance (DA) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) would see it govern an additional eight municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal. Speaking at a media... Read more
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