POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Battle for control of Johannesburg continues

An announcement about the future of e-tolls may take place on Thursday

ANC integrity commission recommends Bongani Bongo step down

The former state security minister appeared in court last week on a charge of corruption

Namibians vote in tight contest clouded by economic crisis

Scandal-hit Swapo faces toughest contest yet as President Hage Geingob seeks second term

Herman Mashaba’s exit and Tshwane drama leave DA in disarray

Mayoral positions up for grabs as Joburg vote takes place while a motion of no confidence plays out in Pretoria

I’m looking forward to proving my innocence, Bongani Bongo says

The ANC MP is charged with corruption, but is co-operating with the process, with the ANC and DA  both believing the law should take its course

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Mkhwebane fight with Ramaphosa and Gordhan tops the bill

Zuma in court asking for leave to appeal against dismissal of his application for stay of prosecution

Gwen Ngwenya gets her old DA job back

With the DA’s policy conference to be held next April, the party says it is critical that a policy head is appointed soon

Busisiwe Mkhwebane took aim at specific people for political gain, axed official says

Fired COO in the office of the public protector Basani Baloyi says Mkhwebane manipulated the timing and contents of her reports ‘for reasons other than ...

DA aims to work well with ANC in parliament, John Steenhuisen says

The newly elected DA leader wants to put an end to ANC bashing in parliament, and put forward workable alternatives

ANC in talks with IFP to oust DA-led coalition

KZN branch of ruling party plotting  a coalition with IFP in exchange for a number of seats

GARETH VAN ONSELEN: Mmusi Maimane’s new victimhood party

He (and SA, most of all) needs a new party because that the DA failed when he was in charge wasn’t any of his fault, no really...

Zandile Gumede lobbying hard to lead eThekwini ANC region

The key ally of former president Jacob Zuma remains popular in KwaZulu-Natal despite facing fraud, corruption and money-laundering charges

Cabinet ministers fail to pay R1,200-a-month subsidised rentals

Despite earning more than R2m a year, 43 current and former ministers owe the state a total of R1.3m in arrears

DA nominates Funzela Ngobeni as Herman Mashaba’s replacement

The role of Johannesburg mayor will be up for grabs in a little more than a week, after Mashaba's departure on November 27

It would be a shame to give up Tshwane and Joburg, says John Steenhuisen

DA interim leader says it is important for party to hold on to governing the metros

TOM EATON: John Steenhuisen — forever Number Two

Every week John Steenhuisen and the DA are more deeply entrenched in the runner-up position


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