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Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?

Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?

Explainer: Why are South African sugarcane farmers protesting?
Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling

Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling

Helen Zille is fighting back against a ruling by the Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, which found Zille had violated the Constitution and breached the executive member’s code of ethics with her colonialism tweet.

Zille blasts Mkhwebane’s understanding of the law over colonialism tweet ruling
EFF's Shivambu demands an apology from Yunus Carrim

EFF's Shivambu demands an apology from Yunus Carrim

Economic Freedom Fighters' Floyd Shivambu has demanded that he be apologised to for the allegations of racism thrown at him. The chief whip insists that he did not say anything about the colour of Momoniat's skin.

EFF's Shivambu demands an apology from Yunus Carrim
Mmusi Maimane says ANC is to blame for high cost of living

Mmusi Maimane says ANC is to blame for high cost of living

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has placed the blame for an increase in the living costs of South Africans squarely with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and President Cyril Ramaphosa's administration.

Mmusi Maimane says ANC is to blame for high cost of living
Busisiwe Mkhwebane angers MPs after failing to attend justice committee meeting

Busisiwe Mkhwebane angers MPs after failing to attend justice committee meeting

The embattled Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has angered Members of Parliament (MPs) after she withdrew herself from a justice committee meeting at the last possible moment so she could deal with a family emergency.

Busisiwe Mkhwebane angers MPs after failing to attend justice committee meeting
Ramaphosa, Malema and Maimane declare assets, businesses and gifts

Ramaphosa, Malema and Maimane declare assets, businesses and gifts

Parliament's Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests released the full Register of Members' Interests for 2017. Briefly.co.za highlights some of the interests of top politicians such aa Cyril Ramaphosa and Julius Malema.

Ramaphosa, Malema and Maimane declare assets, businesses and gifts
Saftu says ANC has capitulated to white monopoly capitalists over minimum wage

Saftu says ANC has capitulated to white monopoly capitalists over minimum wage

The South African Federation of Trade unions has slammed the ANC and other supporters of the recently ratified National Minimum Wage Bill. The organisation has accused the ANC of capitulating to white monopoly capitalists.

Saftu says ANC has capitulated to white monopoly capitalists over minimum wage
Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse

Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse

A new poll conducted by Ipsos has confirmed that the DA's national support base is collapsing. The poll shows that support for the party has dipped below the 20% mark. The DA is has in many ways been its own worst enemy.

Ramaphosa, de Lille and policy uncertainty cause DA support to collapse
ANC NEC still undecided over who should replace Supra Mahumapelo

ANC NEC still undecided over who should replace Supra Mahumapelo

The African National Congress’ (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) has rejected all three names submitted by structures from the North West province to replace Supra Mahumapelo as premier of the embattled province.

ANC NEC still undecided over who should replace Supra Mahumapelo
Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) must be "thorough, non-partisan and fearless" in its work in the North West, NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise said. Parliament is to refocus on where important issues need resolving.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building
Malema: ‘People must occupy unoccupied land because ANC isn’t serious about expropriation’

Malema: ‘People must occupy unoccupied land because ANC isn’t serious about expropriation’

EFF leader Julius Malema caused a stir among lawmakers in Parliament on Wednesday when he called on his supporters to occupy vacant land. Malema said President Cyril Ramaphosa was being wishy-washy about land expropriation.

Malema: ‘People must occupy unoccupied land because ANC isn’t serious about expropriation’
COPE wants AfriForum's Kallie Kriel to withdraw comments about Apartheid

COPE wants AfriForum's Kallie Kriel to withdraw comments about Apartheid

After the head of AfriForum, Kallie Kriel, made remarks about Apartheid not being a crime against humanity on a radio show, the Congress of the People (Cope) has come forward to call upon him to withdraw those statements.

COPE wants AfriForum's Kallie Kriel to withdraw comments about Apartheid
DA demands ANC cuts bloated cabinet which costs South Africans billions

DA demands ANC cuts bloated cabinet which costs South Africans billions

The DA has launched an attack on the ANC government over its bloated cabinet which according to the DA, is costing the South African taxpayer billions in unnecessary spending and holding back the South African economy.

DA demands ANC cuts bloated cabinet which costs South Africans billions
Fiery Malema lectures African leaders at Pan-African Parliament

Fiery Malema lectures African leaders at Pan-African Parliament

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader and newly inducted Pan-African Parliament (PAP) member Julius Malema has taken African leaders to task on a variety of issues. A fiery Malema delivered one of his trademark speeches.

Fiery Malema lectures African leaders at Pan-African Parliament
Zuma’s surprise visit to KZN legislature prompts opposition parties to stage walkout

Zuma’s surprise visit to KZN legislature prompts opposition parties to stage walkout

Opposition parties in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature staged a walkout on Tuesday after Jacob Zuma made a surprise appearance in the legislature. Zuma was allegedly invited as a guest by thge agriculture and rural developments MEC.

Zuma’s surprise visit to KZN legislature prompts opposition parties to stage walkout
ANN7 owner Manyi demands R144m from SABC which is ‘owed’ to Guptas

ANN7 owner Manyi demands R144m from SABC which is ‘owed’ to Guptas

Controversial businessman Mzwanele Manyi is demanding that the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) pay him R144 million in damages which he claims is owed to the Guptas for the business breakfast show.

ANN7 owner Manyi demands R144m from SABC which is ‘owed’ to Guptas
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma leads government intervention into North West chaos

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma leads government intervention into North West chaos

Minister in the Presidency Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will take a lead role in the government’s intervention in the affairs of the North West province. Dlamini-Zuma is expected to announce details about the intervention on Tuesday.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma leads government intervention into North West chaos
Juju slams the Pan African Parliament president: He is corrupt

Juju slams the Pan African Parliament president: He is corrupt

The Economic Freedom Fighter leader, Julius Malema, has slammed the Pan African Parliament's president, accusing him of being corrupt. His accusation was grounded on the fact that he refused to release the financial state of PAP.

Juju slams the Pan African Parliament president: He is corrupt
Support groups provide shelter and aid for Manana’s former domestic worker

Support groups provide shelter and aid for Manana’s former domestic worker

Various support groups and women’s rights groups have reached out to and provided various forms of assistance to ANC Member of Parliament Mduduzi Manana’s former domestic worker Christine Wiro. She accused Manana of assault.

Support groups provide shelter and aid for Manana’s former domestic worker
Ramaphosa: ANC will rise in unison to defend Maimane after white privilege remark

Ramaphosa: ANC will rise in unison to defend Maimane after white privilege remark

President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to throw his and the ANC’s support behind DA leader Mmusi Maimane. Ramaphosa said the ANC would rise in unison to defend Maimane after it emerged that Maimane was taken to task by DA officials.

Ramaphosa: ANC will rise in unison to defend Maimane after white privilege remark
No danger for SA economy? Ramaphosa says investors support land expropriation

No danger for SA economy? Ramaphosa says investors support land expropriation

President Cyril Ramaphosa says foreign investors not only understand but also support the proposed land expropriation without compensation policy. Ramaphosa said all of the investors he had courted understood the policy.

No danger for SA economy? Ramaphosa says investors support land expropriation
De Lille: Maimane offered to make me an MP if I resigned as Capet Town mayor

De Lille: Maimane offered to make me an MP if I resigned as Capet Town mayor

Patricia de Lille has told radio host Eusebius McKaiser that Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane offered her a position as a Member of Parliament in return for her voluntary resignation as mayor of Cape Town.

De Lille: Maimane offered to make me an MP if I resigned as Capet Town mayor
North West premier Supra Mahumapelo defiantly retracts resignation

North West premier Supra Mahumapelo defiantly retracts resignation

The embattled premier of the North West province, Supra Mahumapelo, has had a dramatic and defiant change of heart regarding his decision to resign. Mahumapelo was due to officially announce his resignation this morning.

North West premier Supra Mahumapelo defiantly retracts resignation
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