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ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised

ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised

ICYMI: Racist rants, president talks about plot and Magashule scrutinised
Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament

Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament

A young unnamed South African boy recently asked Parliament whether children should be allowed to vote or not. He argued that some children develop faster than others in terms of intelligence. Read more on Briefly.

Young boy's important question about voting floors parliament
Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now

Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now

South Africa has another new political party - this one is called Mazibuye African Congress and is only open to black South Africans. However, the president of the party insists they are not racists and it's a temporary thing.

Blacks only? New political party excludes other races, for now
IFP leader Buthelezi is touchy about his age: Don’t call me madala!

IFP leader Buthelezi is touchy about his age: Don’t call me madala!

IFP leader Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi lost his temper when the North West chairman of the House of Traditional Leaders, Inkosi Moshe Mabe, referred to him as an old man. Buthelezi, who turns 90 in August, shut him down.

IFP leader Buthelezi is touchy about his age: Don’t call me madala!
‘Firepool’: 3 years ago, Minister sweated while explaining Nkandla

‘Firepool’: 3 years ago, Minister sweated while explaining Nkandla

Three years ago, Nkosinathi Nhleko, who was Minister of Public Works at the time, treated South Africans to a hilarious spectacle as he invented a new term, "firepool," to justify the building of a swimming pool at Nkandla.

‘Firepool’: 3 years ago, Minister sweated while explaining Nkandla
5 things to know about the local government audit

5 things to know about the local government audit

AG Kimi Makwetu on the latest municipal audit report: non-compliance of municipalities could lead to financial loss. Various interventions, one being investigation will without a doubt come to rectify this serious issue.

5 things to know about the local government audit
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
End of the road? A look at ‘political survivor’ Patricia de Lille’s career

End of the road? A look at ‘political survivor’ Patricia de Lille’s career

Patricia de Lille's long political career is testament to her canny ability as a survivor. Briefly.co.za profiles her career, from being a shop steward to leading her own political party and later merging it with the DA.

End of the road? A look at ‘political survivor’ Patricia de Lille’s career
Volkswagen Motorsport declines racer for being too white

Volkswagen Motorsport declines racer for being too white

JP Peens never thought he would be turned away from a racing trial for being too white, but this is exactly what happened when arrived at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town and was told he could not race because he was white

Volkswagen Motorsport declines racer for being too white
Desmond Tutu: 5 pieces of advice to live by

Desmond Tutu: 5 pieces of advice to live by

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is known for his humility and wisdom. He has been an icon in South Africa and we share 5 quotes of his that we believe are words to live by. True pearls of wisdom from a truly great man and an SA legend.

Desmond Tutu: 5 pieces of advice to live by
Maimane gains support after his 'white privilege' remark

Maimane gains support after his 'white privilege' remark

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has been in the news a lot lately, after his 'white privilege, black poverty' remarks during a recent rally in Pretoria, but he has been getting support from people all over South Africa.

Maimane gains support after his 'white privilege' remark
Mduduzi Manana involved in another bust up at Johannesburg nightclub

Mduduzi Manana involved in another bust up at Johannesburg nightclub

Former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana has allegedly been involved in another nightclub fight. The incident took place at Cubana in Fourways the same place where he assaulted 3 women in August.

Mduduzi Manana involved in another bust up at Johannesburg nightclub
Stay off the streets! Warns BLF who plan 'Hands off Zuma' marches

Stay off the streets! Warns BLF who plan 'Hands off Zuma' marches

Dual protest action is being planned for Monday with two groups looking determined to clash in the continuing conflict between those supporting President Jacob Zuma, and those wanting to see him leave office as soon as possible.

Stay off the streets! Warns BLF who plan 'Hands off Zuma' marches
Why Ramaphosa might find it hard to deliver on his promises to his supporters

Why Ramaphosa might find it hard to deliver on his promises to his supporters

The hopes that the election of Cyril Ramaphosa president of the ANC would mean he could tackle corruption, state capture and fix SEO have been dashed.

Why Ramaphosa might find it hard to deliver on his promises to his supporters
Who exactly is Paul Mashatile?

Who exactly is Paul Mashatile?

With experience, great struggle credentials and a willingness to work towards transforming his party might Paul Mashatile be just waht the ANC top six needs?

Who exactly is Paul Mashatile?
Is Ace a man his mentor Chris Hani would be proud of?

Is Ace a man his mentor Chris Hani would be proud of?

From teacher and revolutionary to premier. Love him or loathe him, Ace is the ANC's new Secretary General. Find out more about this fascinating character.

Is Ace a man his mentor Chris Hani would be proud of?
Who is DD Mabuza and what do we need to know about this "Cat"?

Who is DD Mabuza and what do we need to know about this "Cat"?

Like him or fear him, David "The Cat" Mabuza is not going away. We found out a little more about this man who some admire and others despise. Who is he?

Who is DD Mabuza and what do we need to know about this "Cat"?
Analysis: What would it take to get rid of Zuma?

Analysis: What would it take to get rid of Zuma?

Unseating Zuma might not be as simple as many hope. According to a constitutional expert and political commentators, the process faces stiff obstacles.

Analysis: What would it take to get rid of Zuma?
Live feed: Cyril Ramaphosa announced as the new president of the ANC

Live feed: Cyril Ramaphosa announced as the new president of the ANC

Follow our live feed of all the updates by BrieflySA from the ANC National Elective Conference's first day at Nasrec, Johannesburg as proceedings get underway.

Live feed: Cyril Ramaphosa announced as the new president of the ANC
Nehawu reaffirms support for Ramaphosa to lead ANC in 2019

Nehawu reaffirms support for Ramaphosa to lead ANC in 2019

NEHAWU held its 11th national congress in Boksburg, Johannesburg last week and has reaffirmed its support for Ramaphosa in the ANC leadership battle.

Nehawu reaffirms support for Ramaphosa to lead ANC in 2019
Dlamini-Zuma says apartheid government was able to provide quality education and so should the ANC

Dlamini-Zuma says apartheid government was able to provide quality education and so should the ANC

Dlamini-Zuma said: "If they thought free and compulsory education was good for whites, it’s good for us,” When referring to education by the apartheid regime

Dlamini-Zuma says apartheid government was able to provide quality education and so should the ANC
Phosa believes the ANC can be saved from itself but only by admitting to mistakes and ridding itself of corrupt officials

Phosa believes the ANC can be saved from itself but only by admitting to mistakes and ridding itself of corrupt officials

Dr Matthews Phosa believes that the African National Congress (ANC) can be saved from itself, but only if the party admits to its past mistakes and apologises.

Phosa believes the ANC can be saved from itself but only by admitting to mistakes and ridding itself of corrupt officials
ANCYL KZN expected to endorse Dlamini-Zuma as leader on Monday

ANCYL KZN expected to endorse Dlamini-Zuma as leader on Monday

The African National Congress YouthLeague (ANCYL) KwaZulu-Natal is expected to endorse Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its candidate for leader of the party on Monday

ANCYL KZN expected to endorse Dlamini-Zuma as leader on Monday
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