By: Thami ka Plaatjie “In 1960 I went to prison with my peers, in the 1964 I went to prison with my children , now in 1976 I am going to prison with my grand children." Uncle Zephaniah Mothopeng stated in his valedictory address to his friends at the conclusion of the Bethal 18 Treason Trail in 1978 where was...
By: Carl Niehaus* Today, 45 years ago young people in Soweto and throughout South Africa, courageously rose up against the imposition of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction, and against the oppressive apartheid regime in general. Young people who had no weapons, except for their own fragile bodies and their unyielding and irrepresible will to be free from racist oppression,...
By: Staff Reporter The Patriotic Alliance (PA) emerged on Wednesday as the biggest disruptor to the political status quo in by-elections in Johannesburg. The party dealt a massive blow to the Democratic Alliance in Eldorado Park’s two wards, 17 and 18, which had previously been DA strongholds. In Ward 18, where the DA received nearly 82% of the vote in 2016,...
By: ANCYL Collins Chabane Sub-Region The ANCYL Collins Chabane Sub-Region calls on the ANC NEC which is taking place over the weekend, to be consistent in applying the step aside conference resolution on ANC members who implicated and charged. We further call on the ANC NEC to restore the integrity of the discredited integrity commission. As the ANCYL, we want to...
By: Cape Times Cape Town – Freedom Under Law (FUL) chairperson of litigation and retired Constitutional Court judge Johann Kriegler has remained tight-lipped after lawyers representing Western Cape High Court Judge President John Hlophe slammed his comments. Barnabas Xulu from B Xulu and Partners said a previous statement made by Justice Kriegler calling for Judge President Hlophe's suspension was “unfounded and...
By: Staff Reporter Johannesburg – eNCA has on Thursday announced the passing on of the anchor of ‘The Fix’, Karima Brown from Covid-19. Brown had been a regular face and contributor on eNCA for nearly five years, having been the host of ‘The Fix’ since May 2018 and a political commentator on the channel, since 2017. eNCA MD Norman Munzhelele expressed his condolences to...
By: Sello Theletsane JOHANNESBURG- Patriotic Alliance (PA) President Gayton McKenzie and the party’s National Executive member Kenny Kunene hand over PA party’s T-Shirt to Ambrose De Lange who resigned from the ACDP to join the PA. De Lange, was the ACDP’s candidate councillor in Ward 7 in Ennerdale, south of Joburg in the forthcoming by-elections scheduled for 19 May.
By: Staff Reporter Former Transnet and Premier Soccer League (PSL) chief executive officer Joe Ndhlela has resigned from the ANC after 40 years of membership. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RESIGNATION LETTER This is a developing story. More to follow...
By: Sello Theletsane The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has on Wednesday, successfully instituted civil litigation in the Special Tribunal to interdict and restrain a former Lepelle Northern Water Chief Executive Officer from disposing of four immoveable properties, pending the final determination of pending action proceedings. In a judgment handed down on Friday, 05 February 2021, Judge Modiba also ordered the Registrar...
By: Sello Theletsane JOHANNESBURG- Former DA Councillor, Fazel Jaffer, has joined the Patriotic Alliance (PA), stating that the DA’s focus has shifted away from assisting the residents of Eldorado Park. Following the resignation of former DA councillor Peter Rafferty, who also joined the PA from the DA in 2020, the DA decided not to replace Councillor Rafferty as the ward councillor...
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