Politics


Malema calls for Israel boycott 1

EFF commander-in-chief Julius Malema told hundreds of his supporters during a march in Pretoria yesterday that Israel must free Palestinians.  Image: SANDILE NDLOVU EFF leader Julius Malema has sparked a row with Israel after he called on South Africans not to visit the Middle Eastern country. Malema also called on the […]


Cyril Ramaphosa names his ANC dream team 1

The deputy president announced his team during a campaign rally in Limpopo on Sunday. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has broken with ANC tradition and announced his preferred leadership team should he be elected next month as the governing party’s next leader. The leading presidential contender named Minister of Science and […]


Malema ‘might be right’ on farm murder protests, says Mbalula 2

The police minister admits police have ‘lowered the guard’ on the farm murder protests. EFF leader Julius Malema has taken to social media to complain about the difference in treatment by police in the farm murder protests as compared to protests by black African youth. In a tweet that has […]


IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi to step down 2

Buthelezi has been IFP leader since the party’s inception in 1975. Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi, 88, will step down from the party’s leadership at its next elective conference. Buthelezi has been IFP leader since the party’s inception in 1975. He made the announcement at the IFP’s extended national […]


I’m under attack: Malema 2

JOHANNESBURG – Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema says his email account has been hacked. In a tweet the EFF leader says he is under attack from the kleptocratic state and he can’t retrieve his emails. This after he received a message from Google saying: “Government-backed attackers may be trying […]


Zuma met Russians, was ‘warned’ before Cabinet reshuffle – report

The surprise Cabinet reshuffle which took place last week was the result of President Jacob Zuma ceding to pressure from a Russian group of police, officials and intelligence operatives. Former state security minister and now head of the energy portfolio, David Mahlobo is understood to be the ‘eyes and ears’ […]


Nzimande: Zuma is a desperate man 1

Blade Nzimande describes his axing from the higher education ministry as a deliberate move by the president to credit others for possible no-fee hikes. South African Communist Party (SACP) boss Blade Nzimande, now the former minister of higher education, knew that his days in Cabinet were numbered when President Jacob […]


Mbalula is ‘burning’, says Malema on Wits SRC win 1

The police minister is drowning in jealousy following the EFF’s victory at Wits, says Malema. The Economic Freedom Fighters Students’ Command (EFFSC) on Thursday won the Students Representatives Council (SRC) election at the University of Witwatersrand, taking 12 out of 15 seats. This is the first time that the EFFSC […]