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40% of profits from businesses‚ pig abattoirs and food markets - How an EFF municipality will find money

The Economic Freedom Fighters’ Local Government Manifesto lists a number of ways in which it will financially sustain its “People’s Municipalities” it wants to create.

Malema: 'Come and arrest me - I'm here and not scared of you'

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on Saturday declared he was not afraid of being arrested for “speaking the truth” to power.

Call for ANC conference to discuss divisions within party

The Concerned Africans Forum (CAF) ‚ a body of individuals who include a number of ANC stalwarts and prominent members of civic society‚ has called for a conference of all ANC members and structures to discuss divisions within the organisation and the political and economic crises facing the country.

12 promises of what an EFF municipality will do for voters‚ by Julius Malema

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on Saturday outlined what his party would do if it was voted into local government on August 3.

Going bananas over EFF food of choice

Free bananas were handed out to hungry Economic Freedom Fighters while they waited for their leader Julius Malema ahead of the party's Election Manifesto launch on Saturday.

'Corrupt councillors are not looking after poor people's interests‚ but their stomachs'

Crime‚ drug abuse‚ corrupt councillors and unemployment are some of the "pressing" issues Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members want their leader Julius Malema to address in his Manifesto launch speech.

EFF supporters come to 'bury Zuma'

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters did not spare President Jacob Zuma from humiliation as they sang derogatory songs about him ahead of the the party's Local Government Manifesto launch on Saturday.

PICS: EFF Manifesto Launch at Orlando Stadium

EFF supporters continue to flock into Orlando Stadium in Soweto where the party is to launch its local government election manifesto

Zuma must fall‚ but so must the ANC and white monopoly capitalism‚ says Numsa

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa said it hoped the high court ruling on the decision to drop corruption charges against the president would lead to the truth behind the arms deal being exposed.

Hawkers and guards lose out on pay after Zuma’s prayer no-show

Hours after the sudden cancellation of a national day of prayer event‚ which was to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma‚ some oblivious ANC supporters were patiently awaiting his arrival outside Durban’s Absa Stadium on Friday.

‘Spy tapes’ judgment didn’t discuss guilt - ANC

The African National Congress‚ in its reaction to the “spy tapes” judgment‚ said on Friday that the high court did not deal with the merits of any allegations against President Jacob Zuma.

Zuma open to prosecution as court recommends review of corruption charges being dropped

The full bench of the High Court in Pretoria has set aside a decision to discontinue the prosecution of President Jacob Zuma taken in April 2009.

Hot topics

Mbeki celebrates his social media reach

Former president Thabo Mbeki’s letters aiming to tackle “historical distortions and falsehoods” during his time in office generated 8.5 million hits across the Thabo Mbeki Foundation’s social media platforms‚ says its CEO‚ Max Boqwana.

DA denies its in coalition talks

The Democratic Alliance has dismissed outright reports that it is in coalition talks with other parties at this stage.

Mgidlana must account for ‘extravagant Eurotrip’‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance wants Secretary of Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana to account for what it described as an “extravagant Europtrip”.

Poignant tribute to ANC crash families by Cosatu’s Monyatso oa Mahlatsi

Full statement by the Congress of South African Trade Unions Free State provincial secretary‚ Monyatso oa Mahlatsi

Data highlights need for unified intervention to save SA youth

South Africa's future is bleak‚ says Statistician General Pali Lehohla‚ as a large portion of the country’s human capital is being wasted.

DA to announce Ekurhuleni mayoral candidate

The Democratic Alliance (DA) will on Tuesday announce its mayoral candidate for Ekurhuleni.

PICS: DA supporters 'March for Change'

The DA had called for the protest following its "groundbreaking Constitutional Court judgment which found that President Jacob Zuma had violated his oath of office and the constitution".

Court reserves judgment on bid to suspend Ntlemeza

The Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law were on Wednesday given another chance to make further submissions in their application for the immediate suspension of Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza‚ pending a review of his appointment at a later date.

Malema: Make more black babies

Economic Freedom Fighters president Julius Malema yesterday told people of Soweto to have more babies in order to secure their political future.

Trust good old No 1

President Jacob Zuma, together with senior party leaders, went door-to-door in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday to give voters his personal assurance that they could have confidence in the party.

Local government

Civic organisation appeals to ANC to act against 'hooligans'

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) on condemned political violence at local government level and announced it was relaunching street committees‚ which officials said would focus on water saving and food gardens.

Municipality in a bind for ignoring binding decision

The Merafong City Local Municipality in Gauteng tried to convince the Constitutional Court that it should be allowed to levy a surcharge on water used by mines under its jurisdiction.

DA seeks interdict to halt demarcations

The Democratic Alliance appeared in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday to stop the Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB) from going ahead with demarcations the party is opposed to.

Water: Now we pay the price

The government is to announce major plans to deal with devastating drought and water restrictions that have crippled many parts of the country.

No infant should go without breast milk, says KZN

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is stepping up the establishment of human milk banks in its effort "to address childhood malnutrition and reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality".