Articles containing the tag ‘ruling party
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Some Councillors Not Happy With Danny Jordaan Appointment

It has been revealed that there are voices of dissent within the ruling African National Congress in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality following the appointment of the current chairman of the South African Fo... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Eskom, Women’s and Youth League Expected to Feature in ANC NEC Meeting

The ruling African National Congress is currently locked in a two day National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Pretoria, where a number of issues are being discussed. Issues like the power utility, Eskom a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Mugabe Birthday Celebrations ‘Obscene’: MDC

The opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has described as ‘obscene’ the party that has been planned by the ruling party, ZANU PF, to celebrate the belated birthday of its nonagenarian lea... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Dr Grace Mugabe Reveals She Wants to be President

After months of speculation about Dr Grace Mugabe’s ambitions since her sudden and dramatic entry into Zimbabwean politics, she has finally revealed her interest to become the country’s president. G... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

ANC Must Not Attack Press Freedom, says DA

The Democratic Alliance, South Africa’s main opposition, has told the African National Congress, the ruling party that attacking the Beeld publication editor, Adriaan Basson about his opinion piece on the... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 18th, 2014

The Election Aftermath: Makhonyane May be Reappointed

As is always the case, the aftermath of elections is always littered with political injuries, both minor and profound, and in some extreme cases, political corpses. This will be in everyone’s mind on Mond... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Election Results and Live Ammunition

The official announcement of election results was made by the chairperson of the Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday at the Commission’s headquarters. The results reflect an emphatic victory for ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Elections 2014: ANC Wins With a Weaker Majority

On Friday afternoon, in the aftermath of the election and with almost all the votes having been counted, there have emerged many views about the tentative results. The African Union observer mission to the elec... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Preliminary Election Results: ANC Leading The Way

The day finally arrived and the voters voted in a poll widely regarded as free and fair and without violence in most areas. The day after election, most people were focussing on the results and indications are ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Final Rallies – Anti-climax to the Election Campaign

As parties finalized their election campaigns with their last rallies on the weekend before the May 7 elections, it is all systems go for the body running the election, the Independent Electoral Commission. The... Read more »