President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to reply to the two-day joint debate on his seventh State of the Nation Address this afternoon. Today also marks the day when he delivered his first SONA on 16 February 2018 after he was elected and sworn in as president the previous day. On[…]
Friendly tensions were high at the Hanover Park library on Thursday where Crystal High took on Mount View high in a debate against whether the South African Army should be deployed to quell gang violence on the Cape Flats. Being the first of its kind, both sides battled under nerves,[…]
By Anees Teladia As provincial and national elections draw closer in South Africa, political parties have ramped up their campaigns and are seeking to gain political points through the typical rhetoric that has come to be characteristic of election season. Last week, however, saw South African politics faced with an[…]
New Zealand’s chief censor has banned mosque shooter Brenton Tarrant’s white supremacist manifesto, as well as videos of his violent rampage. The bans have ignited a debate over free speech in the grieving country. Chief censor David Shanks declared the killer’s 80-page manifesto – entitled ‘The Great Replacement’ – “objectionable”on Saturday,[…]
OPINION by Shafiq Morton Social media for us journalists is like the street. On a daily basis, we have to stroll through it. It’s a gossip shop, but we have to deal with it, sifting out the fake news and other stuff in the coffee shops of Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp[…]
With the 2016 Local Government Elections less than two weeks away, political campaigning in the Western Cape is intensifying as politicians vie for votes. Amid growing public frustration with the current political landscape, this election is expected to be a hotly contested one. In the build-up to the elections, VOC[…]
Controversial radio personality and former Idols SA judge Gareth Cliff on Thursday said he was disappointed that people were calling for a boycott against him following some backlash he’s received on Twitter for adding his views on the Penny Sparrow racist post debate. “I am very disappointed how this agenda[…]
The ANC in the Western Cape lost a bid on Tuesday for a debate on the impeachment of Premier Helen Zille to take precedence. The party called for the debate to be moved to the top of proceedings in the Western Cape legislature, but it was thwarted when the DA[…]
The National Speaker will retain the power to decide whether a motion of no confidence in the president is debated, according to proposals being debated by Parliament’s rules sub-committee on Monday. However, according to a proposed sixth draft of the parliamentary rules, parties would have to give hard evidence to[…]
Government came under withering criticism on Tuesday from most opposition parties for disregarding a court order to keep and arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in South Africa while attending an African Union summit. Beginning the debate in Parliament in Cape Town, Democratic Alliance MP Stevens Mokgalapa said the executive was[…]
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