By Kouthar Sambo Civil society and various communities have called, and Parliament has listened. As the ongoing protests in the Western Cape continue in a bid to showcase their support for Palestine, protesters have called for the closing of the Israeli embassy. This comes as Parliament is set to vote[…]
By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert What was deemed the “Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Provincial shutdown” turned out to be underwhelming. The EFF planned a shutdown to highlight the plight of residents with its core focus on taxi impoundments, gangsterism, a lack of service delivery, unemployment and unlawful evictions, among other issues.[…]
By Dideka Njemla A disruption took place at the monthly council meeting on Thursday, 24 August, at the beginning of the City of Cape Town’s Mayor, Geordin Hill-Lewis’ speech. The mayor’s speech was intended to announce civic honours. However, disruptions followed, as the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) had a silent[…]
The EFF in North West will on Monday dispatch its gender-based violence (GBV) desk to the victims of an ANC councillor who was arrested in connection with their statutory rapes at the weekend. The councillor from the Matlosana municipality is known to TimesLIVE but is not being named until he has[…]
Gayton McKenzie says the Patriotic Alliance (PA) is still on a mission to remove Johannesburg mayor Thapelo Amad, despite him (McKenzie) pulling out of the race to become mayor. The PA leader and Central Karoo district mayor last week threw his hat into the ring to become the next Johannesburg[…]
By Daanyaal Matthews Source: Democratic Alliance The Democratic Alliance’s Federal Congress has concluded with no significant changes as John Steenhuisen remains DA leader after beating party peer Dr. Mpho Phalatse. Steenhuisen retaining his position has come as no surprise but has revealed a problem within the official opposition. Speaking on[…]
Members of the EFF took to the streets in Cape Town on Monday during the party’s national shutdown to protest against load-shedding and President Cyril Ramaphosa. Speaking to a police officer, EFF Western Cape chairperson Banzi Dambuza alleged police handled them “brutally” in the early hours of Monday when their protest began.[…]
Police through the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) say they have now arrested 87 protestors across the country for public violence-related offences. The arrests come as members of the EFF protest against social and economic challenges faced by South Africans, including crime, corruption, load shedding and unemployment amongst[…]
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Western Cape has given its assurance that its protest action in Cape Town on Monday will be conducted within the confines of the law. The EFF will be protesting against load shedding and corruption in South Africa. They are also calling on President[…]
Cape Town safety and security MMC JP Smith on Friday said city officials have removed more than 300 EFF posters advertising the EFF’s planned national shutdown protest. The posters were mounted on street poles across the city. Smith indicated on his social media accounts that the party would be charged[…]
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