Cope, Agang SA, Adec call for second chance at polls
As the country edges closer to next week’s elections, small political parties like Cope), Agang SA and Adec have made promises to the electorate, including a commitment to arrest former President Jacob Zuma.
More must be done to fight corruption among unions - Cosatu, Numsa
Trade unions are calling for unity in the labour movement and are warning that the well-being of workers is being compromised by divisions among them.
There’s a lot to celebrate on Workers’ Day – labour unions
As the world marks International Workers’ Day today, trade unions across the world have pledged their solidarity to workers and their struggle to achieve fair employment standards.
ANC: Party can deal with spying claims internally
At the weekend, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule claimed that his phone and that of his deputy Jessie Duarte were tapped.
Letsatsi-Duba: Magashule must report phone tap claims to authorities
State Security Minister Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba said that her office had no records of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s complaints that state security apparatus were being used to target him.
Magashule 'irresponsible' for raising phone tap claims publicly - ANC
Over the weekend, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said his phone and that of his deputy, Jessie Duarte, have been tapped.
Are political parties doing enough to draw in young voters?
Youngsters told EWN they don’t see a reason for their participation in the polls if young people won’t benefit in the long run.
Political party manifestos don't cater for youth, says activist
Some young people who feel let down by politicians say there’s no point in them voting next month and they want to send a strong message to those in power.
Pointless voting if elections don't benefit us - youth activists
South Africans will be casting their ballots on 8 May, and several surveys have revealed that over four million registered young people have no plans to vote.
Free State ANC warns party may pay price at polls over Parly candidate list
There has been a string of disputes launched by ANC members over their exclusion from the party’s list of candidates to Parliament.
2019 election lists: ANC urges disgruntled members to focus on campaigning
On Wednesday, a High Court struck off the roll-an application by ANC Free State members who wanted the provincial list conference to be declared invalid.
Struggle stalwarts urge voters to hold politicians accountable
Eyewitness News spoke to freedom fighters Murphy Morobe, Barbara Masekela and Mavuso Msimang, who have reflected on the importance of this year’s polls, 25 years into democracy.
LISTEN: SA elders reflect on 25 years of democracy
South Africa's 25-year democracy has a lot to reflect on, and a lot to fix. But are we taking our democracy – particularly voting and its impact on ensuring the country’s success – for granted?
ANC: Members taking party to court over Parly list sabotaging poll campaign
Disgruntled members in the Free State have approached the High Court in Pretoria asking it to set aside the provincial list conference which finalised the nominees.
More troubles for ANC as FS members head to court over Parly lists
This is the latest in a string of disputes launched by ANC members over their exclusion from the lists which have been the subject of scrutiny.
ANC denies knowledge of SABC debate between Ramaphosa, Maimane
The ANC head of the presidency at Luthuli House, Zizi Kodwa, said that President Cyril Ramaphosa knows nothing about the debate.
Magashule stands by 'umlungu' comment, despite criticism from ANC vets
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule also said while progressive white people have always voted for the ANC, the party’s main hope is the black vote.
It’s not your birthright to be elected to Parliament, ANC tells members
Eyewitness News reported on Monday about an application by Ponani Makhubele who asked the court to set aside the list.