US, EU companies say ANC legislation a cause for concern

European and US businesses with operations based in South Africa said legislation coming from the ANC was a cause for concern.

The compulsory black ownership element in the new broad-based black economic empowerment codes were weighing on US companies in … Read the rest

Malema mulling an armed struggle

The Economic Freedom Fighters may take up arms if their “peaceful revolution” is met with violence from the state, party leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

“We can’t rule out the possibility of an armed struggle if the state is … Read the rest

Hundreds in Cape Town march against coup in Egypt

egyptmorsisitHundreds of people, who have marched on Parliament in Cape Town to protest against the ousting of Egyptian President, Mohamed Morsi, have dispersed after handing over a memorandum to a member of the Committee for International Relations.

The protesters marched … Read the rest

Pieter Mulder asks for parliamentary debate on affirmative action

pieter_mulderDr. Pieter Mulder, leader of the Freedom Front Plus, yesterday asked for an urgent parliamentary debate on affirmative action to be held in Parliament.

According to Dr. Mulder, affirmative action is the basis of the South African government’s policy initiatives … Read the rest

Statements about Mazibuko’s weight, ‘darkies’, ‘clowns’ withdrawn in SA parliament

DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko, 'a person of considerable weight but no stature'
DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko, ‘a person of considerable weight but no stature’

Senior ANC MP John Jeffery formally withdrew his controversial remark about DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko’s weight and apologised to her on Tuesday.

He did so after … Read the rest