ERNA CURRY spoke to Colin Young, a 27 year-old Capetonian, studying to be a history teacher at University of Cape Town.
In his annual budget speech on Wednesday, finance minister Pravin Gordhan presented a budget which relieved personal income tax, increased social grants and university subsidies and promised to upgrade commuter rail services. At the same time, he increased sin taxes and the fuel levy. AAISHA DADI PATEL and ZAINUB DOCKRAT went out to hear what the people of Johannesburg are saying about it.
Chaos erupted in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday. Marchers descended on the city centre in an illegal show of support for expelled ANC member Loyiso Nkohla and also voiced their anger over ineffective service delivery. Police used water canons and stun grenades on marchers, forcing the crowds to disperse. But people around the city have become familiar with the mounting protest action. RAâ€™EESA PATHER reports.
The City of Cape Town is getting a new logo and its citizens are baffled. The new emblem is made up of colourful concentric...
On Saturday, Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa was painted â€œred for dangerâ€. More than 20 000 EFF supporters were there to witness the unveiling of Julius Malema's EFFâ€™s election manifesto. It detailed the plans that the â€œRed Revolutionâ€ has for South Africa. Buzzing with excitement and hope, these supporters are quite confident that their leader and party are the radical change the country has been waiting for. By UYANDA SIYOTULA
RUMANA AKOOB spoke to South Africans about how they feel about South Africa's place in the world and who exactly South Africa should be lending a helping hand to.
Does foreign policy matter? Cape Town says yes, but citizens have mixed feelings about party policies in hotbeds of conflict like Palestine and Israel and controversies on the African continent. By RAâ€™EESA PATHER
RA'EESA PATHER spoke to Capetonians who've come out in support of the "poo throwers".
The politicians have had their say, but what do South Africans make of "South Africa according to Jacob Zuma"?
President Zumaâ€™s State of the Nation address is looming over Cape Town. Many Capetonians remain cynical, claiming JZ needs to pull up his socks...
As President Zuma gears up to deliver this year's State of the Nation address, our team rounds up what the various political parties are...
Despite being in the dark about how parties are economically managed, RAâ€™EESA PATHER discovered many Capetonians feel political funding can go a long way in determining where their vote goes.
Housing seemed to be a common theme in conversations RAâ€™EESA PATHER had with fellow Capetonians on the final day of the voters' registration.
RAâ€™EESA PATHER spoke to Capetonians registering to vote on Saturday and found many have already made up their minds about who they'll be voting for in May.
Rumana Akoob finds little enthusiasm for voting registration in Durban.
RAâ€™EESA PATHER spoke to ANC supporters who marched into the Cape Town CBD on Wednesday, demanding better services for poor people from the provincial government.
Cape Town has been the bedrock of DA support, but what happens when you walk up to a Capetonian and ask them about DAgang? RAâ€™EESA PATHER FINDS OUT.
RUMANA AKOOB found that Mamphela Ramphele's appointment as presidential candidate for the Democratic Alliance and the Agang SA merger has been backed strongly by DA supporters around Durban.
RUMANA AKOOB took to the streets of Durban and asked people their feelings towards the president and the controversies surrounding President Zuma.