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Author: MarkS

The ANC government has destroyed the economy of our country. Today, SA faces serious economic challenges. High unemployment rate with more and more people going to bed on empty stomachs. Congress of the People expects the Minister of Finance to inform the country how he plans to address the financial crisis at Eskom. We need to know if are any […]
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Delivered by Deputy President of The Congress Of People – Willy Madisha CONSIDERATION OF REPORT OF SELECT COMMITTEE ON FINANCE ON CARBON TAX BILL AND FIRST READING DEBATE: CARBON TAX BILL AND SECOND READING: CARBON TAX BILL Speaker, the Congress of the People agrees that climate change currently poses the greatest threat facing humankind. By all accounts, Speaker, South Africa […]
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The party of corruption’s (ANC) opportunism and propensity to attract undesirable and failed elements has no bounds. They have become a magnet for rejects and unashamedly parade them as big catch of some sort. COPE charged Patrick Sikutshi for embezzlement and theft of party funds in 2017. He was taken through a swift and independent disciplinary hearing. Of course he […]
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The President of Congress of the People, Mosiuoa Lekota, never said that President Cyril Ramaphosa was a spy or a state witness. He said that Cyril wrote a “letter” (signed statement) to the Special Branch and stated that Terror put “communist ideas” in his head. Everybody knows that the apartheid regime called everybody opposed to apartheid as a communist. As […]
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The shameful attempt by the corruption infested ANC to portray President Cyril Ramaphosa as clean and some sort of saviour of our nation is not only disingenuous but is clutching at straws and an act of desperation at damage control. It is hilarious, coming from a common denominator in almost all revelations of corruption and state capture, to now claim […]
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Congress of the People (COPE) in the Northern Cape is pleased with the performance of all the Independent Candidates and the outcomes of the bi – elections held on 13 February 2019 in Sol Plaatje municipality. Although COPE did not contest directly, we fully supported all Independent Candidates in all material respects and this strategy worked extremely well for now […]
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13 February 2019 The parliamentary caucus of the Congress of the People is ‘disturbed and angered’ at the extent of the national crisis that we face as a consequence of the operational and financial collapse of ESKOM. Unlike President Ramaphosa, we are however not ‘surprised’. We have consistently raised our concern at the capture, corruption and looting of much of […]
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Tuesday, 12 February 2019. It’s very surprising to hear Head of State screaming “shock and anger” over load shedding. President Cyril Ramaphosa’s comment regarding Stage 4 load-shedding clearly shows he’s not in charge of the Country. This endless load shedding have devastating effect on the already struggling economy of our country. Load shedding will make the people of South Africa […]
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Friday, 08February 2019 The arrest of former Correctional Services Commissioner gives hope to thousands of Correctional Services Officers. Many who have lost hope regarding the Bosasa case. Together with his friends,Mti allegedly brought the DCS to its knees. There is jubilation amongst the DCS officials. Their hope is to see Mti and all those who were involved in this big […]
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The real SONA, the real state of the nation, can be found just outside Parliament on the other side of the fence.  There you will find broken and unmaintained benches; filth and squalor; and destitute and vulnerable members of our society eking out an existence on the pavement day to day. Today they have been removed from sight – so […]
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