Deepening Democracy through Access to Information
Home / Podcasts RSS ← Back
Cape Town|Harare|Johannesburg|Africa|Business|Environment|Africa|Brazil|China|India|Russia|South Africa|Zimbabwe|Sandton Convention Centre|Godwin Matanga|Patricia De Lille|Vladimir Putin

Email this article

separate emails by commas, maximum limit of 4 addresses

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Sponsored by


Article Enquiry

Daily Podcast – July 26, 2018

Verification Image. Please refresh the page if you cannot see this image.

Embed Video

Daily Podcast – July 26, 2018

26th July 2018


Font size: -+

July 26, 2018.

For Creamer Media in Johannesburg, I’m Sashnee Moodley.


Making headlines:

DA caucus discusses withdrawing motion of no confidence in Patricia de Lille


Putin arrives in Joburg for BRICS Summit

And, 71 000 police officers to secure Zimbabwe elections


The DA Cape Town caucus is currently engaged in last-minute talks to discuss withdrawing the planned motion of no confidence against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille.

The councillors are meeting amid reports that a deal has been struck between De Lille and the party's top brass

De Lille said on Thursday morning that caucus was meeting, but that they need to agree to the proposals before it was official.


Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in South Africa on Thursday morning, the last head of state to arrive for the BRICS Summit.

The 10th BRICS Leaders' Summit continues today at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg where heads of states and more than 1 000 business people from Brazil, Russia, China, India, and South Africa are meeting until Friday to discuss trade and investment among their countries.


The Zimbabwe Republic Police will deploy 71 000 officers for the country's general elections next Monday and has put measures in place to ensure that the polls take place in a peaceful and secure environment, Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga has said.

Speaking at a press conference in the capital Harare, Matanga said police had already increased visibility through focused deployments throughout the country in the build-up to the elections and would continue on the day of the election, as well as the period after.


That’s a roundup of news making headlines today

For a news update each morning, register for Polity’s free daily newsletter


To subscribe email or click here
To advertise email or click here

Comment Guidelines

About is a product of Creamer Media.

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Mining Weekly
Research Channel Africa

Read more


We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store


Advertising on is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Register Close