ANC NEC locked in tense meeting likely to decide Magashule’s fate under step-down rule

Ability to implement the rule will reflect on President Cyril Ramaphosa's anticorruption agenda

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Outcome of ANC meeting likely to set agenda

Indication about Ace Magashule’s future may emerge from briefing

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ANC integrity commission reports expected to fuel clashes at NEC meeting

The weekend gathering is expected to decide whether leaders facing criminal charges should step down

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Jacob Zuma’s refusal to appear before Zondo heads to court

The Constitutional Court will hear an applaication for a contempt of court order against the former president

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Witness’s testimony ‘is a fabrication’, emotional Anoj Singh tells inquiry

On the former bodyguard’s testimony that he drove Singh to the Gupta residence about 10 times, Singh denied he did so even once

GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Top six give Zuma enough rope to hang the ANC

Party leaders failed again to lay down the law, allowing the former president to keep defying the Zondo commission and the Constitutional Court

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GARETH VAN ONSELEN: What 2021 election percentage is defensible for the DA?

If politics is a numbers game, the DA needs to indulge in some creative accounting to declare itself a winner

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ISMAIL LAGARDIEN: We need knowledge production, not performance politics

It is a concern that Julius Malema and Ace Magashule hold more sway over SA’s young people than scientists

CAROL PATON: DA already blew its shot to be the rational centre

Alliances pose a problem, and does the opposition party support a coalition with the ANC?

WATCH: Electoral reform in SA offers hope

Michael Avery talks to a panel about how nongovernmental organisations have been hard at work devising new ways to fix the electoral system

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Zuma to meet ANC for crucial talks

Former president's defiance of court order on the agenda

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GARETH VAN ONSELEN: Small big-men Zuma and Malema cling on to the illusion of informal power

What safer place for the EFF leader to be than back in the arms of the man he once called ‘our father’?

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Experts’ report on Mkhwebane to be made public this week

The probe was commissioned by parliament to determine whether an inquiry should be held into the fitness of the public protector to hold office

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Battle for ‘political space’ could go to court, EFF tells the government

Party says disallowing political programmes and activities is undemocratic and irrational

Former DA deputy chief whip Mike Waters resigns as MP

Waters is ‘changing his life course’ but will remain a DA member, working with the party in Gauteng

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Jacob Zuma to appear in court over arms deal bribe charges

Former president and French arms manufacturer Thales face fraud, racketeering, corruption and money-laundering charges

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