David Mabuza in high-stakes race to clear his name

Deputy president tries to force hand of ANC’s integrity body, asking to see evidence against him

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Mabuza ‘exit’ means it’s Pandor vs Dlamini-Zuma

Two very senior and capable women are the best candidates to become deputy president

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Lawyer battles to convince judges that Thales bribery case should be stayed

Anton Katz is grilled over his argument that the company is unable to defend itself because key officials are no longer available as witnesses

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Mabuza in high-stakes bid to clear his name

Deputy president is in a race against time to be sworn into parliament by this weekend

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Maimane censures Zille over ‘black privilege’ tweets

DA leader says that action has been initiated against former premier as well as two other MPs

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Never underestimate the grassroots voter

The results of the elections show that ordinary folk are very much aware of the dynamics of politics than they are given credit for

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Mbete and Gigaba pull out of nomination to parliament

Former National Assembly speaker and the home affairs minister withdraw from the ANC MP list a day before swearing-in

DA’s poll postmortem could have significant bearing on SA politics

ANC is in the same boat because despite Ramaphosa's popularity and new mandate, the governing party's divisions might render his reform agenda ineffective

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Spotlight shifts to players in parliament

For the first time in SA's history, the swearing in of the president will be held at Loftus Versfeld Stadium instead of the Union Buildings in Tshwane, Luyolo ...

Former spy boss Arthur Fraser rubbishes probe’s findings on rogue elements

Arthur Fraser says review panel report on State Security Agency seeks to mislead the head of state and render the state vulnerable to external security threats

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GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Frustration rather than apathy behind low turnout

Voters are staying away from the polls in huge numbers and see the political process as unable to bring real change

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Mmusi Maimane in bid to keep Zille in check

DA leader says that action has been initiated against former premier as well as two other MPs

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Discrepancies point to possible voter fraud

DA calls for audit as figures recorded at some voting stations reinforce allegations of double voting

Unsuccessful ministers reveal their retirement plans

Maphatsoe will go back to leading his church, Zokwana goes back to farming while Masutha will share his plans later

EFF wants its own mayor to run Tshwane, says Malema

DA and his party are also discussing power sharing in Johannesburg

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