Court sets aside PAC president’s decision to dissolve party structures

Judge finds that Narius Moloto ‘completely ignored’ decisions taken at NEC meeting, even though he attended it

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Gordhan-Mkhwebane battle set to dominate

Lawyers to provide details of plans to take report on judicial review

GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Legal costs: President could set an example

Questions over acting in his personal or state capacity aside, he should occupy the moral high ground

Despite images of squabbling, parties tend to work together behind the scenes

Parliament cannot function without a degree of co-operation between political parties and individual MPs, writes Ben Turok

EFF could cripple key metros Joburg and Tshwane

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will no longer co-operate with either the ANC or the DA in municipalities

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: DA set to rattle skeletons when MPs meet to elect chairs

Opposition party says it will reveal information about the ‘dodgy cast of nominees’ the ANC has put forward to lead parliamentary committees

Mkhwebane a ‘hired gun’ of the anti-Ramaphosa fightback faction, says SACP

The party’s deputy has accused the public protector of being in league with ‘rogue spies’ to undermine the president

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Parliament to debate Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address

MPs will spend nine hours on Tuesday debating the speech, writes Genevieve Quintal

EFF could paralyse Joburg and Tshwane

EFF leader Julius Malema says his party will no longer co-operate with either the ANC or the DA in municipalities

IFP accepts ANC offer to chair Scopa

The opposition party says it has asked Mkhuleko Hlengwa to take up the post as he has been an active member of the public accounts committee

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: A system to allow voters to choose people, not parties

Multi-member constituencies would bring the benefits of proportional voting and the direct election of MPs

Zandile Gumede’s supporters demand her reinstatement as mayor

Pro-Zuma protesters in KZN say the mayor’s removal was politically motivated, and also want the the reinstatement of the regional executive committee ‘with ...

Ramaphosa in a tight spot ahead of Sona, says Maimane

The DA leader says ‘we live in a bleak economic time amid deep political uncertainty’ and that the president needs to deliver the right stuff

PODCAST | State, Eskom and Sasol are on the hook for ‘Deadly Air’

Court bid launched to force government to reduce Highveld air pollution

STEVEN FRIEDMAN: Ace’s tricks no reason to bar debate on economic policy

Hysteria about changing the Bank’s mandate is unwarranted, especially since the supposed consequences will not automatically ensue


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