Seven ANC members sworn in as MPs

Some are replacing MPs who have died, while others are simply being redeployed within the party — and Cyril Ramaphosa’s position also needed filling

Tshwane municipal scandal: ANC ‘appalled‚ disgusted but not surprised’

The Gauteng ANC calls for Tshwane municipal manager Moeketsi Mosola to be suspended after allegations of ‘grand-scale’ corruption

Who will the DA choose to replace Patricia de Lille as Cape Town mayor?

Western Cape premier Helen Zille is being touted to replace De Lille, but she is said to have declined

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: NPA boss Abrahams to learn his fate

For the past decade the NPA has been regarded as politically captured, writes Genevieve Quintal

Contradictions rife as pro-Zuma groups split on strategy

Breakaway party Mazibuye African Congress prepares its launch on September 30

The five best and five worst moments of Cyril Ramaphosa's presidency

It's been a hectic six months since Cyril Ramaphosa took over as president. Here are the high and low points of his rule

DA leaders to challenge party’s BEE stance

Gauteng and Eastern Cape provincial leaders are unhappy with the party’s empowerment policy

DA’s proposals to improve manufacturing include slashing the sector’s tax rate

Proposals also include a price-premium for goods purchased by organs of state, with local state procurement subject to a ‘purchasing audit’

DA leaders' clash over BEE policy threatens poll prospect

The party’s leaders say empowerment policies need to become less race-focused over time

DA’s BEE stance may damage poll prospects

The party’s leaders say empowerment policies need to become less race-focused over time

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DA gives SABC until Wednesday midnight to air land reform video

Phumzile van Damme says the public broadcaster has a duty to give the DA fair coverage after the ANC was allowed to air a video on land expropriation last week

Why Patricia de Lille's resignation is not end of the dispute

The DA still intends to challenge a ruling which set aside its decision to strip De Lille of her party membership

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Cabinet lekgotla to focus on economic stimulus package

Controversial prosecutions heavyweights Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi have until Friday to respond to Ramaphosa on why they should not be suspended, writes ...

NEWS ANALYSIS: Does De Lille solution give the DA enough time to clean house?

A major electoral obstacle has been removed by settling the matter amicably since De Lille is the type who will go down swinging, writes Claudi Mailovich

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Patricia de Lille to step down as mayor of Cape Town

De Lille will leave office on October 31 and the DA has dropped all disciplinary charges against her

Patricia de Lille will resign as mayor, say DA sources

Official announcement expected at media conference later Sunday

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