Solly Msimanga gives up mayoral role to try to win Gauteng for the DA

Gauteng is a strategic province in which the DA hopes to force ANC support below 50% and install Msimanga as the party's first Gauteng premier

Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga resigns

Msimanga is the DA’s candidate for Gauteng premier and hopes to be the first DA premier installed in the province after the coming elections

NEWS ANALYSIS: Can ANC turn around poor track record on jobs?

Business and labour are questioning the governing party's jobs plans unveiled in its election manifesto

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WATCH: The ANC’S election manifesto on pension assets

Andrew Canter from Futuregrowth Asset Management talks to Business Day TV about the governing party’s manifesto

NEWS ANALYSIS: Power factions in ANC count for more than manifestos

The party was forced into policy changes on land and education due to agitation from outside

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DA aims to balance diversity, skill and demographic spread in candidate lists

The official opposition says it hopes to complete the selection process by the end of February

NEWS ANALYSIS: ANC ‘unity’ project spells policy uncertainty on steroids

It is clear the faction aligned to Jacob Zuma continues to have its sights set on the nationalisation of the Reserve Bank

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Zondo state capture inquiry resumes this week

Deadline looms for applications for the top job at the SA Revenue Service

ANC aligns manifesto with Cyril Ramaphosa’s vision

During his first state of the nation address the president outlined his plans for bolstering the economy and investment and tackling rampant corruption

Raising funds for ANC is difficult, says Paul Mashatile

No matter who the president of the party is, finding funds never gets easier, but the ANC seems to think it is ‘fine’

Final Zuma years were tough, says Cyril Ramaphosa

The president tells supporters in Pietermaritzburg he spent the most part of 2018 cleaning up Jacob Zuma’s mess

NEWS ANALYSIS: Political sideshows aiming to shake up 2019 poll

New splinter political parties should not be taken lightly as they pose a threat to the ANC in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal in the 2019 elections

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Without Nasrec ‘unity slate’ ANC would be limping, says David Mabuza

The ANC deputy president says the slate saved the party, which is ’working continuously on ‘unity’

Jessie Duarte dismisses IRR poll as being enemy tactics

‘We must not rely on that [poll] but on our legs and our ability to convince people that our organisation can take the country forward,’ the ANC deputy ...

Mark these dates if you’re planning to vote in the 2019 elections

Manifestos aplenty are to be released in the next couple of months, and there will be lots of rallies too...

ANC not ready to make its parliament list public just yet

Members who have made it onto the party’s final list for deployment to parliament after the elections may still be removed

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