Tough election ahead for Gauteng ANC as trust in government plummets

Survey shows 63% believe the country is going in the wrong direction

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ANC did not get favourable treatment by IEC, Jessie Duarte says

The ANC deputy secretary-general says her party does not have the power to influence the electoral commission

IEC accused of political bias aimed at aiding ANC

Electoral commission accused of political bias aimed at benefiting governing party

ANC shrinks while EFF grows in Ipsos poll

No clear winner in Johannesburg, Tshwane or Gqeberha

More cracks show as Mantashe heckled and ANC top brass holds crisis meeting

Mantashe jeered at Kebby Maphatsoe’s funeral and songs call for release of Jacob Zuma

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Spotlight on local government elections and ANC financial turmoil

The national executive committee is expected to provide a response to the court order the polls should be held by November 1

ANC chokes on R200m debt and disorder ahead of polls

Debt of R400m has been cut in half; Party did not pay Sars and UIF under Zuma leadership

Government accused of bungling violence and looting cases

Political analysts accuse the state of going after the small fish as only 18 people have been arrested

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Constitutional Court expected to rule on municipal elections

The IEC has applied to have the local government elections postponed, mainly for public health reasons

Coalitions are the future of SA politics, says Ekurhuleni mayor

Mzwandile Masina says coalition with the EFF now possible as the party ‘understands ANC’s policies’

Asking parliament to postpone elections is not the correct approach, IEC says

On Friday, the IEC presented its case to the constitutional court to have the local government elections postponed

ANC names Bushy Maape as North West premier-elect

Maape takes over from interim premier Job Mokgoro who is yet to resign

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Apex court to hear IEC’s election postponement application

The DA intends to oppose the Electoral Commission of SA’s bid to have the local government polls pushed beyond October 27

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