Mantashe vows ANC conference will not collapse or be cancelled

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe tries to allay fears over December election despite almost 100 branches lodging disputes

NEWS ANALYSIS: The ANC is rather pointedly silent about condoning events in Zimbabwe

The ANC’s quiet diplomacy may really be about self preservation, just in case military coups turn out to be contagious, writes Ranjeni Munusamy

AIC confident Matatiele will be KwaZulu-Natal’s again by mid-2018

AIC leader Mandla Galo says the party is happy with progress made about reincorporating the town into KZN, and has withdrawn a threat to pull out of a ...

ANC branches get extension for nominations

Branches have a grace period until Saturday to conclude their meetings and nominations

Outraged Eastern Cape ANC members will look to party to resolve discontent

In an affidavit‚ Gwede Mantashe says the applicants sent the ANC a letter earlier in November‚ saying they made a ‘conscious decision to ...

KZN a spanner in the works for Zuma’s plan

Party deploys team to deal with discord; Support split between two main candidates

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How KZN put a spanner in the works for Zuma’s plan

The faction backing President Jacob Zuma’s preferred candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is relying on KwaZulu-Natal’s support

Lindiwe Sisulu has not given up on being the next leader of the ANC

The human settlements minister says she is the unity ticket the party needs to bring it together and put an end to factional battles

Thabo Mbeki: Rot-infested ANC needs to be liberated

The former president says the party has been captured by a dominant faction that does not share its values

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Sadc summit to discuss situation in Zimbabwe

Defiant Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe refuses to step down, writes Bekezela Phakathi

Contest for DA posts a growth sign, says Maimane

Incumbent John Moodey beats MP Ghaleb Cachalia in the hotly contested race to lead the DA’s Gauteng chapter against the ANC in 2019

No foregone conclusions in ANC succession race, says Mashatile

A frontrunner will become apparent only once branches start nominations, he says, reiterating that Ramaphosa’s announcement of a slate was uncalled for ...

ANC succession not good versus bad, say analysts

The ANC’s national elective conference is taking place in exactly a month

Radical economic transformation is the ANC’s new, yet old, rallying cry

Gwede Mantashe says radical economic transformation must ‘translate into inclusive growth’, adding that he does not understand the ‘distinction’ made between ...

Only 40% of KZN’s ANC branches have nominated their presidential nominee

Gwede Mantashe says a ‘special dispensation’ may be needed for the province — which supports Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma — to conclude the nomination process

Cyril Ramaphosa sets ambitious 3% growth target for 2018

The deputy president took swipes at Zuma and the Guptas, as he launched his economic blueprint, which puts growth and job creation at its centre, and proposes ...

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