TOM EATON: As ANC scandals go, this is small beer

There are no honours in the party’s impressive villainy combined with its profoundly limited criminal vision

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Ramaphosa to announce long-awaited recovery plan

It aims to counter economic damage done by the lockdown and reset the economy for growth

JOHN DLUDLU: Moves by Cosatu and Herman Mashaba threaten ANC’s dominance

Union federation that is in alliance with governing party shunned its NEC lekgotla

CAROL PATON: Time for Ramaphosa to end the ANC protection racket

The evidence of Edwin Sodi at the Zondo commission shows why regulating party funding is imperative

Former DA Gauteng leader John Moodey joins Mashaba’s ActionSA

Latest in line of prime figures who left party will take up position of provisional chair

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Eyes fixed on the outcome of ANC lekgotla

In parliament, the select committee on finance will discuss the Land Bank

ANC says it has paid back the money for trip to Zimbabwe

Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula was ordered to provide President Cyril Ramaphosa with a report on why the ANC delegation flew to Zimbabwe with her on an SAAF ...

JOHN STEENHUISEN: Zuma’s strategy flows directly from ANC tactics

Delay, obfuscate and rewrite history to buy time or even be exonerated

Herman Mashaba’s ActionSA rejects IEC notion that its logo and name are similar to another party

The IEC said Party of Action had objected to ActionSA’s application to register as a political party, with the SA flag also being problematic

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Pravin Gordhan and public protector to slug it out in court

Minister’s approval of early retirement for senior Sars official at issue

Herman Mashaba broadens focus from old job to national elections

ActionSA will at most contest 10 municipalities in 2021, with a focus on big metros

DA proposes bill to cushion workers with pension-backed loans

Party would like Pensions Fund Act amendment to allow fund members to access some of their savings

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: SA enters next phase of lockdown easing

The step down to level 1 means a shorter curfew and bigger gatherings, but international travel will only kick in from October

GARETH VAN ONSELEN: The devolution of our constitutional democracy

The ANC exists only to serve itself, and with zero appreciation for the separation of party and state, the state has become its play thing

It serves no-one in the DA to attack the party, John Steenhuisen says

The interim DA leader’s letter comes a day after KZN MPL Mbali Ntuli raised major issues with some of the party’s internal processes

TONY LEON: Constitution requires DA to take a nonracial stance

There is no evidence the party will lose votes because it has made clear a more liberal vision for addressing disadvantage


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