NATASHA MARRIAN: Creative leadership needed

Public-sector unionists say there is little which is ‘attractive’ about the ANC that they can sell to their members

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NATASHA MARRIAN: ANC on shaky ground

The polls will be a key measure of sentiment. Voters have shown they are no longer satisfied merely with struggle credentials

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Bain’s bid to muzzle whistleblower

The company has yet to come clean about the full extent of former managing partner Vittorio Massone’s machinations in the state capture project

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril’s Magashule handicap

Ramaphosa is either eating the corruption elephant one bite at a time, or he is kicking the can down the road

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Blunder upon blunder over public sector wage deal

Mboweni placed unions in an awkward position by prematurely going public

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Who’s the boss?

Tito Mboweni’s taking to social media to vent must be an irritation to some in the Union Buildings, as it exposes the shortcomings in Ramaphosa’s administration

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Oh, the way madness lies

Zuma was always going to be a lose-lose for the commission — he was never going to try to address the evidence

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril’s Ace in the hole

Magashule does not hold as much sway as he would like. The problem is, neither does Ramaphosa

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NATASHA MARRIAN: DA reset a long shot

The party firmly entrenched itself as a party for minorities — a reset of sorts, as it moved to re-establish lost ties with its base

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NATASHA MARRIAN: SA’s by-election battleground

A string of simple local by-elections has SA political parties anxious

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NATASHA MARRIAN: The A-Z of desperate men

The ANC’s 2005 NGC was a turning point in Zuma’s favour ahead of his ascent to the presidency, but Magashule will need a miracle if he thinks the upcoming ...

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NATASHA MARRIAN: ANC’s magical mystery tour

Proposal to increase the government grant to political parties in order to sidestep potential influence from dodgy donors is a good one on the surface, but the ...

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NATASHA MARRIAN: ANC fails Cosatu corruption test

Cosatu is clearly turning up the heat on its ally, after backing Ramaphosa’s reform ticket at the ANC’s elective conference at Nasrec

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Zuma’s desperation in stalingrad

The deputy chief justice, though he may come across as mild-mannered, is unlikely to fold — he is a man of steely resolve with an acute sense of justice

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Time for reparations

The KPMG report was a key enabler of the capture at Sars and the destruction following Moyane’s appointment

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NATASHA MARRIAN: ANC’s admission of guilt speaks volumes

It almost feels like we are back in the Jacob Zuma era, when arrogance in the face of wrongdoing was par for the course for the governing party, and no ...

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