NATASHA MARRIAN: Zero in on smaller players to nail the big guns

Refiloe Mokoena has apparently not been called to appear before the Zondo commission, yet the VAT refund saga is a major demonstration of the extent of the ...

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Party’s over for the ANC

The ANC, by all accounts, appears to have been run pretty much like the state; in a chaotic, unprofessional and unsustainable way

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Mkhize placed on ice, as reshuffle looms

The saga around Zweli Mkhize has hastened the need for President Cyril Ramaphosa to reshuffle his cabinet

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril has no choice but to act

The president cannot pretend that the scandal is going to go away. He has to act —or his renewal project becomes yet another ANC vanity exercise

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Despair, as Ace’s pals to hear his pleas

In the richest and most tragic of ironies, those set to hold Magashule accountable for his behaviour are themselves far from covered in glory

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Poll tension gnaws at ANC

Will the ANC manage to reverse the trend of electoral decline which set in from 2009?

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Political parties face funding drought

Jessie Duarte has admitted that the donors the ANC traditionally relied on have stepped back

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Unions as victims? Hardly

This time round the divide is not only between the state and labour but between the unions themselves

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Ramaphosa at Zondo: Watershed or Waterloo

This week will be hugely significant for the ANC — it will become clear if Ramaphosa can lead the party in making a clean break with the past and holding its ...

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NATASHA MARRIAN: The misplaced victimhood of Jacob Zuma

If pulling out of all legal proceedings was his big plan, chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has just effortlessly drawn him back in

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NATASHA MARRIAN: ANC has terminal symptoms

That despicable individuals still have influence shows in whose interests the party governs

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NATASHA MARRIAN: How Ramaphosa outplayed Ace — and why it matters

Every step taken by the ANC’s NEC this week is setting a precedent and has to be applied across the board, even into the future

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NATASHA MARRIAN: The tipping point of accountability

Finally, real accountability and justice will follow disclosure by all parties involved in state capture and corruption

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Labour’s stale threat

Cosatu unions are putting out fires on all fronts as the jobs bloodbath continues

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NATASHA MARRIAN: Cyril’s hand strengthens, as RET faction flounders

What is critical for Ramaphosa, if he indeed wants a second term, is that he delivers more speedily on the vaccine rollout

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NATASHA MARRIAN: The ANC’s severe case of schizophrenia

Ordinary South Africans remain in the unrelenting grip of the ANC’s mismanagement and larcenous treatment of the economy

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