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Michelle Pietersen

Michelle Pietersen

    After the massacre: Zuma's enemies fill the breach
    After the massacre: Zuma's enemies fill the breach
    The Marikana massacre has exposed an increasingly tense relationship between the ANC leadership and its fractious members in North West.
    Vavi: Foes on high, friends on ground
    Vavi: Foes on high, friends on ground
    Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has been dealt a double blow, losing two allies weeks before the labour federation's national conference.
    I support Zuma 100%, says Ace Magashule
    I support Zuma 100%, says Ace Magashule
    Free State Premier and chair Ace Magashule has hailed Jacob Zuma as an intellectual as he explains why he supports the president's re-election bid.
    ANC's top six wade into OR Tambo chaos
    ANC's top six wade into OR Tambo chaos
    The ANC's top six have rejected as unconstitutional the dissolution of the OR Tambo regional conference.
    Poll meltdown bodes ill for ANC
    Poll meltdown bodes ill for ANC
    The ANC's factional battles came to a head this week, with analysts warning that recent chaos in the Eastern Cape might be a taste of things to come.
    Zuma's choice: Politics vs pupils
    Zuma's choice: Politics vs pupils
    Presidential task team members believe Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga should be fired but President Jacob Zuma needs her women's league.
    North West town boss under fire over contract
    North West town boss under fire over contract
    Sandile Tyatya has raised the ire of officials in the council after he entered into a R4.5-million contract with Altech Netstar.
    Supra Mahumapelo got travel agency cash
    Supra Mahumapelo got travel agency cash
    Mahumapelo has pocketed at least R200000 through his travel agency's business dealings with an ailing municipality in the province.
    Vavi shocked by 'unprecedented' Sadtu attack
    Vavi shocked by 'unprecedented' Sadtu attack
    Sadtu members in Limpopo released a scathing statement this week signed by its secretary, Matome Raphasha, and his deputy, Sowell Tjebane.
    Youth league's Moonsamy takes on 'irresponsible remarks'
    Youth league's Moonsamy takes on 'irresponsible remarks'
    ANCYL member Magdalene Moonsamy has taken on Deputy Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni over her remarks about Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
    Brutal 'ANC vets' in the firing line
    Brutal 'ANC vets' in the firing line
    The ANC's ex-soldiers are accused of intimidating Jacob Zuma's opponents at the Mandela lecture this week, writes Michelle Pietersen.