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Mandela tug-of-war continues as Zuma uses icon's name to slam 'white party' DA
Mandela tug-of-war continues as Zuma uses icon's name to slam 'white party' DA
Almost three years after his death, former president Nelson Mandela’s name continues to dominate South African politics. With few days before the...
Operation save JZ: Ruling elite play the election blame game to protect the president
Operation save JZ: Ruling elite play the election blame game to protect the president
The ANC’s closely guarded internal polling data suggests that it will lose both the Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay metros in next week’s local...
IEC boss Glen Mashinini lays down the law
IEC boss Glen Mashinini lays down the law
Are you worried that the increase in the number of political killings might result in the local government elections not being free and...
The top-performing Midvaal municipality is DA-run, but it's a must-win for the ANC
The top-performing Midvaal municipality is DA-run, but it's a must-win for the ANC
The ANC’s Midvaal mayoral candidate, Tefo Molakeng, is confident his party will unseat the Democratic Alliance in the local elections on August 3....
Thuli Madonsela enlists the help of PwC for Gupta 'state capture' probe
Thuli Madonsela enlists the help of PwC for Gupta 'state capture' probe
Public protector Thuli Madonsela has enlisted the services of the country's top auditing firm PwC to help her office investigate allegations of...
Intense lobbying ahead for the powerful AU Commission Chairperson post
Intense lobbying ahead for the powerful AU Commission Chairperson post
KIGALI - Lobbying for the January 2017 round of elections for the most powerful position in the African Union started weeks before heads of state...
AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma starts to look presidential
AU Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma starts to look presidential
African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is back in South Africa to drum up support for the ANC before the August 3 local...
Miffed former president Thabo Mbeki will not punt the ANC
Miffed former president Thabo Mbeki will not punt the ANC
First the ANC’s top man in Gauteng wrote a letter asking for his help. Then Johannesburg’s mayor went knocking at his door.
Jacob Zuma urges Tembisa: Go out and vote in numbers like white people
Jacob Zuma urges Tembisa: Go out and vote in numbers like white people
ANC President Jacob Zuma urged Tembisa residents in Ekurhuleni to use their vote in upcoming local elections like their white counterparts.
The cult of Hlaudi Motsoeneng deepens with confidential deal with predecessor
The cult of Hlaudi Motsoeneng deepens with confidential deal with predecessor
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ANC launches Countdown to Victory: 'We're the only party that's liberated SA'
ANC launches Countdown to Victory: 'We're the only party that's liberated SA'
With less than a month before the country’s local government elections on August 3, the ANC has pulled out all the stops in a bid to retain most...
Icasa orders the SABC to stop its ban on violent protests – or risk losing its broadcasting licence
Icasa orders the SABC to stop its ban on violent protests – or risk losing its broadcasting licence
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has ordered the SABC to withdraw its decision to ban footage of violent protests...
Former president Kgalema Motlanthe hit the campaign trail on Saturday and went door-to-door in Soweto
Former president Kgalema Motlanthe hit the campaign trail on Saturday and went door-to-door in Soweto
He might differ with President Jacob Zuma's leadership style, but former president Kgalema Motlanthe believes the ANC is still the best organisation to lead South Africa. ...
NFP's demise 'should help IFP' in KwaZulu-Natal
NFP's demise 'should help IFP' in KwaZulu-Natal
The demise of the National Freedom Party (NFP) is likely to benefit the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) more than any other political party in...
Politicians fall out over Prasa chief executive fiasco
Politicians fall out over Prasa chief executive fiasco
Relations between Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) board chairperson Popo Molefe have deteriorated to...

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