The ruling party wants to ensure that those who stand in local elections have community support.
Critical issues cut to the heart of the party’s recent record, which is perhaps why its leaders are failing to speak out.
The EFF has said the ruling party is too accommodating in its approach to the removal of symbols that glorify colonisation and apartheid.
Zuma inherited a divided ANC from Mbeki, but the party heading to the council is now terminally ill.
President Jacob Zuma has chastised leaders for sowing divisions within the tripartite alliance, and has called for a retreat to iron out the issues.
The real problem between black and white South Africans is not white people's attitude, but the government's desertion of black people.
The ANC's Gwede Mantashe has canned the results of the party's eThekwini regional conference over claims of branch manipulation and cash for votes.
Only the courts and civil society can stem the drift from constitutionalism to an unfettered executive.
Party spin doctors reportedly want to 'reclaim' the public broadcaster to polish the president's halo.
We must see the evidence of how views held by some ANC top brass may have led to the death of people living and working in South Africa.
Ray McCauley mediated between the ANC and EFF as their issues were deemed moral, not political. But who are our moral figureheads?
Increasingly, we are looking to senior members of the ANC to put the country before their political careers and bank balances.
The ANC in North West cannot explain how it spent at least R9-million allocated to it to fund political programmes.
The election of Blade Nzimande's ally and South African Communist Party provincial chairperson made for an interesting realignment of ANC politics.
Parliament's presiding officers will deal with the EFF in the same way they did during the Sona, if the parliamentary debate is disrupted next week.
EFF members were thrown out of Parliament after they disrupted President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, and the DA walked out in protest.
The party says the power utility is harming the government and has taken control of its communications.
Julius Malema could have proved his critics wrong but didn't. Verashni Pillay lists five mistakes that have created such disgruntlement in the party.
It’s tough being middle class when circumstances conspire to deprive you of basics such as running water and electricity, writes Adrian Ephraim.