A large section of the electorate feels handouts are tantamount to vote buying – except for the perception that the practice is not that effective.
The ANC has distanced itself from comments made by ANC Youth League president Collen Maine who allegedly called for war with the EFF.
The ANC Women's League, Youth League and Mkonto we Sizwe Military Veterans in Gauteng said on Wednesday that they stand by Zuma.
ANC youth need to know that insulting elders doesn't make us militant, we won't sit down for those showing signs of anarchy, writes Rebone Tau.
ANCYL secretary Njabulo Nzuza who says the league is not attached to the strings of supposed puppet masters, the premier league
Gatewatchers have no loyalty to a specific faction and a penchant for positions with public rewards.
ANC Youth League president Collen Maine has said he does not mind a salary cut from the plush MEC package he receives to one from Luthuli House.
The ANC Youth League is due to elect a new leader in the near future and these are the top contenders.
The ANC Youth League said it would not allow preacher TB Joshua entry into South Africa until an investigation into the church collapse is conducted.
Who will replace Julius Malema? Meet the league’s three presidential hopefuls – but don’t be surprised if it isn’t the fresh blood hoped for.
New leaders will be chosen next month, and the factions are going all out for their candidates.
Paul Mashatile said the ANC will not be threatened by "parties born yesterday" while Pule Mabe accused Julius Malema of running a backyard revolution.
Advocate Dali Mpofu told EFF supporters the ANC had said the Makhulong stadium was for soccer, then gave the go-ahead for the ANCYL festival.
The ANCYL and EFF have organised competing political events in Tembisa, sparking fears of more violent clashes that have dogged the two parties.
The troubled ANC Youth League will return to court on March 24 2013 to fight being made permanently insolvent.
The SA Human Rights Commission and rights activists have called for the eradication of pit latrines at schools after a child died in one this week.
Julius Malema's EFF has come out in defence of the public protector and called for President Jacob Zuma to resign over the Nkandlagate scandal.
The ANCYL and uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association say Robert McBride has distinguished himself as a man who upholds law and order.
Following violence and looting in the Cape Town city centre, the DA has lashed out at the ANC and its youth league for "pure vandalism and thuggery".