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Lester Kiewit

Mmusi Maimane doesn’t want DA’s political ‘superstars’

The leader of the new One South Africa Movement says his former party has set itself on a course away from multiracialism after its recent policy conference

EFF MPs to be investigated for disrupting parliamentary proceedings

Under the spotlight will be the Economic Freedom Fighters’ behaviour at the State of the Nation address and during the public enterprise department’s budget speech

No mass DA exodus, for now

Despite growing disgruntlement and a string of high-profile resignations, often by black members, DA rank and file don’t appear to be jumping ship

Legal giant, legend, friend, family man: A tribute to George Bizos

He didn’t own a cellphone and spent 30 minutes a day in his vegetable garden. For 60 years he fought any system that sought to oppress and also changed countless lives

Right-wing Poland and the glorification of Hani’s killer

Polish anti-racism groups grow more concerned as the image of Chris Hani’s killer becomes normalised, with Janusz Walus’s likeness and name displayed on products for sale on a Naspers-owned website

DA moves to a ‘colour-blind’ future

The official opposition said current ANC policies to undo historic economic injustices have only benefited an elite few

DA policy conference to signal which way party is headed

Party’s policy conference could provide clarity on its future direction and clues about the likely contenders for leadership positions

DA claims Moodey jumped ship before he was pushed

The DA says former Gauteng leader John Moodey resigned from the party amid allegations that he was conspiring against fellow party members ahead of crucial party meetings

Why the ANC clean-up is dragging on

The outcome of the ANC’s NEC meeting was clear: ask party members who are facing or who have been convicted of criminal charges to step aside. But as Paddy Harper and Lester Kiewit report, the ANC cannot act against those who have not been criminally charged — until then, any ‘reputationally toxic’ members can stay

A healthy Mabuza appears in Parliament

After a lengthy absence from public life, Deputy President David Mabuza returns to Parliament, providing assurances that rolling blackouts are temporary

Auditor general points to the state’s flaws enabling Covid-19 graft

AG Kimi Makwetu’s ‘real-time’ audit of contracts and relief schemes indicate ‘a higher risk of fraud and abuse of funds’

ANC caucus mum on Bongo resignation

The ANC parliamentary caucus as yet to confirm whether Bongani Bongo, who faces bribery and corruption charges, has resigned as an MP in line with the NEC’s directive

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