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    Zuma now firmly in the firing line
    Zuma now firmly in the firing line
    President Jacob Zuma’s future hangs in the balance in the wake of the ANC national conference, with party president Cyril Ramaphosa’s more...
    Nasrec 68 turn election on its head
    Nasrec 68 turn election on its head
    With the “Nasrec 68” seemingly holding the fate of the ANC secretary general post in their hands, newly elected ANC deputy president David...
    Slates dashed in top-six election
    Slates dashed in top-six election
    Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected ANC president in a dramatic election for the party’s top six officials in which its branches appear to have...
    Court blows for NDZ branches in three provinces
    Court blows for NDZ branches in three provinces
    The ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) is meeting this morning to discuss the way forward at the party's elective conference following a series...
    NDZ-CR17 stalemate: Both camps refuse to back down
    NDZ-CR17 stalemate: Both camps refuse to back down
    ANC presidential hopefuls deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC national executive committee member Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma are heading for a...
    ANC to elect president first, then slates bargain for top six
    ANC to elect president first, then slates bargain for top six
    The ANC, in an extraordinary departure from its usual process, plans to hold separate voting sessions for the election of its new president and the...
    NDZ is running out of steam
    NDZ is running out of steam
    As ANC branches finalise their presidential nominations, a change in focus in Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s campaign has sparked speculation that her...
    Final stretch for ANC  nominations
    Final stretch for ANC nominations
    With less than a month to go until the ANC’s December elective conference and branch nominations for leadership positions scheduled to close this...
    Ramaphosa takes an early lead as ANC branches cast their vote
    Ramaphosa takes an early lead as ANC branches cast their vote
    Of the 1 138 ANC branches (out of a total of about 3 800 branches in good standing) that had held their branch general meetings (BGMs) by...
    All eyes on ANC branch nominations
    All eyes on ANC branch nominations
    It’s “do or die” this weekend as a majority of ANC branches nominate candidates for national leadership with the process already marred by...
    Zuma's power is in the party
    Zuma's power is in the party
    On Monday September 1, Jacob Zuma will have spent 100 days in office in his second term. In theory, the past three months should have been the...
    Judiciary, legislature, executive: What is Zuma planning?
    Judiciary, legislature, executive: What is Zuma planning?
    The M&G's Political Staff write that President Jacob Zuma's second term will bolster his authority to sway the composition of the Constitutional Court and reorganise his crucial security team in the Cabinet, but the new legislature will not necessarily make his five years...