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Paddy Harper

Paddy Harper

    Third ANC offical gunned down in KZN region
    Third ANC offical gunned down in KZN region
    A delegate to the ANC national conference in December has been murdered in what appears to be the latest political assassination in KwaZulu-Natal....
    As skittles topple in Zim and Angola, is Zuma navel-gazing?
    As skittles topple in Zim and Angola, is Zuma navel-gazing?
    Wednesday. Durban’s air has that silent, before-the-storm feel to it. I’m gagging for a swim in the surf. The easterly that’s been howling...
    ANC floats new party structure
    ANC floats new party structure
    Sweeping changes to the ANC constitution to streamline the party’s functioning, end gatekeeping and prevent internal disputes from going to court...
    Deadly chieftainship feud is bleeding KwaMbonambi as over R30m remains in limbo
    Deadly chieftainship feud is bleeding KwaMbonambi as over R30m remains in limbo
    ‘I am not safe in the hands of this government. I have had to change my son’s school three times in one year. I am seen as a person who is...
    Stand-up guys, slate politics and the ‘other’ ANC
    Stand-up guys, slate politics and the ‘other’ ANC
    Wednesday. I’m early for the ANC provincial executive committee press briefing at the party’s Pixley ka Seme House in Stalwart Simelane Street,...
    Provincial spats set tone for national battle
    Provincial spats set tone for national battle
    Provincial leadership disputes and court battles are expected to dominate a special sitting of the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) ahead...
    Fortress eThekwini
    Fortress eThekwini
    Civil society organisations in Durban are concerned that soon-to-be-adopted eThekwini metro council rules limiting the flow of information from...
    Msunduzi municipality speaker's bodyguard gunned down in latest KZN political killing
    Msunduzi municipality speaker's bodyguard gunned down in latest KZN political killing
    The bodyguard of a Pietermaritzburg ANC leader who had been part of presidential outsider Dr Zweli Mkhize’s campaign team is the latest victim of...
    Life in the shadow of death: Threatened KZN ANC councillors are denied bodyguards
    Life in the shadow of death: Threatened KZN ANC councillors are denied bodyguards
    At 9.30pm on Sunday the Khathi family were bedding down for the night. Their helper, Mabongi Msani, was taking down the washing outside. A scream....
    Buthelezi bows out ... at long last
    Buthelezi bows out ... at long last
    Monday. The inevitable, it seems, has occurred. It’s over. Not Arsene Wenger’s once illustrious term as Arsenal coach, but Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s seemingly century-long reign as president of the Inkatha Freedom Party....
    Mkhize: I will help heal a divided ANC
    Mkhize: I will help heal a divided ANC
    Paddy Harper asks the party’s ‘unity’ presidential candidate whether his rivals have been wooing him
    Zikalala sets his gaze on the NDZ prize
    Zikalala sets his gaze on the NDZ prize
    ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairperson Sihle Zikalala looks rather relaxed for a man facing a high court challenge to his election as he outlines the path...