Politics

ANC Eastern Cape conference results might prove concerning for Ramaphosa faction

Although some believe this is a high stakes game between Zweli Mkhize and the Cyril Ramaphosa faction, many overlook treasurer general Paul Mashatile, who may be the biggest winner as the national leader who fought for Babalo Madikizela to be the provincial chair

Is Mlibo Qoboshiyane a true kingmaker in Eastern Cape ANC conference?

The first day of the provincial conference has signalled a possible win for the Oscar Mabuyane camp but Babalo Madikizela will go down fighting

Last-minute bid to unite Mabuyane and Madikizela factions at ANC conference fails

Three alliance leaders unsuccessfully tried to bring the two powerful factions contesting the conference with the aid of Oscar Mabuyane

Eastern Cape ANC contender Teris Ntutu weighs in on top six debate

Provincial secretary hopeful says leaders will be responsible to manage tensions during Eastern Cape conference credentials

Eastern Cape conference exposes dicey ANC electoral system

Babalo Madkizela’s message to delegates belonging to his slate has opened a Pandora’s box of problems regarding the party’s systems

Mabuyane pleased with ‘unity and renewal’ efforts in Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape leader prides himself on having led the ANC provincial executive committee towards fulfilling the party’s programme of unity and renewal

Is the ANC Women’s League dying a slow death?

Pundits weigh in on whether the league can be revived after its national executive committee was disbanded

Parliament’s speaker evasive on Zondo findings

Speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula let slip that she has received legal opinion on how parliament should proceed on the findings of the state capture inquiry and now finds herself accused of stalling

Oscar Mabuyane branches could be quarantined from conference

At least 47 branches could assume observer status at the Eastern Cape conference set to commence this weekend

The three contenders for ANC Eastern Cape chair

Oscar Mabuyane, Babalo Madikizela and Mlibo Qoboshiyane will go up against each other at the ANC Eastern Cape election conference

Will step-aside 2.0 bolster Zweli Mkhize’s presidential ambitions? Possibly.

As the former health minister attempts to consolidate support in KZN, the amendment will likely gain him favour in the coalition of wounded party members

‘I support Ramaphosa, not Zweli’ – Eastern Cape’s Babalo Madikizela

The provincial chair contender Babalo Madikizela insists that talks of his support for Zweli Mkhize as ANC president are nothing but rumour

Zondo fingers Edwin Sodi, Nthimotse Mokhesi and Thabane Zulu in graft in asbestos scandal

The three, along with co-accused Ace Magashule, recently applied to the high court to have charges stemming from the scandal set aside but were unsuccessful

Zondo report: Diamond mine Alexcor chief executive, directors, executives must be investigated for Gupta-linked dealings

Scarlet Sky Investments had no cutting or polishing factory, no licence to buy rough diamonds, no licence to sell rough diamonds, no licence to cut and polish rough diamonds, no diamond trading house licence and no black economic empowerment certificate, which it only acquired after being awarded the tender

Zondo report: Zizi Kodwa ‘beholden’ to a potential suspect in multiple criminal investigations

The state capture commission recommends that the president ‘consider’ the deputy state security minister’s current position because he is in debt to former EOH executive Jehan Mackay

ANC in Mangaung gets nod from Ramaphosa to expel delinquent councillors

At least 19 councillors have been identified by the embattled Mangaung ANC regional interim committee for defying the party, with ten expected to get the axe soon

Zuma was the Guptas’ puppet, Zondo finds

The former president’s dismissal of Nhlahla Nene as finance minister for spurious reasons showed the veracity of the Gupta family’s claim that he would do anything for them

Opposition parties warn Ramaphosa about corruption possibly hurting relief efforts in KZN

Opposition party members pulled no punches as they placed doubt on whether millions in funds which the government will release will reach the intended victims of the flood
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