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ANC committed to paying staff salaries, but employees are not convinced

ANC staffers picketed outside Luthuli House on Tuesday after months of problems with salary payments

Magashule says ANC & co only responded to his arguments in part

The suspended secretary general insists that his deputy lacked the designation to serve notice on him

MKMVA accuse top six of being factional in collapsed meeting

A defiant MKMVA has vowed it is business as usual, after a meeting with the top six ended with the military veterans being kicked out of the virtual platform

Gumede graft trial likely to begin only in July next year

The state has added racketeering to the charges faced by the former eThekwini mayor and 21 others, but logistics are likely to delay their trial until mid-2022

Crowds gather for Gumede’s pre-trial hearing in R320mn corruption case

The Durban high court will set a date for the former mayor’s corruption trial to go ahead

Mkhize on the ropes for dodgy vibes as SIU zeroes in

Mkhize’s request to take special leave left President Cyril Ramaphosa reeling, party insiders say

New membership system encounters problems in ANC branches

The Lower South Coast region has complained of a plot by some branch secretaries to manipulate the system

ANC’s national youth task team continues to spiral, with a member taking the party to court

In an application sy the high court in Pretoria, Xolani Matinisa argues that the office of the secretary general of the ANC has failed to remove those older than 35 years from the ANC youth leagues task team

End of Ace machinery in Free State — Dukwana

The suspended secretary general’s arch-nemesis Mxolisi Dukwana said the Magashule you see now is not the Magashule he knew then

Intimidation claims threaten ANC Far North regional conference

ANC branches in the Farth North region in KwaZulu-Natal want an intervention from above to ensure a fair process

IEC says Covid-19 won’t stop 27 October elections

Election campaign and voter mobilisation launched on Wednesday as IEC gears up to host local government elections during pandemic

ANC disbands the MK Military Veterans Association

The SANDF is the only legitimate military force allowed to operate in the country, says Jessie Duarte

Ramaphosa places Mkhize on special leave

The president has placed the embattled health minister on special leave, with Tourism Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane appointed to act in the post

Mantashe on ANC integrity commission’s radar

The ANC’s integrity body’s chairperson, George Mashaba, said that the elders would discuss summoning the ANC chair over allegations of corruption

Ramaphosa allies call for Mkhize to take leave in NWC meeting

Sources closely involved in the meeting said that the president’s allies — Ronald Lamola, Senzo Mchunu and Snuki Zikalala — each called for Mkhize to take special leave while the matter was still under investigation

Two women punted as frontrunners to replace Mkhize

Ramaphosa is said to be considering appointing former Gauteng health MEC Dr Gwen Ramokgopa or Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as the minister of health

Maphatsoe seeks deliberation on MKMVA disbandment

Maphatsoe said the decision was surprising, given that it deviated from the MK unitary process the MKMVA and the MK Council had been working on

Zuma’s last legal stand is still politics

Impugned prosecutor Billy Downer argues that even if the court agreed he was biased and removed him, this would still not spell an acquittal for Jacob Zuma

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