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No way out for Thales in arms deal case, court rules

The arms manufacturer has argued that there was no evidence to show that it was aware of hundreds of indirect payments to Jacob Zuma, but the court was not convinced.

Power shift at Luthuli House

Ace Magashule’s move to distance himself from Carl Niehaus signals a rebalancing of influence and authority at the top of the ANC

Niehaus has 48 hours to state why he should not be axed

The MKMVA spokesperson has been asked to give reasons why he should not be fired from his position at Luthuli House after attacking Jesse Duarte last week

The politics of the Zuma-Zondo showdown

Any move made by the Zondo commission head or by former president Jacob Zuma must be calculated, because one mistake from either side could lead to a political fallout

Zuma won’t appear before Zondo commission on Monday, say his lawyers

Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

Don’t get confused, you are obliged to appear, Zondo tells Zuma

After the former president stalked out of a sitting, it asked the ConCourt to force him to appear before the inquiry. A ruling has not been made but the summons remains valid

Covid-19, corruption dominate ANC agenda for 2021

In the January 8 statement, Ramaphosa says those who bring the ANC into disrepute will no longer be tolerated

By-elections delayed as Covid restrictions bite

A decision on the local government elections, set to be held later this year, will be taken soon

Understanding intra-party democracy

The case of Andile Lungisa illustrates the need for more accountability and discipline within political parties

Batsa fires back in response to Dlamini-Zuma’s appeal

The tobacco company has counter-filed for leave to appeal December’s tobacco ruling, should the government’s application for leave to appeal be successful

ANC elective conferences face a second postponement

Covid-19 puts the brakes on the governing party again, as 20 regional and provincial elective conferences need to be rescheduled

Pandemic gives SA politics a klap

Parties forced to adapt to the ‘new normal’ as ANC’s anti-corruption drive delivers dividends

Integrity commission nails Magashule

Integrity body recommends the ANC's secretary general should be suspended pending the outcome of his corruption trial.

The ANC’s Achilles heel: Its broken branch structure

The trouble is that the ANC’s branch structure, designed initially as a means of grassroots democracy at work, is in a mess.

ANC battle now moves to the regional and provincial conferences

Ace Magashule will appear before the ANC’s integrity committee this weekend. After that, all eyes will be on next year’s conferences to see who will win the fight for control of the party

Cyril 1, Ace 0: NEC reaffirms ‘stand aside’ rule

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule will appear before the ANC’s integrity commission on 12 December

North West premier goes off the rails

Job Mokgoro's defiance of party orders exposes further rifts in the ANC

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