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ANC members take legal action over council selection disputes

Nine ANC members in the North West’s Greater Taung Municipality have sent a letter to the national list committee threatening to go to court should the ANC not respond to their demands.

A Madikizela win against Mabuyane could tilt the scales against Ramaphosa’s camp

Babalo Madikizela is considering standing against Oscar Mabuyane to become chair of the key Eastern Cape ANC region in December

How to get to vote in November’s local government elections

Voters can register on the weekend of 18 and 19 September – or they can do it online

ANC wants more cops for KZN political hotspots

The governing party will call off political activities in areas of KwaZulu-Natal where threats are detected ahead of time

Magashule denied leave to appeal ruling upholding his suspension as ANC secretary general

The court dismissed Magashule’s claim that its scathing July judgment showed little sound reasoning, but rather a bias towards the Ramaphosa faction

ANC hasn’t dodged the election bullet

The governing party faces legal hurdles thrown up by the Democratic Alliance — and its own members

ANC fires Carl Niehaus as a party employee

ANC gives Zuma-backer Niehaus the chop over ‘divisive’ statements and behaviour. On Wednesday he threatened to lay criminal charges over the party’s failure to pay salaries

Party funding: DA rakes in R15mn in donations, ANC R10mn

Of the 504 political parties registered with the IEC, 393 did not respond to the requirement of the Political Party Funding Act

Local government elections will be held on 1 November

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma calls for Covid-19 caution as she gives political parties the green light to canvass for votes

Zuma corruption case hearing postponed for health assessment

The full impact of the former president’s health status on his trial remains unclear

Ipsos survey points to 49.3% support for ANC in local government elections

It is still unclear how discontent with politics, and the effects of Covid-19, will affect voter turnout, according to research company Ipsos

ANC to oppose DA challenge to reopening candidate registration

Governing party denies lobbying the IEC or the Constitutional Court ahead of the announcement that candidate registration would be reopened

Ramaphosa hails IEC lifeline, trumpets basic income grant

The ANC president said the basic income grant should be cost effective and subject to long-term affordability

IEC throws ANC a candidate registration lifeline

DA threatens court action over the reopening of the candidate nomination process

Trailblazer kaMagwaza-Msibi lauded for her pioneering political role

The late NFP leader has been described as ‘a force to be reckoned with’, who paved the way for women in the treacherous political arena

Zuma gets medical parole

Former president will serve the remainder of his sentence out of jail

Wanted: A new spindoctor for Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa is said to be looking for someone who can bridge the gap between his office and the media.

Concourt dismisses IEC application to postpone elections

The ANC will be the hardest hit by the order having failed to register with the Electoral Commission of South Africa its candidates in no less than 93 municipalities

Book predicts ANC’s last decade of political dominance in South Africa

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga’s new book, The ANC’s Last Decade: how the decline of the party will transform South Africa, is one of the few researched publications bold enough to offer specific timelines for the end of the ANC’s dominance
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