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ActionSA wants pro-poor, business-friendly metros

Branding itself as a corruption busting party, ActionSA said it will establish dedicated independent forensics units in each of its municipalities, with the mandate to investigate all potential corrupt activities

‘We are focused on the local government elections,’ ANC tells employees after three months with no salary

The organisation has sent another letter to staff members saying that salaries for July, August and September will not be paid on 25 September

NPA accuses Zuma’s legal team of trying for a new start of stay application

Judge Piet Koen is expected to rule in late October on the former president’s latest stab at acquittal on corruption charges stemming from the arms deal

Defence team cagey about Zuma’s health after state advised he is fit to stand trial

The former president was absent from court, but his counsel argued that health matters be left aside, so as to hear his case for the removal of Billy Downer

Zuma reverts to attacking Constitutional Court bench after rescission denial

The former president reiterates that he is a political prisoner as he resumes the attacks that contributed to his prison sentence for contempt

Free State regions cry foul after dissolution by interim provincial committee

Regional ANC leaders have asked Duarte to intervene after the interim provincial committee resolved to dissolve their branches ahead of local government elections

ANC unlikely to replace Joburg mayor Matongo before 1 Nov

A party source said the ANC in Johannesburg would most likely call on one of the mayoral committee members to stand in as mayor until the local elections

Ramaphosa hits the right notes as he urges Cosatu to continue to support the ANC

Cosatu meets to deliberate on its support for the governing party in the upcoming local government elections

DA insists IEC favoured the ANC after Constitutional Court dismisses application

The apex court’s dismissal of the Democratic Alliance’s application to declare reopening candidate registration unlawful came as no surprise

‘Factional’ ANC Veterans League chastised by Motlanthe

ANC Limpopo leaders called on the election committee to change the candidate lists in favour of Ramaphosa faction days before Motlanthe’s report on factions in the party

Zuma’s rescission application dismissed with costs

Former president Jacob Zuma fails to meet requirements in his application to set aside his contempt order and prison sentence

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.

Duarte wants ConCourt to punish Zille for local government elections tweets

If the candidate nomination process is not reopened, the ANC would lose 13 local municipalities it currently governs with a comfortable majority

Duarte threatens to remove North West’s Chauke from interim provincial committee

The ANC deputy secretary general wants the national executive committee members in the province to assess the suitability of the IPC coordinator

Fraser vs Nxele in court — again

The suspended KZN prisons boss was barred from entering his office by armed security staff last week, at the behest of his national counterpart

ANC secretaries called to Luthuli House to double-check the candidate list

Deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte ordered that they come to the party headquarters to ‘sit with the registration teams and go over their lists’

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
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