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Mkhize report submitted to president

The Special Investigating Unit’s report on the Digital Vibes scandal involving the health minister means his fate hangs in the balance

Frustration grows over possibility of local elections being postponed

IEC must stop stringing us along; they have already decided against elections, Party of Action tells inquiry

Can South Africa conduct electronic elections?

Submissions to the inquiry into elections under Covid-19 call for local government polls to run as scheduled, or move online

National working committee instructs ANC North West to replace Mokgoro

Three women are said to be at the top of the candidate list to replace Job Mokgoro

Zondo welcomes Zuma’s 15-month sentence

The Zondo commission says the Constitutional Court sentence vindicated the rule of law and the authority of the courts

Shock and outrage as Zuma gets 15 months in jail for contempt

Former president’s supporters say they reject his custodial sentence

By-elections off as third wave takes hold

The Electoral Commission has asked the high court to postpone nine by-elections

ANC council candidate stabbed to death outside party meeting

The brutal murder of an Eastern Cape ANC member puts political killings in the province, and in the country, into sharp focus just before the local government elections

Kodwa buys luxury car with R1m ‘loan’ from friend

Deputy minister of state security said he received the loan because of his financial difficulties

ANC national disciplinary committee gives suspended Supra Mahumapelo a lifeline

North West interim leaders are adamant that Supra Mahumapelo’s suspension remains, after the NDC ruled that his matter be referred back to the province

Identity fraud scandal rocks newly formed ANC NYTT

Precious Banda appears to have used another woman's ID number to secure a spot on the ANC’s youth structure

MKMVA threatens court action against top six

The structure will consider taking the ANC to court if it does not agree to its demands on disbandment, says MKMVA president Kebby Maphatsoe

ANC fears more violence at branch meetings

Party secretaries have beefed up security as tensions at branch general meetings rise

There was nothing unconstitutional about Ace’s suspension, Trengove argues

The fact that the ANC’s rule 25.7 may have been a narrowing of the party’s 2017 resolutions on corruption did not render it unlawful, Wim Trengove argued for the ruling party

Section 25: ANC snubs EFF after negotiations impasse

The ANC is searching for alternatives to end months of negotiations with the EFF on the land question

Allies warned Ace against taking his party to court

Magashule is expected to argue that the step-aside rule 25.7 is unconstitutional and unlawful

Ramaphosa faction broke rules to target Magashule, Mpofu argues

Even noble intent could not rescue the step-aside rule, counsel for the suspended secretary general told the Johannesburg high court, but in fact there was only factionalism

Mpofu protests that court has prejudged issues in Magashule case

The judge recognised the delegation of power located in the ANC’s national executive committee to the secretary general and the deputy secretary general

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