MAIL & GUARDIAN: Politics

Pandemic vote: What will the local government elections look like?

Everything you need to know about South Africa’s options for holding municipal polls — and the dangers we face.

Mabuyane targeted in Eastern Cape road debacle

The ANC’s regional secretary in the Amathole is at the head of an alleged scheme to fundraise for his party

Ramaphosa awards King Goodwill Zwelithini a special official state funeral

The KZN government has closed for a week to mourn the monarch

King Goodwill Zwelithini dies in hospital

The IFP leader and spokesperson for the royal family, Mangosothu Buthelezi, has confirmed that King Goodwill Zwelithini has died.

‘Not guilty’ says R35m VBS ‘looter’

Former ANC youth leader Kabelo Matsepe set to protest his innocence after arrest by the Hawks

Senior ANC officials to be arrested for role in VBS looting

Danny Msiza and Kabelo Matsepe will become the first politicians to be face charges for alleged complicity in the scandal

Malema back in court, as police say they followed protocol at Madikizela-Mandela’s funeral

It was the state witnesses’ turn to take the stand as Malema and Ndlozi appeared in court on Tuesday for charges of assault dating back to 2018

Mini KZN cabinet reshuffle as Zikalala moves to fill vacant post

KZN premier appoints Jomo Sibiya as human settlements MEC and shifts Peggy Nkonyeni to the vacant transport and public safety portfolio

Show me some love: Zuma bemoans lack of sympathy at meeting with ANC top six

The former president won’t appear before the Zondo inquiry into state capture, even if Ramaphosa and Mantashe do

ANC North West factions fight on

Premier Job Mokgoro’s hearing begins despite move to stop it by party secretary general Ace Magashule

Former GP health MEC Masuku calls disciplinary ‘unfair’

The ANC’s disciplinary hearing against Dr Bandile Masuku has started; however, the matter against Khusela Diko has been shelved after her husband’s death

What is EFF’s party funding quest?

Its court application to force disclosure of donations to Cyril Ramaphosa may mask a bid to portray him as a capitalist puppet

North West premier in phone tapping claims

‘Agents’ working for Job Mokgoro allegedly tapped ANC and cabinet members’ phones

DA admits it cannot cut ANC support to less than 50%

The official opposition’s leader John Steenhuisen has called its mission to slash the ANC voter share unrealistic during a parliamentary meeting, as the party deals with financial challenges and a fresh round of staff retrenchments

Political balancing act delays KwaZulu-Natal cabinet appointment

Premier Sihle Zikalala needs to keep all factions onside ahead of the local government elections

The EFF questions Dlodlo’s authority over the department of state security

Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo denied allegations of incompetence over her handling of the Project Justice bombshell

‘I’m being targeted for speaking out against powerful ANC figures’ — Mabuyane

The Eastern Cape ANC chair says he will stand for a second term despite a campaign against him as part of an agenda to paralyse the province

Zuma foundation claims ex-president was prepared to testify, but Zondo played politics

Zuma’s namesake organisation twists facts and the law – he told Zondo he would answer questions but only in private to the deputy chief justice

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