MAIL & GUARDIAN: Politics

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

ATM withdrawal halts no-confidence vote against Ramaphosa

The party wants the court to rule on the secret ballot issue first, with the case set to be heard in early February

Andile Lungisa: Early parole for the house of truth

Disgraced Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa calls for a change of leadership in the ANC immediately after being released on parole

War of words at Zondo commission: ‘Grow up Mr Gordhan, don’t be cheeky’

The cross-examination of the public enterprises minister by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry went on well into overtime on Monday evening

Q&A Sessions: Frank Chikane on the rainbow where colours never meet

Reverend Frank Chikane has just completed six years as the chairperson of the Kagiso Trust. He speaks about corruption, his children’s views and how churches can be mobilised

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

DA leader bought wife a car with ‘corruption’ earnings

Senior Ekurhuleni councillor Shabangu purchased a Ford SUV from an alleged R1.2-million kickback

ANC: ‘We’re operating under conditions of anarchy’

In its latest policy documents, the ANC is self-critical and wants ‘consequence management’, yet it’s letting its members off the hook again

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