Latest articles on 2012 Mangaung Elective Conference

Ramatlhodi: ANC NEC gripped by a ‘season of madness’ during Zuma-era

In his testimony before the Zondo commission, Ramatlhodi detailed how the NEC was paralysed by factionalism

Captain KGB probed for ‘unaccounted’ R50m Mangaung budget

Morris "Captain KGB" Tshabalala allegedly defrauded the crime intelligence's secret service account of more than R500 000.

Hawks ‘ready to arrest and charge’ Julius Malema

The Mail & Guardian has learned the long-running Hawks investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption by Julius Malema is nearing completion.

We, the people, are government’s official opposition

We are too quick to point fingers at politicians instead of doing our bit to get SA in the direction it should be going in, writes Khaya Dlanga.

ANC’s top six wade into OR Tambo chaos

The ANC's top six have rejected as unconstitutional the dissolution of the OR Tambo regional conference.

Analysts: Regional rifts could be the ANC’s undoing

Deepening rifts between ANC members in provincial regions could create a crisis for the ruling party, say political analysts.

Malema won’t ‘Cope’: I want to come home

Sacked ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has told Friends of the Youth League supporters he will not form another party nor leave the ANC.

Zuma butters up key voters

President Jacob Zuma has stealthily started his election campaign by handing out tractors and homes.

Blood in the water: ANCYL sharks circle drowning Malema

A growing faction within the ANCYL is not only gunning for league leader Julius Malema, but may even reverse its mission to replace Zuma at Mangaung.

The blood sport of succession

Succession is a messy business, with skeletons always popping out, as in the case of former France presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

‘Parental control’ hides ANC family’s dysfunctionality

The parents in the ANC family are sure Mangaung isn't the problem, it's that bad seed Malema who Mangaung hangs around with, writes <b>Nic Dawes</b>.

ANC’s fissures of men: Cracks widen beneath surface

The unity shown at the ANC's press conference, which was meant to show the leadership's control, has been undermined by behind-the-scenes infighting.

Malema is no longer the issue, say analysts

With Julius Malema summarily suspended, Zuma has effectively thrown down the gauntlet to any pretenders to the ANC throne.

Nehawu attacks Motlanthe for playing factional politics

Health union Nehawu has hurled veiled attacks at Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe for supposedly choosing sides in the run-up to Mangaung.

Footing the bill for the ANC’s birthday bash

More than R12-million was spent on accommodation and 'protocol support' for heads of state who attended the ANC's centenary celebrations in Mangaung.

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