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The ANC is at war with itself

Its integrity commission has found that factional battles are harming the party’s ability to function

Ramaphosa has walked a difficult tightrope successfully thus far

'The party seems to have been held together by the mutual fear of what could be a weaker ANC'

Read Thabo Mbeki’s full argument on land expropriation without compensation

The former president is arguing that the ruling party is deviating from its commitment to non-racialism in the land debate

Can Ramaphosa centre the ANC and quell opposition parties?

Picking fights carefully so as not to tackle all adversaries simultaneously is a wise political strategy.

Mchunu tries to defuse Zulu land row

It’s feared that ditching the Ingonyama Trust Board could plunge the province into violence

Election call up for Mbeki, Motlanthe

In a bid to halt its slide at the polls, the ANC wants its former presidents and other big guns to campaign for the party

Letters to the Editor March 2 to 8

In an open letter to the president, a reader asks that refugees are given a lending hand

ANC unity cracks over land issue

Heated debates at the party’s conference saw the resolution watered down to appease moderates

ANC to table amendment to EFF’s land expropriation proposal

In a highly anticipated debate could lead to amendments to the Constitution so that land can be expropriated without compensation.

What the lay of the land may be

Whatever route the ANC goes, a balance has to be found between property rights and restitution

Land reform a podium pipe dream

The ANC’s renewed commitment to land expropriation may be more political posturing

Expect more tax increases this budget

R51-billion needed to close Treasury revenue gap

Some provinces still need new leadership

The impasse in the ANC over Jacob Zuma’s removal from office has derailed the party's process of electing new leadership in several provinces

Only stagnant pools remain after the Zunami

Years of underhand scheming were paying off handsomely but the very institutions Zuma sought to undermine were finally his undoing

Bliss was it in the dawn to be alive

The final nightmare leading up to the post-Zuma era is over and the sun is shining

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Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane

An alleged string of lies about Mkhwebane’s meeting with the former president in her contentious R3.2-billion Absa report has the public protector in a legal wrangle

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