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ANC pushes ahead with plan to reduce number of provinces

The ANC policy conference called for a presidential commission to be set up, and for its work to be completed before December

ANC policy anarchy – leaders are too weak to lead, or too weak to take over

The policy conference of the governing ANC will be remembered for a party in disarray, plagued with internal dissent.

Editorial: Good press, here’s a bone

The press prison at the ANC conference may have been instated because the party couldn't afford journalists seeing how heated deliberations had become

Uneasy Zuma hedges bets

The ANC president’s compromise idea smacks of a leader backing a losing horse

KZN the biggest loser in policy resolutions

Key region and its allies will have only five months to consolidate support

Zweli brings sanity to conference

Seen as a voice of reason, the ANC treasurer says the party must work with business to turn the economy around

The ANC is tired. It’s also tiring

"At the end of it all, the policy conference was doomed to be a dull and useless affair"

Pension funds in ANC crosshairs

A contentious idea has resurfaced amid economic turmoil and corruption claims

Zuma wants a second deputy president to eliminate ANC factions

Zuma’s suggestion, presented on the last day of the ANC’s national policy conference, took delegates by surprise and was met with hesitation.

ANC weighs up land expropriation policies

Expropriation without compensation and nationalising the Reserve Bank are among the contentious policy options that have been put on the table.

Budget constraints may limit bid to raise age of child support grants

A proposal to raise the age of child support grants to 21 was one of the toughest debates in the social transformation committee.

Zuma happy with quality of conference debates

The ANC president said the level of the discussions showed that the party has been in government for 23 years.

Talk of regime change is not a scare tactic: Mahlobo

The ANC says South Africa has elements of a colour revolution: the role of NGOs in nonviolent response to no leadership, corruption and state failure

Mbete contradicts Zuma’s views

The ANC chair said opposition parties have a right to settle disputes in court

Implement the NDP now, say leaders

Business, government and labour need to find common ground to grow the economy

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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