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12 scare tactics by President Zuma

"If we leave power, the country will be in the hands of chaotic people, anarchists, and we will be in trouble," warned Zuma at Cosatu's May Day rally.

DA promises to ‘move SA forward again’ but when was it great?

But perhaps the DA is working on the theme of a morally bankrupt ANC and promising well-run municipalities should it take them in the local elections.

Former Eastern Cape ANC chair questioned for murder

The former ANC chairperson and the deputy secretary of the OR Tambo Region were taken in for questioning after a shooting that left a man dead.

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We break down the ANC's local government elections manifesto into a digestible read.

No love for ANC leaders in Mandela Metro

Senior ruling party officials received a less-than-warm welcome when they took to the streets of Port Elizabeth and its surrounding areas.

Zuma’s seven unpardonable sins

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth - the feathers in our president's cap.

Fighting persists in South Sudan despite peace treaty

One of the world’s youngest nations is still riven by conflict after delays in setting up the unity government, the Red Cross reports.

The big talking points from Zuma’s ANC anniversary address

From a veiled attack on the DA and EFF to #FeesMustFall, here are the highlights from the ANC's traditional January 8 birthday statement.

Attempts to rejuvenate ANC Women’s League under fire

Some members say the ANCWL's new "young women's desk" is a "calculated move to sideline younger women and suppress them".

Clockwork politics won’t tick in SA

It’s tempting, but the Swiss system that limits lawmakers’ clout isn’t realistic in this country.

Khaya Dlanga: Zille is a workhorse, not a leader

Aggression is not leadership. Leadership means focusing on what is important and not falling for every single distraction, writes Khaya Dlanga.

Shivambu apologises to journalist he called ‘white bitch’

Suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu has apologised to journalist Carien Du Plessis after a settlement was reached in a case against him.

Shivambu files papers in hate speech case

ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu filed papers on Tuesday in response to a hate speech lawsuit brought against him by a journalist.

Reporter stands by complaint against Shivambu

The lawyer for Independent Newspapers journalist Carien du Plessis has declined to comment on a attack launched by the ANC Youth League.

ANCYL fires broadside at journalist

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) has launched a public personal attack on a journalist who is suing its spokesperson for hate speech.

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