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Tussle for top posts in Limpopo

Candidates with dubious track records and calls for young leaders are part of the election build-up

Mathale’s wife back in court over illegal mining

The wife of former Limpopo premier Cassel Mathale and four others have appeared in the Maake Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga.

Mathale remains Limpopo premier until legislature sitting

An official says Cassel Mathale will continue working as Limpopo premier until his resignation is confirmed in a sitting of the Limpopo legislature.

Does Zuma hold the power to fire provincial premiers?

As Cassel Mathale falls on his sword as Limpopo premier after rumours that Jacob Zuma may fire him, we check if this is within the president's power.

Thank you and goodbye: Cassel Mathale resigns

Limpopo's Premier Cassel Mathale has resigned after being recalled by the ANC.

We are not firing Mathale, says ANC

Reports that the ANC's provincial task team in Limpopo has decided to fire premier Cassel Mathale are untrue, says the task team.

Politics need to know: The Gupta, the bad and the ugly

Guptagate turns into a great whodunit; Motshekga agrees to some of Sadtu's demands; while Cassel Mathale is in political hot water again.

ANC rejects DA’s ‘no confidence’ motion for Mathale

The ANC caucus in the Limpopo legislature has rejected an attempt to debate a motion of no confidence in embattled premier Cassel Mathale.

Mathale reports ‘misleading’, says Limpopo government

Limpopo's government has dismissed reports that Premier Cassel Mathale was blocking investigations into provincial officials to protect his interests.

DA: Limpopo premier Cassel Mathale must go

The DA will table a motion of no confidence in Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale, it said on Sunday.

ANC task team sets out to fix Limpopo

An ANC provincial task team has imposed a moratorium on filling mayoral and council vacancies in Limpopo as part of efforts to root out corruption.

Masemola tipped to replace embattled Mathale as premier

Limpopo education minister Dickson Masemola looks set to replace Cassel Mathale as the provincial premier, the Mail & Guardian has learnt.

Limpopo premier and co visit giant theme park in China

Limpopo premier Cassel Mathale and three provincial ministers have visited a giant theme park in China to get ideas for tourism, Beeld has reported.

The kingmakers of Mangaung

Meet the friends and foes of President Jacob Zuma who will either make or break him at the Mangaung policy conference.

Mathale pulling in millions with rental contract

Cassel Mathale and Thaba Mufamadi are earning R40-million over eight years for renting one of their buildings to the Gauteng government.

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