New brooms sweep clean as Lord Gayton pulls the plug on arts and culture payola
/ 12 July 2024

New brooms sweep clean as Lord Gayton pulls the plug on arts and culture payola

Superfans, artists, and artistes are running for cover as the new minister settles in

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Who is the opposition now?
/ 11 July 2024

Who is the opposition now?

Rule by coalition government compels parliament to rewrite its rules

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ATM to forge ahead with vote rigging case, despite MK party dumping it ‘for now’
/ 5 July 2024

ATM to forge ahead with vote rigging case, despite MK party dumping it ‘for now’

ATM president Vuyo Zungula said the party’s case was not dependent on another organisation and it was waiting for a court date

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Compromise and creativity allow Ramaphosa to keep defeated ANC in power
/ 5 July 2024

Compromise and creativity allow Ramaphosa to keep defeated ANC in power

The president appointed opposition newcomers where they can be most effective but did not rid cabinet of compromised members of his party

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New Gauteng government vulnerable without an outright majority
/ 4 July 2024

New Gauteng government vulnerable without an outright majority

But there is solace in the fact that the Economic Freedom Fighters and the uMkhonto weSizwe party are unlikely to ever agree with the Democratic Alliance

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I’m focusing on the just transition, says new environment minister Dion George
/ 3 July 2024

I’m focusing on the just transition, says new environment minister Dion George

The Democratic Alliance’s George, who replaces Barbara Creecy, has commended the work of his predecessor

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Zille: DA to consider running all Gauteng municipalities with ANC if they agree on government of provincial unity
/ 2 July 2024

Zille: DA to consider running all Gauteng municipalities with ANC if they agree on government of provincial unity

The Democratic Alliance federal council chair said if the ANC in Gauteng did not want to work with her party, it should say so

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Gauteng Premier Lesufi delays executive council announcement amid DA-ANC standoff
/ 2 July 2024

Gauteng Premier Lesufi delays executive council announcement amid DA-ANC standoff

The ANC accuses the Democratic Alliance of bullying, while the latter in turn has criticised the ANC’s negotiation tactics

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It’s take it or leave it time at the GNU
/ 28 June 2024

It’s take it or leave it time at the GNU

Step-aside be damned; instead it’s a quickstep up to parliament for Zizi Kodwa and others

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GNU talks down to the wire as parties deadlock on key portfolio
/ 28 June 2024

GNU talks down to the wire as parties deadlock on key portfolio

Negotiations have involved who will get what, and how many portfolios, in the new cabinet

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ANC’s Kubayi says DA cabinet demands are ‘unlawful’
/ 27 June 2024

ANC’s Kubayi says DA cabinet demands are ‘unlawful’

The ANC economic transformation head also said the opposition did not understand the ‘basics’ of the process to appoint directors general

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EFF scrambles to retain some power in Gauteng
/ 27 June 2024

EFF scrambles to retain some power in Gauteng

The Red Berets are trying to convince the ANC to keep their local government arrangements intact

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Battle over GNU positions distracts from policy debate
/ 26 June 2024

Battle over GNU positions distracts from policy debate

The political transition is a good opportunity for greater transparency about how the government shapes the economy

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