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‘Super-Wednesday’ by-elections: all the data and who is contesting what

In this week’s by-elections, the ANC has the highest number of wards being contested. However, the turnout in some communities in areas in the Vaal district has been low — even after the electoral commission said it was ready to welcome voters

Budget 2020: Sympathy for Mboweni from opposition as Cosatu rattles sabers

Political parties want more details on SOE bailouts, wage cutbacks

Leader’s principal aim to build IFP

Gravitas: Velenkosini Hlabisa brings his experience to his new post as leader of the Inkatha Freedom Party.

Buthelezi’s succession sparks democracy debate

The IFP's constitution provides that the nomination of national office bearers be approved by the branches. This was not done for its new president

Inkatha Freedom Party disputes M&G Ingonyama report

The IFP responds to the Mail & Guardian about an article it published in its August 8 to 15 edition on the establishment of the Ingonyama Trust

New Scopa chair wants parly watchdog to have more ‘bite’

The head of parliament’s watchdog says he is going to get more power to dig into graft and corruption, and ensure there are consequences

Parliament’s budget watchdog role tipped to go to the IFP

The M&G understands the ANC plans to offer the position to the IFP in exchange for support in metros lost during 2016 local government elections

IFP and EFF make the biggest gains in KwaZulu-Natal

ANC gets 42 seats in KZN, while IFP and DA get 14 and 11 seats respectively

Infighting, poor local governance cost ANC KZN

A collapse of basic services and lawfare cost the governing party 10% of it votes

Inkatha Freedom Party arrests the decline

After losing voters every single election, the party is turning its slide around, with results showing that it is growing

IFP member shot dead outside polling station

The party’s elections head claims ANC members were responsible for the deadly shooting

CSIR predicts major ANC decline in KZN

The numbers are a major blow for the ANC which had consolidated its support in the province since 2004 when it took 47.4% of the vote

South Africa 25: The day the state was no longer an enemy of the people

Remembering South Africa's first democratic elections: It's easy to forget that things could have turned out very differently in South Africa

Land Expropriation: Review committee report to be debated in Parliament

The land question is an emotive issue and parties either vociferously support or oppose expropriation without compensation

Sars makes my Monday

Since Tom's 'decommissioning' things at the revenue service are looking up

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