Attempts to reform party processes have been undermined by members clinging to an anti-democratic culture
Only two women have been nominated for a top six position – both as deputy secretary general
With high prices continuing to bear down on consumers the world over, leaders who fail to bring inflation to heel could face a reckoning
Duarte died after an eight month battle with cancer
The ANC treasurer general’s ambition for the number two position in the governing party will receive a boost from heavyweights in some of its biggest provinces.
The archbishop was a man of forgiveness who was bravely outspoken during apartheid and in the democratic era persistently asked us to look deeper and be better.
From submitting parallel lists to misleading the court, list committee chair Lorna Maloney makes serious claims against the North West ANC’s interim provincial committee
The ruling party is scheduled to start interviewing prospective metro mayors this weekend with some usual suspects on the list
Detractors of Minister Pravin Gordhan are expected to use the recent rounds of blackouts said to have affected the ANC’s election results as a launching pad to call for his removal
The EFF is said to have indicated that it will be happy to give the ANC Johannesburg for Ekurhuleni and Scopa during preliminary negotiations
After a dismal showing at the polls, all the major parties – with some smaller kingmakers – will now begin the horse-trading to run your municipality
Oscar Mabuyane tested waters with the ANC provincial executive committee regarding a possible coalition with the DA during a special meeting on Thursday
Hung municipal councils, most crucially in several metros, mean the ANC will have to find partners to be able to govern
Although the ANC believes it has done okay in these elections, the numbers tell a different tale
The ANC has reportedly received assurances from smaller parties about continuing existing coalitions, but its top leaders are hesitant to work with Julius Malema
Some ANC members claim Tshwane’s regional executive committee is ‘dysfunctional’, but leaders will assess the situation only after the local government elections
When the ANC was faced with possible losses in 95 municipalities, it approached two smaller parties in hope that its endorsements would result in trade-offs.
In love, as in politics, look before you leap
Regional ANC leaders have asked Duarte to intervene after the interim provincial committee resolved to dissolve their branches ahead of local government elections
Nine ANC members in the North West’s Greater Taung Municipality have sent a letter to the national list committee threatening to go to court should the ANC not respond to their demands.
Deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte ordered that they come to the party headquarters to ‘sit with the registration teams and go over their lists’
The court dismissed Magashule’s claim that its scathing July judgment showed little sound reasoning, but rather a bias towards the Ramaphosa faction
Governing party denies lobbying the IEC or the Constitutional Court ahead of the announcement that candidate registration would be reopened
The party had lodged the application after it failed to submit proportional representative council lists in municipalities across five provinces in time
The DA announces its mayoral candidates for this years local government elections while the ANC and EFF hold their cards close to the chest
The party has blamed the Covid-19 lockdown for not submitting its candidates list to the Electoral Commission of South Africa on time
Ramaphosa has finally met with premier Mokgroro resulting in him announcing his resignation on Thursday morning
Court challenges loom as ANC branches cry foul over the culling of popular candidates
The party has removed members facing charges in terms of the step-aside resolution, including Newcastle’s mayor and eThekwini former mayor
The ANC in the North West is scrambling to oust its premier after a ‘bungled’ process
The ANC and the DA have blamed the Electoral Commission of South Africa for ‘waking up late’ to request a postponement of the local government elections
ANC general manager Fébé Potgieter has written to staff appealing to them to be flexible in implementing their go-slow protest to allow them to complete the processes of selecting candidates for elections. Workers embarked on the go-slow last month in protest against late salary payments. ANC staff members in provincial offices and the national headquarters […]