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Comrade Andrew Mlangeni was the embodiment of service

Kgalema Motlanthe paid tribute to ANC struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni, who died on Tuesday, at his 95th birthday celebrations last month

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

De Klerk’s paradoxical presence

Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving

Sisulu and the bucket toilet stink

The minister has joined a long line of politicians and ministers promising to eradicate bucket toilets and then failing to deliver

ANC and the state step back from taking action against Zulu king’s land trust

Despite alleged abuses of power and people’s trust, the ANC appears to have abandoned plans to reform the controversial Ingonyama Trust Board

Military’s R500-million plane contract — for no planes

Even though no planes were ever supplied, a company wants hundreds of millions of rands from the military for a contract to supply two aircraft

The Bell Pottinger-linked ‘charity’ advised by ANC bigwigs

The Brazzaville Foundation, which has been accused of laundering the reputation of one of Africa’s most corrupt presidents

Ramaphosa searches for a little light

He needs to keep the power on to woo voters with the ANC’s achievements since 1994

Point of order, Madam Speaker!

If there ever was an introduction to Baleka Mbete, it is the ritual during five stormy years in office

Special NPA unit to deal with Zondo commission evidence to be set up

The NPA will soon have an investigating directorate to deal with graft allegations which have emerged at the state capture inquiry

Implicated ANC leaders carry on regardless

Jacob Zuma will campaign for the ANC in the final weekend of voter registration in Gauteng, despite the new allegations of corruption against him.

Contentious traditional leadership Bill passed

In November last year, the traditional leadership Bill was passed by the National Assembly

Ramaphosa praises former ANC presidents in Jan 8 statement

President Cyril Ramaphosa did, however, hint at the strain that has mired the ANC in recent years

Security forces to blame for Zim post-election fatalities

Motlanthe commission of inquiry into the post-election violence in Zimbabwe blames ‘overwhelmed’ army and police

Will Zim bury poll deaths report?

Kgalema Motlanthe investigated post-election violence but there are concerns President Mnangagwa will not release his findings

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Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

CR17 report is not perfect, but the investigation was rational, court hears

So says public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane’s lawyer, who said she had reason to suspect the money was being laundered through the campaign

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