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Ramaphosa downplays hope of a quick fix for high fuel, VAT

Ministers in the economic cluster have a two-week deadline to come up with measures to ease the burden of high fuel prices and the VAT hike

ANC Eastern Cape members lose urgent bid to nullify ‘festival of chairs’ outcome

The high court in Johannesburg struck the matter off the roll with costs on Monday

ANC elects Job Mokgoro as North West premier

Mokgoro's appointment is seen as a compromise, as he is not on the ANC's provincial executive and comes from outside of government

Ramaphosa launches high-level investigation into State Security Agency

The panel will assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency

Makhura confirms cash-strapped Emfuleni municipality placed under administration.

Makhura said the province will have financial control over the struggling municipality ― which includes the towns of Vereeniging and Vanderbijlpark

EFF backs Shivambu following attack on treasury official

The Public Sector Network has questioned Shivambu's attack on treasury's deputy director general Ismail Momoniat on the basis that he is "not African"

Emfuleni mayor resigns after municipality placed under administration

After only holding the position for three months, Jacob Khawe has resigned with immediate effect

ANC ‘intervenes’ in Malema ex-ANCWL ‘sellout’ allegations

Paying tribute to Madikizela-Mandela during her funeral service, Malema accused some ANC leaders of being "sellouts".

DA row over election of second deputy federal council chair

The election of Natasha Mazzone as the second deputy chairperson of the party's federal council has led to tension

Magashule hits back at Manuel’s attack over Winnie’s Brandfort home

'When you talk about unity of the movement, don't use memorial services of revolutionaries to attack other leaders'

DA congress: Where to next for the party?

Land expropriation and an internal party debate on race represent some of the DA leadership's challenges in finding the party's new voice.

Introducing quotas in the DA would be a slap in the faces of black leaders ― Moodey

'As a black person, if I am going to be chosen for a position purely to fill in quotas, it’s going to be a slap in my face'

ANC elects female premiers for Mpumalanga and Free State

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule announced the names on Wednesday, following the party’s National Working Committee meeting on Monday

Zuma defies the ANC top 6 claiming people ‘still love’ him

"Zuma told them that he has survived eight or nine votes of no confidence and he believes he will survive another one."

Mashatile: Zuma must go

Zuma's job has been on the line since the December elective conference that saw Cyril Ramaphosa being named as the ANC's new leader.

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