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Change the names to rid SA of its colonial, apartheid past

The pace of renaming places to rid them of their colonial and apartheid past is too slow

Cyril Ramaphosa, instead of Zuma, to deliver eulogy at Makhenkesi Stofile’s funeral

Some in the former sports minister's circle are reportedly uncomfortable with the president speaking at the service.

Former sports minister Makhenkesi Stofile dies

Former sport minister Makhenkesi Stofile has died, the ANC in Nelson Mandela Bay said on Monday.

From the presidency to ‘ice-cream mission’ to Zim

Vusi Mavimbela is the latest in a crew of political outcasts to be sent on ambassadorial missions abroad.

Female ministers ‘targeted’ in pending Cabinet rethink

Two more women ministers have been added to a list of those who will probably be subject to President Jacob Zuma's imminent Cabinet rethink.

ANCYL apologises over Stofile comments

The ANC Youth League in the eThekwini region has apologised for calling for Sports and Recreation Minister Makhenkesi Stofile to be fired.

ANC angered over youth league’s Stofile comments

The ANC has accused an ANCYL region of ill-discipline and "naked opportunism" after it called for Sport Minister Makhenkesi Stofile to be sacked.

Cloud hangs over Balindlela

Former Eastern Cape premier Nosimo Balindlela may be sued for damages after allegedly using her powers in office to deal with political foes.

Rugby dancing to a political tune

South African rugby this week found itself once again dancing to the strains of a political orchestra

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