Latest articles on Matthews Phosa

Mkhize rejects Zuma proposal, warns against branch bullying

The ANC treasurer says it would be wrong to give the losing presidential hopeful a consolation prize

Phosa: What the butler ‘heard’

Vicious accusations and countercharges abound in Mathews Phosa’s domestic and political life.

R1-billion in ‘illegal’ party payouts

Provincial legislatures have already paid out huge amounts to South Africa's political parties, despite warnings that it might be unconstitutional.

Phosa encourages members to donate salaries to ANC

The ANC wants members deployed in government to help raise more funds and donate part of their salary, according to the financial report.

ANC cadres cash in on Mangaung bed squeeze

Some in the ANC have inflated room prices in the Free State for the Mangaung conference, but the leadership has rented school and university hostels.

Road to Mangaung: Zuma set for victory

It's all pointing to a Jacob Zuma victory come December, and those outside the president's camp are mulling over their futures.

Phosa and Sexwale: Bankrolling their way to the top

Cash and cars are allegedly being used to get into the youth league's upper echelons, writes Charles Molele and Matuma Letsoalo.

Tokyo’s tax cuts Absa BEE benefit

Tokyo Sexwale's company will score up to R150-million from Absa Bank's Batho Bonke 'broad-based' scheme.

Editorial: Party funding reform overdue

Mathews Phosa, the man likely to lose control of the ANC's purse strings come Mangaung, is now one of the proponents of party funding reform.

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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

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Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

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The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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