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Public sector squeeze has begun

Officials say vacancies for senior officials, including directors general, won’t be filled

ANC survey shows deep divisions

Cyril Ramaphosa and Ace Magashule have been forced into a show of friendship as the NEC preaches unity

Cyril accused of double standards

Ramaphosa hits out at Magashule as critics decry his handling of bribery in his camp

ANC divided over Reserve Bank

EFF tries to force the ruling party’s hand to make the central bank state-owned

Zuma itch causing ANC discomfort

Some NEC members believe a rebellion is being stirred up against Ramaphosa

ANC to announce Mokgoro as North West premier

Veteran civil servant and head of the national school of government Job Mokgoro is set to be announced as the new North West Premier

Parks Tau positions himself to capture Gauteng

The ex-mayor’s supporters believe he will take the post of deputy ANC chairperson and premier.

Maile: I’m not a robot for Mashatile

The rising Gauteng ANC star has denied that his political mentor is an ambitious puppetmaster

ANC resolves to show Supra the door

The decision after two weeks of violent protests which left at least one person dead and put the lives of countless others at risk

Presidency shake-up as JZ cronies leave

Since the beginning his presidency, Ramaphosa and his deputy have been changing thing around

Ramaphosa faces internal revolt

Factions line up over the proposal to delay a number of regional and provincial conferences

New security minister talks tough on state ‘sabotage’

Minister Letsatsi-Duba intends to conduct a skills audit in the state security department to ensure key positions are occupied by qualified people

Mabuza for deputy president?

Ramaphosa told his fellow top six colleagues during a meeting on Friday he would announce a cabinet reshuffle after Wednesday's cabinet meeting.

ANC wants a motion of no confidence against Zuma

The NEC wants Ramaphosa to be sworn in as South Africa's new president by Friday the latest and deliver SONA before the budget speech later this month

Lindiwe Sisulu on Ramaphosa, women leaders and Mantashe’s comments

Politics editor Matuma Letsoalo's Q&A with ANC presidential hopeful, Lindiwe Sisulu

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​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

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