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Shilowa’s Cope faction to support UDM

More than 800 of Cope's Mbhazima Shilowa's supporters will join the United Democratic Movement, its leader Bantu Holomisa has announced.

Cope to purge rebels as soon as Parliament opens

In an effort to reinvent itself for the next elections, Cope will flush out those who supported expelled former deputy president Mbhazima Shilowa.

Judge rules Lekota is Cope’s rightful leader

Mosiuoa Lekota has won the case for the Congress of the People's leadership after fighting Mbhazima Shilowa for the position since 2010.

Lekota: Cope was not ready for congress

Cope was not in a position to hold a credible elective congress in May 2010, party president Mosiuoa Lekota has told the high court in Johannesburg.

The Editorial: Greasing the Gautrain wheels

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E-tolling splits ANC alliance on the road to Mangaung

The divisions about e-tolling within the ANC-led tripartite alliance have been directly linked to the infighting leading up to Mangaung.

Cope punts ‘unified opposition’ to fight ANC

Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota has invited all opposition parties for talks on November 25 on forming a more united front against the ANC.

Cope leadership tussle consigned to limbo again

Mbhazima's application to have the order barring him from calling himself the leader -- or a member -- of Cope has been postponed ... indefinitely.

Lekota, Shilowa leadership tussle back in court

Congress of the People co-founders Mbhazima Shilowa and Mosiuoa Lekota were set to continue their dispute over the leadership of the party.

Shilowa’s house auction a ‘deliberate deception’

Reports that Cope co-founder Mbhazima Shilowa's house is be auctioned to pay debts are a "deliberate deception" by the Lekota faction, his camp says.

Pay up, Dexter tells Shilowa in Cope legal-fees spat

Mbhazima Shilowa's house will be auctioned off unless he pays Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota's legal fees, Cope's head of communications has said.

Lekota’s Cope faction blasts Shilowa’s ‘fake’ coalitions

A Congress of the People faction aligned to party co-founder Mosiuoa Lekota has ruled out forming any local council coalitions with the ANC.

Shilowa’s Cope faction cosies up to the ANC

A Cope faction aligned to Mbhazima Shilowa is siding with the ANC, as is the PAC, in coalitions around the country, particularly in the Western Cape.

Relaunch or fold, Dexter tells Cope

Cope communications chief Phillip Dexter has proposed that the party relaunch itself or disband, the <em>Times</em> said on Thursday.

Cope takes rap for losing PE hotspot

Cope was to blame for the Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan council remaining in ANC hands, Cope officials themselves conceded.

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