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Bill aims to quash covert party funding

Further legislation to control money flows to political parties will heighten transparency

Independent candidates snatch wards from the ANC in embattled Maluti-a-Phofung

Expelled ANC councillors win wards in the Free State municipality, but party retains council

ANC tests EFF with vote for Mashaba

If the fledgling party had ‘flip-flopped’ in support of the Johannesburg mayor, it would have given the ruling party ammunition for elections in 2021

Sparks fly as labour takes on Eskom

Trade unions disagree with key policy decisions, and won’t budge even as the state-owned power utility’s dire finances threaten the economy

ANC now mulling the regulation of internal party election funding

ANC defends Ramaphosa amidst saga of leaked emails from CR17 campaign

Kieswetter moves to oust Moyane loyalists

While work to clean up Sars continues apace, there remains much to be done

Cowboys, stink bombs and spies

The president knows the importance of fixing the economy. But factional disputes in the ruling party are costing financial growth and employment

Sars acts against Moyane loyalists

Key players in axed commissioners leadership structure at Sars suspended

Ramaphosa to address the nation on Public Protector Bosasa report

Mkhwebane's report is likely to be taken under review by Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa to study Mkhwebane’s report, hints at review

Presidency hints at potential legal review saying she did not consider his response to her preliminary report

If Ramaphosa must face criminal prosecution, then he must, Maimane says

Leader of opposition party says it cannot choose between “good presidents and bad presidents”

Zuma spins a dangerous narrative

The former president’s claims about ANC spies is a political game of smoke and mirrors

Zuma says Minister Chabane could have “used my name” to remove Maseko

The former president denies funneling state funds to the Guptas

Malema submits affidavit in defence of Mkhwebane in ‘rogue-unit’ bout

EFF leader submits affidavit in application to intervene in Gordhan-Mkhwebane matter

New Age and ANN7 were my idea, Zuma says

Former president bemoans plan to remove him, details plot including using “suicide bombers” to assassinate him

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