Road To Mangaung

Road to Mangaung: How Zuma won Mangaung votes

Provincial support has been garnered as part of a key strategy to win votes at the crucial conference.

ANC beefs up security ahead of conference

Security at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, where the ANC is holding its national conference, has been beefed-up.

Road to Mangaung: Last-chance saloon for dissidents

Various anti-Zuma factions have launched bids to declare the provincial processes invalid, writes Mmanaledi Mataboge.

Mangaung: High noon for ANC top brass

A frosty contest is expected at Mangaung as the "cold war" between Jacob Zuma and Kgalema Motlanthe escalates.

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.

Zuma must withdraw

Zuma can save the ANC by not accepting nomination for the presidency at Mangaung, says Paul Khitsane.

Road to Mangaung: Infighting threatens ANC’s core: the branches

Branch paradox is central to the ANC -- and its 53rd national conference in Mangaung in less than 10 days' time.

Editorial: ANC purges won’t bring stability

The run-up to Mangaung has seen vicious infighting, organisational chaos and accusations of fraud and manipulation at ANC branch level.

Motlanthe’s last stand could leave him in limbo

On speculation that he would be nominated as president or deputy, Motlanthe has said such talk was 'coffee-house bubbles not worthy of response'.

Road to Mangaung: After the party heads will roll

ANC supporters of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe believe Zuma's supporters are planning a purge during the ANC's national conference next week.

ANC nominations: Disruptions and missed deadlines

The ANC in the Western Cape missed the November 30 deadline for nominating its preferred candidate for the party's Mangaung elective conference.

Fish tales and faded hope on the famished road to Mangaung

Tiisetso Makube takes a ride to find some answers about the succession race but instead finds more questions about the troubled state of the nation.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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