Why the ANC miserably lost Nquthu

2017-05-28 06:05

About two weeks before Nquthu went to the polls, a bizarre thing happened during the ANC election campaign that – at least partially – explains why the governing party’s all-out bid to take control of the northern KwaZulu-Natal town failed

Parliament spring comes early, again

2017-05-28 05:58

In this Parliament spring, ANC MPs are finding their voices as they question Cabinet ministers, party deployees to departments and others, but much of it appears to be informed by ANC factions, writes Andisiwe Mankinana.

Super fights Cyril as IFP steals Nquthu

2017-05-28 05:58

The IFP cats in Nquthu stole a move from the ANC’s 1994 playbook kept quiet, took the food parcels, the new toilets, the new roads, the water that suddenly started flowing last month and the yellow T-shirts, then voted for the IFP. Gangster, if you ask me, writes Paddy Harper.

Council of Churches report on state capture can be used in NEC discussions - Mantashe

2017-05-27 16:20

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says it might not have placed the SA Council of Churches report on state capture on their agenda, but it could be used in debates.

2017 will decide ANC's revival - Ebrahim Rasool

2017-05-26 14:49

Former Western Cape premier Ebrahim Rasool believes 2017 is the ANC's last, decisive chance at a revival, and should start with President Jacob Zuma going.

SA under threat because of envy - Defence Minister

2017-05-25 21:54

South Africa, with all its achievements, is the envy of the world, so there are those who want to destabilise the country, says Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

IFP Nquthu victory won’t change KZN political landscape - political analyst

2017-05-25 19:51

The Inkatha Freedom Party’s outright majority victory in the Nquthu municipality by-election won't change the political landscape in KwaZulu-Natal, a political analyst has argued.

DA retains Beaufort West seat

2017-05-25 18:37

The DA has retained its seat in the Ward 7 by-election in Beaufort West, the IEC says.

Nquthu residents not duped by 'messiahs' - IFP

2017-05-25 16:08

The IFP’s victory over the ANC in the Nquthu by-election shows voters know who the “genuine politicians” are, the party says.

Young Africans must 'colonise' the world with their talents - Ramaphosa

2017-05-25 13:21

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has encouraged young Africans to forge ahead and "colonise" the world with their talent.


Dlamini-Zuma’s off on her presidential crusade

2017-05-28 06:00

Female empowerment, radical economic transformation and expropriation of land without compensation are at the heart of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s campaign to be the next ANC president.

Editorial: ANC is not hearing the message

2017-05-28 05:58

After the ANC’s disastrous showing in last year’s municipal elections, the party’s national executive ­committee (NEC) said: “We acknowledge and accept the message [delivered by the people].”.

BREAKING: Motion of no confidence tabled against Zuma at ANC NEC

2017-05-27 20:27

President Jacob Zuma is fighting for political survival after another motion of no confidence was tabled against him at a meeting of the ANC's NEC.

Zuma recall not on NEC agenda - Mantashe

2017-05-27 12:18

The recall of president Jacob Zuma is not on the national executive committee's agenda says African National Congress Secretary General Gwede Mantashe.

ANC stalwarts, veterans call on NEC to wake country from ‘nightmare’

2017-05-26 12:19

ANC stalwarts and veterans have pleaded with the party’s national executive committee to show leadership over serious state capture concerns.

DA to ask Public Protector about education 'Jobs for Cash'

2017-05-25 20:58

The Democratic Alliance is going to ask the Public Protector to investigate the so-called "Jobs for Cash" scandal, since it believes basic education minister Angie Motshekga will not act against Sadtu.

‘Mistaken identity’ leaves ANC activist seething

2017-05-25 18:38

ANC activist Colin Arendse, known for being critical and outspoken about policing matters, believes his name is being misused by a senior employee in Western Cape Premier's office to attack his credibility.

Plans to remove Zuma at NEC a 'fallacy'

2017-05-25 16:55

Supporters of President Jacob Zuma in the NEC have labelled renewed calls to oust him a "fallacy" and are planning to oppose any move for him to be recalled.

Maimane slams Zuma, ANC over silence on Zambia's Hichilema treason trial

2017-05-25 14:59

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed President Jacob Zuma and the ANC over their silence on the treason trial of Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema.

IFP leading hotly-contested Nquthu by-election

2017-05-25 10:19

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) has so far won 11 seats in the hotly-contested Nquthu by-election, according to the live Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) scoreboard.

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