Sometimes you must be willing to die for organisation to rise - Lungisa

2017-03-27 19:13

An elected leader must not be a coward, Andile Lungisa has said after stepping down as chairperson of the Nelson Mandela Bay ANC, two weeks after he voted in.

Andile Lungisa steps down with immediate effect

2017-03-27 15:13

Newly-elected Nelson Mandela Bay ANC chairperson Andile Lungisa has resigned from his position with immediate effect.

Zuma and the failed executive

2017-03-26 06:34

Only a seismic shift within the ANC can now save the party from itself, writes Tebogo Khaas.

‘The ANC must die for land to be returned’

2017-03-26 06:34

Factionalism within the governing party and its recent adoption of the EFF’s call for radical economic transformation show how ineffectual it has become, writes Dali Mpofu.

Praising and looting

2017-03-26 06:34

In this extract from his straight-talking and controversial new book, Unmasked, ANC veteran Khulu Mbatha writes that the governing party has lost direction and has become an assemblage of factions poised to defeat one another, writes Khulu Mbatha.

DA councillor ‘roughed up’ over ANC docs

2017-03-26 06:00

A DA councillor was allegedly assaulted and her foot was injured when she questioned why municipal resources were being used to print ANC documents.

Zuma comes out guns blazing

2017-03-26 06:00

Quelling dissenters, the president stands firm on calls for land expropriation without compensation – and on Andile Lungisa.

KZN not united on party’s presidential candidate

2017-03-26 06:00

This week’s pronouncement by the ANC’s eThekwini region that it was backing a female candidate for the party presidency may further fracture the province, rather than uniting it behind that candidate at the party’s national elective conference in December.

ANC NEC to discuss land, crime, racism - Mantashe

2017-03-24 22:19

The ANC's NEC will discuss land, crime, and racism during its three-day meeting.

Lungisa, Dlamini headache for ANC NEC

2017-03-24 12:43

The ANC’s national executive committee is expected to tackle two contentious issues - Nelson Mandela Bay's newly-elected chairperson Andile Lungisa and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s handling of the social grants issue.


'Not our business,' says ANC of Gordhan's recall

2017-03-27 17:39

President Jacob Zuma’s recalling Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan from an overseas trip has nothing to do with the ANC, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

Diwali racist Dawie Kriel gets 'light' sentence - ANC, DA

2017-03-27 13:20

Facebook racist Dawie Kriel has received a suspended jail sentence, which both the DA and ANC say is too lenient.

The trouble in immigration paradise

2017-03-26 06:34

Human migrants should not have to cross our borders the way wildebeests cross crocodile-infested rivers, writes Mavuso Msimang.

This book raises goosebumps

2017-03-26 06:34

On Saturday April 10 1993, 12-year-old Lindiwe Hani was preparing to go to the movies in Maseru. And then, commotion. Her mother’s words: “Your father has been shot", writes Nicki Gules.

Just do the right thing

2017-03-26 06:26

At the height of the Nkandla controversy, ANC leaders and public representatives were almost evangelical in the defence of their leader and his wayward ways, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Fake Mantashe letter used in campaign

2017-03-26 06:00

An ANC leader in the Northern Cape has been linked to an election disinformation campaign that used the name of the governing party’s secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe.

ANC set to do battle with print, social media

2017-03-26 06:00

The ANC sees itself under attack not only from what it regards as a hostile print media, but also from social media, and its communications policy discussion document calls for its members to flood the space with the party’s own agenda and narrative.

ANC defers divisive land debate to a special NEC

2017-03-25 09:38

The ANC will hold a special National Executive Committee meeting to discuss the divisive land issue, also expected to be used as a rallying call ahead of its December elective conference.

Support for Lungisa grows ahead of NEC meeting

2017-03-24 13:08

The ANC needs newly-elected Nelson Mandela Bay regional chairperson Andile Lungisa to win the city back, say his supporters.

Cold war: I will go sell ice-cream if Mantashe stops damaging ANC - Fransman

2017-03-24 12:01

The war of words between suspended Western Cape ANC chairperson Marius Fransman and party secretary general Gwede Mantashe has taken yet another turn.

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