Call for probe into possible Eskom, ANC ties

2017-04-24 15:25

The Democratic Alliance wants the public protector to investigate the alleged ties between Eskom acting boss Matshela Koko, his stepdaughter’s company and the ANC.

President views protest marches as a mere side show

2017-04-16 06:03

President Jacob Zuma will most likely step down from office early next year. However, his resignation will not come as a result of the recent marches – one by civil society organisations and the other by opposition parties, writes Makhosini Nkosi.

When graves become battlegrounds

2017-04-12 15:34

At struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's recent funeral and memorial, critics and defenders of President Jacob Zuma made their voices heard. Where will this period of upheaval leave SA?

Keep up the pressure on the Zuma camp

2017-04-11 08:34

Those inside the ANC should stay inside, keep up their pressure on Zuma and mobilise energetically on regional and local level, writes Max du Preez.

WATCH: Jay Naidoo shares his thoughts about the ANC leadership

Former Minister under the Nelson Mandela cabinet, Jay Naidoo talks about the leadership of the ANC saying "it seeks to protect what is indefensible."

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The ANC and DA are not serious about dialogue

2017-04-05 11:53

It is clear that we cannot rely on politicians to lead us towards dialogue. The polarised political climate make political leaders part of the problem, not the solution, writes Chris Spies.

Racism needs a Madiba moment

2017-03-26 06:34

Our politicians seem to be pandering to their own constituencies, ignoring the valid concerns of others. Inclusive, Mandela-style leadership is urgently required, writes Thuli Madonsela.

Are we headed for an ANC/EFF coalition?

2017-03-14 08:22

If the ANC gets less than 50 percent of the vote in 2019, it would likely want to go into a coalition with another party. As things stand now, it is steadily moving closer to the EFF, writes Max du Preez.

Can Dlamini-Zuma win on a gender ticket alone?

2017-03-10 08:28

As a “gender-based” candidate, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is confined to her gender, seemingly unwilling to transcend it, and giving us no sense of her vision for the country, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

A glimpse of life under President Ramaphosa

2017-03-08 08:37

It is hard not to wonder how different South Africa would have been today, had Madiba chosen Cyril Ramaphosa as his successor in 1999, writes Melanie Verwoerd.


SA unites against its president

2017-04-16 06:03

The protests against Zuma have brought together people of all races and social classes. This is our opportunity to change this country to benefit all who live in it, writes Mondli Makhanya.

SA can't afford to wait for 2019

2017-04-13 09:28

The administration that will take over the reins in June 2019 will have a tough time fixing the mess Zuma has created. His recall is urgent to minimise the damage, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

The only way to save South Africa

2017-04-12 08:45

It might seem counter-intuitive, but joining the ANC is the only way those who are serious about change in this country might be able to do so, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Makhosi Khoza slams ANC leadership - Read in full

2017-04-10 11:14

Politics of patronage have finally claimed the sanity of my ANC leadership. A triumphant story has turned tragic in my lifetime, writes Makhosi Khoza.

It’s final: the ANC won’t save SA from Zuma

2017-04-05 14:27

Zuma is in charge and there is no way for the ANC to remove him from power. The party simply does not possess the ability, writes Adriaan Basson.

Zuma to pander to NEC and keep Gordhan - analyst

2017-03-27 17:18

President Jacob Zuma might not remove Pravin Gordhan as Finance Minister in an effort to appease the ANC.

Lungisa’s marching orders

2017-03-19 06:01

Port Elizabeth ANC leader Andile Lungisa is set to defy an ANC instruction to vacate the regional chairperson position to which he was irregularly elected last weekend.

ANC’s fall will leave rural folks with no party

2017-03-12 06:16

As a proud member and an avid supporter of the ANC, it is painful and stressful to observe the early warning signs of the disintegration and collapse of this once-glorious and prestigious political movement of the poor and rural masses, writes Livhuwani Matsila.

How the ANC’s race card is doing at the polls

2017-03-09 15:27

If the ANC was truly concerned about crime, then they should be protesting outside the SAPS national headquarters instead of constantly playing the race card, writes Michael Mpofu.

Populist rhetoric will come back to haunt you

2017-03-01 08:43

In politics, if you want to know what is going on, you often have to stay in the room after the meeting to see who huddles together, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

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