Organised agriculture must take the lead

2017-02-28 08:01

With the power struggle in the ANC consuming the party, it's up to organised agriculture to safeguard our food security and rural stability, writes Max du Preez.

Please help me count, Comrade Mantashe...

2017-02-26 06:29

South Africa goes into holiday mode as soon as the second weekend of December ends. The country then wakes up again from the holidays after January 15 to pick up the pieces of the many lives that we lost on the roads due to speeding, recklessness, drunken driving and criminality, writes Dumisane Lubisi.

Molefe not the people's choice

2017-02-24 08:00

It is doubtful that ANC voters had in mind the possibility that the face of state capture, who was not even a politician, could be parachuted into Parliament ahead of party activists, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Zizi Kodwa: Unity is paramount

ANC spokesperson, Zizi Kodwa, said that the unity of the ANC is paramount. "We must build unity among our people. We cannot lead society wide as a divided organisation." He spoke to News24's Lerato Sejake during the People's Assembly at the Grand Parade.

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Land reform key for SA’s economic transformation - ANC

2017-01-31 05:31

Land reform is still very much on the ANC’s agenda and it is equally important for economic growth, says an economist.

Zuma may fire disobedient ministers to tighten grip on power

2017-01-27 15:17

President Jacob Zuma is considering firing ministers who backed calls for him to step down last year and defied his instructions, according to senior ANC leaders.

ANC election: it's a numbers game

2017-01-18 08:06

The ANC's election processes are unique in many ways. What would happen if we were to hold the leadership race today – based on the Mangaung figures, asks Melanie Verwoerd.

Make ANC election more transparent

2017-01-11 08:07

An open contest will reduce the cloak and dagger approach to campaigning that has become the norm during elections, writes Mahlatse Gallens.

ANC statement unimaginative and stale

2017-01-09 07:59

If you’re in trouble, it makes no sense to keep saying that “I used to be great and smart”, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Zuma, ANC hindering progress, says Numsa

2017-01-04 17:48

Numsa believes that President Jacob Zuma and the ANC are an obstacle to progress in economic transformation.


Damascus moment needed at the ANC's branches

2017-02-26 14:37

A few struggle stalwarts have expressed their disgust at the ruling party’s moral bankruptcy, but it is time for disgruntled party leaders in the various provinces to speak out en masse.

Stop discrediting Mokonyane because she's a woman

2017-02-24 09:00

Nomvula Mokonyane is one of the few women who are ferociously breaking down barriers in a “man’s world”, yet her critics insist on attacking her on the basis of her femininity, writes Yonela Diko.

Eastern Cape leadership contest hots up

2017-02-12 06:01

The ANC’s Eastern Cape chairpersonship contest was set to be a two-horse race between Premier Phumulo Masualle and provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane – until a third party emerged.

Paradiplomacy and paranoia

2017-02-09 13:43

DA leaders recently met with foreign dignitaries abroad. The ANC’s overreaction to these events reveals confusion in government’s foreign policy – and considerable insecurity on the ANC's part.

The ANC's war against integrity and honest politics

2017-01-30 08:45

It's worrying that for the ANC fixing real problems on the ground seems more demanding than employing public relations tactics based on misinformation about the opposition, writes Ralph Mathekga.

ANC leadership battle a risk to SA economy - Credit Suisse

2017-01-26 17:05

Rising political tensions such as the leadership battles within the ANC and the struggle for power in Treasury will have negative consequences for the economy, says a study.

Zuma's main gripe with Mbeki

2017-01-13 09:16

Zuma's plan to unseat Mbeki in 2007 because "public confidence in the ANC had declined”, had nothing to do with the well-being of the party and everything to do with himself, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

ANC succession battle lines drawn

2017-01-09 08:31

This year, expect a personality-driven succession debate that will likely stymie policy creation and implementation as the ANC puts factionalism first and governance second, writes Daniel Silke.

Will the SACP finally come to the party?

2017-01-06 08:41

SACP leaders have so far preferred to play the role of a benevolent parasite that survives on the ANC’s electoral fortunes. Can they muster the courage to make a stand for their socialist vision, asks Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

ANC must preserve its legacy of #BlackExcellence

2016-12-15 09:06

When the ANC says that Madiba was member, they are not saying that to reduce his legacy, but to show that the party is capable of remarkable things. It must be careful to protect that legacy, writes Yonela Diko.

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