Politics needs greater accountability

2010-10-14 14:33

No significant progress in fixing citizens' social problems can be made without greater political accountability, says political analyst Steve Friedman.

Malema to step down next year

2010-10-01 07:27

ANCYL leader Julius Malema says those who hate him "should celebrate" as his term ends in April 2011.

Nationalisation being distorted - Malema

2010-09-30 14:25

The country has been "deliberately misled" by some in the ANC over nationalisation, says ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

Essential services: 'Deal needed'

2010-09-29 19:07

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says it is crucial that government and the public service unions finalise agreements on essential services.

Malema flies in mining giant’s chopper

2010-09-26 16:33

On the eve of the ANC’s national general council, Julius Malema - the most ardent proponent of nationalisation - was being flown across the country in a helicopter owned by mining ­giant Exxaro.

Zuma stronger, for now

2010-09-25 10:11

President Jacob Zuma has sought to ease tensions with his rivals by saying the government would study their proposal to nationalise the country's mines.

Buthelezi against nationalisation

2010-09-24 18:00

Inkatha Freedom Party leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has voiced his concerns with the on-going debate around the nationalisation of mines.

ANC to study mine nationalisation

2010-09-24 16:25

The ANC will study a proposal that the state should take greater control of the country's vital mining industry, President Jacob Zuma says.

'Suicide' to peg rand to dollar

2010-09-24 11:41

Pegging the rand to the dollar would be "national suicide", says Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel.

Parliament to look into tribunal

2010-09-24 10:30

Parliament will be tasked with looking into the "desirability" and feasibility of setting up a "statutory independent media appeals tribunal", the ANC's Pallo Jordan says.


NGC a resounding success - ANC

2010-10-05 07:44

The ANC's national working committee has announced that the party's national general council in Durban last month was a "resounding success".

No winners or losers - ANCYL

2010-09-30 21:27

There are no winners or losers at the ANC national general council, says ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

Editors worried about NGC media rules

2010-09-29 20:06

Editors have voiced concerns over restrictions placed on the media at the ANC's national general council in Durban last week.

NHI debate needs time: Sama

2010-09-29 13:02

The SA Medical Association, which has expressed its commitment to the principle of universal access to health care, says a debate on the NHI should not be conducted in haste.

ANC NGC highlights

2010-09-25 12:40

The ANC has ended its mid-term policy review conference with President Jacob Zuma reaching out to his backers and seeking to defuse tensions in South Africa's ruling party.

ANCYL down but not out - analyst

2010-09-24 22:48

The ANCYL may be have been defeated at the ANC’s national general council, but the loss is far from permanent, a political analyst says.

Nationalisation "not policy" - Zuma

2010-09-24 16:38

The ANC has not "shifted" its policy on the nationalisation of mines, says ANC president Jacob Zuma.

Zuma slams ill-discipline

2010-09-24 14:56

President Jacob Zuma has told the ANC that the "art of persuasion" not "rowdiness" should be used to win people over, and has warned against crossing the line.

Manuel: No nationalisation yet

2010-09-24 11:15

Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel has shot down calls to nationalise mines, saying the state could not afford it.

ANC to deliver plans for economy

2010-09-24 10:05

The ANC will give a verdict on its economic policies on Friday, but delegates say the party has not heeded calls from its left-leaning allies.

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