Credentials of ANC delegates 'need cleaning up' - Mbete

2017-12-17 00:21

The ANC has suspended the adaptation of credentials at it's national elective conference, with outgoing chairperson Baleka Mbete saying they were still being "cleaned up" .

Factionalism, infighting 'threatening the survival of the ANC' - Zuma

2017-12-16 21:15

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says the party is facing serious threats against "organisational renewal", due to factionalism, gate-keeping, infighting, and other ills.

Zuma calls on ANC delegates to not further destabilise mining industry

2017-12-16 20:45

Zuma asked ANC delegates at the 54th national conference to decide on a way forward for the revised Mining Charter that doesn’t “destabilise the industry further”.

Twitter doesn’t hold back on Zuma’s last speech as ANC president

2017-12-16 20:17

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma gave his final speech for the party as he opened it's national elective conference in Nasrec, Johannesburg on Saturday.

POLOTIKI LIVE: Wrap of day 1 at ANC's elective conference

All eyes are on Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, as the ANC gathers for its national elective conference. News24 politics editor Mahlatse Mahlase takes you through everything you need to know about day 1.

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AS IT HAPPENED: ANC elective conference adjourns

2017-12-16 19:00

All eyes are on Nasrec, south of Johannesburg, as the ANC gathers for its national elective conference. Keep up to date with all the news and analysis here.

Treasury 'notes' Zuma's fee free call in short statement

2017-12-16 18:34

National Treasury has responded in a short statement to President Zuma's announcement of fee free tertiary education for most SA students, saying it "notes the announcement" and was reviewing funding proposals.

The money has to come from somewhere - Heher on Zuma fees annoucement

2017-12-16 18:17

The announcement of fee-free education for poor and working-class students has been welcomed by universities and retired judge Jonathan Heher, who headed a commission on the feasibility of that outcome.

Zuma's fee free call slated as cheap politics, hailed as bold

2017-12-16 15:56

President Jacob Zuma's announcement on fee free higher education on Saturday has been met with shock and slated as cheap politics.

Zuma's 'grants, not loans' for tertiary education flies in the face of Heher Commission

2017-12-16 15:18

President Jacob Zuma’s announcement of fee-free higher education for university students from 2018, in the form of grants not loans, flies in the face of recommendations made by the Heher Commission.


Keep Zuma away from debates on corruption - SACP

2017-12-16 22:34

The ANC must exclude its outgoing president Jacob Zuma from debates around issues of corruption, the SACP says

10 knockout quotes from Zuma's last speech as ANC president

2017-12-16 21:02

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma has used his swansong to attack the media, business, NGOs and party veterans... but says he bears no grudges.

Private sector theft just as bad as government theft - Zuma

2017-12-16 20:19

Outgoing ANC president Jacob Zuma says theft and corruption in the private sector is just as bad as it is in government, and that the ANC needs to be protected from "corporate greed".

Obsessed with power, Zuma still doesn't understand Constitution

2017-12-16 20:11

After 10 years as president of the ANC, just over eight as head of state, twice sworn to uphold the Constitution, Jacob Zuma still doesn’t understand the Constitution, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Zuma goes on the attack during his opening address at ANC conference

2017-12-16 19:32

President Jacob Zuma has hit out at those he feels have opposed him and the ANC - including the media, business, NGOs, and his alliance partners.

Zuma proposes 'consequences' for ANC members who run to court

2017-12-16 18:49

President Jacob Zuma has proposed that the ANC's national elective conference decide on suitable sanctions for members who take the party to court.

Zuma 'lacks understanding of SA’s economic predicament' - BASA on fees announcement

2017-12-16 18:27

The Banking Association of South Africa has reacted to President Jacob Zuma's announcement of fee-free tertiary education with suspicion, saying that the "unaffordable, populist" move lacks substance.

ANALYSIS: Zuma's 'legacy of failures' as ANC presidency

2017-12-16 16:55

The liberation movement is at an all-time low, with some practically begging for an end to the Zuma chapter, writes Tshidi Madia.

WATCH LIVE: Zuma opens 54th ANC national conference

The first day of the conference is also the most important day. The plenary session is customarily opened with interfaith prayers and the singing of the national anthem. Watch.

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VIDEO ANALYSIS: Zuma's free education — a last-ditch 'legacy' effort?

President Jacob Zuma has announced that government will subsidise free higher education for poor and working class students. Our analysts weigh in.

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