Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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It is not by accident that the decline of the moral stature of the ANC to lead society seems to coincide with increased racial tension, writes Ralph Mathekga.
Marshall Dlamini is tipped to replace the lacklustre Godrich Gardee as the EFF’s secretary-general at its elective conference, which kicks off on Friday. But just who is Marshall Dlamini?
The secret and disputed report by the inspector-general of intelligence into the SARS investigative unit which was released by the EFF this week is a "travesty", says former deputy commissioner of SARS Ivan Pillay.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is facing attacks from all sides, including from within his own ranks. The time has come for him to use his executive authority, shore up his support in the parliamentary caucus and implement urgent reforms. And to avoid what PW Botha did.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the "extraordinary attack" EFF leader Julius Malema launched on Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.
He has 2.4 million followers on Twitter and often uses his account to respond to current affairs, but EFF leader Julius Malema has finally admitted that the social media platform does not reflect the real world.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told President Cyril Ramaphosa that he could not see what former President Nelson Mandela once saw in him. Malema was speaking during a debate on Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has filed an application in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, asking that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report into an alleged irregular a pension payment be set aside.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Julius Malema on their performance during the May 8 elections.
What exactly happened on Wednesday? It seems South Africa chose to give the ANC a light tongue-lashing, while DA support declined for the first time ever. The EFF keeps chugging along while the Freedom Front Plus is making a comeback. The national results centre in Pretoria was an interesting joint on Thursday night.
AfriForum's Private Prosecution Unit has sent a letter to the National Prosecuting Authority demanding a decision be taken on former deputy national director of public prosecutions Nomgcobo Jiba within two weeks. The letter was sent on December 5.
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's legal team say they will continue to advise their client after he lost his hate speech case against EFF leader Julius Malema in the Equality Court.
While the debate about campaign funding is important, there's a "sinister agenda to undermine the positive changes" since he has become ANC president by leaking some of the funding information of his campaign to become his party's leader, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the National Assembly.
EFF leader Julius Malema has claimed that the party leadership has "hardcore evidence" that there is a plan to assassinate the deputy president of the party, Floyd Shivambu.
Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema told President Cyril Ramaphosa, "We fought former president Jacob Zuma because he outsourced his power to one family and undermined state organisations. We will not allow you to do the same."
Regardless of who lets the cat out of the bag, Ramaphosa will be facing tough issues surrounding the perception of his cozy relationship with big business, if it turns out the usual suspects donated to his campaign, writes Kyle Cowan.
The raging conflict between Pravin Gordhan and Busisiwe Mkhwebane isn’t really about the inane issue of a pension grant. It's about the resistance against government-wide reforms that President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised to implement and that Gordhan is tasked with leading.
The track titled Silima is made up of lyrics from the video he recorded during his public spat with Julius.
South Africa is on the edge of another five-year political cycle where heroes and saviours, crooks and villains and party spats and splits will be part of our national staple. These are the main takeaways from the election.
The titanic battle for control of Gauteng, the country’s richest province, is too close to call, with the ANC hanging on to its majority by a whisker and the DA’s poor showing nationally continuing at local level.
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