The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
His government will not rest until it grows and transforms the economy of the Eastern Cape to benefit all the people of the province, Premier Oscar Mabuyane promised as he delivered his State of the Province Address.
The ANC's national executive committee has decided who will be premier in seven of eight provinces and they include new kids on the block, Oscar Mabuyane in the Eastern Cape, Zamani Saul in the Northern Cape and Sihle Zikalala in KwaZulu-Natal.
ANC Eastern Cape members, who lost a court bid to force the ANC's national executive committee to set aside the outcomes of the "festival of chairs" elective conference, still want the courts to test the merits of their case.
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has described the ANC 11, who want to challenge the Eastern Cape provincial conference, known as the "festival of chairs" in the Constitutional Court, as opportunistic.
Battle lines are being drawn between newly elected ANC Eastern Cape chairperson Oscar Mabuyane and the province’s premier, Phumulo Masualle, amid two centres of power.
Allowing members to sabotage conferences must stop, as it will threaten the December elections, says the ANC’s new Eastern Cape leader.
Oscar Mabuyane has been elected chair of the ANC in the Eastern Cape at the party's highly fractious and violent provincial elective conference.
One of the main policy proposals made by the Eastern Cape branch of the ANC at the national policy conference this week was warmly received by delegates.
ANC Eastern Cape provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane believes that party leaders should 'toe the line' and abide by decisions taken by the top brass.
The Eastern Cape premier's spokesperson, Mvusiwekhaya Sicwetsha, has confirmed 21 boys have died during this season's initiation ceremonies.
Eastern Cape finance MEC Oscar Mabuyane has called for Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to review government's "unjust" equitable share formula.
The Eastern Cape chair claims ANC leaders did not want to oppose a court bid by his opponents which could, if successful, see him deposed.
ANC Eastern Cape Chairperson Oscar Mabuyane outlines why Cyril Ramaphosa is the best choice for party president. Watch.
The ANC is fighting to prevent a second dysfunctional provincial executive committee after disgruntled Eastern Cape members took the party to the East London High Court in a bid to declare the conference null and void.
The judgment for an application to interdict the now completed ANC Eastern Cape conference will largely be an academic exercise, newly elected provincial chair Oscar Mabuyane has said.
Eastern Cape ANC provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane says the party can no longer afford to postpone its long-overdue conference because the provincial executive committee is constitutionally beyond its term of office.
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.
The ANC has intervened in the Buffalo City metro, replacing its mayor and her deputy who are facing fraud and laundering charges over misuse of funds meant for Nelson Mandela's funeral in 2013.
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