Eastern Cape Premier Masualle’s hopes and regrets

2018-09-16 10:09

As his provincial premiership draws to a close, Phumulo Masualle looks back at how the Eastern Cape fared during his tenure.

ANC's political solution to 'festival of chairs' conference described as a farce

2018-05-07 22:11

The ANC's political solution for Eastern Cape has been described as a farce and as unacceptable by some of the province's regions.

Ace Magashule: ANC Eastern Cape 11 opportunistic

2018-03-14 19:53

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.

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle's fate still up in the air

2018-02-15 21:42

The ANC in the Eastern Cape is still waiting for the Luthuli House secretariat office to make a decision on the recall of its premier, Phumulo Masualle.

Masualle’s fate is in his hands, say new PEC leaders

2017-12-17 06:00

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has been offered an olive branch by the ANC’s newly elected provincial leaders, who say it is up to him to decide whether to remain in his position.

Neutral judge to adjudicate abaThembu acting kingship battle

2017-11-05 06:00

The battle over who is acting king of abaThembu played itself out at the Eastern Cape High Court, Grahamstown, this week.

ANC conference erupts

2017-10-01 06:00

Eastern Cape party indaba goes awry with all manner of disruptions and factional strife.

Eastern Cape ANC faces new hiccup

2017-09-10 00:00

The thrice-postponed Eastern Cape ANC conference may again be under threat after members of the province’s biggest region went to court to try to nullify the outcomes of a regional gathering.

Eastern Cape ANC ‘in referees’ optional time’

2017-08-27 05:58

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.

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.


Disgruntled Eastern Cape ANC members still want merits of 'festival of chairs' case tested in court

2018-06-29 15:43

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 NEC meeting: Troubled provinces expected to come under scrutiny

2018-03-23 15:21

The ANC’s troubled provinces are expected to come under scrutiny when the party’s national executive committee holds a three-day meeting in Cape Town.

‘Only the NEC can fire me’ - Eastern Cape premier

2018-02-25 06:01

Masualle says the provincial executive committee can only make a recommendation to the ANC about whether he can keep his job.

Eastern Cape premier dismisses theft charges laid by EFF as 'nonsense'

2018-01-14 16:01

Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle has dismissed as 'nonsense' theft charges laid against him by the EFF's provincial branch.

Eastern Cape government snubs ANC

2017-12-03 01:02

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.

Ramaphosa apologises for 'festival of chairs' comment

2017-11-01 14:05

President Jacob Zuma and his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, have differed sharply on the handling of the ANC Eastern Cape conference during their visit to the province, ANC insiders say.

Outcry over 'ghosts and girlfriends' at ANC Eastern Cape conference

2017-09-30 14:33

Delegates at the ANC's Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being present at the event.

Premier ‘offends’ abaThembu faction in dispute

2017-08-27 05:58

AbaThembu traditional leaders are accusing the premier of the Eastern Cape of sowing division within their nation by siding with a faction in the royal family’s dispute over who should act as king following the incarceration of king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo.

Procurement inquiry documents lost in Eastern Cape premier office fire

2017-06-30 20:44

Documents linked to an important inquiry have been lost in a blaze that broke out at the premises of the Office of the Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle.

Investment floodgate for Coega

2016-09-04 07:36

Another major Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) deal associated with the automotive sector is in the pipeline.

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