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The DA and EFF have walked out of KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala's State of the Province Address over a protocol issue relating to the presence of guests, including former president Jacob Zuma.
Newly inaugurated premier of KwaZulu-Natal has vowed to foster partnerships with opposition parties, saying they will be kept in the loop when it comes to governing the province.
South Africa's nine new premiers have all been elected in their respective provinces.
The KwaZulu-Natal's environment MEC has lauded local authorities for protecting the province's ecosystem.
ANC KZN chair Sihle Zikalala has commended branches of the party for their conduct and discipline during the eighth provincial elective conference.
ANC KZN provincial task team coordinator Sihle Zikalala says unity is still possible in the province despite the members' actions.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal says it wants to have another go at holding its elective congress within the next six weeks, provided that its national leadership agrees.
Out of more than 800 branches that convened branch general meetings only 686 branches will participate in the conference, says the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal.
Even though most ANC regions in KwaZulu-Natal held smooth conferences, the party's provincial coordinator Sihle Zikalala admits the province is not ready to hold its conference just yet.
A statement calling for the support of former president Jacob Zuma was not issued by ANC interim co-ordinator in KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala, as claimed on social media.
Opposition parties in KwaZulu-Natal have strongly criticised the provincial legislature executive.
Freshly-sworn in KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has announced his provincial cabinet for the next five-year term.
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.
MEC Sihle Zikalala has said the boat skipper, who is one of the deceased, had worked for the sharks board for more than 18 years.
The KwaZulu-Natal ANC's eighth provincial elective conference has elected a new top leadership after a shaky start to its highly-anticipated conference.
The ANC has no interest in taking land away from the Ingonyama Trust, says ANC KwaZulu-Natal task team coordinator Sihle Zikalala.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is facing a last-minute court challenge in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg seeking to halt its much-anticipated provincial congress on Friday.
ANC KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) members aligned to Cyril Ramaphosa have offered an eleventh-hour concession ahead of next week’s provincial conference, agreeing that Sihle Zikalala should stand uncontested for the position of chairperson.
The ANC has retained two seats, while the IFP has gained one, in northern KwaZulu-Natal by-elections, the IEC says.
Former president Jacob Zuma can still expect support from ANC members when he appears in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on corruption charges.
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