Ramaphosa's biggest threat now comes from the ANC

2018-02-28 08:26

Although the divisions in the ANC have certainly softened and the lines somewhat blurred since December, they are not gone. And they are posing a threat to Cyril Ramaphosa, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

ANC conference: KZN ANC factions focus on unity after top six named

2017-12-19 13:44

Opposing ANC factions were confident yesterday that they would be able to work together after a bruising contest that threatened to split the party.

ANC conference: KZN now down to 804 delegates

2017-12-18 12:15

Cyril Ramaphosa’s backers in KwaZulu-Natal say they fought “tooth and nail” to make sure several bogus delegates from the province did not take part in the ANC national conference.

Did Zuma cross Putin?

2017-10-24 09:10

Nobody messes with Russia's Vladimir Putin, as people who have crossed him can testify, and President Jacob Zuma recently found out, writes Max du Preez.

ANC officially asks branches to nominate delegates for elective conference

2017-10-06 21:09

The ANC has officially asked branches to nominate delegates to attend the ANC elective conference in December. 

Moody's sees stalemate in SA structural reforms

2017-09-07 16:30

Moody's expects that a continued stalemate on structural reforms in the lead up to ANC leadership elections will continue to weigh on already weak business confidence and hamper fiscal consolidation efforts.

Ramaphosa's alleged extramarital affairs is a silly non-scandal - Cosatu

2017-09-04 18:18

Cosatu remains fully behind Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in his quest to become the ANC's next president, the trade union federation says.

ANC seeks leadership deal to avoid split

2017-07-04 07:38

Top officials in the ANC are pushing the party to reach an agreement on who will succeed President Jacob Zuma to avoid a split that could see it lose power.


ANC conference: Vote for new secretary general rocks ANC

2017-12-20 12:51

The ANC's landmark national conference was last night in danger of collapsing just a day after electing Cyril Ramaphosa as party president.

Ramaphosa named new ANC president

2017-12-19 11:28

A “Siyavuma tsunami” on Monday propelled Cyril Ramaphosa to victory following a hotly contested ANC presidential election which has been seen as make or break for South Africa’s fledgling democracy.

‘Forgotten’ citizens can see the conference, but it won’t help them

2017-12-15 13:45

While the ANC elective conference has generated a lot of interest nationally and abroad, residents of the impoverished township of Riverlea, a stone’s throw from the conference venue, are paying little attention.

Messy politics may drag down SA for years, report says

2017-10-16 07:45

SA is unlikely to adopt policies needed to drive growth, investment and job creation for at least several years because of infighting in the ANC, the SA Institute of Race Relations has said.

ANC election: The battle for KZN is far from over

2017-09-20 08:32

The ANC NEC can't just replace one leader with another in KZN. It would be against the ANC’s constitution and would cause chaos and most likely large-scale violence, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

ANC has no powers to stop abuse of state resources in run-up to elective conference - Mantashe

2017-09-05 21:58

The ANC is going to die if state resources continue to be used in the battle for the presidency of the party, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

A Ramaphosa victory? Time to wake up!

2017-08-02 08:27

If the ANC can’t sort out its membership issues through a proper auditing process Ramaphosa's campaign for the presidency is in big trouble, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Zuma lashes out at critics within ANC

2017-06-30 14:35

President Jacob Zuma has lashed out at critics within his African National Congress, saying they’re threatening the ruling party’s hold on power.

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