Two deputy presidents: what is Zuma really plotting?

2017-07-12 08:39

Why did President Zuma propose the ANC amend its constitution to accommodate two deputy presidents? It was a masterful but dangerous move for both the ANC and South Africa, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

The 4 000 who made hot air

2017-07-09 06:24

Innovation and inventiveness are charging ahead in the rest of the world while we in South Africa deliberate on whether monopoly capital is the prime adversary and whether it has a skin tone, writes Mondli Makhanya.

Mthembu blasts ANC MP Khoza for 'publicity spree'

2017-07-07 16:15

The list of high-ranking ANC officials speaking out against ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has grown, party chief whip Jackson Mthembu blasting her for going on a 'publicity spree'.

#ANCPolicy17 a missed opportunity

2017-07-06 08:53

The ANC Policy Conference was a missed opportunity for the ANC to show South Africans that the party can occasionally prioritise the nation, writes Ralph Mathekga.

Mantashe comes down hard on injured ANC MP Khoza

2017-07-05 20:46

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has come down hard on ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza for speaking to the media during the ANC's national policy conference.

SABC 'mumbles' over reasons for dismissing DJ who called Zuma a zombie – DA KZN

2017-07-05 19:24

The DA has met with Lotus FM and the SABC regional management in Durban to find out if a decision to fire DJ Ravi Govender was politically motivated.

Two deputy presidents the remedy for factionalism - Zuma

2017-07-05 16:25

President Jacob Zuma has agreed with a proposal from KwaZulu-Natal that the loser of the elective conference in December should take on the deputy president role.

Netshitenzhe refuses to apologise for 'white monopoly capital' report

2017-07-05 11:59

A heated debate is underway at the ANC's 5th National Policy Conference over "white monopoly capital".

State intelligence knew about Vuwani, Malamulele violence a year in advance - Mahlobo

2017-07-05 11:13

State Security Minister and NEC member David Mahlobo was laughed at by journalists when he said the government knew a year in advance about the protests in Vuwani and Malamulele.

Enemy at the gates: Let's talk about regime change

2017-07-05 09:19

If Mthethwa, Mantashe, Mahlobo and Zuma are concerned about regime change, they must investigate how the Guptas became a coalition partner of the ANC in Cabinet, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.


Attacking the stalwarts won’t solve ANC’s woes

2017-07-09 06:24

Here is a man who leads a deeply fissured organisation compounding its woes by maliciously attacking a group of people whose only crime is that they insist that the ANC must tackle a crisis of confidence, writes Mavuso Msimang.

Ramaphosa on ANC: Let's regain our moral force

2017-07-08 13:20

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the ANC must work hard to "regain the moral force that justifies our own existence".

Policy conference proposals reflect decline in ANC brain power

2017-07-07 11:22

The ANC policy conference ended on a rather bizarre note when President Jacob Zuma begged members to support the creation of two deputy presidents, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

ANC cannot afford to be fractured by disunity - Zuma

2017-07-05 21:09

The ANC cannot afford to allow factionalism to tear it apart, was President Jacob Zuma's parting message to the more than 3 000 delegates gathered at the party's policy conference.

Cut ties with the Guptas, or ANC will lose 2019 - Cronin

2017-07-05 19:47

The ANC is "dreaming" if it thinks it can still win more than 50% of the vote without immediately cutting ties with the Gupta family, SACP deputy secretary Jeremy Cronin says.

ANC's position on media appeals tribunal hasn't changed - Mthembu

2017-07-05 18:49

The ANC says it will defend media freedom, but it has again called for Parliament to accelerate the implementation of a resolution for the establishment of a media appeals tribunal.

ANCYL debate on WMC a critical matter - Zuma

2017-07-05 14:15

President Jacob Zuma has described the ANC Youth League's critique and insistence that monopoly capital must be defined racially is a critical matter that must continue to be debated.

Death penalty off the table, says Mahlobo

2017-07-05 11:52

The ANC's peace and stability commission has rejected calls to reintroduce the death penalty for those who murder women and children.

AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma closes policy conference and calls for two ANC deputy presidents

2017-07-05 09:30

The six-day policy conference which the ANC had punted as a platform for deepening unity and vigorous debate, draws to an end with President Jacob Zuma's closing address to wrap up proceedings.

Ramaphosa vs Zuma: Battle over white monopoly capital far from over

2017-07-05 08:37

The fierce battle over white monopoly capital is set to continue at the ANC policy conference underway at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg.

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