Israel has been plunged into political chaos — and experts say this could be the end of the line for Netanyahu

2019-05-31 17:47

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, forcing Israel into snap elections this September. Here's everything you need to know.

SA's redemption lies in a split ANC, not a strong ANC

2018-11-22 10:21

If the ANC comes in under 50% in 2019, it would end its disastrous run of majoritarian liberation movement politics and usher in a new era of political accountability, writes Mmusi Maimane.

South Africans come off second best as politicians play havoc with coalitions

2018-09-17 09:26

If political parties don’t learn lessons from their current coalition partnerships, ordinary citizens will suffer while politicians engage in a game of chess to secure power, writes Joleen Steyn Kotze.

Merkel set for 4th term after Social Democrats OK coalition

2018-03-04 12:06

Germany's Social Democratic Party has voted in favour of joining a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, clearing the last major hurdle to the formation of a new government and a fourth term for the veteran German chancellor.

Election rerun looms in PE

2017-09-24 06:05

The tense political standoff in the fragile DA-led coalition in Nelson Mandela Bay could force an election rerun, giving the ANC a chance to regain power in the metro.

Are we headed for an ANC/EFF coalition?

2017-03-14 08:22

If the ANC gets less than 50 percent of the vote in 2019, it would likely want to go into a coalition with another party. As things stand now, it is steadily moving closer to the EFF, writes Max du Preez.

WATCH: EFF reject coalitions, but DA are the 'better devil'

On Wednesday EFF leader Julius Malema said the EFF has rejected a formal coalition with the ANC and the DA, but will vote with the DA in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Nelson Mandela Bay and Ekurhuleni. Watch.

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We do not and will not do deals with the ANC - DA

DA Federal Executive Chairperson James Selfe said even though they are in negotiations for coalitions, they will not work with the ANC.

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Why sharing is more important than winning

2019-05-05 10:23

The quality of leadership in general in South Africa is wanting. A grand coalition could address many burning issues, writes Dirk Kotzé.

Taking stock of South Africa's fragile coalitions

2018-09-21 08:51

A little over two years ago, coalition governments took control of four of South Africa's six biggest cities. It marked a watershed in South African politics, and signalled the permanent arrival of coalition politics, writes Leon Schreiber.

Crumbling DA-EFF coalitions a sign of things to come

2018-08-30 16:32

With election 2019 looming, it’s time again for political parties to cover themselves in (in)glory in a fight to gain some sort of competitive advantage in what is likely to be South Africa’s most fractious vote to date, writes Daniel Silke.

How to rebuild South Africa

2017-10-01 06:02

With the current administration having eroded effective governance structures, a new coalition focused on service delivery may be a solution, writes Thabang Matsohi.

DA’s coalition in danger as battles ensue

2017-09-03 06:00

The dispute over last week’s ousting of deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, a member of the United Democratic Movement (UDM), in the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has jeopardised the future of all other metros governed by the DA-led coalition.

ANC has hit self-destruct button. Who will survive? Expert analysis

2016-08-31 11:13

With scandals erupting almost daily in South Africa, an analyst looks at what's gone wrong within the bowels of the ANC and where the party and country are heading.

Brilliant – Pierre de Vos explains how SA’s new ruling coalitions will work

2016-08-09 12:31

Confused by the complexities of how SA’s unique electoral system works? UCT professor Pierre de Vos provides the ideal antidote for such ignorance.

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