Zuma laughed when the ANC lost metros in the elections – Makhosi Khoza

2017-11-30 08:12

When the ANC lost metros during the August 2016 local government elections, President Jacob Zuma "didn't see anything wrong", Dr Makhosi Khoza has revealed.

ANC Eastern Cape to take stock of losses

2017-02-03 19:55

The ANC’s losing the Nelson Mandela Bay metro in last year’s elections will form part of discussion at its lekgotla this weekend.

It was a 'love campaign' - Shaka Sisulu on ANC 'War Room'

2017-01-26 11:31

ANC activist Shaka Sisulu says it was a "love campaign", not a smear campaign, that drove him to launch an unsanctioned project to boost the party’s troubled image ahead of the 2016 local government elections.

'I worked with Bolani, but did nothing wrong' - Shaka Sisulu

2017-01-25 12:19

ANC member and activist Shaka Sisulu has admitted to briefly working with Sihle Bolani, but has refuted claims that it was for a covert operation to discredit opposition parties.

ANC election campaign work was above board - ad agency

2017-01-24 20:11

The ANC’s campaign for the 2016 local government elections was all above board, advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather has said.

Trial of DA councillor's alleged killers set for March 13

2017-01-24 16:51

The case against six men accused of killing DA councillor Johannes Baatjies and his business partner, has been transferred to the Northern Cape High Court.

ANC 'black ops' case not urgent - judge

2017-01-24 13:49

A court has thrown out an urgent application against the ANC brought by a businesswoman who claimed the party owed her R2.2m for a covert campaign targeting opposition parties ahead of the municipal elections.

DA Mogale City mayor resigns, party retains power

2016-12-08 21:16

Mogale City has replaced its recently installed Democratic Alliance mayor Lynn Pannall due to ill health, with the new vote keeping the DA-led coalition in power by a whisker.

ANC begs councillor to resign

2016-11-18 14:48

A task team from the ANC national executive has been sent to the Western Cape to resolve the matter of a Khayelitsha ward councillor who is refuses to resign.

ANC retains Cape Town ward

2016-11-10 19:29

The ANC has retained a ward in Mfuleni, Cape Town, in a by-election this week.


Van Rooyen defends R260m payout to former councillors

2017-05-18 13:17

Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has defended paying R260m to former councillors who were not re-elected in last year's local government elections, saying all public office bearers receive payments like this.

ANC's 'black ops' campaign violated electoral code - DA

2017-01-29 13:53

The ANC's "black ops" campaign was in "clear violation of the Electoral Code of Conduct", the DA says, and has called on the ruling party to "come clean" with the South African public.

'I believe Zizi Kodwa' - veteran spin doctor on ANC 'War Room' allegations

2017-01-25 15:03

The so-called "War room" or "black ops" media unit does not fit the ANC's election campaign modus operandi, says veteran spin doctor Chris Vick.

It's all lies - Shaka Sisulu responds to ANC covert elections campaign controversy

2017-01-25 11:57

Activist and entrepreneur Shaka Sisulu has dismissed the accusation that he was at the centre of an alleged R50m covert elections smear campaign on behalf of the ANC as a "falsehood".

DA contemplates legal action against ANC over 'War Room'

2017-01-24 18:08

The DA is seeking legal opinion on an affidavit spelling out an apparent covert ANC campaign to target opposition parties in build-up to the 2016 local government elections.

Now ANC admits to 'off-books' election campaign

2017-01-24 14:33

The ANC has now back-pedalled on claims that it had no knowledge of a covert election campaign team known as the War Room.

EXCLUSIVE: The ANC's R50m election 'black ops'

2017-01-24 08:00

The ANC planned to spend R50 million on a covert campaign targeting opposition parties in the 2016 local government elections, according to court papers.

Ex-councillors still to be paid 'once off gratuity' - minister

2016-12-05 16:40

More than 4 000 former councillors have yet to be paid their "once-off gratuity" following the August local government elections, the Ministry of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs has said.

People did this for Baatjies - DA leader on retaining Northern Cape ward

2016-11-10 20:12

The DA has retained Ward 2 in Kgatelopele, in the Northern Cape, after it was left vacant by the murder of one of its councillors, Johannes Baatjies.

ANC claims 13 wards in by-elections

2016-11-10 14:03

The ANC has claimed 13 of the 15 contested wards during by-elections in six provinces, the IEC says.

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