Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Those who in the ANC who had hoped for a resurgence of the party of Luthuli, Sisulu and Mandela, are feeling very disappointed, writes Mike Roussos.
The ANC in the province last night called for national structures to investigate ANC MPs who voted with the opposition or abstained during the no-confidence motion.
This is game on, says Richard Calland, a political analyst and associate law professor at UCT ahead of the no confidence vote in President Jacob Zuma.
If the vote of no confidence does not succeed, the anti-Zuma faction will be under pressure to demonstrate why voters should not abandon the ANC entirely, writes Mike Roussos.
The people of South Africa look to Parliament to give direction during challenging times. We dare not underestimate this privilege and responsibility, says Baleka Mbete.
ANC MPs have a real situation at hand: Zuma is the ANC and there is no way to deal with him without hurting the party, writes Ralph Mathekga.
The vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be held in the National Assembly on August 8. What happens if the motion succeeds? Watch and find out.
National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has yet to say whether the ballot will be secret or not. The Constitutional Court did not give her a date by which she had to make her decision known.
Expect the temperature to rise during the third term of the parliamentary year, which kicks off this week, writes Janet Heard..
While political parties represented in Parliament insist on secret ballot voting in the motion to remove President Jacob Zuma next month, they refuse to be part of the actual decision on this matter.
The Constitutional Court has ruled on the UDM's application to force National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete to conduct the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.
Two silent groups within the ANC respectively have a better chance of saving the party from the two loud and attention seeking factional groups within the party, writes Ralph Mathekga.
A group of Durban-based religious leaders have criticised those behind attempts to remove President Jacob Zuma from office through today’s vote of no confidence.
President Jacob Zuma faces the biggest threat to his eight-year presidency when the 400-seat Parliament votes on a motion of no confidence in him by secret ballot.
Things are hotting up ahead of Parliament's motion of no confidence vote.
Members of Parliament will be voting on a motion of no confidence in the president in secret. Will President Zuma be voted out or is this a ploy by the ANC to consolidate party leadership?
Rules of political parties must be consistent with the Constitution which is our supreme law. Gwede Mantashe’s elevation of party above the Constitution is unconstitutional, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
While the nation waits for National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete’s decision on whether to give MPs a secret ballot on the motion to remove President Jacob Zuma next week, behind the scenes parliamentary staff are preparing for a showdown.
EFF leader Julius Malema says the party has already prepared legal papers to interdict National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete, should she refuse to allow a secret ballot for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Watch.
United Democratic Movement (UDM) leader Bantu Holomisa says the decision to remove President Jacob Zuma, and how to do so, is now out of the opposition’s hands and up to the ANC.
Whether the proceedings are to be by secret ballot is a power that rests firmly in the hands of the Speaker, but exercisable subject to crucial factors that are appropriately seasoned with considerations of rationality, writes Mogoeng Mogoeng.
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