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‘The ANC will not collapse in my hands,’ vows Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday said he believes that the upcoming local government election are going to unite and consolidate the ANC and its members.

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Malema preaches peace in Phoenix, two months after racial clashes

Julius Malema toned down his racial rhetoric on Saturday when he visited the predominantly Indian township of Phoenix in Durban for the first time ...

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Soweto residents with no power give Ramaphosa a hostile reception

ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and his party were shown the middle finger on Saturday by angry residents of Soweto's Nomzamo township, who said they ...

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'It was Fraser who released Zuma,' says President ...

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday denied knowing about former president Jacob Zuma's medical parole prior to the decision being taken by the department of correctional services.
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ANC staff suspend strike to focus on local ...

Disgruntled staff employed at the ANC’s Luthuli House HQ have suspended their strike with immediate effect to focus on winning the local government elections.
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ANC campaign finally gets off the ground

Party’s head of elections Fikile Mbalula pronounces there are ‘no holy cows’ when it comes to potential coalition ...

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ANC looking into disputes over EC candidate nominations

The ANC provincial executive committee has established a committee to probe complaints related to local government ...

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PODCAST | Elections: Political violence begins again & the new plague of undercover ...

This week on Sunday Times Politics Weekly, our host Mike Siluma and his all-female panel discuss the culture of ...

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ANC sets its sights on winning back Tshwane despite its financial woes

The ANC has singled out the capital city of Tshwane as it tries to claw back the power it lost in the 2016 local ...

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Here’s why Pule Mabe’s Carl Niehaus and unpaid salaries rant has the streets in meltdown ...

Mabe said the party is aware of the disputes in some provinces, saying they are being addressed by the office of the ...

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SACP retracts accusations, asserts authority of provincial secretary

The SACP has asserted its provincial secretary Xolile Nqatha’s authority in the party after reports of his suspension ...

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Niehaus will have to produce record of work he did for the ANC: Pule Mabe

Dismissed ANC staffer Carl Niehaus will have to provide evidence of the work he did for the party - at least since ...

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Steenhuisen backs Nqaba Bhanga after discussing fatal after-hours car crash

DA leader John Steenhuisen has come out in support of Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Nqaba Bhanga, just a few hours before ...

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If they can't spend their own money properly, how can they spend yours? Steenhuisen tears ...

Steenhuisen tore into the ANC on Wednesday, saying the ruling party could not be trusted with voters' money because it ...

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‘He’s campaigning’ — John Steenhuisen slammed for mandatory vaccination comments

DA leader John Steenhuisen has come under fire online, after his comments on government making Covid-19 vaccines ...

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ANC leadership opts for minimal changes to electoral law

Top court ordered changes by June 2022 after it was declared unconstitutional

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ANC staff threaten to lay criminal charges against governing party

Disgruntled staffers, led by Carl Niehaus, have threatened to lay charges over the nonpayment of salaries

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Parties ramp up efforts to capture Nelson Mandela Bay

The top three political parties in the Eastern Cape are gunning to take over governance in the Nelson Mandela Bay ...

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Carl Niehaus and ANC staff to lay charges against party's top six

ANC employees have a responsibility to become whistleblowers where they notice acts of criminality, says Carl Niehaus.