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Makhosi Khoza remains defiant, lashes out at ANC

Makhosi Khoza is adamant that she will continue to serve the people of South Africa as an ANC Member of Parliament...

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‘I’m being persecuted for my stance against corruption’

Outspoken ANC MP Makhosi Khoza says she’s not surprised by the ruling party’s decision to remove her as a committee chairperson...

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Judgement in KZN ANC leadership case reserved

Judgment in the case which could see the current African National Congress KwaZulu-Natal leadership being dissolved has been reserved...

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Makhosi Khoza axed from ANC parly portfolio committee

ANC Member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza has been removed from her position as the Chairperson of the Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Public Service and Adminis...

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ANC doesnt have ability to self-correct: Maimane

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says the African National Congress (ANC) does not have the ability to self-correct...

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KZN ANC leadership violated party constitution, court told

The current provincial leadership has been taken to court, where their tenure could be nullified and powers dissolved...

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IEC: Political party funding should be regulated

The IEC is on Thursday afternoon briefing Parliament's Ad Hoc Committee tasked with reviewing the way political parties are funded...

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ANC removes Makhosi Khoza as chair of Parly committee

On Wednesday, the ANC MPs on that committee refused to attend a meeting of the committee that was due to hear testimony from Public Service Minister Faith Muthambi...

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DA prepares to take on Bell Pottinger

The party is taking action against Bell Pottinger after leaked emails showed it tried to stir racial tension in South Africa in some work done for the Gupta-owned Oakbay...

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Women’s Legal Centre calls on Zuma to dismiss Manana

Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana has admitted to slapping Mandisa Duma at a nightclub in Fourways earlier this month...

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Maimane: Snap elections not about regime change

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has brushed off criticism that the DA’s latest attempt to remove Zuma from office, is ill-timed and ill-advised...

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Coalition cracks deepen in Nelson Mandela Bay

The infighting between Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor, the DA 's Athol Trollip and his Deputy Mongameli Bobani of UDM remains unresolved...

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[WATCH LIVE] AfriForum outlines support plan for Gabriella Engels

AfriForum's Gerrie Nel to outline support for Grace Mugabe's alleged assault victim, Gabriella Engels...

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‘Political solution’ proposed to resolve Muthambi no-show in Parly

The Public Service and Administration committee want to issue a summons to force Minister Faith Muthambi to answer questions on reports she wasted public funds...

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Dlodlo: Manana's fate in Zuma's hands

Politicians and gender activists have been calling for the deputy minister to resign following a video of him assaulting a woman in Fourways...

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Dlodo: Manana resignation decision in Zuma's hands

Politicians and gender activists have been calling for the deputy minister to resign following a video of him assaulting a woman in Fourways...

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[ANALYSIS] Ramaphosa’s speedy response to smear reveals he is ready in the game

One of the truisms about politics is that it can be a dirty business. Friends are betrayed, backs are knifed, dirt is thrown...

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KZN ANC leadership deny vote swaying claims by disgruntled members

The provincial leadership has been taken to court by disgruntled party members, who are calling for the executive committee to be dissolved and for the conference to be re-run...

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Zuma: Brics bank will promote sustainable development

Zuma presided over the official launch of the bank’s Sandton branch...

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Grace Mugabe cannot invoke diplomatic immunity: DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says according to the Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act, Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe cannot invoke diplomatic immunity...

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SACP accused of ill-discipline & arrogance

The ANC says it is not a structure of the SACP and as such shall not be dictated to by the communist party...

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Dept refuses to comment after Muthambi's Parly no-show

Faith Muthambi was due to face Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday over allegations she flew 30 friends and family to Cape Town for her budget vote at the taxpayers&amp...

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[ANALYSIS] What can Zuma do to the rebel MPs? Not much, actually

Zuma has now said that those who disobeyed the party whip should be disciplined. But he may find it much harder to follow through in action...

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Watch KZN ANC leadership battle case

The battle between legal minds representing five ANC members in KwaZulu-Natal and the party's provincial leadership continues at the Pietermaritzburg high court...

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Sihle Zikalala: Issues of ANC will never be solved by courts

Aggrieved members of the party have called for the current executive committee in KwaZulu-Natal to be nullified and for the election process to be re-run...

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Ahmed Timol inquest: New evidence casts doubt over former cop’s version

The anti-apartheid activist died in 1971 when he fell from the 10th floor of the John Vorster Square Police Station...

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ANC okays publicising of party funding

The African National Congress (ANC) has agreed that the private funding of political parties should be made public...

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KZN ANC leadership battlle back in court

The battle between legal minds representing five ANC members in KwaZulu-Natal and the party's provincial leadership continues at the Pietermaritzburg High Court...

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KZN ANC leadership battle back in court

The battle between legal minds representing five ANC members in KwaZulu-Natal and the party's provincial leadership continues at the Pietermaritzburg High Court...

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Zweli Mkhize: No single donor can actually claim to control ANC

The ANC Treasurer General says the party has received money from the controversial Gupta family...

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ANC slams SACP statement on disciplining MPs

The ANC was not a structure of the South African Communist Party (SACP), the ruling party said on Wednesday, adding that it would not be dictated to...

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Zuma lauds traditional leaders' role in society

Zuma says traditional leaders have a crucial role to play in helping govt deliver on its constitutional mandate and to foster social cohesion amongst communities...

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'There are senior ANC members spreading division instead of unity'

Sihle Zikalala was speaking outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court after the adjournment of a matter into whether the provincial leadership of the ANC should be nullified...

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'There're senior ANC members spreading division instead of unity'

Sihle Zikalala was speaking outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court after the adjournment of a matter into whether the provincial leadership of the ANC should be nullified...

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Zikalala slams Cele over leadership comments

KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) African National Congress (ANC) chairperson Sihle Zikalala has lambasted National Executive Committee (NEC) member Bheki Cele for the comment he made in Du...

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N. West ANC to discipline councillor for intimidation

The ANC in the North West says it will take disciplinary action against the party's Mahikeng Local Municipality ward councillor who was arrested for allegedly int...

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ANC wants additional party funding

The ANC has asked Parliament's Ad-hoc Committee on Political Party Funding to consider an increase of party funding from the fiscus...

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‘Objections to ANC KZN elective conference should be brought by branches’

Advocate Greg Harper says people who join the ANC give their individual public power to the party...

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ANC MPs to be disciplined for boycotting committee meeting

ANC MPs who snubbed committee seating to be dealt with...

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Political party funding: 'ANC does not accept anonymous donations'

ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize was in Parliament presenting the party's position on reforming political party funding...

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Ahmed Timol inquest: Ex-cop denies assaulting, torturing detainees

The High Court in Pretoria has heard that Seth Sons, currently testifying in the Ahmed Timol inquiry, has in the past been accused of assaulting and torturing detainees...

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Another Northern Cape cabinet reshuffle looms

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas is facing a fresh fight to keep her job...

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Zuma appoints committee to plan 2018 Mandela centenary celebrations

Nelson Mandela died at the of age 95 in December 2013, he would have turned 100 years old on 18 July 2018 had he lived...

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Mkhize: We cannot yet say who the next ANC president could be

Zweli Mkhize has been nominated by at least one region of the ANC amid suggestions that he could be a compromise candidate...

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Ramaphosa's ex-wife: Abuse claims seek to prevent him from becoming president

The ex-wife of deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, Hope Ramaphosa says she can't believe what people are prepared to say simply for political reasons...

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#VoteOfNoConfidence: 'There's no way of identifying how MPs voted'

The result of last Tuesday's vote indicates that more than 20 ANC MPs must have voted against President Jacob Zuma, prompting calls that they be disciplined...

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SOEs state capture probe: MPs cautioned against 'quasi-judicial inquiry'

MPs were cautioned against hiring an outside legal expert with the advisers saying they risked relinquishing power to an un-elected individual when it’s their duty to lead o...

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Cosatu against increased state funding for political parties

Cosatu also wants political parties to open up their books to public scrutiny and is questioning whether foreign funding of political parties should be allowed...

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Zuma, ANC NEC ‘failed’ disgruntled KZN branches, court told

Several branches have taken the provincial leadership to court, calling for it to be dissolved and their resolutions nullified...

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Parliament feeling pinch of ANC battles: Fikeni

Political analyst Somadoda Fikeni says the internal issues within the ANC make it weaker and at times makes the party less effective in parliament and unable to prevail in the...

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Moody's: Heightened political dysfunction likely to increase

The agency says it’s unlikely that a political consensus will emerge which supports investment in South Africa's economy...

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[WATCH LIVE] Legitimacy of KZN ANC leadership tested in court

Several branches of the party are calling for the 2015 elective conference to be nullified and the current executive committee to be dissolved...

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Watch KZN ANC leadership case

The case between ANC members supporting former Premier Senzo Mchunu and the ANC KwaZulu-Natal leadership is underway before a full bench of judges in the Pietermaritzburg High...

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Mkhize: Process to unite ANC must be inclusive

Earlier this week the Mpumalanga and Limpopo ANC leadership said it would be ideal for the elective conference to unite the party behind one candidate...

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Mthembu slates 'ill-disciplined' ANC MPs following no-show

They refused to attend a meeting of the portfolio committee of Public Service and Administration because it’s chaired by outspoken parliamentarian Makhosi Khoza...

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Mkhize: Zuma no confidence vote a serious issue for ANC

ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize says that any action against the party's MPs who voted against President Jacob Zuma needs to be managed very carefully...

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'Cyril would not beat up a woman'

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's ex-wife Hope Ramaphosa has denied that he ever laid a hand on her during their relationship...

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KZN ANC leadership battle goes to court

The case between ANC members supporting former Premier Senzo Mchunu and the ANC KwaZulu-Natal leadership is on Wednesday going before a full bench of judges in the Pietermarit...

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[WATCH] Zweli Mkhize: We must make sure ANC doesn't crack under pressure

ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize, in an interview with senior EWN political reporter Stephen Grootes, says that every ANC member should be concerned about the outcome of the...

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Zuma receives report on commercialisation of religion

President Zuma has received the report on the commercialisation of religion and the abuse of peoples belief systems in the country...

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[WATCH] Zweli Mkhize: No confidence debate one of the most surprising

Senior EWN political reporter Stephen Grootes sat down with ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize to discuss a variety of topics, including the latest vote of no confidence...

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Muthambi summoned to appear before Parliament

Parliament has summoned Minister of Public Service and Administration Faith Muthambi to appear before it next week to respond to allegations of nepotism and irregularities in...

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ANC to discipline MPs who voted against Zuma

The ANC says it will discipline at least three MPs who have publicly admitted that they voted in support of the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma...

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[WATCH] #VoteOfNoConfidence: Mantashe says there won't be a witch hunt

ANC Secretary General Gwede says while there will be no witch hunt for those who voted with the opposition in the vote of no confidence, action will be taken against those who...

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ANC MPs who boycotted Khoza-led committee could face disciplinary action

The MPs are refusing to be led by Khoza who has been outspoken about leadership problems within the ruling party...

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Parliament snubs meeting with Israeli delegates

The ANC caucus says its refusal to meet is over Israel’s handling of the two-state solution which government supports...

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‘No witch hunt for ANC MPs who voted against Zuma‘

Gwede Mantashe says the ANC will not go on a witch hunt to find which MPs disobeyed the party’s whip and voted against retaining Jacob Zuma as president...

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Maimane calls for accountability for Marikana massacre

DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told families of the arrested and injured mineworkers in Marikana that the quest to find justice for the 34 mineworkers killed by police in August...

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Muthambi's no-show in Parliament could cost her

Lawmakers were expecting to quiz Muthambi over claims she spent nearly R500,000 of public funds to have friends and family attend her budget vote in Cape Town in May...

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5 ANC MPs object to Khoza's continued chairmanship of committee

Khoza has been outspoken about leadership problems in the ruling party. The backlash follows last week's failed motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma...

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Mokonyane: MPs who don’t want to be in ANC should leave

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says the party will have to take action against those who have spoken out against the ANC...

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WATCH: Muthambi absent at Parlys Joint Committee on Ethics

Minister Faith Muthambi is appearing before the Public Service and Administration Committee on allegations that she had flown about 30 friends and relatives to Cape Town...

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[OPINION] Top trumps: Zuma intimidation no match for Constitution

As President Jacob Zuma seeks to discipline the ANC MPs that voted for his removal in the failed motion of no confidence against him, the president needs to remember that the...

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'If I were Manana I would have resigned'

Speaking at Constitution Hill at the launch of an App to help women report gender-based violence, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula said Mduduzi Manana's charges...

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Parliament hears political party funding should be regulated

The Human Sciences Research Council’s Gary Pienaar says voters have a right to know on whom the parties they support depend on for their funding...

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Cosatu: Zuma the source of all problems within ANC

While President Jacob Zuma is determined to identify ANC MPs who voted against him in a motion of no confidence, Cosatu says that he should be the one subjected to discipline...

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Stop Guptas from influencing decisions: ANC

The Provincial Working Committees of the ANC in Mpumalanga and Limpopo say the Gupta family must be stopped from influencing government decisions...

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Magashule: Guptas can't be blamed for ANC's issues

The so called Gupta leaks have revealed how Magashule’s sons were groomed to be middle men for the family...

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Zikalala: No confidence motion was about removing ANC from power

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State say the enemy has now infiltrated the organisation and the tripartite alliance, which is causing fighting within the party...

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Maimane visits Marikana ahead of 5th anniversary

Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is expected to visit Marikana on Tuesday morning...

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Casac: Mbete must protect ANC MPs who voted against Zuma

The African National Congress (ANC) now appears determined to identify and punish at least 30 MPs for breaking rank and siding with the opposition...

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