It is really unfortunate that ANC presidential hopeful Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa felt the need to use rape as ‘a political toy’, the ANC Youth League in the eThekwini region has said.
Some in the ANC have proposed that the party amend its constitution to include expectations on how its members of Parliament should vote should future motions of no confidence be brought against its leaders.
Will delegates at the national conference care about Cyril Ramaphosa’s appreciation of the country’s linguistic diversity and give the ANC its first truly multilingual president, asks Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
abaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, who is currently in prison, has expressed his shock at the outcomes of the ANC Eastern Cape provincial general council which failed to elect a woman as deputy.
If a cat has nine lives, Zuma is political life itself – one of the shrewdest politicians of our time. This is the only thing that gives the Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma faction hope for a victory, writes Lukhona Mnguni.
The ANC’s structures in Mpumalanga lashed out at their former leader and ANC presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa, after he claimed that Mpumalanga ANC chairperson David Mabuza was using a “private army” to intimidate members.
North West deputy speaker Jane Manganye claims she is being “purged” because she supports Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa in the ANC presidential race.
At best, the branch numbers we have are only a guideline, and it can tell us that if these numbers change dramatically at the conference, that something strange has happened.
Seven of the ANC’s top brass have put their names into the hat to become the party’s president, come the elective conference next week. PGCs have made their nominations too. Here are the numbers…
The ANC has long passed its sell-by date as a leading moral force and it is dangerous to say it is so indispensable that South Africa would implode without it, says Solly Moeng.
Team Ramaphosa’s success in KwaZulu-Natal shocked everyone, but it’s not time for champagne yet, writes Adriaan Basson
Retired cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Jose De Nobrega, recalls his time with struggle hero Robert Sobukwe, when he was admitted and treated at the the historic unit at Groote Schuur Hospital – run by world renowned cardiac surgeon, Professor Christiaan Barnard.
Robust calls for unity and tolerance have emerged as senior officials closed KwaZulu-Natal’s ANC provincial general council.
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal last night backed former AU chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become party president later this month.
Despite a request for the branch votes at the ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal provincial general council (PGC) to be verified, delegates have been informed that the results remain relatively unchanged with Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma remaining the region’s preferred candidate.
The ANC will lodge a complaint with the IEC over the colours and logo of former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza’s new party, the African Democratic Change.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading the nominations for the ANC presidency, after all nine provinces completed their provincial general councils. But the road ahead is likely to be tough as his rival, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has the support of bigger provinces.
Former African Union chairperson Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma has been nominated as KwaZulu-Natal’s preferred presidential candidate.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has been nominated as the ANC presidential candidate for Limpopo, receiving 391 nominations compared to 104 for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
The ANC says it does not expect the outcome of its December elective conference to be challenged although the run-up has been marred by bruising court challenges.
Makhosi Khoza’s new party, African Democratic Change, says the ANC is “panicking” and being “petty” by raising problems with their party logo and colours.