‘ANC image will remain tarnished with or without Ramaphosa’ – analyst | The Citizen

President of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa might have survived a grueling National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Nasrec over the weekend, but this does not mean the battle for the soul of the governing party is over. This is according to political analyst Professor André Duvenhage in response to the NEC meeting … Read more

Mia Mottley pays respects to ANC founding president | The Citizen

The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley said the struggle for freedom must continue as she paid respects to John Langalibalele Dube, the founding President of the African National Congress (ANC). Mottley delivered the 20th Nelson Mandela Annual lecture at the International Convention Centre (ICC) held for the first time in KwaZulu-Natal in light of … Read more

ANC NEC: Ramaphosa’s detractors call for his head over Phala Phala debacle | The Citizen

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s critics, led by presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, on Friday called on him to step aside over the Phala Phala farm robbery fiasco. ANC NEC meeting Ramaphosa reportedly discussed Phala Phala during his opening speech on the first day of the African National Congress (ANC) NEC meeting being held at Nasrec Expo Centre, … Read more

How EFF’s beef with ANC kept DA in power in Ekurhuleni | The Citizen

Eat your heart out Helen Zille, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)are the masters of the coalition politics game – the young party has put your Democratic Alliance (DA) back into power at Ekurhuleni. A last-minute disagreement between the ANC and the EFF benefitted the DA’s Tania Campbell, who was re-elected mayor – thanks to the … Read more

ANC leadership race: Here are the leading contenders for top six positions | The Citizen

Monday is officially the deadline for ANC branches to conclude their nominations ahead of the governing party’s 55th national elective conference next month. ANC elective conference While several candidates are hoping to be nominated and elected for the highly contested presidency of the ANC, incumbent President Cyril Ramaphosa and former health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize … Read more

ANC Gert Sibande regional deputy chairperson gunned down | The Citizen

The Gert Sibande African National Congress (ANC) Regional Deputy Chairperson Muzi Manyathi has been shot dead in Mpumalanga. It is understood the 41-year-old Manyathi was gunned down at a fuel station in Mkondo (Piet Retief) on Friday night. Suspects According to provincial police spokesperson, Colonel Donald Mdhluli , the suspects were tailing Manyathi at the … Read more

ANC election fever: Let the dirty games begin | The Citizen

Politics is a dirty game. It has been proven time and time again that in politics there are no permanent friends and no permanent enemies. When old friends and struggle pals, the late ANC stalwarts Mluleki George and my old friend Rev Arnold Makhenkesi Stofile, were at each other’s throats, we couldn’t believe it. The … Read more

ANC cadres have destroyed services | The Citizen

Residents of Kgetlengrivier in the North West – an area which includes the towns of Koster, Derby and Swartruggens – have had enough of the atrocious service delivery from their ANC local government … and now they want the municipal manager locked up because of it. Back in 2020, the Kgetlengrivier Concerned Residents Association won … Read more

Limpopo ANC meets Mbeki: ‘Former presidents developed a perchance to publicly attack Ramaphosa’ | The Citizen

A disenchanted Limpopo ANC will on Friday meet former president Thabo Mbeki in a bid to forge unity in the already bruising political relations between three former ANC presidents and the incumbent, President Cyril Ramaphosa. The province at the weekend accused former presidents Thabo Mbeki, Kgalema Motlanthe and Jacob Zuma of having developed a penchant … Read more