Magashule denies there is a crisis in ANC

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has denied there is any crisis in the governing party brought about by his refusal to step aside after being charged with corruption last month. Magashule did a walkabout in the Ramaphosa informal settlement in Ekurhuleni’s ward 42 where by-elections took place on Wednesday. He was[…]

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ANC NEC to discuss its step-aside resolution

The African National Congress’ National Executive Committee meeting today is set to discuss the party’s much talked about step-aside resolution. In 2015, the governing party adopted a resolution that says those accused of corruption and other serious crimes including those charged in courts must step aside from their positions or[…]

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ANC NEC to visit Winnie’s home

The African National Congress’ (ANC) entire National Executive Committee (NEC) will on Thursday visit late struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s home in Soweto to pay their respects. Madikizela-Mandela passed away on Monday at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. She was 81-years-old. Scores of dignitaries and prominent personalities on Wednesday visited the home[…]

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Zuma: the end of a tumultuous era

By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed South Africans awoke to an alternate reality on Thursday – the absence of Jacob Zuma as the country’s President. Last night, Zuma held a press conference which ended with him tendering his immediate resignation as the President of South Africa. In his exit speech Zuma[…]

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ANC caucus agrees to pass motion of no confidence against Zuma

The ANC parliamentary caucus on Wednesday agreed to table a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma on Thursday. ANC treasurer-general Paul Mashatile told journalists on Wednesday that he had informed the caucus of the ANC national executive committee’s decision to recall Zuma‚ after which the meeting had agreed[…]

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ANC NEC recalls Zuma

Following a marathon 13 hour long meeting in Pretoria last night, the ANC’s National Executive Committee has resolved to recall President Jacob Zuma, but it seems the president refuses to resign just yet. The NEC briefed journalists this afternoon, saying it had to pursue the matter “firstly in the interest[…]

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Zexit: What happens now?

The ANC’s national executive committee has decided to ask President Jacob Zuma to resign or be recalled. This can set one of two processes in motion: Zuma resigns, or the National Assembly adopts a motion of no confidence against him. If Zuma resigns: Zuma will have to write a letter[…]

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ANC NEC pushes to clinch Zuma deal

The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) holds a special meeting on Monday to discuss President Jacob Zuma’s future as Head of State. This follows behind-the scenes talks led by party leader Cyril Ramaphosa aimed at clinching a final deal to secure Zuma’s voluntary resignation. Failing that, there have[…]

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