ANC suggests tapping UIF for Eskom

Party releases documents that will lay the basis for talks at its national general council in 2021

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Carol Paton Editor at large
CAROL PATON: Cyril Ramaphosa a spectator as new factions take shape

The handful of recognisable faces that turned out to support Magashule were a sad and motley crew with doubtful moral and political standing.

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Carol Paton Editor at large
Poll shows DA and EFF are growing while ANC is losing voters

The Ipsos survey was conducted between July and September, when people’s freedom was restricted by lockdown

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Zuma expected to appear before Zondo

Commission’s bids to obtain a clear statement from former president as to whether he will comply with a summons have been unsuccessful

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Zondo has visited my house several times, says Zuma

Zuma further claims that, after Zondo was appointed as a judge, the pair ‘discussed whether our personal relationship would jeopardise his judicial career’

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Long hill to climb after DA takes a beating

Among the the 45 wards the party contested, it only won two new ones, retained 14 and lost nine

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IEC rejects Herman Mashaba’s ActionSA appeal

The Electoral Commission of SA has upheld its decision to reject the registration of ActionSA as a political party as the logo and name are similar to another ...

POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: By-elections to test political temperature on Wednesday

The poll in 56 municipalities is expected to be a judgment on the ANC’s response to the pandemic

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Coalition in Joburg weakened as ANC and Patriotic Alliance split

In a statement on Wednesday, the PA said the ANC was looking for any excuse to remove the party from the government of local unity

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John Steenhuisen vows to keep DA true to core principles

The liberal party commits itself to nonracialism, a market economy and a capable state

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Cyril Ramaphosa expected to address the nation following stern Covid-19 warning

There have been suggestions about tighter restrictions amid fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections

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Randall Williams’s election as Tshwane mayor is a ‘victory for democracy’, says FF Plus

Williams takes the helm after an eight-month hiatus during which the city had no mayor

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Political discussions under way as DA hopes to elect mayor in Tshwane

Supreme court of appeal judgment a great victory, says interim party leader John Steenhuisen

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: DA to hold first virtual congress to elect new leaders

Interim leader John Steenhuisen is up against KwaZulu-Natal MPL Mbali Ntuli

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Genevieve Quintal Political editor
DA ready for its first online national congress

About 2,000 DA delegates will meet virtually to conduct their first virtual national congress, to elect a leader for 2021’s local government election

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POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Update expected on the list of countries for tourism travel

Given the upsurge in infections in Europe and the UK, it is unlikely there will be a big change

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