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Angelo Fick responds to the ANC Women's League's disappointment at the outcome of the party's top-six election.
The ANC has a new leader - Cyril Ramaphosa. But this doesn't mean that the country is out of the woods. Political instability remains a real possibility, writes Roger Southall.
Sibonelo Radebe asked Jannie Rossouw to interrogate the Steinhoff saga.
Here are four ways the once unassailable African National Congress (ANC) could be ousted from office, writes GREGORY WALTON.
Angelo Fick reflects on the ANC's 54th conference and on the prospects for a resolution of the issues which caused a delay in proceedings.
Recent events don’t inspire confidence that it will. Two elective provincial conferences are ample illustrations says Mcebisi Ndletyana.
Political analyst Ebrahim Fakir explains what’s at stake and what the likely outcomes will mean for the party.
Interestingly, the evenness of the CR-NDZ race was far removed from the findings of multiple public opinion polls that preceded the conference, writes Susan Booysen.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramphosa embody leaders that do not know when to stop falling into the trappings of lusting over power, writes Lukhona Mnguni.
There are numerous roles that the ANCYL could occupy moving towards an ever-important elective conference of the ruling party, writes TASNEEM ESSOP.
As delegates prepare to elect a new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma, the ANC faces falling public support. By SIBONGILE KHUMALO.
Angelo Fick considers what the horror of the death of 143 mental health patients in state care in South Africa's wealthiest province reveals about the present.
The ANC’s elective conference has very important implications for South Africa’s future. By MASHUPYE HERBERT MASERUMULE.
Learners are not taught to understand the written word and make sense of it for themselves. By PETER RULE.
Whoever buys Alwine will get a small slice of German history, writes MADELEINE SCHWARTZ.
The race for the presidency of South Africa's governing ANC will go down to the wire. By SUSAN BOOYSEN.
The Conversation Africa’s Politics and Society Editor, Thabo Leshilo, asked Keith Gottschalk about the process of the national elective conference
South Africa has problems with hunger and obesity and both are linked to malnutrition. By XIKOMBISO MBHENYANE and IRENE LABUSCHAGNE.
The rise of the price of bitcoin over the past year raises fears that the cryptocurrency is set to crash. By CO-PIERRE GEORG and QOBOLWAKHE DUBE.
The ANC of ideas has more or less disappeared, writes RAYMOND SUTTNER.
This week’s news headlines have had many South Africans celebrating ideas that they are usually opposed to. GEORGINA GUEDES examines why.
After contradictory and prevaricating messages about South Africa’s propensity to procure nuclear energy- we now have further prevarications, writes Nabeelah Khan.
Recent developments in Zimbabwe have left many observers reeling with the speedy removal of Mugabe from state power. By RAYMOND SUTTNER.
Much of Sinai is almost beyond Egyptian state control altogether. By BEVERLEY MILTON-EDWARDS.
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