War vets deny holding ministers hostage, say it was a stalemate on way forward
Three members of President Ramaphosa’s executive were held against their will for several hours as they tried to reason and make commitments to frustrated military veterans.
UPDATE: Modise, Gungubele rescued after being held hostage by military veterans
Scores of police were deployed to St George’s hotel outside Pretoria as a meeting between the combatants and the government ministers deteriorated into a shouting match.
‘I have no such power’ – Magashule denies influence in Mabuyane corruption case
Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane, in an affidavit filed last month, told the High Court in Bhisho there was a witch-hunt against him.
Hawks dismiss Mabuyane concerns that FS investigators handling his case
One of the issues that Oscar Mabuyane raised in his application to halt a Hawks investigation into him was that the Hawks from a province where suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule continued to have influence were the ones handling the matter.
Frustrated military veterans want meeting with ANC leadership to resolve issues
Members of the Liberation Struggle War Veterans said that they were desperate to find solutions for protracted issues, which former combatants had been dealing with over the years.
EC ANC's Mabuyane heads to court to halt Hawks probe into claims against him
Oscar Mabuyane questioned the role of the Hawks from the Free State in the matter while claiming that the investigation was part of a political plot linked to calls he'd previously made for ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule to step aside over his corruption charges.
‘Nobody cares’: Frustrated military veterans camp at Luthuli House
While the ANC and the country’s deputy president are set to meet with them on Thursday, Dyodyo said they wanted to meet the entire top leadership in one meeting
ANC FS expels failed councillor candidates contesting as independents
While the party itself did not link these members to suspended secretary general Ace Magashule, some say he ensured those loyal to him were able to continue frustrating the ANC from within.
DA's polling shows Phoenix posters may have backfired on party, Steenhuisen
Sources said that internal party polling had shown that it was on an upward trajectory before the row, which forced the party's KwaZulu-Natal leadership to take down banners in the predominantly Indian suburb.
Steenhuisen's future as DA leader under threat as polls loom, say party insiders
Insiders said that a year into the job, he had failed to provide clarity on the direction he wanted to steer the DA in.
ANC Mpumalanga to ask MEC Mandla Msibi to step aside over murder case
The MEC, who’s bail hearing is set to continue on Wednesday, is facing two counts of murder and one of attempted murder stemming from a shooting in August,
Bail bid for murder-accused Mpumalanga MEC Mandla Msibi postponed
His bail application – along with that of two others for the double murder of African National Congress (ANC) party members back in August - will resume on Wednesday at 11 am.
Mbalula shuts down ANC succession talk ahead of elections
Mbalula was hitting out at David Mabuza, who surprised many last week by declaring his availability to return as deputy president of the party, but he has since backtracked.
Gauteng DA quickly fills vacancy left by campaign manager Waters' exit
Mike Waters wrote a scathing attack on the DA, saying that he couldn’t continue promoting and defending a party capable of spineless treachery following the party's decision to remove its controversial banners in Phoenix.
DA's Mike Waters quits as campaigns manager after party apologises for posters
Mike Waters, in the resignation letter circulating on social media on Monday and which he confirmed to have penned, said he could no longer promote the DA after the weakness it displayed over the controversial posters.
Mbalula lashes out over Tshwane disputes: You are going to cost us votes
The party is attempting to close ranks ahead of the local government polls, encouraging members not to despair or mobilise against the ANC.
ANC's Mabuza in Tshwane to resolve disputes over councillor selection process
Some ANC members in the capital are complaining that the wrong people have been shortlisted and submitted to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC).
'No burning tyres, no rubber bullets': Malema tells supporters to vote out ANC
EFF leader Julius Malema encouraged supporters to not turn to violence when frustrated.