Factions, corruption claims and Magashule saga to haunt ANC in 2021
The party’s leadership emerged out of the watershed 2017 Nasrec conference seeking to build a united organisation. But the past three years have underlined just how difficult it is to bring the different factions together.
Letters, Zondo & a YouTube series: Zuma a prominent feature in 2020 headlines
Former President Jacob Zuma remained a key figure in headline news in 2020.
SA undertaking an ambitious economic recovery plan in 2021, says Ramaphosa
In his New Year’s message broadcast on Thursday, the president said important progress had been made in vital economic reforms and this would ensure affordable energy, cheaper and faster broadband and more competitive railways and ports of entry.
South Africans have shown true meaning of ubuntu in 2020 - Ramaphosa
In his New Year's Eve message delivered on Thursday afternoon, Ramaphosa said that it had been a year of great sacrifice as many in the coutnry had experienced personal and economic costs due to COVID-19.
Modise mulls DA’s request for urgent debate on COVID vaccine
The DA is hoping to get the National Assembly to deal with the matter; a request Parliament's spokesperson Moloto Mothapo said was still under consideration.
Motsoaledi outlines measures to bolster SA’s borders in COVID-19 battle
Speaking at a media briefing on Wednesday, the minister said his department would deploy an additional 160 officials to six of the country’s busiest ports of entry to manage a high influx of people moving in and out of the country.
Motsoaledi blames freight firms for Beitbridge chaos, confirms one death
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Wednesday briefed the media and rubbished reports that four drivers had died while they waited in the queue to cross.
Lamola: Clear indication that state of disaster will be extended beyond 15 Jan
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said that if there was to be a review of the current state of disaster, it would happen in the second week of January.
Ministers to give further details on lockdown level 3 regulations
Ministers Nkosazana Dlamini -Zuma, Zweli Mkhize and Bheki Cele will at 10 am lead a media briefing on the COVID-19 restrictions, regulations and enforcement.
ANC calls on members to help create awareness around COVID-19 - leaked memo
The letter, penned to provincial and regional secretaries from Duarte, said that it believes that the ANC campaigning in communities would help drive the message home and help turn the tide against COVID-19.
‘That's ill-disciplined’: Magashule slams leaking of integrity commission report
Leave ANC processes to the ANC – that is the gospel according to the party’s secretary general when asked about his future as the engine of the governing party.
Magashule: ANC NEC will deal with recommendations of integrity committee report
ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule, speaking to journalists in his hometown of Parys on Wednesday, refused to discuss the merits of the report. He also refused to say if he would step down.
Magashule allies defend him after ‘leaked’ integrity commission report
ANC members known to support the secretary general have criticised the commission claiming it's attempting to influence the party's outcomes on the contentious issue.
ANC NEC to deal with integrity commission report on Magashule in new year - Mabe
The governing party’s national spokesperson, Pule Mabe, on Tuesday held an impromptu media briefing to address queries over the outcomes contained in the leaked integrity commission document.
Magashule to remain SG, says ANC despite integrity commission recommendation
Spokesperson Pule Mabe has been addressing the media on Tuesday afternoon, reacting to the commission's report calling for Magashule to step aside with immediate effect.
ANC integrity commission worried over NEC role in implementing party resolutions
Commission chair George Mashamba wrote that the NEC seemed to be doubting the soundness and correctness of conference resolutions, saying that it looked like legal opinions acquired to deal with the matter was an attempt to not implement ANC resolutions.
Ramaphosa: 10% of citizens to access COVID-19 vaccine early next year
In his address to the nation on Monday night, Ramaphosa said all beaches in the Eastern Cape will be closed between 16 December and 3 January, while in KwaZulu-Natal they will be closed on certain days of the festive.