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ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe claims his party has also been a victim of censorship at the SABC. “We are saying the SABC sometimes censors us as the ANC and nobody speaks. It doesn’t report on our activities and yet nobody comments. Censorship is a bad thing

Jacob Zuma apologised on national television just before 8pm on Friday evening after a dramatic 36 hours that ended with him hanging onto power by a thread. The day before his televised apology the country’s highest court, the constitutional court

President Jacob Zuma told members of the ANC’s national executive committee at the weekend that if they wanted him to step down they should tell him, the Mail & Guardian said on Tuesday. “He told us we should tell him directly if we wanted him to step down

Three foundations have called on the ANC’s national executive committee to take decisive responsibility by implementing urgent “corrective” actions in the interests of all South Africans

South Africa’s political landscape is shifting almost by the hour. The gloves are off in a power struggle that pits President Jacob Zuma against a group of reformers, led by finance minister Pravin Gordhan. It is a high-stakes drama that has profound, long-term

If anyone still has any doubts about the severity of our electricity crisis, two recent articles should act as a final wake-up call. The first reported that cabinet had been briefed by Eskom on the risk of a nationwide blackout

The ANC is not in favour of privatising the country’s power system, despite problems with parastatal Eskom, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Monday. “Electricity remains a public good and therefore, if you totally privatise

The ANC has won an award for creating the largest political app on social networking site Mxit, the party said on Monday. “To date, the ANC mobile application has received 717 000 downloads and has 430 000 active users,” spokesman Zizi Kodwa

The magnitude of Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s power was revealed this week when cabinet was apparently told that his permanent appointment as SABC chief operating officer was not up for discussion. The Mail & Guardian was reliably told – by sources in government and the tripartite alliance – that a minister