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The ANC will come up with a comprehensive policy package to simultaneously boost growth, address racial inequality and tackle a 28% unemployment rate, a top party official said. The ANC is looking at “how you get growth, how you

The battle to replace South African President Jacob Zuma as the leader of the ANC in December is taking place at one of the most difficult junctures in the 105-year-old party’s history. It’s plagued by infighting and suffered its

As South Africa faces its worst political crisis in a decade with thousands of protesters demanding President Jacob Zuma’s ouster, a key battle to determine who will succeed him is raging on his home turf. The eastern KwaZulu-Natal region

Factions within the ANC are threatening to tear apart the party which has governed the country since the end of apartheid in 1994, according to its treasurer-general, Zweli Mkhize. “There is need for leadership to dismantle

President Jacob Zuma is coming under increased pressure from inside his ruling ANC to justify sweeping cabinet changes in which he fired the finance minister, sending the rand tumbling and borrowing costs

The election of the next leader of the ANC looks set to be a two-horse race. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the former chairwoman of the African Union Commission, has an early edge in the battle to take over the helm of the party from her

With his time as leader of the ANC running out, President Jacob Zuma is gambling that a raft of populist measures can bolster his grassroots support and ensure his political survival. “Radical economic transformation” was the theme of Zuma’s

Splits in South Africa’s ruling party over a police investigation of the finance minister are marking the battle lines for control of the ANC after President Jacob Zuma steps down as its leader next year. The tension within the party

The Economic Freedom Fighters could be driven to take up arms against “state violence” just like the ANC did when it embarked on an armed struggle in the 1960s, party leader Julius Malema said on Friday. “If they (the ANC government) are