Final stretch for ANC nominations

M&G political reporters

Nearly three-quarters of party branches have picked their favourites in a neck-and-neck race

Mantashe: Rumours of my suspension are 'fake news'

Gwede Mantashe says the circulation of "fake news" of his impending suspension is a desperate act ahead of the December elective conference

Stand-up guys, slate politics and the ‘other’ ANC

Paddy Harper

'There’s no way the gig will kick off on time. Our host, Nobala — provincial secretary Super Zuma — is one of history’s great Time Bandits'

IFP pick could backfire

Given Sigauqwe

The party’s veteran leader has backed an outsider to succeed him, sparking possible dissension

Education department under fire over pupil transport figures

Suné Payne

A document reporting that 90 000 learners need transport in KZN has been touted as incorrect even though the department had six months to collect data