North West’s ANC committee looks to oust 8 officials

The ANC’s interim provincial committee (IPC) in the North West has instructed its caucuses across the province to bring motions of no confidence against its own officials who’ve refused to resign. The IPC has been in a battle with at least eight officials after ordering 15 of them – including mayors, speakers, and chief-whips – […]

ANC trip to Zimbabwe: DA makes it difficult for Ramaphosa

As the recent irregular trip by ANC heavyweights to Zimbabwe, facilitated by Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, continues to haunt President Cyril Ramaphosa in parliament, a leading political economy analyst says the incident caught Ramaphosa off-guard. Commenting on Ramaphosa’s oral replies to questions by Democratic Alliance (DA) MPs Cathlene Labuschagne and Armand Benjamin Cloete in the […]

Gauteng ANC clears Joburg MMC Loyiso Masuku in PPE matter

Joburg mayoral committee member, Loyiso Masuku, has officially returned to work. This after the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng asked Mayor Geoff Makhubo to place her on extended leave in July while it internally investigated claims linking the MMC, her husband, former Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku, and presidential spokesperson, Khusela Diko to corruption […]

Defence Department confirms ANC paid R105 000 for Zim trip

The Department of Defence has confirmed the ANC has paid the R105 000 for the flight to Zimbabwe recently where it met with Zanu-PF officials over the crisis in that country. Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had given an ANC delegation a lift to Zimbabwe, where she was going to meet with her counterpart. But […]

ANC in KZN still deciding on Zandile Gumede’s fate after her PIC appearance

The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday said that it was still deciding on the fate of former eThekwini mayor, Zandile Gumede, following her appearance before the party’s provincial integrity commission (PIC). Gumede is among 10 members in KZN facing criminal charges who were asked to step aside from their positions following a […]

Hawks get warrant of arrest for ANC MP Bongani Bongo

A senior government official is among 11 suspects fingered in alleged corruption who was expected to be arrested by the Hawks in Mpumalanga on Tuesday. It was reported a warrant of arrest was issued for ANC member of parliament Bongani Bongo on Tuesday. Bongo is the chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on home affairs […]

ANC MP Bongani Bongo to appear in court

Home Affairs Portfolio Committee chairperson Bongani Bongo has confirmed to eNCA that he will be appearing in court in Mpumalanga on Wednesday. It follows reports that an arrest warrant has been issued for him and his brother, Sipho. It’s believed the charges he will face relate to his tenure at the Mpumalanga Provincial government. Bongo […]

Gauteng ANC expects update from David Makhura on appointment of new Heath MEC

The African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng said that it expected an update regarding the appointment of a new Health MEC from Premier David Makhura next week. Its deputy provincial chairperson, Panyaza Lesufi, said that while the provincial executive could not tell Makhura who to pick, it could urge him to do so quickly. Three […]

Bandile Masuku and Khusela Diko to face ANC disciplinary panel

The ANC has asked Bandile Masuku and Khusela Diko to step aside from party activities. Loyiso Masuku has been cleared of wrongdoing by the SIU and can return to work. Meanwhile, two ANC members involved in the VBS saga will be appealing the decision of the Provincial Integrity Commission that they should step down. The […]

ANC KZN deputy chairperson Mike Mabuyakhulu reinstated

ANC KwaZulu-Natal deputy chairperson Mike Mabuyakhulu has been cleared to report for duty by the provincial integrity committee (PIC), provincial spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela has confirmed to News24. In August, it reported Mabuyakhulu had sent a letter to ANC officials of his intent to resign from his position. Sources told News24 the provincial executive committee (PEC) […]