'Factionalism' as South Africa's Elective Conference Nears?
As the December elective conference of the ruling African National Congress nears, a clear divide appears to be emerging between those who are supporting Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, former AU Chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize, for the position of party president - particularly in the KwaZulu-Natal province, where leadership battles have historically turned violent.
News24Wire, 18 September 2017
Political killings will increase in KwaZulu-Natal as the ANC's December elective conference draws closer, the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province heard on… Read more »
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, Former AU Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and ANC Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize.
South Africa: Factions and the Crisis of Power
Daily Maverick, 3 July 2017
The African National Congress, both as a liberation project and governing party, faces daunting challenges. Read more »
South Africa: Parliament - a Placeholder Amid ANC Factional Battles
Daily Maverick, 11 September 2017
Parliament is a political institution where not only broader dynamics of South Africa's body politic play out, but also the factional power-plays of the governing ANC. And that… Read more »
African National Congress (ANC) presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has called for party unity during the 73rd birthday celebrations of the ANC Youth League, saying the ... Read more »
As the ruling African National Congress's presidential elective conference looms, things seem to be heating up, particularly between the Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former ... Read more »
Treasurer-General of the African National Congress Zweli Mkhize is the latest senior party official to throw his hat into the party's presidential race. Read more »
The Moerane Commission of Inquiry into political killings in KwaZulu-Natal resumed after a month recess. The commission heard testimony that at least 89 people were murdered since ... Read more »