Turbulent Political Times for Top South African Parties?
One-fifth of all Democratic Alliance mayors in South Africa's Western Cape have lost the confidence of their caucuses over the last year, writes Rebecca Davis of The Daily Maverick. This comes as the African National Congress's top leadership balances trouble in the North West with a flurry of court cases that are not going away, according to Qaanitah Hunter.
South Africa: The DA's Great Mayoral Meltdown
Daily Maverick, 20 June 2018
Amid all the noise around the DA's attempts to unseat Patricia de Lille as mayor of Cape Town, there has been less attention paid to what has been happening in other DA-led… Read more »
South Africa: The ANC NEC's Multiple Province-Sized Headaches
Daily Maverick, 19 June 2018
The ANC's special National Executive Committee which met in Pretoria to discuss the state of its provinces, saw a give-and-take from both sides of the factional divide, with the… Read more »
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South Africa: ANC NEC Reaches Compromise On Free State
News24Wire, 19 June 2018
Disgruntled ANC Free State members have lost their battle to have the party's national executive committee (NEC) set aside the provincial conference that elected allies of… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 18 June 2018
The ANC's National Executive Committee is due to meet on June 18 to discuss the problems besetting its provincial structures. At least three of its provinces are in political… Read more »
News24Wire, 18 June 2018
The ANC's national executive committee (NEC) decided to halt all regional conferences which were due to take place in Gauteng this weekend. Read more »