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WATCH One-on-one interview with DAs John Steenhuisen

DA leader, John Steenhusinen, sat down with the Mail Guardians Lizeka Tandwa, for a one-on-one interview. The Democratic Alliance leader said he respected people for getting a degree but university could not have taught him what he knows after 23
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11 Apr 2024

Decisive Election Debate at Fort Hare: Navigating South Africas political crossroads

South Africans will once again go to the polls on 29 May in what is believed by many to be the most significant election since the first democratic elections held in 1994. As the country stands at a critical juncture, the Mail Guardian , in partn
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09 Apr 2024

Limpopos Florence Radzilani fails to make it to the top of ANCs provincial candidates list

It is the end of the road for ANC bigwigs such as former health minister Zweli Mkhize , former social development minister Bathile Dlamini and former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede, who have been excluded from the partys national and provincial c
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12 Mar 2024

Big show of IFP muscle as party launches 2024 election manifesto

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on Sunday pulled off a major show of strength in Durban, packing the citys Moses Mabhida stadium for its manifesto launch for the 29 May national and provincial elections. The party had filled the stadium,
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10 Mar 2024

WATCH One-on-one interview with EFFs Julius Malema

EFF leader, Julius Malema, sat down with the Mail Guardians Lizeka Tandwa, for a one-on-one interview. Malema speaks on having to decide whether the partys Deputy President, Floyd Shivambu, is the right person to lead the election battle in the h
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07 Mar 2024

Report urges state to cut BEE premium to reduce VAT

If the government cuts the black economic empowerment premiums it pays on procurement contracts that wastefully inflate the cost of projects, goods and services, it can plough the R150 billion savings into the economy, allowing it to reduce value
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02 Mar 2024

ANC state capture accused not yet barred from national and provincial lists

With only a week left for political parties to submit a list of their national and provincial candidates prior to elections, the ANC electoral committee has not received any instruction to exclude members implicated in the state capture report. <
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29 Feb 2024

IEC says elections must go on despite complaints over party registration process

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) says the timetable set ahead of the 29 May national and provincial elections is final and has dismissed complaints from new and smaller parties about the timeline and registration requirements.
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27 Feb 2024

ANC expels Mervyn Dirks for cosying up to MK party

Pietermaritzburg-based ANC member of the provincial legislature (MPL) and the citys former deputy mayor, Mervyn Dirks, has become the first prominent ruling party member to be expelled for aligning himself with former president Jacob Zumas uMkhon
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27 Feb 2024