Watch out for Lindiwe Sisulu for ANC top job - Karima Brown

African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) member, Lindiwe Sisulu, has claimed her right to speak freely as the leader of the ANC.

Political analyst, Karima Brown, says Sisulu is one of the ANC leaders running for the Presidency.

Sisulu has been speaking at ANC branches about the state of the ruling party and its leadership.

Read: Lindiwe Sisulu says ANC branches are captured

Also read: Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa also spoke at the commemoration of the late Moses Kotane in Rustenburg saying South Africans must make sure the country doesn't turn into a "mafia state".

Ramaphosa's comments follow the SA Council of Churches (SACC) report from its Unburdening Panel that highlighted damning allegations of corruption and state capture from whistle blowers.

Also read: SACC makes crucial intervention on 'mafia state' - Somadoda Fikeni


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SACC: State institutions have become polluted with 'standard pattern'

The SACC says the findings of the Unburdening Panel show how the problems facing South Africa run deeper than "petty corruption".

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"Arrest corrupt people, prosecute people, convict them, send them to jail"

SACP's Solly Mapaile says the President stepping down is just the beginning of the process of ANC self-correction.

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Gwede says ANC MPs voting against Zuma in motion of no confidence is a betrayal

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SACC makes crucial intervention on 'mafia state' - Somadoda Fikeni

According to the political analyst, the statement by the SACC accurately assessed and classified the current state of affairs.

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The SACP secretary general, Blade Nzimande, is speaking at the national imbizo on challenges facing the tripartite alliance and SA.

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SACP national imbizo to discuss SA's political crisis

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SACC says slide into "mafia state" is reparable

The SACC released findings of its Unburdening Panel, set up to allow politicians to reveal information about state capture.

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Xolani Gwala supports the call for transparency on political party funding

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Mantashe won't say whether top 6 agree on 'discomfort' over Molefe reinstatement

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KZN chair instructs ANCYL to cancel planned picket outside Makhosi Khoza's house

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Land reform – done right – can make South Africa prosperous (and more peaceful)

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Zuma directly endorses Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma for presidency

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Makhosi Khoza feels 'betrayed' by silent ANC amid death threats and intimidation

ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza says the ruling party's leadership has been quiet in the face of death threats and calls for her to resign.

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Northern Cape premier supports President Zuma - analyst

Factionalism within the ANC deepens as the party prepares for its national elective conference.

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Ramaphosa clears the air on Marikana apology

Cyril Ramaphosa told Parliament that he's prepared to pay a visit to Marikana and reconcile with the families of the victims.

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[Cartoon] Cyril washes his hands of Marikana

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The ANC wants YOUR love back says Cyril Ramaphosa

The 2019 elections will determine whether or not ANC supporters will heed Cyril Ramaphosa's request for a love back.

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'Ramaphosa must apologise to families of Marikana miners if he is sincere'

Seri litigation director Nomzamo Zondo speaks about Ramaphosa's apology for using inappropriate language during the 2012 massacre.

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Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma reflect on their campaign trail

Karima Brown says it's now very clear that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is serious about becoming the next president.

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Cosatu to decide on whether Zuma should be invited to its gatherings

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Former KZN premier supports call for commission of inquiry into state capture

Fomer KZN premier and ANC chairperson Senzo Mchunu says the ANC must own up to its problems, and find a solution.

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ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says her campaigning in Tshwane has nothing to do with playing politics.

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We know what to do - Ramaphosa

EWN's Stephen Grootes brings an update from the World Economic Forum's final day where the Deputy President was speaking.

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Bathabile Dlamini a no show in Parliament but attends campaign in Hammanskraal

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Lindiwe Sisulu says ANC branches are captured

Lindiwe Sisulu says ANC branches are captured

ANC NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu has once again raise various concerns about the state of the ANC and its leadership.

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I heard the phrase ‘radical economic transformation’ only once - Stephen Grootes

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Ramaphosa's plea to Shembe Church

Ramaphosa's plea to Shembe Church

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa attended a prayer service of the Shembe Church on Tuesday.

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'South Africans no longer have the appetite for another Zuma' - analyst

Professor Lesiba Teffo, political analyst based at Unisa, gives an analysis on the ANC's recent shortcomings.

[Cartoon] The wheel turns for Zuma

[Cartoon] The wheel turns for Zuma

Dr Jack & Curtis's take on Cosatu members refusal to let President Zuma speak at the May Day rally.

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Hanekom clarifies controversial vote comment

Former tourism minister Derek Hanekom says he was misinterpreted in the speech he made on Freedom Day in Khayelitsha.

ANCYL retracts statement and apologizes to Derek Hanekom

ANCYL retracts statement and apologizes to Derek Hanekom

Derek Hanekom says reports on his comments were in accurate and has received an apology from the ANCYL.

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May Day rally cancellation is regrettable - Dr. Blade Nzimande

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'Mantashe isn't backing down on the reshuffle and neither is Zuma'

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe rightfully denied apologising to Presiden Jacob Zuma, explains Stephen Grootes.

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"I never apologised" Gwede Mantashe

ANC sec gen dismisses Zuma's claims in court papers that Mantashe and Ramaphosa apologised to him as factional divide deepens.

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Cyril Ramaphosa vs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (vs Lindiwe Sisulu?) - the heat is on!

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#OpenLine: Who in the ANC has public trust to run the country?

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Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

Why Sisulu and Dlamini-Zuma aren't suitable Presidential candidates: analyst

ANC branch in the Eastern Cape, Z.R Mahabana, has launched a campaign backing Lindiwe Sisuslu as an ANC presidential candidate.

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We are in denial of people marching against us - Lindiwe Sisulu

Human Settlements Minister criticised the ANC for being passive at the memorial of late struggle stalwart Amhed Kathrada.

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Zweli Mkhize won't be drawn on past comments over Cabinet reshuffle and Zuma

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ANC leaders use Cadres Assembly to slam anti-Zuma marches

ANC leaders were meant to explain the NWC's decision to back Zuma after the reshuffle, but instead slammed the anti-Zuma marches.

Cosatu's Sdumo Dlamini is very conflicted - analyst

Cosatu's Sdumo Dlamini is very conflicted - analyst

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Celebrations for President Zuma's 75th birthday are underway

While opposition parties marched to the Union Buildings, the ANC is gearing up for President Zuma's birthday.

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'Gigaba's pick for Treasury DG first big test as Finance Minister'

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[Cartoon] When comrades turn to greed

[Cartoon] When comrades turn to greed

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ANC of President Zuma thrives on noise and chaos - Mashele

ANC of President Zuma thrives on noise and chaos - Mashele

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ANCYL must apologise to comrade Pravin - Sihle Zikalala

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SaveSA march against Zuma forges ahead despite threats

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Zuma sends condolences to Sisulu on passing of her husband

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'Jacob Zuma is prepared to fight; despite losing the moral and legal argument'

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ANC NEC members debate Zuma stepping down

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