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Thabo Mbeki: 'Juju' told lies and I was ousted  'Lies were told to Juju (Malema) here by people whom Juju had no reason to disbelieve. He discovered much later that he was lied to'.

Thabo Mbeki: 'Juju' told lies and I was ousted

'Lies were told to Juju (Malema) here by people whom Juju had no reason to disbelieve. He discovered much later that he was lied to'

CATCH IT LIVE: Malema to appear in court on land grabs statements

WATCH: Malema court case postponed

EFF leader Julius Malema appeared in court over his controversial calls for the occupation of vacant land.

Cellphone video footage showing ANCYL leader Sinki Mahlangu hurl a volley of insults at mayor Solly Msimanga on Mandela Day have emerged.

Anti-Solly rant caught on tape

Cellphone video footage showing ANCYL leader Sinki Mahlangu hurl a volley of insults at mayor Solly Msimanga on Mandela Day have emerged.

Zuma’s luck may be running out – and why it could be bad news for SA: analyst

Zuma’s luck may be running out – and why it could be bad news for SA: analyst

President Jacob Zuma may have lost a key ally in his bid to secure a clean victory at the ANC’s elective conference in December – and this may have some dark outcomes for South Africa and it’s ability to draw investors.

Vavi admits he was wrong about Mbeki

Vavi admits he was wrong about Mbeki

Vavi says leaders were so distracted by their anger that allegations of rape levelled against Zuma did not sway them.

South African president's refusal to accept medical evidence of virus was major obstacle to providing medicine, say Harvard researchers.

Mbeki Aids denial 'caused 300,000 deaths'

Aids policies of former South African president Thabo Mbeki directly responsible for deaths of more than a third of a million people – Harvard university

BREAKING: SACP to contest elections independently.  Blade Nzimande. File photo.

SACP to contest elections independently

The SA Communist Party will contest elections on its own.

TRAINSPOTTER: The A-bomb – R2-billion amnesty package for Zuma?

TRAINSPOTTER: The A-bomb – R2-billion amnesty package for Zuma?

Think of it as one of history’s most astonishing ever retirement packages: Daily Maverick has recently learned that an offer of R2-billion has been presented to Jacob Zuma, making it the most significant financial amnesty ever made to a sitting head of state. (The money would be raised from private individuals and institutions, and not from state coffers). Sources within the ANC, along with sources from the business community have confirmed that the A-bomb has indeed been dropped in at least…

I'm voting for SA and the constitution: Khoza

I'm voting for SA and the constitution: Khoza

ANC MP Makhosi Khoza digs in her heels, saying death threats won't stop her from supporting a secret ballot in the no confidence vote against the president.

This is how the ANC works – the unwritten methodology and practice | Daily Maverick

This is how the ANC works – the unwritten methodology and practice

We are going down. The politics of the ANC will make sure of that. It is bigger and stronger and more pervasive than any internal opposition. Irrespective of whether the good guys win or lose. These are just steps on the road. They will not alter the trajectory. Because the politics of subservience and disingenuity is deep in the bloodstream of the ANC.

Limpopo ANC rejects Zuma’s two deputy presidents proposal.  ANC zuma, cyril and dlamini

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The province isn’t impressed with what it views as a way for Zuma to get his former wife into the top ranks no matter what.President Jacob Zuma appears

PETER BRUCE: Just five more months of this hell and Zuma's gone

PETER BRUCE: Just five more months of this hell and Zuma's gone

And the Guptas feel a cold Shiva as their prospects dim

Mogoeng 'deeply concerned' by Speaker Mbete's comment on 'some judges'.  Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. Picture: REUTERS

Mogoeng 'deeply concerned' by Speaker Mbete's comment on 'some judges'

'The Chief Justice is deeply concerned about apparently baseless perceptions or overly-generalised complaints against the judiciary and individual judges in particular'

WATCH: Unpacking what was and wasn't said at the ANC Policy conference

WATCH: Unpacking what was and wasn't said at the ANC Policy conference

Most of day four of the conference saw delegates behind closed discussing key policy issues.

Sparks fly at heated ANC policy conference.

Sparks fly at heated ANC policy conference.

Could top-six election be uncontested?  Reaching out: There is a move to accommodate both Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa in the ANC top six. (Oupa Nkosi)

Could top-six election be uncontested?

A compromise now could smooth the way to the contest for presidential candidates in December