No word from the ANC on Carl Niehaus’ possible suspension

The African National Congress (ANC) has refused to weigh in on a notice of intention to suspend letter issued to its member Carl Niehaus for comments he made about the party’s deputy secretary general, Jessie Duarte. “The ANC had not distributed or disseminated the...

Politicians stand between South Africans and competent civil service

Covid-19 only exacerbated the dire straits that the South African economy found itself in last year. To compliment the millions of job losses and business closures, was the downgrading to junk status. A contracted workforce means reduced tax revenue, meaning that the...

Ace Magashule not stepping aside from ANC duties just yet

The African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule will not be leaving Luthuli House (ANC headquarters) anytime soon, despite a recommendation by the party’s Integrity Commission. The commission’s report was reportedly leaked just days after Magashule...

Tax every household to fund the SABC – ANC

The ANC wants taxpayers fund the SABC through a “household levy” which every home in South Africa would be forced to pay, reports the Sunday Times. The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) included this in its draft resolutions from a meeting which took place this...