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Past articles by Zimasa:

Only the ANC can solve your problems: Ramaphosa kicks off 2024 election campaign in KZN

President Cyril Ramaphosa has started his campaign to persuade voters to register and vote for the ANC in the 2024 national elections, saying it is the only party that can resolve their challenges. → Read More

PG Mavundla joins ActionSA in eThekwini sewage spills case

Former eThekwini deputy mayor PG Mavundla has joined ActionSA's effort to compel the city and other government departments to solve the sewage crisis in the ailing city. → Read More

IFP removed from power in Nongoma council

A new coalition has taken over what was considered an IFP stronghold: the Nongoma municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal. → Read More

Speed up power procurement from IPPs, ANC eThekwini tells metro

The ANC in eThekwini has resolved that the metro should speed up the procurement of 400MW of electricity from independent power producers to mitigate load-shedding. → Read More

KZN cabinet reshuffle sees Super Zuma take up agriculture

The premier of KwaZulu-Natal has appointed Super Zuma to her cabinet. → Read More

ANC, EFF and NFP 'to work together' in hung KZN municipalities

The National Freedom Party says it will work with the ANC and EFF in hung KwaZulu-Natal municipalities. → Read More

ANC, EFF and NFP 'to work together' in hung KZN municipalities

The National Freedom Party says it will work with the ANC and EFF in hung KwaZulu-Natal municipalities. → Read More

Newly elected KZN Sanco chair Jacob Zuma ‘has always been a member’

Former president Jacob Zuma is now fighting for the civil rights of KwaZulu-Natal citizens. → Read More

ANC KZN threatens legal action if Eskom tariff hike is upheld

The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal is encouraging provincial municipalities to challenge Eskom's 18.65% electricity tariff hike through the courts. → Read More

Mbalula angers SACP with cabinet reshuffle talk before consultation

ANC secretary-general Fikile Mbalula has drawn the ire of the SACP over his comments about a cabinet reshuffle after the ANC's 55th national elective conference. → Read More

Ramaphosa under pressure to reshuffle cabinet

Allies say the president must wield the axe on opponents as soon as the national conference finally ends next month. → Read More

How senior ANC leaders failed to make it to the new NEC

Members of the pro-Ramaphosa group in the ANC made a last-minute but doomed bid at the elective conference to fix a “serious omission” on the list of candidates for the national executive committee (NEC) — the absence on it of several top allies of the president. .. → Read More

We are no Zuma minions, says ANC KZN chair

Siboniso Duma says provincial leaders have supported Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa. → Read More

'An abuse of process': Cyril Ramaphosa bares legal teeth in battle against Jacob Zuma

High drama as some reject instructions to dump Ramaphosa for Mkhize → Read More

Phala Phala: MPs tell of death threats as speaker again rejects secret vote

Opposition MPs from the EFF and ATM told National Assembly speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula that if she allowed open-ballot voting on the adoption of the section 89 panel vote, she would have blood on her hands. → Read More

No secret ballot on Phala Phala: Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula

National Assembly speaker Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has declined requests to reconsider her decision to not allow a secret ballot to be used as a voting procedure on the section 89 independent panel’s report on Phala Phala. → Read More

Ramaphosa not off the hook on Phala Phala, says ANC RET faction

Ramaphosa's opponents have vowed to continue their bid to oust him while tackling him over Phala Phala after conference, whether he wins or not. → Read More

GOOD party in defence of Ramaphosa against 'baying hyenas at his door'

President Cyril Ramaphosa should not contemplate or be bullied into resigning on the basis of the untested findings of an independent panel in respect of cash stolen from his farm, says the GOOD party. → Read More

ANC calls special NEC to discuss Phala Phala report

The ANC has called a special meeting of its national executive committee for Thursday following a finding by the panel on Phala Phala that Presidnet Cyril Ramaphosa may have committed a serious violation of the law and the constitution. → Read More

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala jive

President comes clean to the ANC NEC as he fights for his political survival → Read More