Why ANC’s right not to vacate Tlokwe offices

Following the North Gauteng High Court decision yesterday to dismiss African National Congress’s application to declare unlawful a council meeting in Tlokwe Municipality which resolved to elect Democratic Alliance’s Annette Combrink as a mayor, I commended the provincial government decision to respect the court ruling. Continue reading

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Tlokwe: ANC’s test to fight corruption

The reaction from and steps to be taken by @MyANC_ on what happened this week at the Tlokwe Municipality makes one – and reasonable voters too, who, of course, don’t vote for loyalty but for services – wonder whether the ruling party is serious about fighting corruption even when its members are implicated, directly or otherwise. Continue reading

#ANCRoad2Mangaung: What has Motlanthe taught us?

As we draw close to the African National Congress’ elective conference in Mangaung, Bloemfontein in a week’s time where it appears some party delegates will choose to retain President Jacob Zuma as its president while others will choose to replace him with his deputy, Kgalema Motlanthe it is important for all voting delegates going to Mangaung to really sit down and reflect on what this #Road2Mangaung leadership battle means before deciding which of them stays (or goes, even). Continue reading