POLITICS

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Ramaphosa visits home of gunned-down corruption-fighting councillor

ANC comrades accuse each other of KZN political murders

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 May 2018
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Unions divided on Workers’ Day

Rival events held on 1 May show unequal support for Saftu and Cosatu

By Nosipiwo Manona, Nation Nyoka and Magnificent Mndebele - 2 May 2018

Angry residents surround ANC regional leadership in Pietermaritzburg city hall

Protests against alleged corruption in municipality

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 23 April 2018
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MK veterans cut off N3

Demonstration was an angry reaction to Black Monday protests

By Nomfundo Xolo - 24 November 2017
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Zimbabweans protest for right to vote

Demonstrators outside the Zimbabwean consulate in Cape Town demanded their democratic rights

By Tariro Washinyira - 28 July 2017
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Vavi regrets singing Zuma praise songs

He accuses Cosatu of “bootlicking” Ramaphosa who “will never liberate workers”

By Joseph Chirume - 24 July 2017

89 people murdered and not one arrest at Glebelands hostel

If you want to hire hitmen, go to Glebelands, hears Moerane Commission into political killings

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 July 2017

People’s vote held on Zuma

Civil society organisations are holding polls at train stations

By Tariro Washinyira - 6 June 2017
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Nquthu residents explain why they gave ANC the boot

“We have suffered enough and we hope we won’t have to experience this again.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 26 May 2017
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Pretoria: Anti-Zuma protest in pictures

Demonstrations outside Union Buildings and National Treasury in support of axed Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan

By Ihsaan Haffejee - 31 March 2017
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Hundreds outside Parliament call for Zuma to resign

Joining protests in Pretoria, following the President’s cabinet reshuffle, civil society and faith-based groups demonstrated in Cape Town

By Ashraf Hendricks - 31 March 2017
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Zuma cabinet reshuffle: what people are saying

GroundUp asked members of the public what they think of the axing of the Minister of Finance

By Joseph Chirume, Ashraf Hendricks, Ashleigh Furlong and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 31 March 2017
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Protests called against Zuma’s cabinet reshuffle

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy have been axed

By GroundUp Staff - 31 March 2017
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Seven months without local government in Nquthu

Residents say they are suffering without proper services

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 March 2017
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ANC begs councillor to resign

Party had promised voters its councillor for Khayelitsha BM Section would resign after election

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 November 2016
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ANC members tire of waiting for imposed ward councillors to resign

Residents of King William's Town and Qunu protest against councillors

By Manqulo Nyakombi - 14 November 2016