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Ramaphosa scrapes through to win second term

President Cyril Ramaphosa has scraped through to win his second term as president of the ANC, after a tense night in which his chief rival Zweli Mkhize appeared to have turned it into a neck and neck competition.

This time it’s personal – very, very personal

ON THE BALL: You’ve got more chance of convincing John Wayne to give up his gun than convincing a rugby ref to give up his cards, guesses Lucky Maree.

Ramaphosa plays the fiddle while his house burns

Three days of horse trading has shifted a chunk of delegates who arrived at the ANC elective conference to support President Cyril Ramaphosa to his contender Zweli Mkhize.

Black Business Council: Solar and wind energy will not power South Africa’s future

The Black Business Council has told the country’s business leaders that they do not believe that renewable energy is the key to powering South Africa in the future.

African National CHAOS

Chaos reigned on Day One of the ANC's elective conference in Nasrec Johannesburg with over 800 delegates remaining unaccredited.

Ramaphosa rubbishes Zuma’s ‘hopeless’ case against him

The fight for the soul of the ANC took an unprecedented turn on Thursday when former president Jacob Zuma announced a dubious private prosecution against his successor President Cyril Ramaphosa.

ANC in retreat on all fronts

The newly-sealed coalition deal between the IFP and DA to unseat the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has yielded immediate results after IFP snatched a ward from the ANC during Wednesday’s epic bumper by-elections.

Ramaphosa escapes impeachment plot  

Five ANC Members of Parliament are in hot water after they voted for the adoption of the Phala Phala report in parliament, in complete defiance of the party’s position on the matter.

King’s allies come out swinging over unpermitted image

King Misuzulu kaZwelithini’s aides are putting a ring of steel around the monarch after a boxing promoter used the king’s name without his permission to promote a tournament in Durban.

Croatia knock out Japan to reach last eight

Three spot kick saves from Dominik Livakovic continued the pattern of shootout wins at the Fifa World Cup for the 2018 runners-up Croatia, with Japan once again defeated at the last 16. 

Mashele reigns supreme in cross country trials 

Precious Mashele ended the year on a high, winning the 10km race at the Athletics South Africa Cross Country trials on Saturday in Potchefstroom in the North West. 

Where is Sbu Nkosi?

It’s been three weeks since his family or The Bulls rugby franchise have heard from Bulls winger Sbu Nkosi.

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