African National Congress
Election victory give Ramaphosa mandate to battle corruption
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s African National Congress has won a sixth-straight election victory, but with its lowest share of the vote since the end of Apartheid. Ramaphosa now faces the tasks of reviving South Africa’s flagging economy and fighting corruption.
South Africa’s ANC set to lose ground
The rand is trading mixed today as the ruling African National Congress looks on track for a convincing win in national elections. According to a projection, the ANC is set to win over 55% of the vote. This would mean a substantial reduction from the last national contest in 2014.
Anger at corruption dents faith in S.African president, ANC before poll
Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC), but he says the party won't have his vote in a May national election.
In crowded South African township, shack-dwellers ask: "why vote?"
After years of unfulfilled promises, South African shack-dweller Johanna Ditsela is disillusioned with the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and may not vote in next month's national election.
Day zero for Zuma? South Africa's president negotiates departure
It's a watershed moment for South Africa and the party of Nelson Mandela. The leadership of the African National Congress is expected to force out Jacob Zuma. Will the president go quietly? Can he negotiate a deal in the face of long-looming corruption allegations?
South Africa's ANC decides to remove Jacob Zuma: source
A senior source in South Africa's African National Congress party says its executive committee decided to "recall," or remove, President Jacob Zuma as head of state.
South Africa's ruling party votes for Zuma's heir
South Africa's ruling African National Congress votes for a new party leader on Monday. Choosing a successor to Jacob Zuma - who is also the country's president - may be the party's most pivotal moment for two decades.
South African Rand caught in turmoil of split ANC
Tensions in the African National Congress over a police investigation of South Africa's finance minister are spilling over into the nation's currency and bonds.
South Africa: Local election results show ANC weakened
South Africa's local elections have delivered a sharp setback to the African National Congress (ANC), as partial results showed falling support for the party that ended apartheid.