ANC Conference

The ANC has a new leader: but South Africa remains on a political precipice

The ANC has a new leader: but South Africa remains on a political precipice

Rumours that President Jacob Zuma has instructed the South African National Defence Force to draw up plans for implementing a state of emergency may or may not be true. Nonetheless they are evidence of South Africa’s febrile political atmosphere

Ramaphosa takes the reigns of a divided ruling party

Ramaphosa takes the reigns of a divided ruling party

Cyril Ramaphosa won the presidency of the ANC after a fractious battle with former African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

#ANC54: Top officials reveal who they voted for

#ANC54: Top officials reveal who they voted for

Zizi Kodwa, Fikile Mbalula, and Jackson Mthembu have publicly declared who they voted for in the highly contested election.

#ANC54: Voting for a new ANC leader to replace Zuma continues

#ANC54: Voting for a new ANC leader to replace Zuma continues

Voting for the new African National Congress leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma continued Monday mornin, at Nasrec in Johannesburg.

#ANC54: Crunch-time as delegates prepare for crucial vote

#ANC54: Crunch-time as delegates prepare for crucial vote

Ballots are being prepared and voting is expected to start in the evening and to go on late at night, possibly until Monday morning.

'It's a doable', says ANC deputy president nominee Lindiwe Sisulu

'It's a doable', says ANC deputy president nominee Lindiwe Sisulu

Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma emerged on Sunday as the only two candidates vying for president of the ANC after the nomination process.

ANC conference rejects proposal to appoint two deputy presidents for ruling party

ANC conference rejects proposal to appoint two deputy presidents for ruling party

A move to a system of two deputy presidents and two deputy secretaries was mooted ahead of the party's July policy conference.

#ANC54: Nominations for new ANC top six finalised

#ANC54: Nominations for new ANC top six finalised

ANC delegates at the party’s national conference have finalised the nomination of candidates to fill the top six positions of the party.

Scenes from Day One of the ANC's 54th National Conference

Scenes from Day One of the ANC's 54th National Conference

Singing and dancing were the order of the day once the ANC's historic elective conference finally got underway at Nasrec in Johannesburg.

#ANC54: Baleka Mbete endorses Cyril Ramaphosa

#ANC54: Baleka Mbete endorses Cyril Ramaphosa

The outgoing chairperson of the ANC, Baleka Mbete, has endorsed Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to take over from Jacob Zuma as ANC president.

ANC NEC to discuss three court judgments ahead of conference

ANC NEC to discuss three court judgments ahead of conference

The court also granted the party leave to appeal its September ruling in which it found that the 2015 provincial conference was declared null and void.

#ANC54: Pics from the presidential gala dinner

#ANC54: Pics from the presidential gala dinner

President Jacob Zuma delivered his penultimate speech as ANC president at a gala dinner last night ahead of the party's 54th national conference.

Further threats to kill North West Premier #SupraMahumapelo surface

Further threats to kill North West Premier #SupraMahumapelo surface

There are threats to kill North West premier Supra Mahumapelo and his family, the Premier's office said.

ANC RACE: It's through the eye of the needle time for Mathews Phosa

ANC RACE: It's through the eye of the needle time for Mathews Phosa

Not for nothing is Mabuza regarded as the kingmaker in ANC politics heading into the elective conference.

WATCH: Court rulings won't affect #ANC54, says Mantashe

WATCH: Court rulings won't affect #ANC54, says Mantashe

Gwede Mantashe was emphatic that court rulings that nullify provincial and regional executive conferences would not scupper the party's national conference.