Using state institutions to fight factional battles is detrimental to their survival

As the ANC heads towards its national conference, it is not just state institutions such as the intelligence community that are falling victim to

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Britain’s Labour Party and South Africa’s ANC: why the stark contrast of fortunes?

Compare the state of two political parties which share a close past connection but which today face distinctly different futures. I’m referring to Britain’s

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A resolution defied: Does ANC have a succession plan?

Abandonding a resolution that paves way for a Deputy President to succeed a President, and the fact that eight ANC leaders are vying for

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