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South Africa: Parliament - a Placeholder Amid ANC Factional Battles



[Daily Maverick] Parliament is a political institution where not only broader dynamics of South Africa's body politic play out, but also the factional power-plays of the governing ANC. And that political character, rather than its legislative or oversight mandate, is again front and centre with the arrival of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the former AU Commission Chairperson and ANC presidential hopeful, alongside Matthew Wolmarans, the ex-Rustenburg mayor whose 2012 murder conviction was overturned and set aside three years ago...

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Published By: Allafrica - Monday, 11 September