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Sihle Zikalala


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The tail that wags the dog

Since the courts ruled in September that the KZN Premier Sihle Zikalala, a Zuma loyalist, and his commissioners were not legitimately elected in 2015, there has been a battle over how to install a new local government...


Unbowed, Zuma seeks revenge

It's unclear whether Sihle Zikalala, the pro-Zuma incumbent, would retain his leadership position in one of the country's most deeply divided provinces...


Ace in a hole

Magashule won with the support of the KZN ANC and its leader Sihle Zikalala, who has still not fully accepted Ramaphosa as ANC president...


Zumaists and Ramaphorians

He also appears to be delaying leadership elections in KwaZulu-Natal, North-West Province and Free State, whose leaders or most prominent figures are all Zuma sympathisers: Sihle Zikalala, Supra Mahumapelo and Ace Magashule (AC Vol 58 No 21, Mabuza changes the race)...


Big change, no fanfare

Zuma had expected that his backers from KwaZulu-Natal like Sihle Zikalala and Nathi Mthethwa would come to his defence...


Pushing Zuma to the exit

At today’s (5 January) NEC meeting on Zuma's future, Sihle Zikalala, Chairman of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal, says his allies will block any move to push Zuma out before the 2019 national elections...


ANC contest lands in court

The ruling effectively disbanded the provincial structure led by chairman Sihle Zikalala, a close ally of President Jacob Zuma...


Factional fireworks threaten party

In November 2015, the pro-Ramaphosa former KZN Chairman, Senzo Mchunu, lost the provincial ANC leadership in controversial circumstances and by a tiny margin to his pro-Zuma rival, Sihle Zikalala...


New script in KwaZulu-Natal

Mchunu had just lost a disputed provincial chairmanship election to pro-Zuma candidate Sihle Zikalala (AC Vol 57 No 23, Starting the post-Zuma race & Vol 57 No 25, The numbers game next year)...

By a tiny margin, Mchunu lost the ANC's KZN provincial leadership to the pro-Zuma slate headed by Sihle Zikalala...


The numbers game next year

Ramaphosa's supporters, who have been campaigning in the province this month, include former Premier Edward Senzo Mchunu, who was ousted by a pro-Zuma candidate, Sihle Zikalala, in a controversial poll earlier in the year...


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