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ANC to hand over revamped Seipei home in Free State

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Ace Magashule will on Wednesday hand over the renovated family home of the late teenage activist Stompie Seipei in Parys, Free State. ”This follows the undertaking made to the family during mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s mourning period [in April]. Significantly, the handover coincides with mama Winnie’s […]

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Free State Premier’s office raided by crime busters

JOHANNESBURG, January 26  –  The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation- better known as the Hawks, on Friday conducted a search and seizure raid at the Bloemfontein office of the Free State Premier, Ace Magashule, who is also the new Secretary-General of the African National Congress. The Hawks, who have also raided the Offices of the provinces agriculture department, […]

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President Zuma congratulates deputy Ramaphosa on taking ANC reigns

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday congratulated the new leader of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa and his “leadership collective” the National Executive Committee elected at the ruling party’s just-ended 54th National Conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg. “I wish to heartily congratulate Comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa for his election to lead this giant […]

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#ANC54: Mabuza and Magashule will have to give up their provincial party jobs

JOHANNESBURG, December 20 – Newly elected members to the national executive committee (NEC) of South Africa’s ruling party who hold lower positions should relinquish the latter, the African National Congress (ANC) 54th conference has resolved. Newly elected deputy president of the party, David Mabuza, is also the provincial chairman of the party in the Mpumalanga […]

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ANC delegates reconvene on last day as ‘missing votes’ dispute lingers on

JOHANNESBURG, December 20 – Delegates at the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference on Wednesday afternoon reconvened in plenary on the last day of the dispute-ridden gathering that faces a possible court action from disgruntled members. The conference has completed voting for the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), whose results would be announced in plenary. […]

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Curiosity mounts over disappearance of 68 ANC votes as conference draws to a close

JOHANNESBURG, December 20 – The steering committee of the African National Congress (ANC) had by Tuesday night, not announced the way forward regarding the missing 68 votes of delegates who are part of the thousands gathered in Johannesburg to elect new national leadership of South Africa’s ruling party. Fears of the decisive conference collapsing were […]

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ANC in vote recount poser

JOHANNESBURG, December 19 – As much as he accepted the outcome of ANC leadership election, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo said a recount should not be only for the position of secretary general but for the entire top six. The ANC steering committee was holding an urgent meeting after former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu’s supporters […]

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Delegates from nullified provinces barred from voting at #ANC54 conference – ANC NEC

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – The national executive committee (NEC) of the African National Congress (ANC) has decided that delegates from provinces whose elections were nullified by the courts would not participate, nor vote, at its 54th national conference starting on Saturday. This comes after three courts in three provinces handed down damning judgments against the ruling […]