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DA welcomes Brian Hlongwa’s resignation as Gauteng ANC chief whip

JOHANNESBURG, October 30 – The Democratic Alliance has welcomed the resignation of Brian Hlongwa as the chief whip of the African National Congress (ANC) in the Gauteng Legislature. Hlongwa resigned on Tuesday following sustained pressure by the DA and before the ANC’s integrity commission tabled a report recommending that he, and former health MEC Qedani Mahlangu, […]

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ANC, DA retain seats in by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, October 25 – The governing African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo and the Western Cape, the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The ANC retained wards in Limpopo’s Greater Letaba municipality, at Ray Nkonyeni municipality in KwaZulu-Natal and Knysna municipality in the Western […]

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ANC stalwart Moss Chikane made significant contribution to struggle, says Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – Late African National Congress (ANC) stalwart and retired diplomat Moses “Moss” Chikane, made a significant contribution to the struggle of South Africans, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday. “I would like to express my deepest condolences to the entire Chikane family, the African National Congress and society at large. Moss Chikane […]

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SASCO claims Johannesburg University SRC elections were rigged

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The South African Students Congress (SASCO) in Gauteng is demanding an investigation into the University of Johannesburg’s student representative council elections, claiming irregularities by management and its opposition, the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC). The SRC elections took place over three days last week across UJ’s four campuses. SASCO, an […]

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SABC board takes issue with ANC SG Magashule on cost cutting and retrenchments

JOHANNESBURG, September 15 – The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board has taken issue with African National Congress secretary general Ace Magashule over his reported comments on cost cutting and possible staff retrenchments at the public broadcaster. “The SABC board notes with concern the recent reported statements by the secretary general of the African National […]

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eThekwini Ward 12 chair Nxumalo murdered, ANC decries cowardy act

JOHANNESBURG, September 4 – African National Congress (ANC) eThekwini Region, Ward 12, Chairperson, CdeThulani Nxumalo has been shot dead, the party said in a statement on Tuesday. “He was gunned down while arriving home after the branch executive committee meeting. Although the information regarding his murder remains sketchy, it appears that Cde Nxumalo’s attackers hid … around his home and […]