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Abide by outcomes of ANC conference, says Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – African National Congress (ANC) members should unite and support the new party leadership which will emerge from its ongoing, highly-contested 54th national elective conference, outgoing party leader Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. “We must all unite behind the leadership collective that will be elected here, regardless of our original preferences,” Zuma […]

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ANC branch irregularities do not affect regional conference, NWest court hears

MMABATHO, December 13 – Irregularities at African National Congress (ANC) branches do not affect the regional conference, the North West High Court heard on Wednesday. “The conference is attended by many branches which do not have irregularity, an irregularity at a certain branch must not affect the entire conference, ” advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi told the […]

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Phosa withdraws urgent court application, opts for talks with ANC

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – African National Congress (ANC) presidential hopeful Matthews Phosa’s campaign team has withdrawn his urgent application to nullify the outcome of the disputed Mpumalanga provincial general council (PGC) which endorsed ”unity” ahead of the party’s national elective conference set to get under way on Saturday. Lawyers for the two warring Mpumalanga factions of […]

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Archbishop Makgoba urges ANC ‘to put partisan interests aside’

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town on Tuesday urged all African National Congress (ANC) branch representatives to use the forthcoming conference to “put all factional, partisan interests aside, follow their consciences and be the architects of a flourishing South Africa”. He made the appeal ahead of the ANC’s 54th National Conference, which starts on […]

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ANC condemns Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

JOHANNESBURG, December 8 – The African National Congress (ANC) has strongly condemned the decision by the US Administration to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. In a Friday press statement, the ANC said: “This blatantly provocative move severely undermines the spirit of multilateralism and is a significant setback to a fragile and already […]