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ANC announces new deployees to head parliamentary committees

PARLIAMENT, October 20 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday announced it was deploying 10 MPs to serve in senior positions in Parliament following vacancies left by cabinet reshuffles and resignations from Parliament.   The National Assembly (NA) would see five new appointments.   Lungi Mnganga-Gcabashe, who serves on the human settlements portfolio committee, […]

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ANC testifies that ‘culture of violence’ is core to KZN political killings

 DURBAN,  October 19 – KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress (ANC) chairman, Sihle Zikalala, on Thursday told the Moerane Commission of Inquiry in Durban that “a deeply ingrained culture of violence” was at the core of the province’s political killings. Zikalala testified earlier in the day that according to the party’s calculations, based on law enforcement reports, 80 politicians […]

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Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The Mpumalanga provincial leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday distanced itself from a text message announcing a rally in Mbombela expected to be addressed by party presidential hopeful, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa and former African Union Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, are front runners in the race to lead the […]

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ANC condemns attacks against Rohingya minority in Myanmar

JOHANNESBURG, October 16 – The African National Congress (ANC), on Monday condemned “in the strongest terms” the actions of the Myanmar military that have resulted in the displacement of some 509,000 Rohingya Muslims from the Northern Rakhine State to Bangladesh. This has led to a significant humanitarian and refugee crisis that includes an estimated 100,000 […]