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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 […]

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ANC welcomes probe into PIC

DURBAN, August 17 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday said it “welcomed” the announcement of a commission of inquiry on the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), saying that it was decisive action by President Cyril Ramaphosa. National Treasury announced on Thursday that Ramaphosa had agreed to appoint a commission of inquiry into the alleged improprieties at the state-owned […]

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ANC and DA retain seats in North West and Northern Cape by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, August 16 – The African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained seats in by-elections held in North West and Northern Cape this week. The by-elections were contested by one independent candidate and seven candidates from five political parties. At Moses Kotane municipality in the North West, Tshepo Confidence Khumalo of the […]