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Report recommending Constitutional change to property clause adopted after majority vote

PARLIAMENT, December 5 – The National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a report recommending that section 25 of the Constitution should be changed to explicitly provide for land expropriation without compensation following a majority vote. The report, compiled by the Constitutional Review Committee, was supported by 209 MPs and opposed by 91, following robust debate in […]

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Free State premier reprimands mayor for calling President Ramaphosa ‘a sellout’

JOHANNESBURG, June 5 – Free State Premier Sefora Sisi Ntombela on Tuesday reprimanded Dihlabeng Municipality mayor Lindiwe Makhalema for calling President Cyril Ramaphosa a ”sellout” in a Facebook post. The Facebook page is closed to at least 80 000 members of the African National Congress (ANC). One of the users reportedly asked the members whom […]

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ANC Women’s League, military vets pay tribute to Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, February 15  – The ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) and the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) on Thursday paid tribute to outgoing president Jacob Zuma. Welcoming Zuma’s resignation, the ANCWL urged government to not discard Zuma’s work and legacy.  “Whilst acknowledging that more still needs to be done, the ANCWL leadership collective appreciates […]