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ANC reprimands Ramaphosa

Sello Theletsane  The African National Congress (ANC) has reprimanded Deputy President and Presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa after he announced his slate at his campaign rally in Limpopo. While the ANC did not mention Ramapahosa by name, it is believed that the statement was triggered by Ramaphosa’s utterances at the rally where he announced his slate […]

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ANC retains municipal wards in Eastern Cape

JOHANNESBURG-The African National Congress (ANC) has retained two Eastern Cape municipal wards in by-elections held this week, the Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Friday.   The ANC’s Bongani Julius Tshoba beat Mamorapedi Tsoloane of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) at Elundini Municipality’s ward 12. The ward was previously represented by the ANC […]

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Ballooning irregular spending by government and entities shameless – ANC

CAPE TOWN, November 2 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday described the rapid increase in irregular expenditure by national and province government department as well as state-owned enterprises as shameless. In a statement, the ANC welcomed an announcement by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday that the number of clean audits increased from 113 […]

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ANC welcomes medium-term budget

PARLIAMENT, October 26 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday, welcomed the medium-term budget policy statement tabled by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, saying it would closely monitor the implementation of measures contained in the policy document. “The low economic growth means that there will be a R50.8 billion shortfall in tax revenue, and we […]

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Zuma lauds OR Tambo as the glue the held anti-apartheid movement together

JOHANNESBURG, October 19– President Jacob Zuma on Thursday described anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo as “the glue” that held together the liberation movement and the African National Congress (ANC) during the hard period of being exiled by the apartheid government. “[Former ANC] President Tambo became the glue that held the many facets of the ANC […]