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ANC distances itself from disruption of ‘Gangster State’ book launch

DURBAN, April 10  – The African National Congress late on Tuesday night said it distanced itself from a disruption of the book launch for Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule’s Web of Capture, written by Pieter-Louis Myburgh. “The ANC distances itself from the disruption of the launch of the book, Gangster State, on Tuesday evening in Sandton,” said the governing […]

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ANC chaplain general pulled from January 8 celebrations after derogatory statements

DURBAN, January 2 – The African National Congress (ANC) said on Wednesday that it would no longer be using its chaplain general, reverend Vukile Mehana, to officiate at its January 8 celebrations due to “disappointment” at the “utterances” he allegedly made. Mehana reportedly made sexist comments about women in a recording that was posted on […]

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ANC deploys MPs to parliamentary committee tasked with drafting constitutional amendment

PARLIAMENT, December 7 – The African National Congress (ANC) caucus on Friday announced it has deployed eight of its MPs to serve on an ad hoc committee to draft a constitutional amendment explicitly allowing for land expropriation without compensation.   ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu said Thoko Didiza, Vincent Smith, Stanford Maila, Rosina Semenya, Lindiwe […]