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ANCWL statement on SABC TV News “patriarchal attitudes”

Ogopoleng Mushi   The African National Congress Women’s League(ANCWL) has released a statement on Saturday, 23 September, in expression of their aversion to the South Affrican Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) TV News. This is following a continuous tagging of Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as “Zuma’s ex wife” as opposed to addressing her formally with her credentials.   […]

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ANC must take responsibility for KZN killings – Senzo Mchunu

 DURBAN, 20 September 2017 (ANA) – The African National Congress (ANC) must accept responsibility for the political violence and killings in KwaZulu-Natal, according to ousted ANC KZN chairman and axed premier, Senzo Mchunu.   “The ANC must accept responsibility, that is the first thing we need to do. Accept that we are responsible for this directly or […]

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Arson attacks continue at CPUT

CAPE TOWN, September 20 – The Cape Pensinsula University of Technology (CPUT) said one of its lecture theatres was alight in Cape Town just before lunchtime on Wednesday during student protests. “We’ve just revived reports of lecture theatre alight in Cape Town. The fire department is there,” said CPUT spokeswoman Lauren Kansley. “We’ve had one […]

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Parliament’s watchdogs on finance and public accounts want answers on KPMG debacle

PARLIAMENT, September 18 – Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts on Monday said it would summon auditing firm KPMG to explain to MPs why it should continue doing business with the state given questions around its credibility. “KPMG’s unexplained withdrawal of a South African Revenue Service [Sars] report and its work in the integrated financial […]

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‘Apartheid Beneficiary’ Johann Rupert’s comments are disingenuous – ANC

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg, September 14 – The African National Congress (ANC) has lambasted South African billionaire, Johann Rupert for his remarks on Radical Economic Transformation in which he described the ANC program for radical economic transformation as nothing more than a “code name for theft”. “It is these inherited racialised economic relations that have produced […]

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Tributes pour in for slain former ANCYL leader Sindiso Magaqa

JOHANNESBURG, September 5 – The KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) MEC, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, on Tuesday added her voice to the growing list of tributes for uMzimkhulu Municipality Councillor, Sindiso Magaqa. The former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general, who was hospitalised in July after he and two other colleagues were shot at several times […]