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ANC congratulates Lodidox on acquisition of Gupta media entities

CAPE TOWN, August 24 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday congratulated Mzwanele Jimmy Manyi’s Lodidox Management on the pending acquisition of Gupta-owned television news channel ANN7 and The New Age newspaper from Oakbay Investments. In a joint statement issued on Monday, Oakbay Investments said the deal with former government spokesman Manyi was for R450 […]

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ANC wins by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, August 24  – The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday boasted that it has “emerged victorious” following the results of the by-elections held in four provinces. On Wednesday five municipal wards were contested for in the Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng and the Western Cape. “The ANC won Ward 5 in Bergrivier, Western Cape, […]

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Mpumalanga premier meets second province for talks ahead of December conference

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – Following a meeting with Limpopo African National Congress (ANC) leadership, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza concluded a meeting with Gauteng leaders in his quest to ensure “unity” ahead of the governing party’s much anticipated elective conference in December.   In a joint statement, the two provincial leadership described the meeting held in […]

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Hanekom faces ANC chop

JOHANNESBURG, August 21 – The African National Congress (ANC) has moved to “protect its integrity and reputation” by asking Derek Hanekom, the chairperson of the party’s National Disciplinary Committee (NDC), to give reasons – with in 10 days – why he must not be removed from his post.   Hanekom, who was fired as tourism minister after […]

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Gender commission welcomes Mduduzi Manana’s ‘long-awaited resignation’

JOHANNESBURG, August 20 – The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has welcomed the resignation of Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Mduduzi Manana. “Upon his acknowledgement that he has assaulted Ms Mandisa Duma at the Cubana Nightclub in Fourways, [Johannesburg] the gender commission was vociferous in its calls for Mr Manana to either be suspended […]

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ANC lauds launch of BRICS Bank

JOHANNESBURG, August 18 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Friday said it “welcomes” the launch of the Africa Regional Centre of the New Development Bank – also known as the BRICS Bank.   The entity was launched by President Jacob Zuma at a ceremony in Sandton on Thursday.   “The ANC views South Africa’s […]