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Hugh Masekela was a voice for the youth of South Africa – ANC youth league

JOHANNESBURG, January 24  – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) said on Wednesday that it was mourning the death of South African jazz legend Hugh Masekela whom it called a critical and militant voice for South Africa’s young people. “Bra Hugh”, as Masekela was popularly known, represented a generation of cultural activists that used its […]

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ANCYL supports Zuma and Cabinet reshuffle

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) came out in support of President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, welcoming the latest Cabinet reshuffle and the axing of South African Communist Party (SACP) general secretary, Blade Nzimande, as Higher Education and Training Minister. “The ANCYL welcomes these effected changes with high hope that the […]

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Slain Magaqa’s friend outlines Harry Gwala ANC rot at Moerane Commission

DURBAN, October 12 – Thabiso Zulu, close friend of slain former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa, on Wednesday, testified about assassination attempts and rape allegations before the Moerane Commission. Often looking tired and angry, Zulu outlined for commissioners — tasked with investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal — allegations of corruption in […]

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Mabuyane elected Eastern Cape ANC chairman at troubled conference

 EAST LONDON, October 1 – Outgoing African National Congress Eastern Cape secretary Oscar Mabuyane has been elected provincial chairman at the ANC’s strife torn conference in East London this weekend. Following the voting at the conference held at the East London International Convention Centre, Mabuyane swept in with 931 votes against outgoing chairman Phumulo Masualle’s […]