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SACP to elect new leaders

JOHANNESBURG, 12  -The SA Communist Party (SACP) is expected to elect new leaders on Wednesday as its 14th national congress continues in Boskburg, Ekurhuleni. Delegates will nominate candidates for the central executive committee and later cast their votes. First deputy general secretary, Jeremy Cronin is not standing for any leadership position, while second deputy secretary […]

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ANC Women’s League comment on its male delegates ‘laughable’ – Cosatu

JOHANNESBURG, July 5 – The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) criticised the African National Congress’ Women’s League (ANCWL) for bringing six male delegates to the party policy conference, accusing the league of ”playing into the hands of patriarchy”. ”We find it laughable that the ANC Women’s League could not find even six women amongst […]

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Cosatu, Saftu welcome Public Protector’s Reserve Bank remedial action

JOHANNESBURG, June 20– Trade union federation Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) and its rival, the SA Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have welcomed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s directive that the Constitution be amended regarding the role of the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb), adding that nationalising the bank would assist in the emancipation of poor […]

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‘Allow us space to work please,’ Masina pleads with Guptas

JOHANNESBURG, June 9 – Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina appealed to the controversial Gupta family to allow the governing African National Congress (ANC) to do its work and refrain from interfering in the ANC-led government. Masina was addressing delegates at the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) fifth elective conference held in Boksburg. “Comrade President Jacob […]