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Vicious attack on woman a ‘stupid primitive act’ – ANC Womens League

JOHANNESBURG, February 6  –  The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) says it is “saddened by video images of a group of men wearing #Siyavuma t-shirts brutally assaulting women” outside the party’s headquarters, Luthuli House, on Monday. The woman was part of Black First Land First (BLF) protesters hauled out of a bakkie and attacked by […]

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#MiningIndaba: SA mining industry pledges to work with govt to revive economy

JOHANNESBURG, February 1 – South Africa’s mining industry on Thursday expressed hope that the election of new leadership for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) signals a new dawn for collaboration between the government and the sector to boost the economy. The ANC elected the country’s deputy president and leader of government business Cyril Ramaphosa […]

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Archbishop Makgoba urges ANC ‘to put partisan interests aside’

JOHANNESBURG, December 12 – Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town on Tuesday urged all African National Congress (ANC) branch representatives to use the forthcoming conference to “put all factional, partisan interests aside, follow their consciences and be the architects of a flourishing South Africa”. He made the appeal ahead of the ANC’s 54th National Conference, which starts on […]

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Dlamini-Zuma leads preliminary presidential race amongst KZN branches

DURBAN, November 2 – The African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal announced on Thursday that presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was ahead of Cyril Ramaphosa oin the province in the leadership race for the ruling party. Speaking at Coastlands Hotel Musgrave, provincial leadership told media that out of the total KZN branches that had convened thus far, 247 had […]