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ANC welcomes Ramaphosa’s inaugural SONA

JOHANNESBURG, February 16 – The African National Congress (ANC) has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s inaugural state-of-the-nation (SONA) delivered in Parliament on Friday evening, saying that it touched on many critical aspects of the work of government. Ramaphosa delivered a comprehensive SONA in which he outlined government programmes such as boosting economic growth, reducing unemployment, dealing […]

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President Zuma congratulates deputy Ramaphosa on taking ANC reigns

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – President Jacob Zuma on Thursday congratulated the new leader of the African National Congress (ANC) Cyril Ramaphosa and his “leadership collective” the National Executive Committee elected at the ruling party’s just-ended 54th National Conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg. “I wish to heartily congratulate Comrade President Cyril Ramaphosa for his election to lead this giant […]

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ANC needs support of other parties to amend Constitution to force land reform

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – The possibility of working with other political parties to amend the Constitution to give effect to expropriating land without compensation was not ruled out by the chairman of the African National Congress (ANC) subcommittee on socio-economic transformation. In an interview aired on ANN7 on Wednesday night, on the sidelines of South […]

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Ramaphosa sex scandal: Kunene earns Mantashe’s wrath

Sello Theletsane Following yet another explosive revelation by WeeklyXpose of emails linking Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to a string of extra-marital affairs with young women, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe took offence and called WeeklyXpose founder and owner Kenny Kunene.   In a story published on Wednesday 18 October, WeeklyXpose revealed how Ramaphosa, who is […]

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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 […]