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Traditional leaders start gathering for Zulu king’s land imbizo

DURBAN, July 4– Traditional leaders and Zulu loyalists started gathering at Ulundi’s regional sports complex on Wednesday morning for an imbizo on suggested changes to government policy surrounding the controversial Ingonyama Trust. Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, called the imbizo to urge his followers to “personally make contributions and influence legislation that will affect generations […]

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Dlamini-Zuma assumes duties in the presidency

JOHANNESBURG, March 3 – Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, assumed her duties in the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Friday, the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said. Dlamini-Zuma was welcomed by the senior management of the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) led by the Director General, Mpumi […]

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Soothsayers spirited by self-interest predict a collapsed ANC Conference

Literally weeks before the upcoming ANC’s 54th Conference we are hearing former ANC individuals predicting the Conference will collapse. One of the first published opinions casting credibility questions on the conference started with Kgalema Motlanthe former SG and deputy president of the ANC, who told South Africa he will not attend the conference. Motlanthe cites […]

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United MK veterans important for ANC – Minister Sisulu

JOHANNESBURG, October 6 – The African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee (NEC) believes that a united Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) veterans structure is important to ultimately ensure that the governing party is itself united again, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu said on Friday. “We had an NEC [National Executive Committee] meeting last week at which this matter was discussed. The […]

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Aims for an ANC Presidential non-contest and the false doctrine of a third candidate as solution!

Is the ANC now legitimizing, para structures of ‘premier and chairpersons leagues’?     They say history repeats itself the first in a farce the second in tragedy. I thought of this observation as I hear some in this ANC 2017 elective season, pontificate a doctrine of working for a non-contested election, and others advocate […]