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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 […]

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ANCYL condemns political posturing at Kathrada funeral

JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Thursday came out in defence of President Jacob Zuma who was barred from the funeral of struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, saying funerals of struggle icons should not be used for “political posturing”. On Wednesday at the struggle icon’s funeral, former president Kgalema Motlanthe received a […]