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SACP contesting Free State by-election ‘regrettable’, says ANC

JOHANNESBURG, November 14 – Although the African National Congress (ANC) is disappointed by the SA Communist Party (SACP) decision to go solo and contest Free State’s Metsimaholo municipality by-elections next month, the governing party will ”further engage” with its alliance partner again, said ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe. “The ANC NEC (national executive committee) views […]

In The News South Africa

SACP goes it alone for first time, fields 42 candidates for Free State by-election

JOHANNESBURG, November 9 – The South African Communist Party has lined up 42 candidates to contest its historic Free State’s Metsimaholo Municipality by-election later this month, a turning point for the party in that it is for the first time contesting elections alone without its alliance partner, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).   Party […]