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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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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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ANC Women’s League unhappy with Bloemfontein court ruling

JOHANNESBURG, November 30 – The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) in the Free State said it has “noted with disappointment” the Bloemfontein High Court ruling which found that 29 branch general meetings were unlawful and irregular. The court ruling on Wednesday read in part: “The provincial conference of ANC Free State scheduled for 1 to 3 […]