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Ministers Cwele, Mokonyane shifted, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams Communications Minister

PRETORIA, November 23 – Siyabonga Cwele is the new Minister of Home Affairs, and Nomvula Mokonyane has been moved to the department of Environmental Affairs, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday. Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams was appointed, and sworn in as Communications Minister on Thursday. “Minister of Communications will be Ms Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. I’ve also decided to […]

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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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‘We’ve defeated partriachy in the ANC’ – Mokonyane

JOHANNESBURG, December 18 – Women contesting the presidency of the African National Congress (ANC) for the first time showed that patriarchy within the governing party has been defeated, said ANC national executive committee member Nomvula Mokonyane. Patriarchy was “entrenched and deep in the movement”, she told reporters on the sidelines of the party’s national conference […]

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KZN branches nominate Dlamini-Zuma in expected landslide

DURBAN, December  5 – The majority of KwaZulu-Natal branches of the African National Congress (ANC) nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their preferred candidate to lead the party come December.   Announcing the results during the party’s Provincial General Council (PGC) at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban on Monday night, EleXions Agency director, Bontle Mpakanyane, said […]