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ANC NWC resolves that top officials airing dirty laundry should not happen again

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said the National Working Committee (NWC) agreed that top officials criticising the ANC and Zuma in public “should not happen again”. Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Mantashe went public and condemned the reshuffle, and said publicly that the list was developed somewhere and not from […]

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Opposition try to position their anti-Zuma alliance as pro-SA and not regime change

JOHANNESBURG – Leaders of the Democratic Alliance (DA), the United Democratic Movement (UDM), Inkatha Freedom Party IFP, United Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), Congress of the People (Cope) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) held a meeting in Johannesburg today saying they would march to Union Buildings next week. DA leader Mmusi Maimane said the parties […]

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Zuma appoints three JSC members

JOHANNESBURG, April 3 (ANA) – President Jacob Zuma has appointed Advocate Thandi Norman SC, Advocate Thabani Masuku and Sifiso Msomi as members of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). In a statement issued by Dr Bongani Ngqulunga on Monday, the Presidency said Zuma made the appointments in terms of the Constitution after consulting leaders of parties […]

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Ramaphosa publicly calls Zuma’s Cabinet move ‘unacceptable’

JOHANNESBURG – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday expressed his dissatisfaction with the sacking of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, adding that President Jacob Zuma presented the top African National Congress (ANC) leadership with a “ready made” list of the new Cabinet without consultation. Ramaphosa said many in the ANC were also unhappy with the removal […]

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ANCYL in Limpopo Congratulate Joe Maswanganyi on his appointment as the new Minister of Transport

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) congratulated the appointment to Joe Maswanganyi to the portfolio of Minister of Transport. In a statement, the youth body said: “The ANCYL in Limpopo joins the people of Limpopo in congratulating Cde Joe Maswanganyi on his appointment as the new Minister of Transport. The ANCYL in Limpopo particularly […]

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Nafcoc welcomes Cabinet shuffle

JOHANNESBURG – The National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Nafcoc) on Friday welcomed the changes and developments in the National Executive as announced by the President Jacob Zuma. Zuma fired five ministers in the far-reaching midnight reshuffle that affected 14 portfolios and saw the naming of 10 new ministers and deputy ministers. Pravin […]