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We are taking the land, BLF’s Mngxitama tells Zuma supporters at night vigil

DURBAN, April 06 – Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama told supporters of former president Jacob Zuma on Thursday night that the country’s land would be “taken”. Mngxitama was addressing hundreds of Zuma supporters at Durban’s Albert Park, not far from the Durban High Court, where Zuma will appear at a preliminary hearing on corruption […]

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RET to address inequality and unemployment – Gigaba

Ayanda Mdluli JOHANNESBURG- Malusi Gigaba, the minister of finance delivered his budget speech in Cape Town on Wednesday where he highlighted government would implement Radical Economic Transformation (RET) to address the triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment. “To achieve these goals, we have to implement radical socio-economic transformation. It would be remiss of me not to […]

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ANC’s economic transformation policy ‘patronage politics’, says Maimane

JOHANNESBURG, October 4 –  Mmusi Maimane, the leader of the opposition party in South Africa, the Democratic Alliance, on Wednesday described the radical economic transformation policy of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) as “a poorly disguised extension of lucrative patronage politics”. Maimane said the ANC’s definition of radical economic transformation was a way of legislating the […]

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ANC’s Mkhize says radical economic transformation in SA must benefit majority

JOHANNESBURG, September 29 – African National Congress (ANC) treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize said on Friday that radical economic transformation in South Africa must be implemented to the benefit of the majority of people and not a few individuals.   “What we understand as the ANC is that radical economic transformation must fundamentally change the structure of the economy, […]

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Johann Rupert should shut up and let the ANC carry out its mandate – MKMVA

Solly Makganoto Johannesburg, September 21 – The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) reprimanded South African billionaire, Johann Rupert’s remarks towards the African National Congress’s (ANC) programme for Radical Economic Transformation (RET), saying that Rupert should shut up and let the democratic government carry out its mandate. This comes after Johann Rupert called Radical Economic Transformation nothing more than […]

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Does Rupert’s delinquent comment on RET unwittingly exposes the truly captured in our body-politick?

NDZ only senior ANC politician today challenge Rupert on RET Johan Rupert, South Africa’s wealthiest man, the signpost of apartheid benevolence, the face of heretical regimes that dehumanized the masses, ventured to share his dismissive commentary on radical economic transformation. In the aftermath of a delinquent Rupert’s untested and nefarious claims of what Radical Economic […]