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SACP resolves to contest elections

JOHANNESBURG, July 15 – The South African Communist Party’s 14th congress resolution to contest elections has come with a caution to members not to accept any form of donations from the controversial, politically connected Gupta family. Addressing the congress on its last day on Saturday, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said members should take responsibility […]

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SACP leadership elected unopposed

JOHANNESBURG, July 13– The South African Communist Party leaders were re-elected unopposed at the party’s congress in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni on Wednesday. Blade Nzimande, Thulas Nxesi, Senzeni Zokwana and Joyce Moloi-Moropa were re-elected as secretary general, deputy national chairperson, national chairperson, and national treasurer respectively. Solly Mapaila replaced Jeremy Cronin as first deputy general secretary while […]

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SACP to elect new leaders

JOHANNESBURG, 12  -The SA Communist Party (SACP) is expected to elect new leaders on Wednesday as its 14th national congress continues in Boskburg, Ekurhuleni. Delegates will nominate candidates for the central executive committee and later cast their votes. First deputy general secretary, Jeremy Cronin is not standing for any leadership position, while second deputy secretary […]

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Nzimande questions SA as functioning state while Cronin retires

JOHANNESBURG, July 11 (ANA) – SA Communist Party (SACP) secretary general Blade Nzimande on Tuesday questioned whether South Africa was a functioning state. “The question is, do we have a state? What is to be done?” he asked. Delegates replied with “contest elections.” Nzimande downplayed their response, adding that commission discussions were yet to start. In […]