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Aims for an ANC Presidential non-contest and the false doctrine of a third candidate as solution!

Is the ANC now legitimizing, para structures of ‘premier and chairpersons leagues’?     They say history repeats itself the first in a farce the second in tragedy. I thought of this observation as I hear some in this ANC 2017 elective season, pontificate a doctrine of working for a non-contested election, and others advocate […]

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We are not interfering, says Cosatu president on national shutdown

DURBAN, September – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was not interfering in the work of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) by taking to the streets to protest state capture, according to Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Speaking at Durban City Hall on Wednesday during the trade union federation’s national shutdown, Dlamini told well over […]

In The News South Africa

Cosatu-led national strike underway

Sello Theletsane Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led national strike supported by the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng and the South African Communist Party (SACP) is reportedly underway and said to focus at expedite the process of setting up an inquiry into state capture. The Cosatu-led strike is expected to take place in each of the country’s nine provinces, with the biggest […]

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Nationwide strike to ‘defeat the elite’, says SA Communist Party

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – The nationwide strike by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) against corruption and state capture is a rolling action to defeat the corrupt elite and save the African National Congress-led movement, SA Communist Party (SACP) deputy secretary Solly Mapaila said on Tuesday. He said President Jacob Zuma was the ”elite predator” […]

Business In The News South Africa

KPMG conduct ‘deplorable’, Moyane ‘opportunistic’ – SA Communist Party

CAPE TOWN, September 19 – Both the South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane and auditing firm KPMG must face action for the fiasco around claims of a “rogue unit” within the revenue service which led to several people losing their jobs, including former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, the SA Communist Party (SACP) said […]

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Senzo Mchunu to appear before KZN political killings enquiry

DURBAN, September 14 – Former KwaZulu-Natal premier and African National Congress (ANC) provincial chairman Senzo Mchunu will next week testify before the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in the province. Commission spokesperson, Solo Mdledle, confirmed on Thursday that Mchunu would be testifying next week Wednesday. Mchunu will appear at a time of heightened political tension within his own party […]

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SACP condemns detoriorating Metrorail service in the WCape

CAPE TOWN, August 24 – The South African Communist Party in the Western Cape has lashed out at the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating in Cape Town, threatening possible mass action as a result. In a statement, SACP provincial secretary, Benson Ngqentsu, said the party “condemns in the strongest terms possible the deteriorating state of Metrorail trains operating […]