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SACP rejects Bell Pottinger’s ‘so-called apology’, and calls for decisive accountability

JOHANNESBURG, July 8 – The South African Communist Party has added its voice to those rejecting British public relations (PR) agency Bell Pottinger’s apology and called for decisive accountability by the agency. “Bell Pottinger, an imperialist propaganda company based in Britain, owes the SACP a direct apology and must decisively be held accountable for its […]

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“All is not well within the alliance”: Ramaphosa

JOHANNESBURG, June 23 – All was not well within the Tripartite Alliance and components between the African National Congress, the South African Communist Party (SACP) and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) have been strained, ANC Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Friday. “The organisational challenges we face, the social and economic realities […]

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‘Allow us space to work please,’ Masina pleads with Guptas

JOHANNESBURG, June 9 – Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina appealed to the controversial Gupta family to allow the governing African National Congress (ANC) to do its work and refrain from interfering in the ANC-led government. Masina was addressing delegates at the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) fifth elective conference held in Boksburg. “Comrade President Jacob […]

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Gupta patronage network poses ‘immediate greatest threat’, says SACP’s Nxesi

PRETORIA, June 9 – The greatest immediate threat to the gains of South Africa’s national democratic revolution was posed by the “Gupta parasitic-patronage network”, South African Communist Party (SACP) deputy national chairperson Thulas Nxesi said on Friday. “Our strategic enemy in the struggle for transformation and socialism has always been, and remains, monopoly capital regardless […]

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ANCYL in Free State welcomes SACP’s decision to go solo

SOLLY MAKGANOTO The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in the Free State Province has welcomed the decision by the South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Free State Province to participate in elections as a stand-alone party, ending their 27-years tripartite alliance. “We have long called for the immediate recalling of all the SACP leaders deployed by the […]