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ANC KZN interim leaders will meet disgruntled members next week

DURBAN, January 29 – African National Congress (ANC) protestors who were picketing outside the party’s provincial headquarters in Durban on Monday, were told the interim leadership team would meet with them next week. A group of about 60 protestors started picketing and singing outside the provincial headquarters on Stalwart Simelane Street from noon onward as convenor of the […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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ANC delegates reconvene on last day as ‘missing votes’ dispute lingers on

JOHANNESBURG, December 20 – Delegates at the African National Congress (ANC) elective conference on Wednesday afternoon reconvened in plenary on the last day of the dispute-ridden gathering that faces a possible court action from disgruntled members. The conference has completed voting for the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), whose results would be announced in plenary. […]

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Curiosity mounts over disappearance of 68 ANC votes as conference draws to a close

JOHANNESBURG, December 20 – The steering committee of the African National Congress (ANC) had by Tuesday night, not announced the way forward regarding the missing 68 votes of delegates who are part of the thousands gathered in Johannesburg to elect new national leadership of South Africa’s ruling party. Fears of the decisive conference collapsing were […]

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ANC in vote recount poser

JOHANNESBURG, December 19 – As much as he accepted the outcome of ANC leadership election, North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo said a recount should not be only for the position of secretary general but for the entire top six. The ANC steering committee was holding an urgent meeting after former KwaZulu-Natal premier Senzo Mchunu’s supporters […]

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Court rules ANC KZN leadership must vacate office

DURBAN, December 15 – An execution order was granted in the African National Congress (ANC) KwaZulu-Natal “rebels” case on Friday, meaning the party’s provincial leadership must vacate office. The 27 provincial executive committee (PEC) members who were to attend the ruling party’s national conference – which starts tomorrow in Nasrec – will now be attending as branch delegates, […]

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KZN branches nominate Dlamini-Zuma in expected landslide

DURBAN, December  5 – The majority of KwaZulu-Natal branches of the African National Congress (ANC) nominated Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their preferred candidate to lead the party come December.   Announcing the results during the party’s Provincial General Council (PGC) at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban on Monday night, EleXions Agency director, Bontle Mpakanyane, said […]