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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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ANC to prevent KZN squabbles from meddling with December conference, says Zweli Mkhize

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – African National Congress (ANC) Treasurer-General Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday that the ruling party will soon deal with the leadership contest in KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to prevent the political fallout spilling over into the smooth running of government. This comes after the Pietermaritzburg High Court declared “unlawful and void” the 2015 conference […]

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ANC KZN says it doesn’t need NEC’s permission to challenge court verdict

DURBAN, September 13 – The African National Congress (ANC) in KwaZulu-Natal did not need the permission of the organisation’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to decide whether or not to seek a motion to appeal Tuesday’s high court ruling. This was the view of leaders and representatives of the ANC KZN women’s, youth and veterans’ leagues during a […]

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ANC conference decision must be appealed, says KZN youth league

PIETERMARITZBURG, September 12 – African National Congress Youth League KwaZulu-Natal Chairperson Kwazi Mshengu believes that Tuesday’s high court ruling should be challenged. In an immediate reaction to the ruling announced by Pietermaritzburg High Court Judge Jerome Mnguni, who ruled that the 2015 KwaZulu-Natal ANC elective conference was unlawful, Mshengu said the decision should be appealed. “We […]

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ANC KwaZulu-Natal factions promise to respect court decision

PIETERMARITZBURG, 18 August,  – KwaZulu-Natal divisions in the African National Congress were laid bare over the past two days in the Pietermaritzburg High Court in a case involving two ANC factions. While, provincial ANC chairperson, Sihle Zikalala, and Thulani Nyawose, the leader of the group challenging the legitimacy of the Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) emphasised […]

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Zuma launches programme to redress economic imbalance in KZN

DURBAN, June 28– President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday launched Operation Vula, KwaZulu-Natal’s ground-breaking policy programme aimed at addressing the skewed economic make-up of the province through the empowerment of the previously disenfranchised. Zuma was accompanied by members of the Provincial Executive Council at the launch in Ixobho. In a statement from the Presidency, Zuma described […]

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Being the deputy president did not mean the incumbent should automatically become president-Zikalala

SOLLY MAKGANOTO Durban, June 26- African National Congress KwaZulu Natal said that they are unanimous on the principles that should inform the selection and election of leadership. “Being the deputy president did not mean the incumbent should automatically become president”, said Zikalala. “As the PGC, we are unanimous on the principles that should inform the selection and […]

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KwaZulu-Natal and dti sign MoU on black industrialists initiative

DURBAN, June 4 – KwaZulu-Natal black industrialists received a major boost with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the trade and industry department (dti) and the KwaZulu-Natal economic development, tourism, and environmental affairs department, the dti said on Sunday. The MoU was signed during the launch of the KwaZulu-Natal black industrialists programme […]