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All roads lead to Nasrec for ANC’s elective conference showdown

JOHANNESBURG, December 11– Preparations got underway on Monday at Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg for the 54th national conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) where candidates will battle it out for the leadership of the continent’s oldest liberation movement.   The much-anticipated conference will see seven candidates battle it out for the ANC’s […]

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ANC conference to discuss downgrading of SA Embassy in Israel

JOHANNESBURG, December 6 – The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is expected to take centre stage in Johannesburg on Wednesday when the African National Congress (ANC) will update the media on its international policy recommendations during a press briefing at Luthuli House. Ahead of the ANC’s 54th National Conference, in Gauteng from December 16 to 20, a July […]

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma delivers unity message at close of ANC KZN conference

DURBAN, December 5 – Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma made a surprise appearance at the KwaZulu-Natal African National Congress provincial general council on Tuesday where she urged unity amongst delegates. Dlamini-Zuma received the nod from the province’s branches on Monday night as their preferred candidate to lead the party after president Jacob Zuma’s term expires. The president was expected to attend […]

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ANC reprimands Ramaphosa

Sello Theletsane  The African National Congress (ANC) has reprimanded Deputy President and Presidential hopeful Cyril Ramaphosa after he announced his slate at his campaign rally in Limpopo. While the ANC did not mention Ramapahosa by name, it is believed that the statement was triggered by Ramaphosa’s utterances at the rally where he announced his slate […]

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ANC retains municipal wards in Eastern Cape

JOHANNESBURG-The African National Congress (ANC) has retained two Eastern Cape municipal wards in by-elections held this week, the Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Friday.   The ANC’s Bongani Julius Tshoba beat Mamorapedi Tsoloane of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) at Elundini Municipality’s ward 12. The ward was previously represented by the ANC […]

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Ballooning irregular spending by government and entities shameless – ANC

CAPE TOWN, November 2 – The African National Congress (ANC) on Thursday described the rapid increase in irregular expenditure by national and province government department as well as state-owned enterprises as shameless. In a statement, the ANC welcomed an announcement by Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu on Wednesday that the number of clean audits increased from 113 […]