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East London court bid by disgruntled ANC members failed, says ANC provincial secretary

EAST LONDON, October 1 – A court bid by disgruntled Eastern Cape African National Congress members to challenge the outcome of this weekend’s provincial conference in East London has failed, newly elected ANC Eastern Cape secretary Lulama Ngcukaitobi said on Sunday.   Judgment in the East London High Court was reserved for Monday morning after […]

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ANC, IFP retain seats in by-elections

JOHANNESBURG, September 28  – The African National Congress (ANC) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) retained councillor seats in three by-elections held in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Northern Cape, the Independent Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) said on Thursday. The three by-elections were contested by 11 candidates representing six political parties on Wednesday. The IFP retained […]

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ANC elders move consultative conference to November

JOHANNESBURG, September 28 – The African National Congress (ANC) consultative conference has been moved to November, the governing party’s stalwarts and veterans said on Thursday.   The elders’ consultative conference, which they believe is a way forward in resolving the ruling party’s internal battles, was postponed several times previously.   Last week, the group announced […]