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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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No such a thing as ‘white monopoly capital’ – Mashatile

JOHANNESBURG, June 25– The African National Congress in Gauteng has banned the use of the words “white monopoly capital”, deemed a populist term to earn political mileage. Speaking at the close of the ANC’s Gauteng provincial executive committee (PEC) policy conference on Sunday evening, provincial chairman Paul Mashatile said ANC members should be cautious about […]

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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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Education is the key to economic freedom, says Zuma

VENTERSDORP, June 17 – Education is the most powerful weapon towards economic freedom, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday. “Government has taken reasonable and practical measures in ensuring that young people are enrolled in schools and study in decent schools and not mud schools and other inappropriate structures, Zuma said while addressing government’s main Youth […]