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#CabinetReshuffle Nzimande’s axing a declaration of war, says SACP

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Tuesday said its members in Cabinet will remain in Parliament despite the unilateral axing of its secretary general, Blade Nzimande, as Higher Education and Training Minister. This comes after President Jacob Zuma reshuffled his Cabinet and took Hlengiwe Mkhize from the home affairs portfolio to replace […]

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Mpumalanga ANC distances itself from Ramaphosa rally

JOHANNESBURG, October 17 – The Mpumalanga provincial leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) on Tuesday distanced itself from a text message announcing a rally in Mbombela expected to be addressed by party presidential hopeful, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. Ramaphosa and former African Union Commission chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, are front runners in the race to lead the […]

Lead Opinion South Africa

Aims for an ANC Presidential non-contest and the false doctrine of a third candidate as solution!

Is the ANC now legitimizing, para structures of ‘premier and chairpersons leagues’?     They say history repeats itself the first in a farce the second in tragedy. I thought of this observation as I hear some in this ANC 2017 elective season, pontificate a doctrine of working for a non-contested election, and others advocate […]

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We are not interfering, says Cosatu president on national shutdown

DURBAN, September – The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) was not interfering in the work of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) by taking to the streets to protest state capture, according to Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini. Speaking at Durban City Hall on Wednesday during the trade union federation’s national shutdown, Dlamini told well over […]

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Cosatu-led national strike underway

Sello Theletsane Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)-led national strike supported by the African National Congress (ANC) in Gauteng and the South African Communist Party (SACP) is reportedly underway and said to focus at expedite the process of setting up an inquiry into state capture. The Cosatu-led strike is expected to take place in each of the country’s nine provinces, with the biggest […]

In The News South Africa

Nationwide strike to ‘defeat the elite’, says SA Communist Party

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – The nationwide strike by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) against corruption and state capture is a rolling action to defeat the corrupt elite and save the African National Congress-led movement, SA Communist Party (SACP) deputy secretary Solly Mapaila said on Tuesday. He said President Jacob Zuma was the ”elite predator” […]

Business In The News South Africa

KPMG conduct ‘deplorable’, Moyane ‘opportunistic’ – SA Communist Party

CAPE TOWN, September 19 – Both the South African Revenue Service (Sars) commissioner Tom Moyane and auditing firm KPMG must face action for the fiasco around claims of a “rogue unit” within the revenue service which led to several people losing their jobs, including former finance minister Pravin Gordhan, the SA Communist Party (SACP) said […]