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ANC slams ‘arrogant SACP’

Sello Theletsane The African National Congress (ANC) has slammed the “gravely unfortunate” accusations of factionalism by the South African Communist Party (SACP) where it criticised the ruling party’s decision to discipline its members that voted with the opposition in the recent failed vote of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma, saying it is under no obligation […]

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Former minister Kasrils says new recruits were not instructed to commit suicide

PRETORIA, August 3 – Former Minister of Intelligence Services Ronnie Kasrils refuted claims that the then banned African National Congress  (ANC) and South African Communist Party (SACP) encouraged members to commit suicide if they had been captured and tortured by apartheid police. “There was never an instruction to commit suicide. It was never part of our doctrine […]

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SACP resolves to contest elections

JOHANNESBURG, July 15 – The South African Communist Party’s 14th congress resolution to contest elections has come with a caution to members not to accept any form of donations from the controversial, politically connected Gupta family. Addressing the congress on its last day on Saturday, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said members should take responsibility […]

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SACP leadership elected unopposed

JOHANNESBURG, July 13– The South African Communist Party leaders were re-elected unopposed at the party’s congress in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni on Wednesday. Blade Nzimande, Thulas Nxesi, Senzeni Zokwana and Joyce Moloi-Moropa were re-elected as secretary general, deputy national chairperson, national chairperson, and national treasurer respectively. Solly Mapaila replaced Jeremy Cronin as first deputy general secretary while […]