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May Day signifies workers’ struggle: SACP

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng says they will hand over a memorandum of demands at the department of labour in Johannesburg as part of May Day commemorations. The SACP says some of their demands are that workers should work 40 hours a week.  It says this day[…]

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SACP to commemorate Chris Hani’s death

The 25th anniversary of the assassination of South African Communist Party General Secretary Chris Hani, will be commemorated on Tuesday in different parts of the country. He was shot and killed on April 10, 1993 by Polish immigrant Janusz Walus with the help of former Conservative Party member Clive Derby-Lewis.[…]

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ANC’s splitting heirs, says analysts

As African National Congress delegates gather this week to pick a new leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma, they face a challenge that is threatening to overshadow the contest: to stop the party from splitting.The likelihood of a break-up is probably the biggest in the ANC’s 105-year-old history, especially if[…]

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Charge those implicated in Gupta leaks: SACP

The SACP wants those implicated in the Gupta email leaks and Parliamentary hearings to be criminally prosecuted. The party is also calling for the axing of incompetent government ministers. SACP General Secretary, Blade Nzimande, briefed the media on the outcomes of the party’s Central Committee meeting on Sunday. He said[…]

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Walus still shows no remorse for Hani: Masutha

Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus has not shown enough remorse for murdering the SACP leader, Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Friday. Giving reasons for his refusal to grant Walus parole, shortly after a media briefing in Pretoria, Masutha said paroling the convicted murderer would be pointless, as he “still[…]

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ANC alliance at its weakest‚ partners say

The relationship between the ANC and its alliance partners has reached an all-time low. That was the consensus reached at a meeting in Johannesburg on Thursday between the South African Communist Party (SACP)‚ the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu)‚ the South African National Civic Organisation (SANCO) and the[…]

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