Gwede Mantashe

Media ethics inquiry making progress: Sanef

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) says it has made important progress in its independent Media Ethics and Credibility Inquiry. The enquiry was prompted by the apologies made by the Sunday Times for its Rogue Unit, Cato Manor and Zimbabwe Rendition stories in 2019. Since its launch in June[…]

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Nuclear energy is on the agenda at Russia-Africa summit: Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says nuclear energy is on the agenda of the Russia-Africa summit, under way in the Russian city of Sochi. Russia-Africa Summit — Presidency | South Africa ?? (@PresidencyZA) October 24, 2019 47 African leaders are attending the summit. Ahead of the summit which started on Thursday, Rwandan officials approved[…]

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ANC stalwarts throw down the gauntlet

A group of ANC stalwarts has urged the party’s National Executive Committee to consider recalling President Jacob Zuma as head of government. The veterans have written to secretary general Gwede Mantashe. They want the request tabled during the governing party’s NEC meeting, which begins today (Friday). It’s the first time[…]

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Kathrada was incorruptible‚ says Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe on Wednesday painted Ahmed Kathrada as a model leader who had integrity. Speaking at Kathrada’s funeral at the Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg‚ Mantashe said Kathrada was “incorruptible‚ not only in his politics but also in his personal life.” “He was a man you knew who[…]

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Mbete and Modise acted too slowly: Mantashe

Speaker Baleka Mbete and National Council of Provinces chair Thandi Modise should have taken much swifter action against the EFF and DA during the State of the Nation Address on Thursday. So says ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe‚ who accused the two of prolonging the mayhem in Parliament. Mantashe said the[…]

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Judgment due in Fransman, ANC matter

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the Western Cape High Court on Friday in the matter involving Marius Fransman and the ANC’s integrity committee. The respondents in the matter are ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and commission deputy chairperson Frene Ginwala. Fransman has been the subject of disciplinary[…]

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