ANC prepares to dissolve KZN PEC

The African National Congress (ANC) will use the next three days to get legal counsel on the correct way to navigate KwaZulu-Natal before dissolving the provincial executive committee (PEC) which was declared unlawful by a full bench of judges of the Pietermaritzburg High Court, secretary general, Gwede Mantashe said on[…]

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ANC to brief media on crucial NEC meeting

The African National Congress is expected to brief the media on Monday on whether President Jacob Zuma survived another round of claims that his son’s business partners, the Guptas, are involved in ministerial appointments. The party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) met between Friday and Sunday at the St George’s Hotel[…]

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Let’s protect ANC members under attack: Dlamini-Zuma

African National Congress (ANC) NEC member Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says if members of the party continue to be attacked by the opposition, members of the party should protect them. Dlamini-Zuma was speaking at an ANC Cadres briefing in Sasolburg in the Free State. She says this is not the first time[…]

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The enemy wants to jail me, Zuma tells NEC

After surviving an unparalleled attack on his leadership of the ANC, a defiant President Jacob Zuma has told the party’s national executive committee (NEC) that stepping down would be like handing himself over to the enemy and he would never do it. Zuma addressed the NEC following a grueling three-day[…]

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ANC extends its final NEC for 2016

A “fierce” and “robust” ANC national executive committee meeting had to be extended as it could not agree on holding a secret vote for President Jacob Zuma to step down. The meeting which was due to end on Sunday has been extended to Monday. However, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said the[…]

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Mantashe, Duarte move to end tension

The ANC’s top leadership moved to defuse tensions in the party’s parliamentary caucus this week, after ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu’s call for the national executive committee (NEC) to step down caused disquiet in some quarters. Four ANC sources in Parliament independently told City Press that the party’s secretary-general, Gwede[…]

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ANC officials should avoid Israel

ANC members and leaders should not travel to Israel as the party is in solidarity with the people of Palestine, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Monday. “[We are] joining the call for [a] cultural, academic and education boycott of Israel, including travel bans for members and leaders of[…]

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