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SACP must contest 2021 local govt elections

The Young Communist League (YCL) Treasurer, Kebaabetswe Nkate, has reiterated their position that the South African Communist Party (SACP) must contest the 2021 local government elections for the benefit of the working class. Nkate was speaking at a Red October rally held in Klerksdorp in the North West on Sunday. She says[…]

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ANC alliance partners to draft economic growth strategy

African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa says the party’s National Executive Committee will meet with the South African Communist Party (SACP), Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) this weekend to draft a strategy that will assist in growing the economy. He[…]

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Mapaila says rally not for Gordhan, but inspired by him

The Deputy-General Secretary of the SACP, Solly Mapaila says a joint campaign in support of democracy was not organised for Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, but it was inspired by him. Mapaila addressed a crowd at the rally organised by the party and the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation at the Johannesburg Town Hall. The[…]

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SACP pokes holes in Zuma’s testimony at state capture inquiry

The ANC’s own alliance partner, the SACP, has called into question former president Jacob Zuma’s testimony this week at the Zondo commission into state capture. SACP spokesperson Alex Mashilo said there might be serious legal implications for Zuma’s testimony over spy allegations within the ANC. “Regarding the old era allegations[…]

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SACP stands with Gordhan amid EFF fracas

Comrade Pravin [Gordhan], we are in solidarity with you, we are with you.” This was part of a message delivered by the SACP’s first deputy general-secretary, Solly Mapaila, to rousing applause from members of the tripartite alliance. Mapaila made the comments just hours after Gordhan faced a standoff from EFF[…]

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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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