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News 24 South Africa
7 Wits students killed in Limpopo crashextends its deepest sympathies to the friends and family of those who passed aw
7 Wits students killed in Limpopo crash
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
extends its deepest sympathies to the friends and family of those who passed away during this difficult period." The Congress of the People and the Democratic Alliance also sent their condolences to the families and friends of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC branches join anti Zuma march in Bloemfonteinis a problem. We saw this coming in 2007, we knew he was coming with problems."
ANC branches join anti Zuma march in Bloemfontein
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
is a problem. We saw this coming in 2007, we knew he was coming with problems." Other marchers included members of the Congress of the People, the Economic Freedom Fighters, religious groups, and the National Unemployment Voters... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Charge Zuma and restore NPA’s reputation – CopeThe Congress of the People (Cope) has called for charges against President Jaco
Charge Zuma and restore NPA’s reputation – Cope
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The Congress of the People (Cope) has called for charges against President Jacob Zuma to be reinstated to repair the tarnished reputation of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA). “Cope is delighted that all attempts by various role players to... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Charge Zuma and restore NPA’s reputation – COPEThe Congress of the People (COPE) has called for charges against President Jaco
Charge Zuma and restore NPA’s reputation – COPE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The Congress of the People (COPE) has called for charges against President Jacob Zuma to be reinstated to repair the tarnished reputation of the National Prosecution Authority (NPA). “COPE is delighted that all attempts by various role players to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zuma Must Go! Cope Supports Civil Society Action This Freedom DayCongress of the People President Mosiuoa Lekota and many of our party leaders a
Zuma Must Go! Cope Supports Civil Society Action This Freedom Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Congress of the People President Mosiuoa Lekota and many of our party leaders and members will be joining the civil society protest today in Johannesburg. We want to join our efforts with those who wish to free South Africa of state capture,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Happened to Charges Laid Against Collen Maine By Cope for Inciting Violence?the President of the ANCYL. What a blatant lie that is. COPE provides the foll
What Happened to Charges Laid Against Collen Maine By Cope for Inciting Violence?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the President of the ANCYL. What a blatant lie that is. COPE provides the following information On 10 February 2016, Congress of the People laid a charge against Collen Maine, President of the ANCYL at the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Urges Support for Peoples Assembly Protest On ThursdayNo one in South Africa can say that Congress of the People did not warn about t
Cope Urges Support for Peoples Assembly Protest On Thursday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
No one in South Africa can say that Congress of the People did not warn about the calamity that Jacob Zuma would inflict on South Africa. I wrote to Gwede Mantashe on 3 October 20018 to warn the ANC of the serious departures from the Freedom Charter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cope Will Never Support War TalkCongress of the People will never support war talk from any quarters whatsoever
Cope Will Never Support War Talk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Congress of the People will never support war talk from any quarters whatsoever. Whatever the ANC does to damage the freeness and fairness of election results, and it will do a great deal to hang on to power whichever way it can, we must all desist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Varsities Must Provide Inspiring Leadership Against Rapewomen students desiring to concentrate on their education without any fear of a
Varsities Must Provide Inspiring Leadership Against Rape
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
women students desiring to concentrate on their education without any fear of any sexual attack from any fellow students. Congress of the People urges every Vice Chancellor and every principal to recognise the depth and ugliness of this problem... Read more
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iafrica.com
Lekota defends Malema's 'war' commentsCongress of the People leader Mosioua Lekota has defended EFF leader Julius Mal
Lekota defends Malema's 'war' comments
iafrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Congress of the People leader Mosioua Lekota has defended EFF leader Julius Malema after he said that his party would remove the government through the barrel of a gun if the government continued to respond to the EFF's peaceful marches with... Read more
4d
News 24 South Africa
If Malema is a traitor so are a lot of othersto disrupt the State of the Nation Address in February. This was so uncalled fo
If Malema is a traitor so are a lot of others
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
to disrupt the State of the Nation Address in February. This was so uncalled for and typical of a tyrannical state that the Congress of the People opened a case against Maine at the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria for inciting violence. What... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
COPE supports ‘Zuma must go’ protestCongress of the People (COPE) president Mosiuoa Lekota and many of the party’s
COPE supports ‘Zuma must go’ protest
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Congress of the People (COPE) president Mosiuoa Lekota and many of the party’s supporters joined a civil society protest in Johannesburg on Wednesday calling for the ANC to recall President Jacob Zuma. “We want to join our efforts with those who... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Freedom of expression does not include war talk’of the Nation Address in February. But the police minister said he was not awa
‘Freedom of expression does not include war talk’
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
of the Nation Address in February. But the police minister said he was not aware of a probe into Maine's comments. The Congress of the People said it had opened a case against Maine at the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria for inciting... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Various organisations preparing to take on Malemaof the Nation Address in February. But the police minister said he was not awa
Various organisations preparing to take on Malema
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
of the Nation Address in February. But the police minister said he was not aware of a probe into Maine's comments. The Congress of the People said it had opened a case against Maine at the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria for inciting... Read more
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8d
News 24 South Africa
We are disturbed by arrogance of ANC, Zuma – CopeNgoepe, News24 Dennis Bloem and Mmusi Maimane outside the Constitutional Court
We are disturbed by arrogance of ANC, Zuma – Cope
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Ngoepe, News24 Dennis Bloem and Mmusi Maimane outside the Constitutional Court. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24) Pretoria- The Congress of the People (Cope) says it is disturbed by the arrogance displayed by the ANC and President Jacob Zuma following... Read more
9d
The Times & The Sunday Times
‘EFF not scared to fight if ANC responds violently to its peaceful protests’ - Malemapotential voters. “In the 2014 national and provincial elections‚ a lot of sup
‘EFF not scared to fight if ANC responds violently to its peaceful protests’ - Malema
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
potential voters. “In the 2014 national and provincial elections‚ a lot of support for the EFF in the Free State came from Congress of the People [Cope] supporters. These are people who are looking for a political home outside the ANC.” He said... Read more
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10d
Daily Dispatch
‘EFF not scared to fight if ANC responds violently to its peaceful protests’ – Malemapotential voters. “In the 2014 national and provincial elections‚ a lot of sup
‘EFF not scared to fight if ANC responds violently to its peaceful protests’ – Malema
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
potential voters. “In the 2014 national and provincial elections‚ a lot of support for the EFF in the Free State came from Congress of the People [Cope] supporters. These are people who are looking for a political home outside the ANC.” He said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Former DA MP Dene Smuts has dieda democratic South Africa has been profound, and we mourn her loss. We convey o
Former DA MP Dene Smuts has died
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
a democratic South Africa has been profound, and we mourn her loss. We convey our deepest condolences to her family.” The Congress of the People (Cope) has also responded to the news of Smuts’s passing. “She was tall and imposing and equally tall... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Averting Junk Status Is Very UrgentCongress of the People agrees with those commentators who believe that the rati
Averting Junk Status Is Very Urgent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Congress of the People agrees with those commentators who believe that the rating agencies will most likely downgrade South African sovereign bonds. If that happens, the ANC must take all of the blame. That is because the ANC has it in its power to... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Greenpeace Right to Pressurise RSA Retailers to Go GreenCongress of the People congratulates Greenpeace for evaluating the commitment o
Greenpeace Right to Pressurise RSA Retailers to Go Green
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Congress of the People congratulates Greenpeace for evaluating the commitment of Pick n Pay, Massmart, Spar, Woolworths and Shoprite to renewable energy. These retailers must show that they care about the preservation of life as we know it, on our... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Council meeting chaos after councillor ‘jokes’ about death of ANC supportersof our people can never be made a mockery. “He doesn’t even deserve to sit wit
Council meeting chaos after councillor ‘jokes’ about death of ANC supporters
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
of our people can never be made a mockery. “He doesn’t even deserve to sit with us.” The Democratic Alliance and the Congress of the People agreed‚ saying Bobani had to apologise. Bobani refused. The council was adjourned for 20 minutes for... Read more
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iafrica.com
'Zuma Must Go' group plans futureto make leaders directly accountable to citizens. Yesterday dialogues were hel
'Zuma Must Go' group plans future
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
to make leaders directly accountable to citizens. Yesterday dialogues were held in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota says the country’s leaders should be accountable to citizens, not to... Read more
16d
News 24 South Africa
Msholozi made a joke of us people at Soweto 'Consultative Assembly'must fall!", with some within the crowd describing him as a "thief" and a "thug
Msholozi made a joke of us people at Soweto 'Consultative Assembly'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
must fall!", with some within the crowd describing him as a "thief" and a "thug". Among the politicians in the crowd were Congress of the People leader Mosioua Lekota, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa and Economic Freedom Fighters... Read more
17d
Daily Dispatch
PAC calls for end to feudinga patriot and a principled leader. The two parties were joined by local leaders
PAC calls for end to feuding
Daily Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
a patriot and a principled leader. The two parties were joined by local leaders of rival political parties like the Congress of the People and Economic Freedom Fighters. OND FAREWELL: PAC deputy president Mzwanele Nyontso, Pan-Africanist... Read more
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iol.co.za
No one’s bigger than democracycoming together of progressive forces, the Congress Alliance – this was for a c
No one’s bigger than democracy
iol.co.za / Posted 18 days ago
coming together of progressive forces, the Congress Alliance – this was for a common goal, democracy, and the step further, Congress of the People in 1955. Hence, the first clause says, “The people shall govern”. This clause tallies with the... Read more
18d
Eye Witness News
Political parties call for peaceful electionshave vowed not to use unethical practices such as the buying of votes or the us
Political parties call for peaceful elections
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
have vowed not to use unethical practices such as the buying of votes or the use of taxpayers’ money to fund campaigns. Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosioa Lekota says members of the public should remember they’re all entitled to their... Read more
19d
Eye Witness News
Political parties sign charter of election ethics(Salga), along with the Moral Regeneration Movement (MRM). Party representativ
Political parties sign charter of election ethics
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
(Salga), along with the Moral Regeneration Movement (MRM). Party representatives from the African National Congress (ANC), Congress of the People (Cope), the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and many others have gathered at Constitution Hill to... Read more
19d
Eye Witness News
Mbete, Modise locked in meeting with opposition over ConCourt judgmentAlliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Chief Whip
Mbete, Modise locked in meeting with opposition over ConCourt judgment
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Chief Whip Floyd Shivambu and Congress of the People (Cope) deputy president Willie Madisha were among those seen entering the venue. It doesn't appear as... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Mmusi’s Way: Targeting Zuma to break the ANC monolithrecognises Zuma as president and would “physically remove him” if the president
Mmusi’s Way: Targeting Zuma to break the ANC monolith
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 days ago
recognises Zuma as president and would “physically remove him” if the president tried to address Parliament again. The Congress of the People (Cope) announced that it was withdrawing its participation in Parliament. It said “the refusal of the... Read more
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20d
The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC heavyweights visit East London as part of party's nationwide drive ahead of #Elections2016ANC delegation took notes and promised to follow up on the grievances raised by
ANC heavyweights visit East London as part of party's nationwide drive ahead of #Elections2016
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
ANC delegation took notes and promised to follow up on the grievances raised by the people. Duarte also welcomed three new members to the ANC - two from the Democratic Alliance (DA) and one from the Congress of the Pe... Read more
20d
Mail & Guardian
Cope withdraws from ParliamentThe Congress of the People (Cope) on Tuesday said it had resolved to withdraw f
Cope withdraws from Parliament
Mail & Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
The Congress of the People (Cope) on Tuesday said it had resolved to withdraw from all parliamentary activities until the Constitutional Court provides clarity on how to further handle its judgment on the drawn out Nkandla debacle. “COPE executive... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘The ZCC is above politics’the good name of the ZCC by aligning it to a particular political view”. The s
‘The ZCC is above politics’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
the good name of the ZCC by aligning it to a particular political view”. The statement comes as the Presidency and the Congress of the People (Cope) are embroiled in a war of words over “impressions” that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘THE ZCC IS ABOVE POLITICS’the good name of the ZCC by aligning it to a particular political view”. The s
‘THE ZCC IS ABOVE POLITICS’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
the good name of the ZCC by aligning it to a particular political view”. The statement comes as the Presidency and the Congress of the People (Cope) are embroiled in a war of words over “impressions” that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa told... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Presidency: ‘Impression that Ramaphosa said churches should not get involved in politics is incorrect’the international community against what the broader church termed a heresy.”
Presidency: ‘Impression that Ramaphosa said churches should not get involved in politics is incorrect’
Daily Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
the international community against what the broader church termed a heresy.” The Presidency clarification comes after Congress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem had‚ in announcing his party’s withdrawal from parliamentary... Read more
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iafrica.com
COPE withdraws from ParliamentThe Congress of the People has withdrawn from all parliamentary activities over
COPE withdraws from Parliament
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The Congress of the People has withdrawn from all parliamentary activities over ANC Member of Parliament's refusal to act against President Jacob Zuma. The party said in a statement that the ANC's refusal to act against the president following the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Presidency: ‘Impression that Ramaphosa said churches should not get involved in politics is incorrect’the international community against what the broader church termed a heresy.”
Presidency: ‘Impression that Ramaphosa said churches should not get involved in politics is incorrect’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
the international community against what the broader church termed a heresy.” The Presidency clarification comes after Congress of the People (Cope) spokesperson Dennis Bloem had‚ in announcing his party’s withdrawal from parliamentary... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Ex-councillor’s son stabbed to deathwas pronounced dead on arrival. Speaking with the media yesterday, the victim’
Ex-councillor’s son stabbed to death
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
was pronounced dead on arrival. Speaking with the media yesterday, the victim’s father, Winston Ramsaroop, who served as Congress of the People councillor between 2010 and 2013, at the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation, said his son was not... Read more
21d
Daily Dispatch
COPE withdraws from Parliamentary activitiesCongress of the People (COPE) has withdrawn from parliamentary activities sayin
COPE withdraws from Parliamentary activities
Daily Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
Congress of the People (COPE) has withdrawn from parliamentary activities saying the ANC’s refusal to act against President Jacob Zuma has made it guilty of contempt of court. This follows a meeting of the party’s Congress Executive Committee in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Cope to refrain from participating in National Assemblyhow to proceed'. Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. Jaco
Cope to refrain from participating in National Assembly
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
how to proceed'. Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN. Jacob Zuma,National Assembly,Cope CAPE TOWN – Congress of the People (Cope's) executive committee has resolved that none of its Members of Parliament (MPs) will be allowed... Read more
21d
News 24 South Africa
Cope withdraws from parliamentary activitesCOPE WITHDRAWS FROM PARLIAMENTARY ACTIVITIES Congress Executive Committee of t
Cope withdraws from parliamentary activites
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
COPE WITHDRAWS FROM PARLIAMENTARY ACTIVITIES Congress Executive Committee of the Congress of the People in its ordinary meeting held in Johannesburg today considered the judgement of the Constitutional Court given on Thursday 31 March... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
COPE withdraws from Parliamentary activitiesAssembly to take part in its proceedings until there was clarity from the Const
COPE withdraws from Parliamentary activities
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 21 days ago
Assembly to take part in its proceedings until there was clarity from the Constitutional Court on how to proceed. “Congress of the People is determined not to make itself guilty through participation in activities that are in contempt of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Zuma Threatening to Fragment the Country?he would not go quietly and that, at the very least, this would result in a spl
Is Zuma Threatening to Fragment the Country?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
he would not go quietly and that, at the very least, this would result in a split in ANC ranks much more serious than the Congress of the People breakaway following Mbeki's sacking. ANC secretary general, Gwede Mantashe, who also serves on the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC must lead decolonisationof Rhodes status in University of Cape Town. South Africa marks 22 years of de
ANC must lead decolonisation
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
of Rhodes status in University of Cape Town. South Africa marks 22 years of democratic breakthrough and 61 years since the congress of the people drafted the Freedom Charter. However, the democratic breakthrough is marked with numerous pitfalls... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Motion Without Notice According to Rule 137 of the Standing Rules and Orders of the Limpopo Legislature.The provincial executive committee of the Congress of the people in its meeting
Motion Without Notice According to Rule 137 of the Standing Rules and Orders of the Limpopo Legislature.
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
The provincial executive committee of the Congress of the people in its meeting yesterday resolved amongst others to congratulate the opposition parties in the national parliament for steadfastness and unwavering determination to protect the... Read more
25d
AllAfrica.com
Civil Society Rising to Sanitise Our Politicsthe good of the nation. Finally, thievery and looting in politics will get its
Civil Society Rising to Sanitise Our Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
the good of the nation. Finally, thievery and looting in politics will get its comeuppance through the will of the people. Congress of the People will participate fully in all the activities of the civil society movement that is beginning to take... Read more
25d
The Times & The Sunday Times
ANC to ‘engage’ with groups calling for Zuma’s headon Monday resolved to go out and engage with branches of the party and other st
ANC to ‘engage’ with groups calling for Zuma’s head
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
on Monday resolved to go out and engage with branches of the party and other stakeholders‚ including civil society. The Congress of the People on Wednesday said it “will participate fully in all the activities of the civil society movement that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Civil groups unite behind calls for Zuma to resignthat Zuma be subjected to a disciplinary process. “He’s gone here in Parliamen
Civil groups unite behind calls for Zuma to resign
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
that Zuma be subjected to a disciplinary process. “He’s gone here in Parliament and lied to the people of South Africa.” Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota says there’s also the possibility of approaching the Constitutional Court... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Opposition parties plot a way forward after failing to unseat Zumathat Zuma be subjected to a disciplinary process. “He’s gone here in Parliamen
Opposition parties plot a way forward after failing to unseat Zuma
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
that Zuma be subjected to a disciplinary process. “He’s gone here in Parliament and lied to the people of South Africa.” Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota says there’s also the possibility of approaching the Constitutional Court... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Forensic team could take lookadministration. Emrith, a one-time policy-strategy officer under the Basdeo Pa
Forensic team could take look
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
administration. Emrith, a one-time policy-strategy officer under the Basdeo Panday UNC, subsequently shifted to the Congress of the People after COP was formed. Between 2002 and 2010, he was CEO of the Centre of Excellence when former UNC... Read more
27d
Daily Maverick
Naked in Nkandlaof him, but many people who were going to vote for the ANC might look elsewhere
Naked in Nkandla
Daily Maverick / Posted 27 days ago
of him, but many people who were going to vote for the ANC might look elsewhere because of him. The fear of a repeat of the Congress of the People breakaway after the last internal ANC fight seems unfounded: maybe some ultranationalistic Zulus... Read more
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