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Mail & Guardian
ANC tells members to stop rising to EFF's baitIn simple English: hold your horses. The ANC has warned its members in the nati
ANC tells members to stop rising to EFF's bait
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
In simple English: hold your horses. The ANC has warned its members in the national and provincial legislatures to avoid being “goaded into precipitate action” when provoked by opposition parties, particularly the Economic Freedom Fighters... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Bluster’ would have irked Ruth FirstINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe painting of Ruth First by Ben Slow in Orlando Soweto. Firs
‘Bluster’ would have irked Ruth First
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe painting of Ruth First by Ben Slow in Orlando Soweto. First's "sharp criticism and her impatience with bluster earned her enemies and she was often feared in political debate. However, she was not dogmatic", according to a the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Special Central Executive Committee Meeting Outcomes As Held From the 12th - 13th August 2015 At Cosatu House, BraamfonteinThe Congress of South African Trade Unions has held its Special Central Executi
Cosatu Special Central Executive Committee Meeting Outcomes As Held From the 12th - 13th August 2015 At Cosatu House, Braamfontein
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions has held its Special Central Executive Committee meeting at COSATU House, Braamfontein from the 12th-13th August 2015 after the recent successful Special National Congress in July 2015. The meeting was... Read more
4d
Eye Witness News
A crisis the ANC should not wasteOPINION: ANC,African National Congress,South African economy Stephen Grootes
A crisis the ANC should not waste
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
OPINION: ANC,African National Congress,South African economy Stephen Grootes says the party is in a good position to actually use the economic crisis for the good of SA. On Monday, the rand sank to its lowest ever... Read more
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4d
The Times & The Sunday Times
‘Hamba kahle Comrade Sir Bob’: Nelson Mandela FoundationHepple‚ who died on August 21 after a short illness‚ served as “Mandela’s legal
‘Hamba kahle Comrade Sir Bob’: Nelson Mandela Foundation
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Hepple‚ who died on August 21 after a short illness‚ served as “Mandela’s legal advisor through his 1962 trial for leaving the country without a passport and inciting a strike”‚ the foundation said. “While Mandela conducted his own defence he asked... Read more
4d
Daily Maverick
A crisis the ANC should not wasteIn a way, one of the reasons for this has been what many analysts have suggeste
A crisis the ANC should not waste
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
In a way, one of the reasons for this has been what many analysts have suggested is a lack of proper policy direction. Some refer to "analysis paralysis", others to the fact that the ANC is simply a broad church, that with both Cyril Ramaphosa and... Read more
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5d
Mail & Guardian
Deluded ANC fell short of true liberationIn 1967 I heard Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere make a statement, summarised
Deluded ANC fell short of true liberation
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
In 1967 I heard Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere make a statement, summarised here by the newspaper of his party, the Tanganyika African National Union, at the time: “Nyerere called on the people of Tanzania to have great confidence in themselves... Read more
5d
Daily Maverick
I am Black and I am beautifulMany decades before that sermon, in the 1800s, lived Mrs Araminta Harriet Tubma
I am Black and I am beautiful
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
Many decades before that sermon, in the 1800s, lived Mrs Araminta Harriet Tubman, the ‘Moses of her people’. I add her lesser known name ‘Araminta’ to also tell of the richness of an African being, the depth and beauty of a black body. The names our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Michael Dingake On Legendary Communist Leader Moses KotaneMoses Kotane was a famous South African Communist Party (SACP) leader who was g
Michael Dingake On Legendary Communist Leader Moses Kotane
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Moses Kotane was a famous South African Communist Party (SACP) leader who was general-secretary for some decades as well as a leading figure in the African National Congress (ANC). Paradoxically, despite being a communist he was the main confidante... Read more
11d
AllAfrica.com
Why the United Front Must Immediately Form a PartySouth Africa's democratic system, heavily dominated by the ANC, could best be s
Why the United Front Must Immediately Form a Party
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
South Africa's democratic system, heavily dominated by the ANC, could best be served by a genuinely democratic, mainstream trade union-based party, like Brazil's Socialist Party. The time for Zwelinzima Vavi's United Front lobby to transform into... Read more
12d
News 24 South Africa
Limpopo speaker’s suspension pits SACP against the ANC ... again2015-08-17 17:35 Speaker of the Provincial Legislature Merriam Ramadwa Cracks
Limpopo speaker’s suspension pits SACP against the ANC ... again
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
2015-08-17 17:35 Speaker of the Provincial Legislature Merriam Ramadwa Cracks are starting to show in the ANC tripartite alliance in Limpopo where the South African Communist Party has... Read more
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12d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Presidency slams advocate for calling Farlam report a disgraceThis followed Ntsebeza’s remarks at a third-year commemoration of the Marikana
Presidency slams advocate for calling Farlam report a disgrace
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
This followed Ntsebeza’s remarks at a third-year commemoration of the Marikana killings in Rustenburg a day earlier‚ in which he referred to the report compiled by Farlam as a “ what a disgrace”. Ntsebeza represented the families of the victims at... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa | Daily MaverickMoses Kotane was a famous South African Communist Party (SACP) leader who was g
South Africa | Daily Maverick
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
Moses Kotane was a famous South African Communist Party (SACP) leader who was general-secretary for some decades as well as a leading figure in the African National Congress (ANC). Paradoxically, despite being a communist he was the main confidante... Read more
19d
AllAfrica.com
EFF the Vanguard of Anarchy - Young Communist LeagueYoung Communist League of SA national secretary Mluleki Dlelanga has launched a
EFF the Vanguard of Anarchy - Young Communist League
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Young Communist League of SA national secretary Mluleki Dlelanga has launched a stinging attack on the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), calling it the vanguard of anarchy. He contrasted them with the South African Communist Party (SACP), which he... Read more
21d
News 24 South Africa
EFF the vanguard of anarchy Young Communist LeagueAmanda Khoza, News24 Durban – Young Communist League of SA national secretary
EFF the vanguard of anarchy Young Communist League
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 Durban – Young Communist League of SA national secretary Mluleki Dlelanga has launched a stinging attack on the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), calling it the vanguard of anarchy. He contrasted them with the South African... Read more
22d
iol.co.za
SACP speaks out against cop killingsINDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice officers at the scene in Westridge, Mitchells Plain, wh
SACP speaks out against cop killings
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAPolice officers at the scene in Westridge, Mitchells Plain, where an off-duty police officer was shot. Picture: Ayande Ndamane Cape Town - The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Western Cape has spoken out against cop... Read more
23d
News 24 South Africa
Mpumalanga SACP cracks whip on Kholwane for not toeing party line2015-08-06 16:13 Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza (Adele du Toit) Mpumalanga S
Mpumalanga SACP cracks whip on Kholwane for not toeing party line
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
2015-08-06 16:13 Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza (Adele du Toit) Mpumalanga SACP chairperson, Eric Kholwane, is expected to appear before a disciplinary committee tomorrow on five... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Spar Workers Dismissed After Strike for Longer HoursAbout 20 workers have been dismissed at the Philippi Plaza Mall Spar following
Spar Workers Dismissed After Strike for Longer Hours
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
About 20 workers have been dismissed at the Philippi Plaza Mall Spar following a strike they embarked on in June. According to the workers they were striking because they wanted their employer to get rid of a labour broker who has been working for... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Are South African Courts Really Over-Reaching?South Africa's judiciary has come under attack for deliberately overreaching, b
Are South African Courts Really Over-Reaching?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
South Africa's judiciary has come under attack for deliberately overreaching, but courts should not be put in the position in which they often find themselves - of having to issue orders to hold the executive to account. By ALISON TILLEY. You may... Read more
23d
AllAfrica.com
Josiah Tshangana Gumede was a relentless activist, a dedicated newspaperman and one of the foremost po
Josiah Tshangana Gumede
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
was a relentless activist, a dedicated newspaperman and one of the foremost political leaders of his time. By the time died in 1947 he had become an accomplished politician, a dedicated teacher and a... Read more
24d
Daily Maverick
Are South African courts really over-reaching?You may recall Gwede Mantashe in full flow, criticising the judiciary for what
Are South African courts really over-reaching?
Daily Maverick / Posted 24 days ago
You may recall Gwede Mantashe in full flow, criticising the judiciary for what he perceives as its bias against the ruling party. To add insult to injury, at the South African Communist Party special national congress, Blade Nzimande told delegates... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Why Communism Appears to Be Gaining Favour in South AfricaBy Dirk Kotze, University of South Africa The South African Communist Party re
Why Communism Appears to Be Gaining Favour in South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
By Dirk Kotze, University of South Africa The South African Communist Party reported an upsurge in membership at its recent 3rd special congress. Its membership now stands at about 220 000. Does this indicate that the Left is gaining momentum or is... Read more
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25d
Eye Witness News
Thuli Madonsela unleashed: The outlaw fires back on NkandlaOPINION: Nkandla,Thuli Madonsela,Public Protector,Nkandla ad hoc committee R
Thuli Madonsela unleashed: The outlaw fires back on Nkandla
Eye Witness News / Posted 25 days ago
OPINION: Nkandla,Thuli Madonsela,Public Protector,Nkandla ad hoc committee Ranjeni Munusamy says the public protector has demonstrated her frustration at being repeatedly attacked. If a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 4 August 2015A Boko Haram leader is missing in the terrorist organisation's latest video; So
African Press Review 4 August 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
A Boko Haram leader is missing in the terrorist organisation's latest video; South African investors count their losses as hijackers extend a takeover of unoccupied buildings in Johannesburg; and the Kenyan press is in search of clues to a string of... Read more
25d
Daily Maverick
Thuli Madonsela unleashed: The Outlaw fires back on NkandlaIt was little unorthodox for journalists to be addressed as “Honourable Speaker
Thuli Madonsela unleashed: The Outlaw fires back on Nkandla
Daily Maverick / Posted 25 days ago
It was little unorthodox for journalists to be addressed as “Honourable Speaker” at a media briefing. Then again, in South Africa there are all sorts of surprises for journalists on the job – from signal jamming to pictures being deleted by police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Congratulates the SACP On Its 94th AnniversaryThe Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of working class comm
Cosatu Congratulates the SACP On Its 94th Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions joins millions of working class communities in South African and across the globe to celebrate the 94th Anniversary since the The South African Communist Party (SACP) was founded on 30 July 1921 as the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Fight for a Socialist South AfricaSouth Africa is failing, as a direct result of the neoliberalism embraced by th
The Fight for a Socialist South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
South Africa is failing, as a direct result of the neoliberalism embraced by the ruling Black elite working in cahoots with the white class since the formal end of apartheid 20 years ago. A true transition of power to the people is need. "By the end... Read more
29d
AllAfrica.com
'A Very Good Man in Africa' - Stephen EllisStephen Ellis who died yesterday was one of the greatest Africanists of his gen
'A Very Good Man in Africa' - Stephen Ellis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Stephen Ellis who died yesterday was one of the greatest Africanists of his generation. He was also a great friend to me and my family and also to RAS. He edited African Affairs from 1998 to 2006 bringing several bright young academics to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Noted Scholar DiesThe Leiden African Studies Centre is very sad to report that Prof. Stephen Elli
Noted Scholar Dies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
The Leiden African Studies Centre is very sad to report that Prof. Stephen Ellis died on July 29, 2015. Stephen had leukemia, a disease that first manifested itself three years ago, and was treated effectively until three weeks ago. With great... Read more
30d
News 24 South Africa
Zuma using ‘tyranny of majority’ to avoid court says ex justice KrieglerOudregter Johann Kriegler President Jacob Zuma is using the “tyranny of the ma
Zuma using ‘tyranny of majority’ to avoid court says ex justice Kriegler
News 24 South Africa / Posted 30 days ago
Oudregter Johann Kriegler President Jacob Zuma is using the “tyranny of the majority” to avoid the courts in connection with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s Nkandla report. This is according to former Constitutional Court judge Johann Kriegler,... Read more

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