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1 hr ago | ABC News

Fr Michael Lapsley - surviving an assassination attempt by the...

Father Michael Lapsley is an Anglican priest and former African National Congress chaplain, who survived an assassination attempt by the apartheid regime but lost both hands and an eye in the bombing.

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5 hrs ago | Suria

Diepsloot: Where South Africa's problems...

The tavern in Diepsloot township on the outskirts of Johannesburg starts filling up early on a Friday.

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16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Mbete hints at SME department

The creation of a small and medium enterprises department is very likely, African National Congress national chairwoman Baleka Mbete said on Thursday.

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17 hrs ago | World Press Freedom Review

South African journalists: From joy to jitters

Twenty years ago, in 1994, when the liberation movement, the African National Congress , triumphed over the white nationalists in the general election that finally swept away apartheid and brought freedom to the masses of Africans and other races in South Africa, most of the 100 laws censoring the media that had come with apartheid were also ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

In-depth Africa

Cosatu: Vavi will beat the ANC drum

Vavi wasn't present at Wednesday's briefing but Cosatu and SACP leaders insisted he was legitimately unwell so couldn't attend.

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Tshwane Bishop condemns 'vote no' campaign

"In the past 20 years of our hard-earned freedom, I have never felt as failed as I am today by the stance taken by former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils and former deputy minister of health Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, of mobilising people to spoil their votes rather than vote for the ANC," the Right Reverend Abraham Thamsanqa Sibiya said in a ... (more)

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Mkhize: South Africans trust the ANC

Johannesburg - South Africans have confidence in the governing African National Congress, party treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday.

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Soweto residents want jobs, house

African National Congress treasurer Zweli Mkhize was on a campaign trail in Freedom Park, Soweto.

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Social media not a guaranteed vote winner

Cape Town - As the national general elections draw closer, it remains unclear whether the effort political parties are putting into social media marketing will make a difference.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Zuma Corruption Scandal Dogs ANC Ahead of May Elections

In just a few weeks, South Africans head to the polls to vote in parliamentary elections.

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IEC: One candidate objection upheld

Only one objection to candidates on political parties' lists has been upheld, the Electoral Commission of SA said on Tuesday.

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Keeping ANC out ff+ main aim: Mulder

Keeping the ANC out of power in South Africa is the "primary objective" of the Freedom Front Plus, the party's chief whip Corne Mulder said on Tuesday.

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Intelligence service an ANC tool: Kasrils

The intelligence service has become a tool for Luthuli House and the president, former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils said on Tuesday.

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SA laws adopted before poll may hurt business

South African lawmakers have pushed through legislation in Parliament before next month's election that business organisations say threatens to stifle investment, economic growth and job creation.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

News24

Trevor Manuel would make a perfect tenderpreneur.

By: Sivuyile S. Sesi @756Writing Trevor Manuel could make a good tenderpreneur. He should run a people service business, that fits perfectly with his credentials.

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NFP welcomes new members

"Today we welcomed new members... they were professional nurses, religious leaders and business people," NFP secretary general Professor Nhlanhla Khubisa said.

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ANCYL shies away from Masina insult

The ANC Youth League distanced itself on Monday from a comment made by its national convenor Mzwandile Masina about two party stalwarts on photo-sharing site Instagram.

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ANC gains over 100 members in NW

The ANC in the North West has welcomed over 100 new members from other political parties, it said on Monday.

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S. Africa anti-apartheid hero urges voters to shun ruling AN......

One of South Africa's ruling party stalwarts will launch a campaign urging voters to shun the African National Congress in upcoming polls in protest at rampant corruption in government, media reported on Monday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

News24

ANC campaigns to keep Gauteng

Members of the African National Congress's top six leadership were joined by members of the party's national executive committee.

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