South Africa: ANC and the Effective Use of Social Media
The African National Congress has embraced the use of social media to connect with the people of South Africa.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
DA councillors in Tshwane defect to ANC
"We are going to be welcoming four other DA members to the ANC," African National Congress deputy chairperson in Tshwane, Mapiti Matsena, said on Friday.
Residents: please Msholozi help us
Residents of Soshanguve, near Pretoria, appealed on Friday to African National Congress president Jacob Zuma to assist them in fixing their leaking roofs.
Zuma signals SA black ownership push
South African President Jacob Zuma said the government must push for increased black ownership of the continent's biggest economy, signaling his policy focus as he prepares for a second term in office.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Mzansi Election 2014, the untold story
Udo W. Froese After the May elections this year, new political party alliances will be formed.
UPDATE 3-S.Africa's Eskom imposes first blackouts in six years
The South African state power utility Eskom imposed rolling blackouts for the first time since 2008 on Thursday, forcing rail networks and banks to switch to emergency generators after heavy rains soaked power station coal supplies.
Gender bill approved by National Assembly
The contentious Women Empowerment and Gender Equality Bill was eventually passed by the National Assembly on Wednesday , but only after a delay as too few MPs were in the house to constitute a quorum.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Anti-Israel speakers and Jewish self-hatred
The global center of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is, when you think about it, South Africa.
Six-week platinum strike rumbles on
Wage talks between the world's top platinum producers and South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction workers Union collapsed on Wednesday, dashing hopes for an early end to a crippling six-week strike.
Politicians can't resist lure of Pistorius
The lure of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial is too much, it seems, even for our top politicians to resist.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
South Africa: What Tlakula's Alleged Conflict of Interest Means for the IEC and the Elections
We find ourselves between a rock and a hard place. Last year, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela found that Independent Electoral Commission Chairperson, Pansy Tlakula, had presided over an 'unmanaged conflict of interest' when the IEC entered into a R320 million lease agreement for office space.
'Numsa wants to destroy the Alliance'
"This cannot be done in the name of Cosatu," Congress of SA Trade Unions acting general secretary Bheki Ntshalintshali told reporters.
ANC's Yengeni in court
The drunken driving case against African National Congress national executive committee member Tony Yengeni was postponed by the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Are We a Nation of Thugs
The fight against corruption is central to the struggle for human rights and the right to social equality and justice.
Sydney Star Observer
Sally Gross remembered as fearless intersex leader
REGARDED as influential in the global intersex movement, South African activist Sally Gross has been remembered as a courageous and ground-breaking campaigner for human rights and against racism.
Pistorius neighbour 'heard screams'
A neighbour of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has told a court in Pretoria that she was awoken by a woman's "terrible screams" in the early hours of 14 February 2013.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
South Africa Endorses Israel Apartheid Week
South Africa's ruling African National Congress has officially endorsed the annual Israel Apartheid Week , which is held annually on campuses and is used to delegitimize Israel.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Zille: ANC benefitting from power crisis
Johannesburg - The African National Congress is benefiting from the country's power emergency, DA leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.
Mantashe campaigns in Marikana
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe conducted a voter campaign in Marikana, near Rustenburg in the North West on Saturday, the party said.
South Africa: CEC Statement, 27 February 2014
The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 24-26 February 2014, at COSATU House, Braamfontein, attended by the National Office Bearers, leaders of affiliated unions and provincial structures.