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Mkhize: Mining industry vital for state plan
The mining industry will play an important role in delivering 11 million additional jobs as envisaged in the National Development Plan , ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize said on Thursday.
Thu May 23, 2013
ANC launches cellphone app
The Western Cape ANC has launched a cellphone application to communicate with the province's youth ahead of next year's elections, The Cape Argus has reported.
Parliament to debate initiate deaths - ANC
Parliament will probably debate the deaths of initiates at the end of the month, the African National Congress chief whip's office said on Thursday.
S. Africa's ANC Criticizes Circumcision Investigation
South Africa 's ruling African National Congress criticized the slow pace of a police investigation into the death of 35 young men during traditional initiation ceremonies.
Wed May 22, 2013
Mandela name pulled into South Africa politics
Nelson Mandela, old and frail, lives in seclusion in his Johannesburg home. Beyond the high walls of the house, the fighting over his image and what he stood for has already begun.
South African President Jacob Zuma implicated in Gupta wedding plane scandal
A South African government report released on Wednesday implicated President Jacob Zuma in a scandal over a plane chartered by rich friends of his which landed at a military base without proper permission.The presidency and Zuma's ruling African National Congress have denied demanding landing permission for the flight carrying nearly 200 guests for ... (more)
Four provinces hold by-elections
Municipal ward by-elections were underway in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, the Northern Cape, and the Western Cape on Wednesday, the Independent Electoral Commission said.
Co-author of South Africa Constitution to speak at University of Michigan-Flint
An international recognized rights activist from South Africa will speak will speak to the community next month at University of Michigan-Flint. Albie Sachs, the co-author of the South Africa Constitution, will give the presentation "Nelson Mandela as a Leader, Comrade, and Friend" at 6 p.m. June 4 in the Michigan Rooms of the Harding Mott ... (more)
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Governor-General finds Canadian visa restrictions still rankle some ANC members
Canada's Governor General David Johnston reviews the honour guard during the official welcoming ceremony in Cape Town May 21, 2013 with Table Mountain looming in the background.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fixed venue mulled for ANC conference
"It is not working for us, this thing of rotating the conference and creating conference infrastructure every five years at a huge cost," he told reporters in Johannesburg.
Sun May 19, 2013
South African president not involved in Gupta jet scandal: Minister - Indiatalkies.com
Pretoria, May 19: South African President Jacob Zuma was not involved in a wedding scandal in which a private plane of the affluent and well-connected Indian Gupta family landed at a sensitive military airbase, an investigation revealed on Sunday, reported Xinhua.
Sat May 18, 2013
ANC's integrity committee
When an organisation as diverse as the ANC makes the first attempt to establish an integrity committee it leaves one to wonder if it was the dream of some prisoners released from Robben Island [Former exclusive detention centre for political prisoners , Survivors of the famous Rivonia Trial currently a World heritage site]. In the Oxford English ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Sham elections in Swaziland
South Africa's policy of constructive engagement with Swaziland hit the buffers this week when the kingdom began voter registration for an election charade after scorning advice from the African National Congress to introduce democratic change.
Numsa: Unions, officials under attack
"These are not small matters," Gcina said at the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's 26th anniversary celebrations in Johannesburg.
Union threatens to bring SA to 'standstill'
The leader of South Africa's biggest platinum mining union threatened on Friday to bring Africa's No.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gupta jet debate moved forward
A Parliamentary debate on the unauthorised landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base has been moved forward, the African National Congress said on Thursday.
ANC man gunned down at home
An ANC member has been shot dead outside his home in Westonaria, on the West Rand, the party said on Thursday.
South Africa: 'Free But Not Equal'
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - When international icon and former political prisoner Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, it marked a watershed moment for the former minority-ruled country.
The cost of no sweatshops: S. Africa struggles not to be Bangladesh
It's not luxurious, but Goldfinch Garments, the Chinese-owned South African factory where Sindisizwe Zwane works nine hours a day, is far from a sweatshop: the ventilation is decent, the lighting is good and basic safety measures are in place.