ANC Stalwarts: The party is in an untenable political crisis, Zuma must step down

ANC stalwarts and veterans have once again called for President Jacob Zuma to step down with immediate effect. This call forms one of many resolutions adopted at their national consultative conference which was held over the past three days in Braamfontein. Former presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe attended the event, along with several National […]
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Ronnie Kasrils asked Mbeki to stand for a third term to stop Zuma

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he asked former president Thabo Mbeki to contest for the role of ANC president in the lead up to the party’s Polokwane conference in an attempt to stop President Jacob Zuma from taking over the position. He made the comments last night at metalworkers’ union Numsa’s Vincent Mabuyakhulu conference […]
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We are stuck with Zuma: Thousands march against state capture, corruption

Workers across the country downed tools, marched to key points in various cities, and demanded an end to corruption and state capture. All nine provinces in the country engaged in the protected strike action today, which saw thousands of Cosatu supporters stream into public spaces, with many carrying placards with the recurring theme: [Jacob] Zuma […]
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Cosatu plans nationwide stayaway against the ‘predatory elite’

Trade union federation Cosatu has called on all workers in the government and private sector not to go to work on Wednesday and instead join a march against state capture and corruption. “It’s a total stayaway and everyone in the country, whether you are part of Cosatu or not, you are protected,” Cosatu general secretary […]
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Ramaphosa spurs Hawks to be proactive on state capture suspects.

Cyril Ramaphosa says commissions of inquiry into state capture should not stop law enforcement agencies from investigating the culprits in the meantime. Addressing hundreds at a Cosatu rally in Seshego outside Polokwane on Sunday, Ramaphosa said the Hawks must investigate state capture. He said parliamentarians were also concerned that allegations of state capture were lingering […]
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Mpumalange Teachers working only two hours a day because of a teachers’ go-slow

The education of thousands of Mpumalanga schoolchildren has ground to a near halt and exams have been postponed because of a teachers’ go-slow. For the past three weeks, teachers in the province have been coming to work for only two hours a day. Schools open at 8am and close at 10am. The protest is over […]
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Zuma must go – No speach for Zuma at Cosatu’s May Day rally in the Free State

Free State premier Ace Magashule said the chaos which prevented President Jacob Zuma from speaking at Cosatu’s May Day rally in the Free State was embarrassing. A crowd of anti-Zuma workers disrupted the event to the point that Cosatu leadership made the decision to end it early on Monday‚ without President Jacob Zuma or any […]
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SACP, the largest Communist Party, has never won a single vote. Will they now come out and step off ANC shoulders?

Not only is the South African Communist Party the second oldest in the World, it is also the largest. Yet in all half a century they have NEVER recieved a single vote at the ballot box. Once again we see proof that democracy is communism by the back door. Mike Smith deconstructs their recent congress […]
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