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secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe says ANC branches want to see suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in parliament. Mantashe revealed this during a funeral service of Crosby Moni in Cofimvaba over the weekend Picture: GALLO IMAGES

There is no degree called ‘Mantashe’

Politicians’ children should not depend on their name to get ahead in life, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said this afternoon.

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Gordimer inspired US: Obama

NOBEL laureate and writer Nadine Gordimer was an inspiration through her concern for those who struggled for equality, United States President Barack Obama said earlier today.

Businessman Mzwandile Sokwali and his wife Busisiwe Boti (front left to right) appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges. Also appearing in back standing from left are ANC Regional secretary Pumlani Mkolo, BCM mayor Zukiswa Ncitha, BCM Deputy Mayor Temba Tinta, Ondela Mahlangu, BCM speaker Luleka Simon-Ndzele and BCM councillor Sindiswa Gomba  Picture: MARK ANDREWS

BCM bosses to face ANC integrity body

Committee to advise party. THE Eastern Cape ANC has referred the case of its senior leaders in Buffalo City, facing charges of defrauding funds for Nelson Mandela’s burial, to a newly formed integrity commission.

RATHER RED: Julius Malema's EFF made a compelling offer to the ANC. Picture: THE TIMES

Altered trajectories loom as Rainbow Nation looks to 2017

IN AN interview this week, DA leader Helen Zille predicted that President Jacob Zuma would not stand for reelection as ANC president in 2017. Thank you, Captain Obvious. The constitution stipulates that the maximum term served by a president is two terms, which Zuma would have concluded by then. 


Masualle ‘ducks’ questions

THE Bhisho legislature appears to have flouted its own rules to shield premier Phumulo Masualle from answering questions on his role in the Mandela funeral funds scandal.

A number of high profile politicians and business people appeared in the East London Magistrates Court on fraud charges Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Madiba memorial taxi scandal splits ANC

Top brass scramble to protect party from embarrassment


Flying a risky land reform kite

THE recent ANC policy proposals around land reform made by Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti pose a constitutional dilemma that would serve no good purpose other than to destroy the already precarious rural and agricultural economy of South Africa.


Special kind of non-racism

ANC Eastern Cape provincial secretary Oscar Mabuyane told me in a post-election interview that coloured people in the two metros in the province voted with the conservative (read: racist) white minority because they could not bring themselves to accept the ANC’s non-racism.

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