Politicians’ children should not depend on their name to get ahead in life, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said this afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top brass scramble to protect party from embarrassment
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.
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.