President Jacob Zuma has promised swift action to solve the crime and drug-abuse problems that are bedevilling the community of Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg.
Businessman Atul Gupta’s ANC branch will decide tomorrow whether or not to charge him with misconduct following the Waterkloof air force base debacle.
South Africa is unlikely to lift travel restrictions for Nigerian citizens in the near future, even though the west African country wants visas to be waived for nationals of the continent’s two most powerful economies.
ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has sought to dispel rumours that he could be the face of the party’s electoral campaign next year.
Indian High Commissioner Virendra Gupta’s attempts to address the media about the India-Africa Festival were thwarted when the only issue journalists were interested in was the infamous landing of the Gupta plane at the Waterkloof air base.
The ANC says it hopes those who have relationships with its members do not abuse those relationships.
Two things that strike you as you walk on to the ninth floor of the new Cosatu building in Braamfontein, Joburg, are framed black-and-white portraits of Chris Hani and Nelson Mandela hanging prominently on the walls, and a series of framed Zapiro cartoons.
The metal workers’ union Numsa’s fight against the National Development Plan (NDP) continues, despite the fact the document is now official ANC policy.
It would be difficult to lobby workers for next year’s general elections when the ANC had not addressed pressing issues such as the calls for decent work and the ban on labour brokers.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says she is distressed at how bloggers and journalists have been imprisoned in some countries for expressing anti-establishment views on the internet.
President Jacob Zuma has defended his controversial comments that businesses that support the ANC would “multiply”.
A former government spokesperson says he was beaten by police officers in a Joburg grocery store. His “crime”? He was one of only two black people in the shop.
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