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African National Congress veteran and struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada says the campaign is a good idea as young people must know that freedom meant hardship, pain, loss and death.

Rivonia trialists urge youth to value education

Monday 26 September 2016 18:27

The last three remaining Rivonia trialists, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni and Dennis Goldberg, have pleaded with the youth to value education.

Rivonia trialists urge youth to value education

Monday 26 September 2016 18:27

The last three remaining Rivonia trialists, Ahmed Kathrada, Andrew Mlangeni and Dennis Goldberg, have pleaded with the youth to value education.

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NUM backs Ramaphosa to lead ANC

Monday 26 September 2016 14:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's chances of becoming the next leader of South Africa got a boost on Monday when a powerful mining union backed him to succeed President Jacob Zuma.

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DA calls for safety at tertiary institutions

Monday 26 September 2016 05:55

The DA  has urged universities, the Department of Higher Education and police to work together to ensure that students and staff are safe on campuses as the week starts.

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Women can be powerful leaders: Dlamini

Monday 26 September 2016 05:50

The head of the African National Congress (ANC) Women's League, Bathabile Dlamini, says female leaders in South Africa have the ability to take office as President.

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ANCYL fully behind Motsoeneng

Monday 26 September 2016 05:39

The ANC Youth League has thrown its weight behind Hlaudi Motsoeneng.

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Students should isolate forces destabilising education: Sanco

Sunday 25 September 2016 20:23

Those behind acts of violence and the destruction of education infrastructure must be unmasked and put behind bars, the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) said on Sunday.

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ANCYL issues challenge to Gordhan

Sunday 25 September 2016 19:27

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) has challenged Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to divulge information on whether he has shares in private companies.

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ANC leaders continue to meet with branch structures: Mbalula

Sunday 25 September 2016 16:47

ANC National Executive Committee member Fikile Mbalula says that the party's leadership is continuing to meet with its branches to discuss its performance in the municipal elections.

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DA councillor killed in fire

Sunday 25 September 2016 15:59

A 50-year-old Democratic Alliance councillor in George in the Southern Cape has burnt to death after his house caught fire in Thembalethu on Sunday morning.

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ANCWL wishes Madikizela-Mandela a happy birthday

Sunday 25 September 2016 14:31

African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president, Bathabile Dlamini, has sent well wishes to ANC stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela who will turn 80 on Monday.

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