Highlights of the day's news.


The birth of Ventersdorp/Tlokwe local municipality

Monday 29 August 2016 16:49

The Ventersdorp/Tlokwe local municipality is a newly established local municipality in North West province.


Sanco says the ANC need to visit its branches in the provinces to discuss challenges.
Sanco cites factionalism as challenge to ANC

Monday 29 August 2016 14:51

South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) says factionalism is one of the major challenges that exist within the ANC.


KZN ANCYL supports early conference call

Monday 29 August 2016 12:30

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) in KwaZulu-Natal says it supports a call for an early party conference and for AU chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, for the ANC presidency.


'Coin toss not a solution to KZN Municipality matter'

Monday 29 August 2016 10:44

KwaZulu-Natal ANC provincial spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli says a coin toss to determine who becomes the Speaker between the ANC and IFP at Jozini Local Municipality, is not a solution.


Deputy General-Secretary of the South African Communist Party Solly Mapaila.
SACP, ANC at loggerheads over Zuma

Monday 29 August 2016 10:26

Deputy General-Secretary of the South African Communist Party(SACP) Solly Mapaila says it was a disaster for the ANC to use President Zuma as the face of the election campaign.


Many believe the murder was politically motivated.
N Cape ANC leader back in court on murder charges

Monday 29 August 2016 06:00

An ANC regional leader will appear in the Postmasburg magistrate's court in the Northern Cape on Monday in connection with the murder of DA-councillor-elect, Johannes Baaitjie.


ANC branch chairperson Xolani Ngcobo and SACP member Nontsikelelo Blosewere laid to rest after political violence in Inchanga, KwaZulu-Natal.
Slain Inchanga political leaders laid to rest

Sunday 28 August 2016 21:37

Mourners gathered at the Michael Gwala hall for the funeral service of ANC branch Chairperson Xolani Ngcobo who was killed on Monday.


Conferences don’t solve problems: Mashatile

Sunday 28 August 2016 18:17

The ANC’s Gauteng province Chairperson, Paul Mashatile, says an earlier elective conference will not be useful in response to calls for one from the ANCYL and SACP.


SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande was addressing a news conference in Kempton Park in the East Rand.
SACP adds to call for urgent ANC conference

Sunday 28 August 2016 15:40

Pressure is mounting on the ANC to elect new leaders after the SACP and South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) joined the ANC Youth League in asking for an urgent conference.


NPA denies reports of charges against Pravin Gordhan

Sunday 28 August 2016 13:31

The National Prosecuting Authority has denied reports that it may charge Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan with graft this week.


ANC’s late councillor described as a hardworking woman

Sunday 28 August 2016 10:49

Late African National Congress (ANC) Johannesburg councillor, Nonhlanhla Mthembu, has been described as a hardworking woman, who was committed to her community and party.


It was reported on Friday that this affidavit contained allegations that the African National Congress and Prasa officials were the beneficiaries of a bribe.
DA wants alleged ANC corruption in Prasa to be investigated

Saturday 27 August 2016 11:14

The Democratic Alliance will be studying an affidavit filed by Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) chairman, Popo Molefe, with the aim of laying criminal charges.


Pityana ‘stooped low’ at Stofile funeral: ANCYL

Saturday 27 August 2016 08:47

The ANC Youth League has lambasted former Director General of Foreign Affairs Sipho Pityana for his scathing attack on the ANC leadership delivered during former Minister Makhenkesi Stofile’s funeral.


NUM founder calls for NGC to discuss ANC election performance

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:06

The founding president of NUM, James Motlatsi, has called on the union to push for a national general council to discuss the ANC's dismal performance in the Local Government Elections.


ANC member Xolani Ngcobo was stoned to death a day after the killing of South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Nontsikelelo Blose.
Family of slain Inchanga ANC member call for peace

Friday 26 August 2016 19:49

The family of a slain Inchanga African National Congress (ANC) member Xolani Ngcobo has called for peace in the area.


Thabazimbi municipal offices stripped bare

Friday 26 August 2016 19:08

The Thabazimbi Municipality in Limpopo has been stripped bare by the sheriff of the court.


Lamola addressed a South African Student Council (Sasco) academic lecture on the role of academics in governance.
An early ANC conference will favour Zuma faction: Lamola

Friday 26 August 2016 18:16

Former ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola says an early conference of the party may have predetermined outcomes, which will favour the faction aligned to President Jacob Zuma.


The ANC reportedly said that it's not aware of any payments received from the implicated company.
ANC implicated in controversial Prasa deal

Friday 26 August 2016 14:20

Prasa Chairperson Popo Molefe has made shocking allegations in court papers implicating the ANC in benefiting from Prasa's controversial locomotives deal.


Netshitenzhe says the problems in the ANC have led to a loss of public confidence in the party and the state.
Netshitenzhe reprimands ANC for not resolving problems

Friday 26 August 2016 07:13

African National Congress (ANC) National Executive Committee member Joel Netshitenzhe has admonished the ANC for not acting fast enough to resolve problems in the party.


ANC needs to undergo serious introspection: Cosatu

Thursday 25 August 2016 21:21

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has called on the African National Congress to end internal factional battles, corruption and scandals.


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