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The ANC Women's League has already said out-going African Union Commission Chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is its preferred candidate.
North West ANC supports calls for a female President

Saturday 14 January 2017 13:35

North West African National Congress (ANC) Chairperson, Supra Mahumapelo, has joined other structures of the party in supporting a female President for the country.


The ANC as the oldest organisation in both South Africa and on the continent seems to be experiencing one of the most testing times in recent history.
ANC needs to look beyond 2017: Analyst

Thursday 12 January 2017 09:15

Independent political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the African National Congress can not keep on resorting to old history to deal with problems.


The vetrans say it's important to have the consultative conference as early as April.
ANC veterans push for early consultative conference

Wednesday 11 January 2017 08:00

The ANC stalwarts say they will now hold further discussions with the party's top six to press for an early consultative conference.


The race seems like a two horse race between outgoing Chairperson of the AU Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and the party's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Consensus model can be a solution to ANC presidency race issue

Tuesday 10 January 2017 07:30

Only a consensus based model where a single candidate emerges for the ANC leadership is the only way to attain durable unity for the governing party.


Kodwa slams ANCWL for endorsing Dlamini-Zuma

Monday 9 January 2017 21:10

The African National Congress (ANC) has berated its Women's League for endorsing Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its presidential candidate.


President Zuma will deliver the party's January 8 Statement on Sunday at Orlando Stadium.
Don't lose faith in the ANC: Zuma

Saturday 7 January 2017 09:05

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans not to lose faith in the African National Congress. President Zuma addressed crowds in Soweto on Friday.


SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila has also called on the ANC to deal with factions.
Corruption threatening future of the ANC: SACP

Saturday 7 January 2017 07:22

Senior leaders of the ANC-led tripartite alliance have warned that internal weaknesses, such as factionalism and corruption are threatening the future of the governing party.


Ramaphosa calls for 'self-reflection' within ANC ranks

Friday 6 January 2017 21:04

African National Congress (ANC) Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa used his address to call for a moment of self-reflection and self-correction within the governing party's ranks.


Zuma urges South Africans not to lose faith in ANC

Friday 6 January 2017 17:10

President Jacob Zuma has urged South Africans not to lose faith in the ANC and reiterated his belief that the ANC is the Holy Grail for South African voters.


Gauteng police on high alert ahead of ANC January 8 Statement

Friday 6 January 2017 12:48

Gauteng police say they are on high alert and ready to ensure the safety and security of all participants attending the ANC's 105th Anniversary celebrations at Orlando stadium in Soweto this weekend.


Gauteng Tourism aims to make more profit at ANC January 8 Statement

Friday 6 January 2017 10:13

General Manager for Marketing at the Gauteng Tourism Authority Barba Gaoganediwe says they are hoping to generate more income during ANC’s January 8 Statement this weekend.


Power utility Eskom has described AfriForum's urgent court application before the High Court in Pretoria as another cheap political game played by the Afrikaners civil rights organisation.
Eskom acting CEO says AfriForum case political

Thursday 5 January 2017 06:54

Power utility Eskom has described AfriForum's urgent court application before the High Court in Pretoria as another cheap political game played by the Afrikaners civil rights organisation.


Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
ANC sends condolences to Sisulu and family

Tuesday 27 December 2016 19:31

The ANC on Tuesday sent condolences to Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and her family after her husband, well-known academic Rok Ajulu, died on Monday after a long illness.


Thabo Makgoba was speaking at the St George's Cathedral in Cape Town on Saturday night.
ANC is facing crisis under Zuma: Makgoba

Sunday 25 December 2016 06:45

Cape Town Archbishop Thabo Makgoba says while he does not say President Jacob Zuma should resign, he believes the President should step aside.


Tolomane Mnyayiza rose through the ranks and served as Regional Secretary of the ANC for three consecutive terms.
Ugu District Mayor dies

Thursday 22 December 2016 18:06

The Mayor of the Ugu District Municipality on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast, Tolomane Mnyayiza has died. He was 40.


Patrons at a restaurant in Cape Town were classified by their race.
Zille defends controversial tweet

Thursday 22 December 2016 16:42

Western Cape premier Helen Zille says a tweet she used to question racism charges against a Cape Town restaurant has been twisted by those who want to provoke hatred.


File Image: The residents of Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape have mixed feelings following a decision by the municipality to temporarily close a road leading to the beach.
Saldanha Bay residents torn over road closure on Day of Reconciliation

Monday 19 December 2016 19:47

The closure of a narrow street leading to the beach in Saldanha Bay has been regarded as racist by some who believe it's an effort to keep people of colour away from the area.


Mbhekiseni Khumalo 57, was shot and killed at his home on Saturday night in the presence of his wife and children.
Another ANC councillor killed in Phongolo

Sunday 18 December 2016 19:15

Mbhekiseni Khumalo is the third ANC councillor to be killed since the beginning of the year in the province. Three of the party's candidates were also killed just before the August local elections.


Maphatsoe to miss MKMVA 55th anniversary celebrations

Friday 16 December 2016 09:20

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe says he will not be attending the ANC's former military underwing's 55th anniversary celebrations this weekend.


Zuma urges COSATU, SACP to follow the values of ANC

Sunday 11 December 2016 18:08

President Jacob Zuma has urged Congress of SA Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP) to follow the values of the African National Congress (ANC).


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