SABC News - African National Congress


Limpopo Agriculture MEC Joy Matshoge died in a car crash outside Mokopane on Saturday night.
'MEC Matshoge was dedicated to her work'

Monday 27 June 2016 12:05

Farmworkers' unions in Limpopo have described the late Agriculture MEC Joy Matshoge as someone who always strived for the improvement of working conditions of farm workers.


Olly Mlamleli will take over from Thabo Manyoni who served in the position for five years
ANC unveils mayoral candidate for Mangaung Metro

Monday 27 June 2016 06:14

The African National Congress (ANC) officially introduced the current Free State Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Olly Mlamleli as its mayoral candidate for the Mangaung Metro.


FF Plus lodges complaint against high profile ANC leaders

Sunday 26 June 2016 10:25

The Freedom Front Plus (FFP) has handed a docket of more than 100 pages to the South African Police Services complaining about high profile African National Congress members.


Social Media numbers vs Election numbers

Saturday 25 June 2016 08:22

Social Media is playing an important role in political campaigning and South Africa’s top three political parties have also used platforms like Facebook to promote their parties ahead of elections.


ANC Secretary-General, Gwede Mantashe says the decision to leave the EU is not a wise move.
SA political parties concerned by Brexit

Friday 24 June 2016 20:44

Several political parties have expressed concern about trade relations following Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.


Didiza unfazed by violent protests against her nomination

Friday 24 June 2016 19:39

African National Congress (ANC) Tshwane mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza was on the campaign trail in the city and came face-to-face with some of the residents on Friday.


Zizi Kodwa admits that the process of selecting candidates has created serious problems.
ANC needs to review candidate selection system: Kodwa

Friday 24 June 2016 12:00

ANC National spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says there is a need for the party to review its candidate selection system to avoid conflicts and clashes among party members and in communities.


Thoko Didiza is accompanied by current Tshwane mayor Kgosientsho Ramokgopa on the campaign trail in Pretoria.
Didiza promises to bring sustainability to existing projects

Friday 24 June 2016 09:37

Tshwane African National Congress (ANC) mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza says her primary focus upon assuming the mayorship of the capital, is ensuring sustainability to already existing projects.


Baleka Mbete will end her two-day campaign in Sasolburg on Friday.
Mbete condemns Tshwane unrest

Thursday 23 June 2016 19:00

ANC Chair, Baleka Mbete, has added her voice to the growing condemnation of the widespread violence in Tshwane.


ANC deployee to Tshwane, Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi.
Tribalism not the root of violence in Tshwane: Motsoaledi

Thursday 23 June 2016 17:17

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has rejected claims that tribalism is at the root of violent protests against Thoko Didiza being the ANC's mayoral candidate for the Tshwane Metro.


African National Congress' Tshwane mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza.
Didiza officially introduced as Tshwane mayoral candidate

Thursday 23 June 2016 14:42

The ANC’s Tshwane mayoral candidate, Thoko Didiza, says one of her priorities will be to make Tshwane one of the best run metros in the country.


Xolani Sotashe says there's an urgent need for a united ANC to ensure maximum support for the party.
Cape Town mayoral candidate admits to challenges facing ANC

Thursday 23 June 2016 13:27

ANC Cape Town mayoral candidate, Xolani Sotashe, has admitted that the party is facing some serious challenges in the Western Cape ahead of the municipal elections.


Community leader, Mantladi Nkadimeng, says the situation is calm in Malusi, west of Tshwane.
Two killed in Tshwane protests

Wednesday 22 June 2016 17:35

Two people have been killed in the Mamelodi area and police have arrested more than 40 people over continued protests in Tshwane.


Foreign owned shops were looted overnight.
Looting continues overnight in Mabopane

Wednesday 22 June 2016 06:42

Daring Mabopane residents kept police busy as looting continued in overnight protests.


Locals looting shops in Mabopane

Tuesday 21 June 2016 21:13

Mabopane community members have resorted to looting foreign owned shops as protests continue in Tshwane.


The ANC in the province says it’s aware of the new forum representing independent candidates.
ANC North West announces mayoral candidates

Tuesday 21 June 2016 20:08

The ANC Provincial Secretary in the North West, Dakota Legoete has announced the final mayoral candidate list in the province as decided by the National Executive Committee.


Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Mapisa-Nqakula issues stern warning to Tshwane protestors

Tuesday 21 June 2016 19:53

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has warned that action will be taken against those responsible for the violence in the Tshwane Metro, including the burning of more than 20 buses.   


Angry community members have looted shops in parts of Pretoria.
Angry community members go on the rampage in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 June 2016 14:59

As overnight protests continue in parts of Pretoria, angry community members have looted shops and set a car on fire.


Attridgeville residents gather as foreign national store is looted.
Mamelodi residents give ANC an ultimatum

Tuesday 21 June 2016 12:26

Protesting residents of Mamelodi say should the ANC not reverse its decision to appoint Thoko Didiza as their Tshwane mayoral candidate, they will not vote in municipal elections in August.


UDM leader Bantu Holomisa says small political parties have called for the implementation of party funding legislation as it would help prevent abuse of state funds by the ruling party.
Spotlight on challenges facing parties ahead of elections

Tuesday 21 June 2016 11:27

A lack of funds, violence and unequal media coverage are some of the challenges faced by smaller political parties in the lead-up to the local government elections.


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