Fixed venue mulled for ANC conference
"It is not working for us, this thing of rotating the conference and creating conference infrastructure every five years at a huge cost," he told reporters in Johannesburg.
Sun May 19, 2013
South African president not involved in Gupta jet scandal: Minister - Indiatalkies.com
Pretoria, May 19: South African President Jacob Zuma was not involved in a wedding scandal in which a private plane of the affluent and well-connected Indian Gupta family landed at a sensitive military airbase, an investigation revealed on Sunday, reported Xinhua.
Sat May 18, 2013
ANC's integrity committee
When an organisation as diverse as the ANC makes the first attempt to establish an integrity committee it leaves one to wonder if it was the dream of some prisoners released from Robben Island [Former exclusive detention centre for political prisoners , Survivors of the famous Rivonia Trial currently a World heritage site]. In the Oxford English ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Sham elections in Swaziland
South Africa's policy of constructive engagement with Swaziland hit the buffers this week when the kingdom began voter registration for an election charade after scorning advice from the African National Congress to introduce democratic change.
Numsa: Unions, officials under attack
"These are not small matters," Gcina said at the National Union of Metalworkers of SA's 26th anniversary celebrations in Johannesburg.
Union threatens to bring SA to 'standstill'
The leader of South Africa's biggest platinum mining union threatened on Friday to bring Africa's No.
Thu May 16, 2013
Gupta jet debate moved forward
A Parliamentary debate on the unauthorised landing at the Waterkloof Air Force Base has been moved forward, the African National Congress said on Thursday.
ANC man gunned down at home
An ANC member has been shot dead outside his home in Westonaria, on the West Rand, the party said on Thursday.
South Africa: 'Free But Not Equal'
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - When international icon and former political prisoner Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, it marked a watershed moment for the former minority-ruled country.
The cost of no sweatshops: S. Africa struggles not to be Bangladesh
It's not luxurious, but Goldfinch Garments, the Chinese-owned South African factory where Sindisizwe Zwane works nine hours a day, is far from a sweatshop: the ventilation is decent, the lighting is good and basic safety measures are in place.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lonmin's South African platinum workers end strike
Workers at Lonmin's South African platinum shafts were ending a walkout, the company said on Wednesday, easing fears that a two-day strike could ignite fresh labor violence in the continent's largest economy.
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
Winnie Mandela's items to be sold to pay off debts
Dozens of paintings, a silver tea set and other items belonging to Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie will be auctioned next week to pay off debts she owes to a South African school.
Tue May 14, 2013
Justice Malala: "South Africa's Mixed-Race Political Movement Will Be Provincial Politics At Best"
Makes sense, given that only 9% of the country's population is "Coloured" . Much of this population is clustered in the Western Cape Province, where Cape Town is located.
Guptas use food parcels to influence ANC meeting: Report
The Gupta family has been accused of distributing food parcels at an ANC North West branch meeting to sway decisions in favour of President Jacob Zuma, it was reported on Tuesday .
Mon May 13, 2013
Tutu takes flak from ANCYL over vote talk
The ANC must learn that their favourable reserves earned due to past members' heroics have now been over withdrawn from our personal 'trust' accounts, says Dr Rennie Naidoo .
Marikana union official shot dead as South African tensions rise
Weekend killings lead ANC to warn that province where 34 miners died last year must not turn into 'bastion of lawlessness' People gather after a memorial service in August 2012 for mineworkers killed during a strike at Lonmin's Marikana mine.
Mail & Guardian
ANC calls for peace after North West killings
The community of the Nkaneng informal settlement, near Marikana, must seek "calm" after three fatal shootings in the area, says the ANC.
New party enters South Africa's treacherous political waters
The launch of South Africa's latest political party is evidence both of the unease at the ruling African National Congress and of just how much it will take to unseat the party of Nelson Mandela.
Know the real DA
Awarded after your first article is published on MyNews24. You've got nine more to go to reach the next level! Over the last few weeks, the Democratic Alliance has been running a peculiar and rather confusing campaign called "Know Your DA". This campaign, which has gone viral on social networks especially, focuses on educating people about the role ... (more)