ANC sends condolences to Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese’s family

16 December 2018, 6:30 PM
The African National Congress (ANC) has sent its condolences to the family of the late Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese - the youngest daughter of Chief Albert Luthuli the former president of the ANC.
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Zingiswa Losi
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Labour federation Cosatu's president, Zingiswa Losi has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision not to give Members of Parliament a 4% salary increase.

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MPs deserve a salary increase which is below inflation: Vavi 9 December 2018, 1:42 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says Members of Parliament deserve a salary increase which is below inflation.

Mangosuthu Buthelezi speaking at the Indian Consulate in Durban
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Premier Stan Mathabatha
ANC members implicated in VBS scandal not included in party list 9 December 2018, 7:04 AM

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Laloo Chiba
Laloo Chiba’s memorial stone unveiled 8 December 2018, 10:11 PM

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DA leader Mmusi Maimane
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An image of Cyril Ramaphosa
A look into this week’s political events 8 December 2018, 7:23 PM

This week in politics saw the first female NDPP appointed but also the sad passing of two important South Africans, Former Diplomat Mendi Msimang and former Deputy Chairperson of the TRC Dr Alex Boraine.

Themba Godi
Load shedding a ploy to privatise Eskom: Godi 8 December 2018, 1:27 PM

African People's Convention leader Themba Godi  says the current load-shedding and  what he calls artificial shortages of coal at Eskom,  are a ploy to get the power utility privatised.

Jackson Mthembu
Parliament fight a low point: Jackson Mthembu 8 December 2018, 1:04 PM

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu says one of the lowest points for Parliament this year was the physical fight between Agang Parliamentary Leader Andries Tlouamma and EFF MP Nazeer Paulsen.

Mendi Msimang funeral on Saturday: He will be cremated 7 December 2018, 9:51 PM

Former African National Congress Treasurer-General Mendi Msimang will be cremated at the Pretoria west crematorium on Saturday morning.

SACP blames state capture for crisis at SABC 7 December 2018, 9:21 PM

The Secretary General of the South African Communist Party (SACP) Blade Nzimande blames state capture and a lack of decisive leadership for the crisis at the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Land constitutional amendment may be delayed: Mthembu 7 December 2018, 8:36 PM

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu concedes that the proposed process to amend the constitution, to give effect to land expropriation without compensation, may not be completed before the rise of the 5th Parliament in May 2019.

ANC Flag
ANC N Cape List conference to go ahead 7 December 2018, 8:34 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) list conference in the Northern Cape is going ahead as planned.

Land debate has shown SA’s prospects of a healthy democracy: Ramaphosa 7 December 2018, 2:44 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says the land debate in South Africa has shown the country's prospects of a healthy democracy.

Mthembu briefing on work of ANC caucus in 2018 7 December 2018, 11:07 AM

ANC Chief Whip in Parliament Jackson Mthembu briefs the media on the work of the party’s caucus for 2018.

PIC grilled by Scopa over granting Eskom R5 billion 7 December 2018, 8:25 AM

Parliament's public money watchdog, Scopa, has grilled the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) about the secrecy surrounding a R5 billion that the PIC recently granted Eskom, as the power utility struggles to keep the lights on and implements load shedding.

DA spokesperson Phumzile van Damme
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Late ANC Treasurer General Mendi Msimang
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Herman Mashaba
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An image of the Vodacom awards where the EFF pictures were shown
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SABC Building
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DA and SABC
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Lindiwe Sisulu speaking
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People working
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