Free State ANC members call for Magashule to face the music and step aside

19 October 2020, 4:15 PM
African National Congress (ANC) national Spokesperson Pule Mabe has received a memorandum of grievances on behalf of the party from Free State members.
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Former Ratlou Municipality manager Cassius Sejake to apply for bail 20 October 2020, 11:42 AM

A group of community members wearing African National Congress and Economic Freedom Fighters t-shirts are chanting slogans outside the Atamelang Magistrate's Court on Tuesday morning.

Former Ratlou Municipality manager’s lawyers slams his arrest by Hawks as ‘political ploy’ 19 October 2020, 8:43 PM

The legal representatives of the forty five year old Cassious Sejake say the arrest of their client by the Hawks is a political ploy.

Parliament to host public hearings on gender-based violence bills 19 October 2020, 7:02 PM

Parliament will host public hearings this week into three bills relating to gender-based violence.

Free State Sanco vows to not support councilors facing corruption charges in upcoming municipal elections 19 October 2020, 2:35 PM

SANCO in Free State says it will not support councilors who are facing corruption charges in the upcoming municipal elections.

Manuel determined to fight defamation case against EFF 19 October 2020, 12:17 PM

Former Finance minister Trevor Manuel says he is determined to defend his reputation in the defamation case against the EFF according to papers from at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein.

Magashule must not dictate to the Hawks on how they should conduct arrests: COPE 18 October 2020, 10:07 PM

The Congress of the People says African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule must not dictate to the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority on how they should conduct arrests.

Magashule warns Hawks against ‘Hollywood style arrests’ 18 October 2020, 8:36 PM

African National Congress Secretary-General Ace Magashule has warned the Hawks against acting irresponsibly, with what he calls Hollywood style arrests.

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ANCYL crisis committee to take mother body to court over Task Team 18 October 2020, 7:27 PM

The ANC Youth League crisis committee says it is taking its mother body, the governing ANC, to court to force the disbanding of the National Youth Task Team.

Disability and Elderly Persons Forum to focus on needs of differently abled people 18 October 2020, 2:22 PM

People with disabilities have formed their own political party,  the Disability and Elderly Persons Forum that will contest the national, provincial and municipal elections.

Makashule Gana
DA in Gauteng says Township Economy Bill discriminates against foreign nationals 18 October 2020, 11:40 AM

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Gauteng says the draft Gauteng Township Economy Bill in its current form discriminates against foreign nationals and perpetrates xenophobia in communities.

DA accuse ANC of blocking efforts to investigate corruption in Free State 18 October 2020, 1:00 AM

Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Free State has accused the African National Congress (ANC) of frustrating efforts to investigate corruption of millions of rand related to the new legislature premises in Bloemfontein.

Steve Biko
Steve Biko’s legacy lives on 17 October 2020, 5:36 PM

This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the death of the Black Consciousness Movement leader, Steve Biko. Decades later, his ideas still resonate with millions across the globe. Biko's arrest and death on 12 September 1977 sparked a huge outcry.

Opposition parties want answers to money spent on Free State Legislature premises 17 October 2020, 3:41 PM

Opposition parties in the Free State have accused the African National Congress (ANC) of frustrating efforts to investigate alleged multimillion-rand corruption related to the new legislature premises in Bloemfontein.

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Getting people to vote for ANC will be extremely difficult: Mashatile 17 October 2020, 7:26 AM

ANC treasurer-general, Paul Mashatile, has conceded that convincing the electorate to vote for the party in next year's local government elections will be extremely difficult.

Malema appeals to EFF members to face racism toe-to-toe 16 October 2020, 8:01 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema has appealed to thousands of party members to face racism toe-to-toe. EFF members attended the party's rally in Senekal to protect state assets, as they claimed.

IFP disappointed with President Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan 16 October 2020, 6:51 PM

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) President Velenkosini Hlabisa has described as disappointing President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic recovery plan.

FF Plus lodges complaint against Malema with HRC 16 October 2020, 6:00 PM

The Freedom Front Plus has lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission (HRC) against Julius Malema and the EFF for singing "Kill the Boer" in Senekal.

EFF accuses farmers of trying to hijack the land expropriation debate 16 October 2020, 2:24 PM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) treasurer-general Omphile Maotwe says farmers are trying to hijack the debate on land expropriation without compensation. He was referring to recent tensions in Senekal, in the Free State, where farmers protested the court appearance of two suspects accused of the murder of a farm manager.

Strong action must be taken against ANCYL Fezile Dabe region: Mabe 16 October 2020, 2:18 PM

ANC national spokesperson Pule Mabe says strong action must be taken against members of the Free State ANC Youth League's Fezile Dabi region who have invited members to sign up for youth military training.training. sign up for youth military

Thousands of EFF members descend on Senekal 16 October 2020, 9:48 AM

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) members have arrived in Senekal ahead of the court appearance of two men accused of the murder of 21-year-old farm manager Brendin Horner.

ANC optimistic about implementation of economic recovery plan 16 October 2020, 8:10 AM

The African National Congress (ANC) says it is optimistic that the implementation of the government's plan which President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled before a joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday, will lead to the recovery of the country's struggling economy.

Opposition parties give economic recovery plan a lukewarm reaction 16 October 2020, 5:44 AM

Opposition parties in Parliament have given a lukewarm reaction to President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic recovery plan which he presented before a joint sitting of Parliament on Thursday.

Opposition parties react to Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan 15 October 2020, 7:00 PM

Opposition political parties say there is not much that is new in President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic recovery plan announced in Parliament on Thursday.

Correctional Services rubbishes Malema’s claims that John Block is out of jail 15 October 2020, 5:44 PM

Correctional Services has rubbished claims by EFF leader Julius Malema that former ANC Chairperson in the Northern Cape, John Block is out of jail.

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Tensions flare between Free State ANC and Youth League over military training invite 15 October 2020, 5:11 PM

The African National Congress (ANC) and the ANC Youth League National Task Team are on a collision course over the Free State ANC Youth League Fezile Dabi region's invitation to members to sign up for military training.

ANCYL Free State members invited to join military training camp 15 October 2020, 2:26 PM

The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in the Free State's Fezile Dabi region has invited all its members to sign up for a youth military training camp. 

Parliament to arrange date to debate Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan 15 October 2020, 12:57 PM

Parliament says it will have to arrange a date to debate President Cyril Ramaphosa's statement on Thursday about the country's economic recovery.

DA’s Solly Msimang urged to step aside amid sexual assault allegations 15 October 2020, 6:55 AM

The woman accusing Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng interim leader, Solly Msimanga of sexual assault says Msimanga must step aside from his duties until he proves his innocence.

Samwu calls off its Kimberley strike 15 October 2020, 6:08 AM

The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) in the Northern Cape has called off its week long strike at the Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley.

ANC in Limpopo applies for leave to appeal court decision in Lepelle-Nkumpi Mayor matter 14 October 2020, 6:52 PM

The African National Congress in Limpopo has applied for leave to appeal the Polokwane High Court's ruling that the appointment of Lepelle-Nkumpi mayor, Meriam Molala was invalid and unlawful.