The South African Communist Party (SACP) is celebrating its one hundred and first anniversary at the KaNyamazane Stadium east of Mbombela in Mpumalanga.
The party’s general secretary Solly Mapaila is expected to deliver the main address. The SACP national organiser Mhlekwa Nxumalo says Mapila will outline the outcome of the party’s congress that was held in Boksburg recently.
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Nxumalo says the socio-economic challenges that South Africans are facing will dominate Mapaila’s address.
”There are number challenges that are facing by the working class, there are number of challenges faced by our organisation the movement ourselves the party. Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), the society as a whole and this celebration for us is an important platform in which we must be able to explain or outlined the outcome of the congress in terms of how are we going to talk the challenges, the working class and the society as whole is facing, but most importantly on how to rebuild structures of the movement,” Nxumalo added.
SACP General Secretary Solly Mapaila speaking at the anniversary
The SACP says government should force the private sector to participate in the revival of the economy, by implementing relevant policies.
SACP General Secretary Solly Mapaila has called on the alliance partners to work together find solutions to the current economic crisis in the country. Mapaila was speaking during the party’s one-hundred and-one anniversary celebration in KaNyamazane, in Mpumalanga.
“Transcript We have seen for instance big business refusing to sign social compacts with government that minimum they could do , we don’t think the government under the circumstances should feel helpless it should move ahead and implement what is expected from business for instance we can impose certain that economically are within our really prescript assets position of prescript assets in that way business will come screaming to table to participate in economic revival of our country,” further added Mapaila.
Video| SACP celebrating its 101st Anniversary in KaNyamazane in Mpumalanga: