• Community warns EFF over illegal mining

    RUSSEL MOLEFE AN angry rural community in Limpopo is threatening to dump EFF, accusing the party of involvement in illegal mining and of interfering in its internal affairs. In a letter sent to EFF Limpopo secretary Jossey Buthane in September, which African Times has seen, residents of Ga-Mphahlele outside Polokwane accused Julius Malema’s party of promoting illegal mining in their area and meddling in the governance issues […]
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    • 17 Days ago
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  • Cosatu march in pictures

    THE Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) and ANC alliance partner South African Communist Party (SACP) led a march against state capture and corruption in several provinces nationwide including in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. African Times picture editor Denvor de Wee followed with a camera in hand and captured the images.  
    • by Karabo Ngoepe
    • 2 Months ago
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  • Kgosi Moshoeshoe: a wise and diplomatic leader, writes Dr Tlou Setumu

    In this instalment Kgosi Moshoeshoe of the Basotho is featured with an excerpt from the book, Until Lions Document Their Heritage, by Dr Tlou Setumu.
    • by African Times
    • 2 Months ago
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  • Limpopo Premier’s rotten government

    Audit shows Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha’s government degenerated from bad to worse in three years, with no clean audit.
    • by Alessandro Parodi
    • 2 Months ago
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  • The treacherous enemy within: ANC rebels fail to see how their undisciplined and poisonous behaviour is eating away the core of the party, writes Carl Niehaus

    THE word ‘factional’ is being thrown about with abandon within and outside the African National Congress (ANC). It has become a stick with which we beat each other, but also a conveniently kicked up dust cloud behind which scoundrels hide. In the aftermath of the ill-fated motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma and the ANC government last Tuesday, allegations of factionalism are now flying […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Months ago
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  • Zuma: Opposition want to use technicalities to gain power

    KARABO NGOEPE PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has accused the opposition leaders of trying to use technicalities to wrestle control of the country from the ANC. After surviving an unprecedented eighth attempt to dislodge him from power, Zuma described the attempts by opposition parties as nothing more than trying to undermine the will of the people who […]
    • by African Times
    • 3 Months ago
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  • Zuma advocates for two ANC deputy presidents in renewed unity bid

    KARABO NGOEPE AFRICAN National Congress President Jacob Zuma has called for the party’s structures to consider the possibility of electing two deputy presidents in a bid to quell divisions. Zuma said the loser of the elective conference in December should become deputy president while the winner of the deputy president position becomes the second deputy. […]
    • by African Times
    • 5 Months ago
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  • Netshitezhe kicked out of plenary over white monopoly capital “distortion”

    KARABO NGOEPE, PIET RAMPEDI and AYANDA MDLULI ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Joel Netshitenzhe was thrown out of plenary late yesterday after he refused to apologise for distorting conference resolutions on the existence of white monopoly capital. According to three ANC sources who attended yesterday’s plenary session where Netshitenzhe’s presentation was debated, the policy guru was kicked out after defying delegates’ call for him to apologise for […]
    • by African Times
    • 5 Months ago
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  • Mthethwa: ANC is at its weakest, let’s save it or lose power

    MASOKA DUBE and PIET RAMPEDI ANC national executive committee (NEC) member Nathi Mthethwa has called on party members to save the ruling party, which is at “its weakest” or risk losing power. Conceding that the organisation is facing a crisis, the Arts and Culture Minister implored members to forge ahead and protect it from an […]
    • by African Times
    • 5 Months ago
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