Baleka Mbete

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Apr 3rd, 2012
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President Jacob Zuma yesterday reclaimed his control of the ANC after weeks of ill-discipline and insults levelled at him by members of the ANC Youth League. In a show of force and unity, Zuma and the party’s other top five leaders came out publicly and denounced what they termed “alien b...
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Apr 3rd, 2012
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Genevieve Quintal and Hlengiwe Nhlabathi, Sapa Johannesburg – ANC leaders on Tuesday condemned the “shockingly crude, disrespectful and un-ANC” remarks recently made by some within the party. “The brazen and often rude and crude rhetoric to detract from real issues facing our ...
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Jan 7th, 2012
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Bloemfontein – President Jacob Zuma enacted a symbolic sacrifice of a bull outside the Waaihoek Wesleyan Church in Bloemfontein on Saturday morning as part of a cleansing ceremony for the ANC centenary celebrations. Zuma was given the spear by ANC stalwart Andrew Mlangeni, and then performed th...
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Jan 6th, 2012
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Thaba’Nchu – ANC Youth League president Julius Malema had a tilt at “the enemy” [the media] on Friday for wrongly predicting that he would not make it to the ANC’s centenary celebrations as his appeal against his suspension would fail. “We have defeated the enemy. ...
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Nov 8th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The ANC’s centenary birthday celebrations will cost more than R100m, the party said on Tuesday. “It will not cost less than R100m, it is costly,” ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete told reporters in Johannesburg. “It is not cheap but we believe… i...
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Jul 12th, 2011
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There is a range of opportunities for South Africans in the continent’s newest state, South Sudan, ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete said on Tuesday. “I mean [opportunity awaits] people in general. You will not know until you are in South Sudan that there is a space for you… I most defin...