Bloemfontein

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Dec 22nd, 2012
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Paul Trewhela Paul Trewhela says the Mangaung elective conference was determined by fraud “Widespread irregularity” within the ANC – and the “forces of change” An important analysis has been published by Professor Pierre de Vos – professor of Constitutional Law at ...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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(Reuters) – Four white South Africans were charged with treason on Tuesday over a suspected plot to bomb a conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) and execute President Jacob Zuma and other top government officials. The four, named as Mark Trollip, John Martin Keevy, Johan Hend...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will go head to head in the battle to lead South Africa’s ruling ANC, after both were nominated by party members. At a party conference, Motlanthe disregarded calls to avoid an embarrassing internal power struggle, as well as pundits w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2012
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Mangaung – Results of the elections for the ANC top six positions will only be announced on Tuesday morning. Delegates at the ANC’ s 53rd national conference are expected to start voting on Monday night, but no plenary is scheduled until the next morning, meaning that the electoral commis...
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Dec 17th, 2012
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Julius Malema has given the ANC’s Mangaung conference an ultimatum to immediately reinstate him as youth league president with full powers, or else face the consequences. In a letter of demand written to ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe yesterday, Malema identified himself as a loyal member of th...
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Dec 10th, 2012
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Vusi Shongwe makes the case for President Jacob Zuma, while Prince Mashele predicts ruin at re-election.   YES, he’s the man of the movement, says Vusi Shongwe. Albert Einstein said splitting the atom changed everything except our way of thinking, which emanates from the hearts and minds of indi...
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Sep 11th, 2012
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  One month into the deadly strike at South Africa’s Lonmin platinum mine the reality of “no work, no pay” is hitting hard in the humble shantytowns at the foot of the giant plant. Debt repayments have been pushed aside. Shack rentals have gone unpaid. And Africa’s bigges...
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Jun 26th, 2012
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“There should be a decision on the role of the state in the mining industry. It’s a major issue for discussion,” he told SABC radio news. “Everyone agrees that the mining industry is doing well, but around every mine you see abject poverty and that must change. “… ...
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May 14th, 2012
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The ANC says it is fully aware that it has to up its game because “apartheid” will soon no longer hold water as an excuse for poor service. KwaZulu-Natal secretary Sihle Zikalala told the media that SA was fast approaching the end of the second decade of democracy. If there was no service or transfor...
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Apr 24th, 2012
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Oupa Ngwenya FOR President Jacob Zuma, life has been a continuous song to sing. On January 8 2012, the ANC turned 100. Friends and foes could not deny the cause for celebration. The party came and left Bloemfontein on a celebratory note and is to come back yet again in December. The return this time ...