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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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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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Oct 7th, 2011
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Johannesburg – Sixty-nine people were confirmed injured, one critically, in a stampede at a Transnet office in Bloemfontein on Friday, said the Free State department of health. “People stormed an exam room at around 08:00,” said spokesperson Jabu Mbalula. Thousands of job seekers fl...
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Oct 3rd, 2011
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Hundreds of people were left homeless when a tornado tore through the Duduza township near Nigel, east of Johannesburg, on Sunday, paramedics said. “One hundred and five individuals were injured,” said ER24 spokesperson Andre Visser. Several people were injured during the tornado, Ekurhul...
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Sep 2nd, 2011
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Johannesburg – The ANC’s national disciplinary committee (NDC) is a “kangaroo court” and its rejection of Julius Malema’s appeal against its processes “a challenge”, a member of the North West ANCYL said on Friday. The news that the African National Congress&...
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May 12th, 2011
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South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), has been embarrassed by revelations that open-air toilets were built in a town it governs. clearpxl The media revelation of the 1,600 open-air toilets in Rammulotsi township in Free State province came at a time the ANC is campaigning ...
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Dec 6th, 2010
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Controversial Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr has ruffled feathers by saying that black people feel “entitled” to “brutality”. Hofmeyr was reacting to the news of the murder of a family on a Free State farm. Attie and Wilna Potgieter, as well as their three-year-old daughter Wi...