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May 13th, 2012
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Expelled former ANCYL leader Julius Malema has been barred from entering Luthuli House and other party offices, and has also been banned from a plush boutique apartment in Cape Town. A reservation manager at the Waterfront Village hotel in the V&A Waterfront has confirmed that Malema has been “bl...
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May 13th, 2012
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South African Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale plans to challenge President Jacob Zuma for the position of leader of the ruling African National Congress in December, the Sunday Times reported, citing unidentified members of his campaign. The campaigners plan to install current secretary-gene...
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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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Mar 30th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The ANC Youth League was being traumatised and suppressed under President Jacob Zuma’s leadership, expelled league president Julius Malema said on Friday. “Under President Zuma, we’ve seen the youth of the ANC being traumatised and expelled from their home,̶...
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Jan 27th, 2012
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Johannesburg – A leaked e-mail has led the ANC Youth League to accuse its parent body of using disciplinary procedures to settle political scores, reports said on Friday. The Mail & Guardian said this came after it was revealed at a disciplinary appeals committee this week that ANC “c...
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Jan 26th, 2012
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Johannesburg – The ANC in the Eastern Cape has called for an urgent meeting with the Mandela family to discuss Mandla Mandela’s personal life, a newspaper reported on Thursday. The high profile delegation, which will be led by ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, wanted to meet elders of...
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Jan 10th, 2012
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Johannesburg – A “communication breakdown” was behind the absence of the ANC Youth League’s message of support in the ruling party’s centenary booklet, embattled ANCYL president Julius Malema said on Tuesday. Malema was speaking on SAfm’s midmorning talk show about...
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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 4th, 2012
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Bloemfontein – Suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema was not included in the formal programme of the ruling party’s centenary festivities in Bloemfontein, ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete said. Malema would address mini-rallies around the province instead, she told journalists on Wedne...