South African Communist Party

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Dec 20th, 2013
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King William’s Town – The SACP in the Eastern Cape on Thursday criticised a visit by EFF leader Julius Malema to ex-miners in King William’s Town as “opportunistic”. “Be vigilant of one enemy in many colours,” provincial SA Communist Party spokesman Siyabonga Mdodi said in a statement. He...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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President Zuma has been facing widespread criticism for his comments on Apartheid and the damage it has wrought on society. Planning Minister Trevor Manuel claims that the time for blaming Apartheid is over, at least for certain failings of government. We’ve put together a handy summary of what can b...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2012
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Johannesburg – A Swaziland court on Monday sentenced a South African man to 85 years in prison for high treason and terrorism over a botched bomb attack against King Mswati III, but will effectively jail him for a total of 26 years. High Court Judge Bheki Maphalala last month found Amos Mbedzi ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Keith Somerville I’ve just returned from a couple of weeks in South Africa. It was supposed to be a holiday dominated by the Big Five on the safari circuit.  But owing to the current news coming out of the country, a different Big Five dominated:  Marikana, mines, mining unions, Malema and Mangaun...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2012
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The police massacre of striking miners at Marikana is a watershed for post-apartheid South Africa and for the international class struggle. It demonstrates in the starkest form imaginable that the perspective of “black empowerment” and the “National Democratic Revolution” providing the basis for over...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 31st, 2012
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So there we have it. “The Spear” has been painted and displayed, and what has it achieved? Well, for one thing, it’s gone and whipped up a complete frenzy of allegations and counter allegations! Brett Murray has offended blacks and in particular Zulus with his open depiction of our ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2012
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Martin Plaut and Paul Holden, Who Rules South Africa Jonathan ball, Johannesburg and Cape Town, 2012. Midrand and beyond By Keith Somerville The ANC policy conference in Midrand at the end of June was a forerunner for what is to come at the national conference at Mangaung in December, at which the le...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 2nd, 2012
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South African activist Vishwas Satgar looks at post-apartheid South Africa 17 years on Red Pepper During the 20th century, South Africa’s national struggle occupied an iconic place in the global political imagination. International opposition to apartheid came together in the heady days of socialist ...
By benim
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Aug 31st, 2011
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I did warn last week that the ANC’s disciplinary action against youth league leaders has the potential of turning Julius Malema into a pre-Polokwane Jacob Zuma. But not even I imagined that the situation could deteriorate so quickly into the kind of anarchy and violence we witnessed outside Lut...
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Jun 25th, 2011
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According to a statement issued by the three NGOs, namely the Swaziland Democratic Front, Swaziland Coalition of Concerned Civic Org-anisations (SCCCO) and the Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Orga-nisations (CANGO), the NGOs appealed to the people of South Africa, the South African governme...