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By: The Saturday Star Johannesburg Dr Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh admits it wasn’t an easy task writing his latest book ’The New Apartheid’, which launched in South Africa last month. The author and activist explores how apartheid has reinvented itself, and how the edifice of systemic racial oppression continues to thrive in South Africa, despite a democratic system. “This was a very difficult...
By: Political Bureau JOHANNESBURG- Suspended ANC member Carl Niehaus has hit back at SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande, calling him a “former IFP operative pseudo communist”. Niehaus accused Nzimande of having his “mouth full” about how the official economic policy programme of the ANC congress namely radical economic transformation (RET) has, according to him, been ‘’vulgarised'’. On Sunday while delivering the SACP’s...
By: Political Bureau Pietermaritzburg - In the last batch of affidavits before the Pietermaritzburg High Court set to hear oral arguments on several matters pertaining to the dispute involving members of the Zulu royal family, Inkosi Mangosuthu Buthelezi has laid out why he insists Queen Sibongile Dlamini Zulu married the late King Goodwill Zwelithini the traditional way. In his affidavit supporting...
By: Staff Reporter Johannesburg - Terrorism accused and leader of the Patriotic Alliance (PA) in the West Rand Bruce Nimmerhoudt has cast doubt on the State’s evidence against him. This was the damning ruling of Magistrate Annelie Africa in the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on friday when she lambasted the police for their shoddy work, especially their failure to provide the court...
By: The Daily News DURBAN - Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu acknowledged that extreme poverty, unemployment, inequality and judicial overreach fuelled the recent chaos the country was plunged into after the riots that erupted in the country. On Tuesday Sisulu visited some of the families who had lost their loved ones to offer her condolences and also to...
By: The Star Cape Town – Staff at the ANC headquarters in Luthuli House have been without salaries for two months and said they were being forced back into poverty by the former liberation movement. A staffer, who did not want to be named, yesterday told The Star’s sister paper, the Daily News, that the ANC had failed to lead at...
By: Staff Reporter JOHANNESBURG- Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has noted an orchestrated campaign in which the Mail & Guardian, for whatever reasons is leading a campaign to defame her. The Ministry said it is aware that such campaign is sponsored and is informed by the factional interests of those who are hard at work in triumphalism to...
Staff Reporter The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has written to the National Office Bearers of the African National Congress (ANC) to register their outrage at the comments that have been made by comrade Zizi Kodwa, NEC member and Deputy Minister of Intelligence, to the effect that members of MKMVA are involved in orchestrating the tragic wave of...
By: Kebby Maphatsoe It is with a heavy heart that I stand up today to speak. The passing of commander Abe Sishuba, as all of us in Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) knew him, has hit the community of MK veterans very hard. Comrade Abe was truly one of the very best among us, a true comrade, freedom fighter and soldier. Trained...
By: Thami ka Plaatjie “In 1960 I went to prison with my peers, in the 1964 I went to prison with my children , now in 1976 I am going to prison with my grand children." Uncle Zephaniah Mothopeng stated in his valedictory address to his friends at the conclusion of the Bethal 18 Treason Trail in 1978 where was...

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