ANC National Youth League Rocked by Age Scandal

The African National Congress Youth League was last week said to have been rocked by an age scandal involving the National Youth Task Team (NYTT). On Tuesday, Deputy Secretary-General of the party, Jessie Duarte announced that the affected members would be kicked out of the 35 member body. According to the constitution of the ANC, members that are part of the Youth League should be under the age of 35 and once they are older than this, they need to leave the league. According... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, May 10th, 2021

Magashule to Be Dealt With by ANC Top Five With Additional Charges for Defiance

The African National Congress (ANC) has called on the party’s top 5 to deal with the errant behaviour of its suspended Secretary General following his behaviour in the last couple of days. This came as th... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, May 9th, 2021

Limpopo Premier and ANC Chair Decries Ramaphosa Faction at the NEC

Despite referring to him as one of the “best presidents we could ever find as the ANC”, the Provincial Chairman of the Limpopo province in the African National Congress, Chupu Stanley Mathabatha has accused... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Ace Magashule Kicked Out of ANC NEC Meeting

As was widely anticipated, the African National Congress meeting of the NEC was full of drama as the embattled Secretary-General of the party was disconnected from the virtual meeting on Saturday morning. Accor... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Magashule’s Attempt to Suspend Ramaphosa Backfires

As the conflict within the African National Congress (ANC) intensifies, the president of the party and the country, Cyril Ramaphosa, has retorted with disdain at the attempt by the embattled Secretary-General A... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

ANC NWC Resolves to Suspend Corruption-Charged Members Who Do Not Step Aside

The National Working Committee NWC of the African National Congress (ANC) has announced on Tuesday that members who are being charged with corruption and other serious crimes and have not stepped aside will be ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

I Flew in the Gupta Jet but Did not Influence Sale of the Mine to Them – Former Minister Zwane

Following an eventful Monday in which the estranged wife of former Home Affairs and Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, Norma Mngoma, it was time for the former Mineral Resources Minister, Mosebenzi Zwane to take ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

Ramaphosa Sets Council Election Date as ANC Cruises to Victory in By-election

The president of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday announced that the local government elections will be held on Wednesday 27 October 2021. The president made this pronouncement in a s... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, April 18th, 2021

Ramaphosa and Zuma Square Up in KZN

As the cold war between the current ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and his former boss Jacob Zuma reaches a crescendo level, it appears that the former is gaining traction and amassing support where it matters m... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Jesse Duarte Accuses Magashule Camp of ‘Samson Approach’ as Embattled SG Consults with Zuma and other Leaders

The ANC deputy secretary general, Jessie Duarte has come out strongly against the embattled party’s secretary general, Ace Magashule and his supporters, accusing them of attempting to bring down the party on ... Read more »