ANC Free State News

ANC Statement on the passing of Comrade Malerato Rosemary Tsupa.

The ANCFS is saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Cde Malerato who met her death through a car accident. She was travelling with Cde Setjhaba Nyamani ( Nomzamo branch Secretary, Ward 7) whom is still recovering in Hospital, they were from an ANC programme in Virginia at the time of the accident.

Comrade Malerato was the Branch Secretary as well as a PR Councillor of Joe Modise, Ward 4 in Virginia, Matjhabeng seconded to Lejweleputswa District Municipality.
We convey our collective organizational condolences to the bereaved family of Comrade Malerato.

ANC CAUCUS RESPONSE TO THE 2018 BUDGET

In the face of challenging global and domestic economic conditions, the ANC Parliamentary Caucus welcomes the very adroit budget tabled by the Minister of Finance, comrade Malusi Gigaba, today. This 2018 Budget carefully and sensitively balances the need to stimulate economic growth, reduce wasteful expenditure, contain debt, increase revenues and protect the poor.

ANC WISHES MME KOTANE A GLORIOUS 106TH BIRTHDAY

The African National Congress congratulates struggle stalwart and veteran of our movement, Mme Rebecca Kotane, on the occasion of her 106th birthday. 

Born a month after the formation of the ANC, Mme Kotane was married to the former  General Secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP) and Treasurer General of the ANC, Comrade Moses Kotane.

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS COMRADE CYRIL RAMAPHOSA ON DISCUSSION WITH PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, COMRADE JACOB ZUMA ON TRANSITION

Fellow South Africans,

There has been a lot of speculation and anxiety about the position of President Jacob Zuma as the head of state and government of our country.

I would like to clarify some matters in this regard.

Last night, President Jacob Zuma and I began direct discussions on the transition and matters relating to his position as the President of the Republic.

The discussions were constructive and lay the basis for a speedy resolution of the matter in the interests of the country and its people.

ANC condemns assault outside Luthuli House

The African National Congress condemns in the strongest possible terms the assault of protestors by a grouping outside the ANC Headquarters, Chief Albert Luthuli House, earlier today. Regardless of what some may deem as provocation by the Black First Land First Movement who intended to march to Luthuli House, there will never be any justification for scenes as the ones witnessed today. Disturbing in the extreme is the assault of women in so callous and dehumanizing manner.

 

ANC SUPPORTS CALLS FOR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN

The African National Congress (ANC) supports the position adopted by the ANC Caucus at the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Council to withdraw the motion of no confidence brought by the ANC against Mayor Patricia De Lille.  Whilst Patricia De Lille, is the face of a corrupt, dysfunctional municipality as well as a weak, directionless Democratic Alliance (DA) at the City, she is but one cog of a bigger problem that is the DA and its patronage networks within the City. 

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