Questions are raised about whether the public should pay for the ANC's parties.
South Africa's governing party, born in a township church in 1912, found it could liberate in poetry but had to govern in prose.
African leaders attending ANC centenary celebrations had to embark on hasty shopping when they found no food or bedding at their accommodation.
The ANC Youth League's message of support reached the printers too late to be included in the ANC's centenary booklet.
The musician who died at the ANC's celebrations in Bloemfontein was 54-year-old Sizanempi Nxusa, who came from President Zuma's hometown of Nkandla.
The ANC has taken issue with a news report that its chairperson Baleka Mbete has been slated for giving details about the cost of its centenary party.
The ANC hopes to mobilise 100 000 people to take part in its centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein which will be attended by various heads of states.
The ANC centenary celebrations formally commenced on Saturday with a traditional cleansing ceremony in Waaihoek.
The ANC has thanked the municipality of Mangaung in the Free State for hosting the party's centenary celebrations and making it a "runaway success".
Zimbabwe media have reported that President Robert Mugabe will not be attending the ANC's 100th anniversary celebrations in Bloemfontein.