For people like Chirwa, calling for due process to be followed to the letter is to be embedded in the state.
By protecting the president, the 'party of the working class' has become embedded in the state, says the president of Numsa.
The SA Communist Party has called on government to never grant the Dalai Lama a visa to visit South Africa.
SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande said the platinum sector strike was too narrowly focused and was disastrous for the miners.
Tripartite alliance leaders lambasted Numsa during a march to defend the ANC called by the SACP and Cosatu.
Thousands of SACP members marched to a Pretoria prison to demand that Chris Hani's killer remains behind bars, says the party spokesperson.
The South African Communist Party says it is "extremely concerned" at the manner in which Thuli Madonsela handled the Nkandla investigation.
The allegiance to Marxist-Leninism and statism is out of step with modern democratic practice.
The South African Communist Party in the Eastern Cape has affirmed its support for the ANC in the May general elections.
The SAPS acted decisively during the DA march, showing how a confrontation should be handled.
The SACP in the Western Cape has threatened to march on the homes of DA leaders if the party goes ahead with its planned march on Luthuli House.
More interesting than party membership is the extent to which Marxism informed Mandela's political thinking, writes Paul Trewhela.
Ideologists with cast-iron theories don't like unpleasant facts, writes Stephen Ellis.
KwaZulu-Natal Cosatu secretary Zet Luzipo called on the federation's affiliate members with grievances about ANC policies to engage with the party.
As questions are raised about Madiba's SACP membership, the Nelson Mandela Foundation's Verne Harris finds answers in the former president's words.
The ANC's key statement of principles, the 1955 Freedom Charter, was written by white communists, writes Stephen Ellis.
ANC MP and former SACP member Crosby Moni has died of malaria, it was announced on Monday.
The SACP says former president Nelson Mandela would have loved to see the tripartite alliance working together in unity.
The SACP has accused Numsa's leader Irvin Jim of financial impropriety in a long-running feud between the two organisations over Zwelinzima Vavi.