Anc Policy Conference

ANC pushes ahead with plan to reduce number of provinces

The ANC policy conference called for a presidential commission to be set up, and for its work to be completed before December

ANC policy anarchy – leaders are too weak to lead, or too weak to take over

The policy conference of the governing ANC will be remembered for a party in disarray, plagued with internal dissent.

Editorial: Good press, here’s a bone

The press prison at the ANC conference may have been instated because the party couldn't afford journalists seeing how heated deliberations had become

Uneasy Zuma hedges bets

The ANC president’s compromise idea smacks of a leader backing a losing horse

KZN the biggest loser in policy resolutions

Key region and its allies will have only five months to consolidate support

Zweli brings sanity to conference

Seen as a voice of reason, the ANC treasurer says the party must work with business to turn the economy around

The ANC is tired. It’s also tiring

"At the end of it all, the policy conference was doomed to be a dull and useless affair"

Pension funds in ANC crosshairs

A contentious idea has resurfaced amid economic turmoil and corruption claims

Zuma wants a second deputy president to eliminate ANC factions

Zuma’s suggestion, presented on the last day of the ANC’s national policy conference, took delegates by surprise and was met with hesitation.

ANC weighs up land expropriation policies

Expropriation without compensation and nationalising the Reserve Bank are among the contentious policy options that have been put on the table.

Budget constraints may limit bid to raise age of child support grants

A proposal to raise the age of child support grants to 21 was one of the toughest debates in the social transformation committee.

Zuma happy with quality of conference debates

The ANC president said the level of the discussions showed that the party has been in government for 23 years.


Cradock Four back to haunt De Klerk

Pressure is mounting on the NPA to charge the former president and others involved in political killings during apartheid

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it