Latest articles on Jeremy Cronin

Pace of land reform weak and pathetic, says Cronin

Jeremy Cronin has ascribed the "pathetic" pace of land reform to factors like weak policy, corruption, lack of will and a lack of capacity

May Day, it’s our very own day

But an apparition at the march morphs into Niehaus – Daddy has even gutted Cosatu

UCT to rename building after Chris Hani

The New Science Lecture Theatre is to be renamed the Chris Hani Lecture Theatre in honour of Hani's contribution to South Africa's democracy

Land debate casts light on burning issue

Many agree that the failure to implement land reforms was the fault of the government rather than a weakness of the Constitution

Cronin: ANC won’t amend Constitution on land expropriation

Deputy Public Works Minister Jeremy Cronin says the ANC emerging view is not to amend the Constitution on land expropriation

The National Development Plan can be resuscitated – here’s how

South Africa's five-year-old National Development Plan suffers from gross misinterpretation by different parties.

Solly Mapaila accepts nomination as SACP first deputy general secretary

SACP leaders have been working hard behind the scenes to discourage a contest over leaders, saying this was likely to divide the party.

Nzimande: Discuss new leaders, the SACP must renew itself

The general secretary urged members not to shy away from openly talking about succession as new leaders will be elected during the congress.

‘SACP says it feels betrayed by the ANC’

The South African Communist Party says its trust in its alliance partner has been broken by its failure to implement the 2007 Polokwane resolution.

Zuma not welcome at SACP congress to avoid Cosatu May Day ‘fiasco’

Mapaila said having Ramaphosa address the gathering would help avoid tension between the SACP and its ANC allies.

Blade is an ‘intellectual dwarf’ – EFF

EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi says Blade Nzimande has always protected white privilege and marginalised "radical blacks".

Nzimande: Defeat EFF’s anarchy and neo-fascist behaviour

South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande is calling for a firm stand against the anarchy of the EFF.

Cabinet approves draft Expropriation Bill

Cabinet has approved the draft Expropriation Bill, and it is likely to be tabled in Parliament before the end of the year.

Cronin: Public works ‘not proud of’ misspending R3.5bn

Public Works's Jeremy Cronin says his department has irregularly spent R3.65-billion, with a large sum of it resulting from irregular lease contracts.

Cronin: Manuel’s apartheid statement meant to encourage

Jeremy Cronin has defended Trevor Manuel over his comments that government could no longer blame apartheid for its failures.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.


Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

Secret meetings with Zuma could sink Mkhwebane

An alleged string of lies about Mkhwebane’s meeting with the former president in her contentious R3.2-billion Absa report has the public protector in a legal wrangle

Press Releases