The meeting will take place on Monday night on the energy state of disaster as as anticipation builds over a cabinet reshuffle
Ruling party’s alliance partners unhappy with the lack of action taken to improve the lives of workers and other South Africans
But backing the president is a useless strategy if the left can’t pull together, be open new ideas and find a way to get in tune with the majority
Despite being disillusioned with their ally in government, the SACP and the labour federation are unlikely to leave the tripartite alliance
Cosatu, Numsa, Abahlali baseMjondolo and SACP can bring a pro-worker movement
Will the South African Communist Party and the labour federation ever leave the ANC or are rumblings just hot air?
He died 19 years ago but his influence on shaping the political landscape of KwaZulu-Natal lives on
Assuming the leadership of the SACP in 1998, Nzimande had to resolve what would become of the party when the Native Republic was attained.
The Cold War ended more than three decades ago. That period of history showed that socialism, at a country scale, is unsustainable
Workers want UFI, medical aid and provident fund contributions brought up to date
Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, previously the defence minister, replaces Thandi Modise, who was deployed as the minister of defence in last week’s cabinet reshuffle.
Supporters have stood by Jacob Zuma through scandal after scandal. Some have stayed loyal to him and others have turned their backs
Four unhappy high-ranking party members say the SAA sale was never discussed at the NEC
Sources say the party’s top six are concerned the protests at Wits University could intensify into a fiery student movement, much like #FeesMustFall
Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane must face an inquiry over her fitness to hold office, SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila says
Alliance partners Cosatu and the SACP are in a tricky situation: they don’t want Magashule hawking their ideas, but they do want their ideas heard
Elections can be used to build a movement that advances a democratic socialist alternative
It is not empirically useful as an approach to understanding social reality
The negotiations started before the elections and continued until the very last moment.
The regime regarded the PAC leader as the only political prisoner. The others, including Nelson Mandela, were ‘ordinary’ prisoners
The party must decide if politicised uncertainty and institutionalised ambiguity will be its end
The self-effacing struggle stalwart talks about finally receiving the degree he was denied during apartheid
Zuma was campaigning ahead of the ANC’s annual January 8 statement, which will be delivered in Durban by President Cyril Ramaphosa on January 12
The party’s provincial spokesperson, Machike Thobejane, confirmed the suspension
The council only became aware of the VBS saga when a trade union wrote a letter expressing its concern following a notice to suspend the deputy CFO
A true soldier of the struggle, till the very end
The NPA has, until now, failed to prosecute perpetrators who didn’t get amnesty from the TRC
This remarkable veteran helped to build the trade union movement even while in exile
The minister said local procurement was a valuable tool to tackle unemployment
The decision will curb the autonomy of affiliated unions, which has rendered them almost impenetrable to interventions by the federation’s leaders
The SACP secretary-general has called on the ANC-led alliance to ensure that those who are resisting the fight against state capture are isolated