KwaZulu-Natal ANC ‘very disappointed’ in Zuma for launching new party
/ 19 December 2023

KwaZulu-Natal ANC ‘very disappointed’ in Zuma for launching new party

The South African National Civics Organisation has said it will not act against its provincial chairperson for his actions

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Sanco shows unity is the solution
/ 7 December 2023

Sanco shows unity is the solution

I was singing Queen Latifah’s breakout music hit U.N.I.T.Y at the South African National Civic Organisation’s (Sanco) 7th national conference at the end of November in Durban, dubbed the unity conference by incoming Sanco general secretary Mike Soko in his organisational report. If ever there was an advertisement for the importance of unity in political […]

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/ 11 May 2008

ANC: There’s no bid to oust Mbeki

African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma has received support from alliance partners to run for presidential elections, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe said on Sunday. ”We will not only be accompanying him to court but to the Union Buildings as the next president of South Africa,” he said, announcing the outcome of an alliance.

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/ 10 May 2008

Zuma calls for end to alliance tension

African National Congress (ANC) president Jacob Zuma on Friday called for a closure of the ”chapter of tension and mistrust” between the ruling party and its alliance partners. The relationship between the ANC and its alliance partners had become somewhat strained under the previous leadership of national President Thabo Mbeki.

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/ 20 March 2008

Paying the price for cheap power

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa cannot ignore Eskom’s request for a 53% tariff increase, a business research and consulting firm said on Thursday. ”If the country expects the electricity utility to resolve the current capacity crisis, it must be given the resources to do so,” said Frost & Sullivan.

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/ 15 November 2007

Matatiele residents march on Maritzburg

Matatiele residents were set to march through Pietermaritzburg on Thursday to the KwaZulu-Natal legislature in protest over their incorporation into the Eastern Cape. Matatiele-Maluti Mass Action Organising Committee chairperson Mandla Galo said that at least 45 minibus taxis had transported residents to Pietermaritzburg.

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/ 5 September 2007

SABC slammed over Sanef withdrawal

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) had demonstrated nothing but arrogance in pulling out of the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) over reports about Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, said the Media Institute of Southern Africa on Wednesday.

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/ 4 September 2007

Sanco ask police to probe editor

The Gauteng branch of the South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) will go to the police to find out whether Sunday Times editor Mondli Makhanya applied for amnesty over political activities during apartheid, the organisation said on Monday. Earlier this month, Sanco asked the National Prosecuting Authority whether Makhanya had applied for amnesty from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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/ 3 September 2007

Sanco backs SABC withdrawal from Sanef

The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) on Monday commended the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) for its ”brave and patriotic decision” to break ties with the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef). The SABC broke ranks with the forum in protest over its stance on Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang.