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GOVERNMENT SADDENED BY DEATH OF STRUGGLE VETERAN

GOVERNMENT SADDENED BY DEATH OF STRUGGLE VETERAN

Government is deeply saddened by the death of struggle stalwart, Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada and joins the millions of South African in extending its deepest condolences to his friends and family. Government said that the passing on of the revolutionary was a great loss for South Africa. Kathrada was one of the accused in the famous […]

Passing of the heroic that it is the ‘end of an era, Thabo Mbeki

Passing of the heroic that it is the ‘end of an era, Thabo Mbeki

The Patron, the Board and staff of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation have learnt with great sadness, the passing of our leader, Isithwalandwe Ahmed Mohamed Kathrada. Comrade Kathy as he was fondly known, dedicated all his adult life to the struggle against apartheid and the construction of a non-racial, non-sexist and democratic South Africa. For this […]

ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR THE PAYMENT OF SOCIAL GRANTS ON APRIL 1, 2017

ALL SYSTEMS GO FOR THE PAYMENT OF SOCIAL GRANTS ON APRIL 1, 2017

The Department of Social Development and SASSA wishes to inform South Africans especially social grants recipients, that all is on track for the payment of grants from 1 April 2017.  The Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini, would like to reassure all qualifying beneficiaries that they will receive their money as per normal. As recipients […]

Muthambi, CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WHILE COMMUNITING IN TAXI

Muthambi, CONDEMNS VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN WHILE COMMUNITING IN TAXI

Faith Muthambi, condemns the violence against women as reported in the media. Government is appalled and shocked by reports of horrific and unacceptable acts of violence and sexual assault faced by two women whilst commuting in taxis in Johannesburg. Further to this, women in Delft and Mthatha have been victims of taxi violence. We must […]

ANC STATEMENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

ANC STATEMENT ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

The African National Congress joins South Africans in marking Human Rights Day today. 21 March will forever remain an iconic day in our country’s history, marking as it does the tragic Sharpeville Massacre of 1960 where 69 of our country’s men and women perished, and more than 180 injured,  in one of the most gruesome […]

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s Mthatha hotel room burgled

Minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s Mthatha hotel room burgled

Water and sanitation minister Nomvula Mokonyane was robbed in her hotel room in Mthatha today.She was asleep when an unknown number of suspects entered the room in the early hours of this morning.  Her spokesperson Mlimandlela Ndamase says Mokonyane was in Mthatha attending the wedding of a relative, and had on Friday delivered an OR […]

ANC SADDENED BY PASSING OF LEGENDARY ACTOR JOE MAFELA

ANC SADDENED BY PASSING OF LEGENDARY ACTOR JOE MAFELA

The African National Congress has learnt with sadness of the passing of legendary actor, Mr Joe Mafela, well known for his lead character ‘Sdumo’ in a sitcom ‘Sgudi’Snaysi’. An actor, songwriter, film director and producer, Joe Mafela has been in the entertainment industry for years and has continued to excel without showing any signs of […]

ANC DIRECTS STEENHUISEN TO PROVE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST CDE MAHLOBO

ANC DIRECTS STEENHUISEN TO PROVE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST CDE MAHLOBO

The African National Congress has noted comments on social media by the DA Whip in the National Assembly, John Steenhuisen in relation to the break in at the Office of the Chief Justice earlier today. In his comments, responding to news reports of the break in, Steenhuisen claims “my money is on Mahlobo and the […]

15 computers stolen after break in at Mogoeng Mogoeng’s office

15 computers stolen after break in at Mogoeng Mogoeng’s office

15 computers containing important information was stolen during a break-in at the Offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand this morning. According to the OCJ, the computers were taken from the human resources department during the early hours of this morning. “These computers contain important information about the judges and the officials of the OCJ,” […]

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