SOUTH AFRICAN Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande claimed yesterday that “factionalism is destroying the alliance” with the ruling ANC.
Speaking at the annual memorial lecture for late ANC president-in-exile Oliver Tambo, he called for a debate on...
Monday 20th Mar 2017
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THE South African Communist Party (SACP) slammed Cape Town’s council yesterday after fires swept through shanty towns over the weekend leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless.The disasters in the Kosovo, Westbank and Imizamo Yethu informal settlements came less than a...
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
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DURBAN in South Africa was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games yesterday by organisers CGF after failing to meet key obligations.
A CGF review expressed disappointment that the information submitted by the city was a “significant departure” from undertakings in the...
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Communists denounce alliance partners
Monday 13th Mar 2017
SOUTH AFRICANS got a peek at the ANC’s five-year plan yesterday after two policy papers for its summer conference were leaked.
The Strategy and Tactics and Organisational Renewal discussion documents were first on a list of nine set to be officially released at a press conference...
Thursday 9th Mar 2017
ANC and trade unions condemn racist riots
Friday 24th Feb 2017
SOUTH AFRICA’S government demanded an end to xenophobic violence yesterday ahead of a march whipped up by the opposition.
An anti-immigrant protest is planned for today in Mamelodi township, east of the capital Pretoria.
There have already been two weeks of attacks in the...
SOUTH AFRICA’S high court blocked the government’s bid to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), ruling the move “unconstitutional.”
The North Gauteng High Court in the capital Pretoria ruled in favour of a challenge by the Democratic Alliance...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
SOUTH AFRICAN President Jacob Zuma was urged yesterday to propel “radical economic transformation” ahead of his address to the nation last night.
In an editorial in the South African Communist Party’s (SACP) online magazine Umsebenzi, the party said Mr Zuma must...
Friday 10th Feb 2017
SOUTH AFRICA’S Cosatu union federation slammed mine bosses and the industry’s minister yesterday after they failed to meet to discuss three workers buried underground a year ago.
Cosatu’s Mpumalanga provincial committee members visited the now-closed Lily mine in...
Thursday 9th Feb 2017