South Africans must defend the revolution - Mantashe

2016-02-19 14:20
Gwede Mantashe (File, Foto24)

Gwede Mantashe (File, Foto24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Video

DA is the party of racists - ANC anti-racism march

2016-02-19 13:14

Fences were set up outside the Union Buildings to where the ANC supporters marched peacefully while singing and chanting. Watch.WATCH

Pretoria - ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe called on South Africans to defend their revolution while addressing approximately 87 000 supporters at the party's march for "unity, democracy and non-racialism" in Pretoria on Friday.

Mantashe said that when people talked about the ANC, it was not about Zuma, but about the revolution. 

"We must defend the revolution and defend every attack on the ANC structures," Mantashe said.

He said that an attack on President Jacob Zuma was also an attack on the ANC.

According to Mantashe, "any advice from your enemy is not advice". He urged ANC members to never take any advice from their enemies.

"We are a majority, we should be able to take decisions and enforce them," Mantashe said.

He said that the march was not a protest, but rather a positive initiative for a united society.

Mantashe also accused the US Embassy of meeting daily to advance regime change in South Africa.

Read more on:    anc  |  jacob zuma  |  gwede mantashe  |  pretoria  |  politics

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.