SACP members march to commemorate Hani

2014-04-05 17:31

SACP members have marched in Pretoria central to commemorate the death of former secretary general Chris Hani.

SACP welcomes return of ANC members

2014-03-25 14:21

The return of Andile Lili and Loyiso Nkohla to the ANC will strengthen the party ahead of the 7 May election, the SA Communist Party says.

Cape cops arrested for brutal attack

2014-03-08 17:00

The two police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town have been arrested.

Shilowa speaks out on Cosatu, Numsa battle

2014-03-04 05:30

There is no law by Cosatu compelling affiliates to support the tripartite alliance, says Mbhazima Shilowa in an exclusive interview with Fin24.

Human chain around Luthuli House

2014-02-12 09:13

The ANCYL and the YCLSA will form a human chain around Luthuli House ahead of a march by the Democratic Alliance for "real jobs".

Dlamini: ANC, SACP our allies

2014-02-04 17:29

Cosatu president Sdumo Dlamini has re-affirmed the tripartite alliance with the African National Congress and the SA Communist Party.

SACP accuses DA of attacking ANC

2014-01-23 21:21

The DA's intended march to the ANC's headquarters in Johannesburg is an attack on the ruling party, the SA Communist Party says.

KZN education dept might lose all vehicles

2014-01-14 10:24

The KwaZulu-Natal education department's 708 vehicles have been attached in two separate court applications. The department owes R36m in bursaries and must pay a former pupil R4m in damages.

Unity in ANC crucial - SACP

2014-01-08 20:50

Unity within the ANC and its alliance partners is crucial as the ruling party celebrates its 102nd anniversary, the SACP says.

NUM remembers former member

2013-12-23 16:51

ANC MP and former SACP member Crosby Moni was a humble man who was loyal to the country and its workers, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Numsa decision underwhelming - Nehawu

2013-12-21 18:12

The National Education Health and Allied Workers Union has described Numsa's final outcome of their special national congress as "underwhelming".

ANCYL boss meant 'fork off'

2013-12-20 16:59

ANCYL national convenor Mzwandile Masina said "fork off" at a media briefing instead of swearing at Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim, the Youth League says.

ANC has abandoned the Freedom Charter - Numsa

2013-12-20 15:52

General secretary of the Numsa Irvin Jim says that the ANC has abandoned the Freedom Charter, which was the basis of the alliance's existence.

Numsa cuts political ties with ANC

2013-12-20 13:28

Numsa will not support the ANC in next year's elections, says its general secretary Irvin Jim in a blow to President Jacob Zuma's working class support.

Malema’s Eastern Cape visit 'opportunistic'

2013-12-19 18:52

The SACP in the Eastern Cape has criticised a visit by EFF leader Julius Malema to ex-miners in King William's Town as "opportunistic".

SACP: Numsa faction within Cosatu

2013-12-19 17:20

The SA Communist Party in KZN says Numsa has renegades who have organised themselves as a faction within trade union federation Cosatu.

Motlanthe: Derby-Lewis parole issue torments me

2013-12-17 12:02

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe feels "tormented" by the question of whether Chris Hani's killer Clive Derby-Lewis should be released.

From some, Mandela praise masks a darker past

2013-12-11 13:34

World leaders have heaped praise on the late Nelson Mandela, but among the countries paying tribute are some that had long backed the South African apartheid regime that jailed him.

Numsa delays congress in honour of Madiba

2013-12-08 15:04

Numsa says it is delaying its special national congress during the national mourning period for struggle icon Nelson Mandela.

Mandela was a courageous soldier - SACP

2013-12-06 16:43

The SACP has described former president Nelson Mandela as a courageous soldier, patriot and internationalist, and a true revolutionary guided by great feelings of love for his people.

Vavi: ANC dividing the working class

2013-12-04 09:33

The ANC is dividing the working class, according to suspended Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Madonsela to tighten rules on reports

2013-12-02 11:27

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela reportedly plans to restrict the way in which provisional reports are circulated, after a number of reports were leaked to the media.

Cosatu leaders defy Mantashe's call for unity

2013-12-01 12:00

According to reports, Cosatu leaders privately accuse Mantashe of trying to save embattled Cosatu leader Zwelinzima Vavi at all costs.

Competition tribunal member removed

2013-11-07 10:23

A member of the Competition Tribunal panel has been removed after it emerged that she was a member of the central committee of the SA Communist Party, a report says.

Arrests made after Cape Town protest

2013-10-31 15:52

Two men have been arrested in connection with a protest that turned violent in central Cape Town.


UDM outraged by attack on Madonsela

2014-03-27 17:52

The United Democratic Movement has accused the ANC and its affiliates of waging an aggressive and concerted campaign to undermine trust in the public protector.

SACP questions credibility of Nkandla report

2014-03-20 14:35

The SACP says it is "extremely concerned" at the manner in which Public Protector Thuli Madonsela handled her investigation into upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's private residence at Nkandla.

Cosatu airs dirty laundry in public

2014-03-04 18:38

The Congress of SA Trade Unions and the National Union of Metalworkers of SA are involved in a public spat, accusing each other of tribalism and desperation.

SABC 'looting' compromises quality - SACP

2014-03-02 20:12

The quality of local news and programming is being threatened by questionable financial management at the public broadcaster, the SACP says.

Poll closest in 20 years - Zille

2014-02-07 16:32

May 7 will see South Africa's most closely-fought election since the fall of apartheid, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says.

Protesters' killings barbaric - SACP

2014-01-30 22:15

The shooting of two protesters, allegedly by police, in Relela, Limpopo, is an act of barbarism and savagery, the SA Communist Party says.

ANC confident of Gauteng win

2014-01-16 20:30

The ANC says it will win Gauteng with a decisive majority in this year's elections.

Be careful of ANC enemies, Nzimande says

2014-01-11 12:44

Workers should be careful and not allow themselves to be separated from the African National Congress, the SACP says.

1 500 destitute after Cape fire

2013-12-27 22:32

The City of Cape Town continues to provide disaster relief aid to those left destitute by the fire in the Agstelaan informal settlement in Valhalla Park, mayor Patricia de LIlle says.

SACP backs ANC in polls

2013-12-22 18:03

The SACP will support and campaign for the ANC in next year's general election, spokesperson Alex Mashilo says.

Numsa's ANC boycott a serious blow - analyst

2013-12-21 06:30

Numsa’s boycott of the ANC in the 2014 elections is a serious blow to the ruling party, a political analyst says.

Numsa has 10-point plan to rescue Cosatu

2013-12-20 15:52

Metalworkers’ union Numsa says Cosatu is about to implode if no serious measures are undertaken to save it, blaming the SACP for making it a "conveyor belt" to help government pass policies that aren’t friendly to workers.

Numsa stops financial support to Cosatu, SACP

2013-12-20 14:02

Numsa's general secretary Irvin Jim says Numsa has decided at its special congress to stop paying contributions to both Cosatu and the SACP.

Mazibuko: Nkandla report insulting

2013-12-20 07:48

The inter-ministerial report on the security upgrades of President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla is an insult to South Africans and a smack in the face of real accountability, says the Democratic Alliance.

Right to discuss if Zuma should go - Numsa

2013-12-19 17:25

The question of whether President Jacob Zuma should step down if the report on Nkandla revealed taxpayers' money was used irregularly, is appropriate, Numsa says.

Jim: Numsa won't be intimidated

2013-12-18 12:36

Numsa will not be intimidated by those calling for the union to be investigated, says general secretary Irvin Jim.

Zuma booers to be named, shamed - SACP

2013-12-14 08:12

Those who booed President Jacob Zuma at Nelson Mandela's memorial service will be identified, named and shamed, SA Communist Party secretary Blade Nzimande says.

ANC to lay out condolence books at offices

2013-12-09 08:30

The ANC will lay out condolence books at its Johannesburg headquarters, all provincial offices and parliamentary constituency offices, it says.

Mandela 'was a communist'

2013-12-08 09:53

After more than 50 years of denial, the ANC and the South African Communist Party have admitted for the first time that Nelson Mandela was indeed part of the SACP’s central committee.

Jim wants to take over Cosatu - SACP

2013-12-05 18:00

The SACP's Solly Mapaila says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim wants to take control of Cosatu and is determined to split Cosatu.

EFF: Security cluster probably leaked report

2013-12-03 14:09

It is most likely that the security cluster of ministers leaked the Nkandla report to the media in order to discredit the work of the public protector, the EFF has claimed.

SACP wades into Madonsela fray

2013-12-02 05:00

An investigation into the leaking of the provisional Nkandla report under Thuli Madonsela's watch, must be launched, the SACP has said.

Cosatu NOBs under threat

2013-11-18 23:07

Attempts are being made to deepen divisions among Cosatu's NOBs, says president Sidumo Dlamini, adding that everyone is moving to protect their own position.

Govt condemns Cape Town protest

2013-10-31 20:10

The government has condemned a protest that turned violent in central Cape Town, saying damage to property and looting during protests will not be tolerated.

Cosatu processes must be followed - Nxesi

2013-10-25 17:56

SA Communist Party deputy chair Thulas Nxesi says due process must be followed by officials suspended from Cosatu and its affiliates.

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