ANCWL gathers outside Dewani court

2014-04-08 11:12

Members of the ANC Women's League have gathered outside the court where Shrien Dewani is set to appear, saying they want a fair trial.

ANCWL: State didn’t fund Nkandla upgrades

2014-03-21 12:34

The ANC Women's League has rejected what it calls the "opportunistic posture" taken by some political parties since the release of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's Nkandla report.

Support victims of crime - Makonyane

2014-03-05 15:26

Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane, while attending the Oscar Pistorius trial, has urged society to support victims of crime, especially women.

Decriminalisation of prostitution remains on agenda

2013-10-21 14:57

President Jacob Zuma says the possible decriminalisation of prostitution is set to remain on the agenda of the newly appointed SA Law Reform Commission.

Women's rights must be protected - ANCWL

2013-10-07 16:01

The ANC Women's League is calling for a party election manifesto with more women-orientated pillars, president Angie Motshekga says.

ANCWL branch visits Mandela hospital

2013-07-30 17:36

Members of a branch of the ANC Woman's League have visited the hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is being treated, to show their support for him.

Mpuma pupils honour Mandela at hospital

2013-07-25 15:56

Mpumalanga primary school pupils have paid a visit to the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital, in Pretoria, where former president Nelson Mandela is being treated.

Mandela has played his role - minister

2013-07-04 17:20

Former president Nelson Mandela has played his role, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says.

ANCWL ready to play part in elections

2013-05-27 17:46

The ANCWL says it is capable of helping the ruling party maintain its majority in the 2014 national elections.

ANCWL: Hands off Motshekga

2013-04-25 17:18

The ANC Women’s League has come out in support of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga following Sadtu's call for her and her director general Bobby Soobrayan to resign.

Motshekga: SA needs strong women leaders

2013-04-13 20:00

South Africa needs strong women leaders to voice the drive for gender equality and matters affecting women, ANCWL leader Angie Motshekga says.

Children march against violence

2013-03-08 17:36

About 500 schoolchildren have marched in central Johannesburg to protest against increasing levels of violence against women and children.

Pistorius cop disappoints ANCWL

2013-02-23 07:17

The ANC Women's League says it is disappointed by Warrant Officer Hilton Botha in his handling of Oscar Pistorius's murder case.

Buthelezi interrupts Zuma speech

2013-02-21 16:42

In an unusual move, IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has jumped up and interrupted President Jacob Zuma during his response to the State of the Nation debate in the National Assembly.

Pistorius shouldn't get bail - Xingwana

2013-02-19 12:19

Oscar Pistorius should be denied bail and "treated like other criminals that have been charged with murder or abuse of women," Women's Minister Lulu Xingwana says.

Support for rape commission

2013-02-11 16:03

The Women's Legal Centre says it supports the ANC Women's League call for a commission of inquiry into rape and gender based violence.

ANCWL: Celebrate Cachalia's life

2013-02-01 12:48

Amina Cachalia's life should be celebrated and emulated, the ANC Women's League says, following the death of the anti-apartheid and gender activist.

ANC shows its intolerance - FXI

2013-01-22 22:53

The ANC's criticism of FNB's "You Can Help Campaign" videos shows intolerance, the Freedom of Expression Institute says.

Key policies to be discussed at Mangaung

2012-12-14 11:20

Economic transformation, organisational renewal and strategy and tactics will be among the key policy discussions at the ANC conference in Mangaung.

ANCWL to march for Dewani's extradition

2012-12-04 16:01

The ANC Women’s League in Gauteng is to march to the British embassy in Pretoria to demand that Shrien Dewani to be extradited to South Africa.

ANC women: We're not feminists

2012-11-27 18:15

ANC Women’s League president Angie Motshekga has denied that the women's league was a"'feminist organisation" who was "hostile" to male leaders.

Eastern Cape ANCWL backs Zuma

2012-11-25 21:23

The ANC Women's League in the Eastern Cape has announced that it wants President Jacob Zuma to stay as the ANC leader.

Intimidation not widespread, ANC claims

2012-11-14 17:47

The intimidation at ANC branch general meetings is not widespread, the party in Gauteng says.

Nominations for Zuma, Motlanthe

2012-11-12 08:47

The ANCWL in KwaZulu-Natal has nominated President Jacob Zuma for re-election as party president, while the ANC's Liliesleaf Farm branch favours Kgalema Motlanthe, according to reports.

Mangaung race gathers pace

2012-10-09 22:41

Three provincial ANC branches have shown support for President Jacob Zuma serving a second term as the party's president, while two favour Kgalema Motlanthe.


Oscar still on top - survey

2014-03-26 19:31

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius's murder trial has topped media focus in the past 24 hours despite the trial having adjourned.

Steenkamp's family not in court

2014-03-07 14:05

Members of Reeva Steenkamp's family have not been seen in court as her alleged murderer Oscar Pistorius appeared for the fifth day of his trial in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

ANCWL wants 50% gender quota for Gauteng

2014-01-26 20:33

Women should make up half of the representatives in the Gauteng legislature, ANC Women's League provincial chair Patricia Chueu has said.

No woman president for ANC yet

2013-10-08 08:49

The ANC Women's League says it expects that a woman will lead the ANC and the country in time, but that it would be a "futile battle" to push for that right now.

Girl raped, body found in cemetery grave

2013-08-07 09:13

The rape and killing of a 15-year-old girl from Ottosdal, North West, whose body was found inside a cemetery grave, was barbaric, says the ANC Women's League.

Concerns over Vavi complaint withdrawal

2013-07-29 21:26

The ANC Women's League has expressed concern about the withdrawal of the sexual harassment complaint against Cosatu General Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi.

Bad jokes vs Bulldust

2013-07-19 08:27

While two FHM blokes were excoriated for rape jokes, the ANC Women's League has thus far avoided the hammering it similarly deserves, says Simon Williamson.

Mandela's family keeps up visits

2013-06-27 16:35

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter Ndileka Mandela has kept up the stream of family visitors to the critically-ill former president at the Medi-Clinic Heart Hospital in Pretoria.

'Angie's panties' heading for court

2013-04-28 21:28

The ANCWL intends approaching the Equality Court after protesting teachers displayed a pair of panties they said belonged to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Govt outraged over woman's assault

2013-04-17 07:52

The government is outraged over the assault of a woman who was accused of stealing a packet of underwear in Limpopo, spokesperson Phumla Williams says.

Sadness at Mandy Rossouw's death

2013-03-12 21:47

Political parties and trade unions have reacted with sorrow to the death of journalist Mandy Rossouw.

Hundreds await MEC's bail hearing

2013-02-27 12:44

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Klerksdorp Magistrate's Court for the bail application by murder accused MEC China Dodovu.

ANCWL decries rape of elderly

2013-02-21 19:03

The ANC Women’s League in KwaZulu-Natal has condemned the rape of an elderly woman near Pietermaritzburg.

Special treatment for Pistorius - ANCWL

2013-02-21 10:42

The ANC Women's League says it wants to know why Oscar Pistorius is getting "special treatment" by being allowed to stay in police holding cells instead of prison.

No bail for Pistorius, chant protesters

2013-02-19 09:57

Women are protesting outside the Pretoria Magistrates Court, chanting that muder-accused Oscar Pistorius should be denied bail.

Outrage over teen's gruesome rape

2013-02-07 18:55

The rape and gruesome mutilation of a teenage girl in Bredasdorp has sparked a rare outburst of anger across the nation.

ANC trying to deflect attention - Zille

2013-01-23 14:48

The ANC is trying to deflect attention away from the fact that millions have been siphoned out of state-owned enterprises for a series of business breakfasts, DA leader Helen Zille says.

ANC bodies round on FNB over 'disrespect'

2013-01-21 22:24

The FNB "You Can Help Campaign" is an attack on the ruling party and its leadership, the ANC says, with its youth wing calling it "treacherous", and the women's league demanding an apology.

ANCWL marches to UK offices over Dewani

2012-12-10 16:05

Hundreds of ANC Women’s League supporters have marched to the British High Commission demanding the extradition of Shrien Dewani, wanted for the killing of his bride in Cape Town.

'Calculating' members disrupt conferences - analyst

2012-11-29 23:33

Calculated moves by ANC members to disrupt branch meetings and the implementation of slates have led to disarray in the party's provincial nomination conferences, an analyst says.

ANCWL backs Zuma to retain leadership

2012-11-27 16:42

The ANC Women's League has nominated President Jacob Zuma to retain his position as ANC leader at the party's national conference in Mangaung.

ANCWL Gauteng wants Zuma to stay

2012-11-20 09:38

The ANC Women's League in Gauteng has decided that it wants President Jacob Zuma to stay on as the ANC's leader to let him “finish what he started”.

ANCWL slams Johannesburg demolitions

2012-11-12 16:07

The demolishing of houses illegally erected on land owned by the City of Johannesburg cannot be justified in a humane society, the ANC Woman's League says.

ANCWL: All the DA does is criticise

2012-11-10 14:39

The DA is not a viable challenge to the ANC, because it only focuses on criticising the ruling party without coming up with its own solutions, the ANC Women's League says.

Most ANCWL members support Zuma

2012-10-06 12:23

Initial reports suggest the majority of ANC Woman's League members want Jacob Zuma back as party president, the organisation says.

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