Budget on way to nowhere - PAC

2014-10-22 16:48

The mini budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene lacks direction, says the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania.

What went wrong for the smaller parties?

2014-05-12 17:32

Now that the 2014 elections are over, and the victors have taken not only most of the votes but also most of the attention, what happens to the smaller parties who put on a brave but sometimes futile fight?

X still drawn along racial lines

2014-05-11 17:17

Two decades after the country’s first democratic elections, South Africans still vote mainly along racial lines.

13 parties get National Assembly seats

2014-05-10 19:00

EC chairperson Pansy Tlakula has announced that 13 parties have won seats in the National Assembly.

PAC embarrassed over results

2014-05-08 19:28

The number of votes the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania has secured in the latest national election is an embarrassment, the party says.

Nactu backs EFF, PAC in 2014 elections

2014-04-14 15:54

The National Council of Trade Unions has resolved to support the PAC and EFF in this year's general election, the trade union federation says.

South Africans remember Sharpeville massacre

2014-03-21 22:39

Sharpeville has been coloured yellow, red and black as the ANC, EFF and the PAC commemorated Human Rights Day in the historical township in Vereeniging, south of Gauteng.

By-elections to be held in 8 provinces

2013-11-21 18:50

The Independent Electoral Commission says by-elections are set to take place in eight provinces.

PAC to plot new path

2013-09-07 11:24

The Pan Africanist Congress's national executive committee is meeting to plot a new path for the party.

Parliament defends Sisulu

2013-08-20 20:44

Parliament has taken strong exception to the PAC accusing National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu of "abuse" of his office.

EFF announces its presence in KZN

2013-08-14 18:35

Julius Malema's new party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, has introduced itself at a press conference in KwaZulu-Natal, President Jacob Zuma's home province.

Malema stealing our principles: PAC

2013-08-09 22:36

EFF leader Julius Malema is stealing the values that the PAC stands for, acting PAC president Alton Mpheti says.

Arms inquiry extension considered

2013-07-31 22:34

President Jacob Zuma is considering extending the commission of inquiry into the multi-billion-rand arms deal, the presidency says.

PAC rejects Payco's Mandela statement

2013-06-18 18:50

The PAC has distanced itself from a statement by Pan Africanist Youth Congress spokesperson Sello Tladi calling former president Nelson Mandela a "sell-out".

PAC to replace leader

2013-05-11 20:26

The national executive council of the PAC has decided to recall its leader from Parliament, a report says.

Editor: Plagiarism not properly defined

2012-01-30 14:04

The amended Press Code does not properly define or address plagiarism, Financial Mail editor Barney Mthombothi has said at the Press Freedom Commission hearings.

ConCourt battle on cards over info bill

2011-11-16 22:39

State security minister's stance on a public interest defence all but guarantees that the proposed protection of information bill will eventually be challenged in the Constitutional Court.

ANC, PAC to govern Cederberg

2011-05-26 18:04

The African National Congress and the Pan Africanist Congress have formed a partnership to govern the Cederberg Municipality.

Smaller parties remain optimistic

2011-05-19 17:38

A number of smaller opposition parties, which ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says are "being gobbled up", are still optimistic about their prospects.

PAC members protest poor ID delivery

2011-02-19 16:23

Around 500 Pan Africanist Congress members have demonstrated outside a Home Affairs office in Soweto against the poor delivery of identity documents.

Informal traders' protest grows

2010-11-10 12:06

About 200 informal traders have protested at Mary Fitzgerald Square in central Johannesburg against police victimisation.

Khoisan X dies

2010-10-13 23:28

Former Pan Africanist Congress secretary general Khoisan X, otherwise known as Benny Alexander, has died, the party says.

Defection to ANC is 'no loss'

2010-05-25 20:22

The PAC Youth League says the defection to the ANC of former Pan Africanist Movement president Thami ka Plaatjie is no loss.


PAC 'disgusted by EFF suspension'

2014-11-30 14:49

The suspension of 12 EFF members from parliament was disgusting, the PAC says, ahead of the newly-fledged opposition party heading to court to challenge the decision.

Opposition gives Zuma's speech a thumbs down

2014-06-17 21:17

The DA says it is disappointed with President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address, with Mmusi Maimane adding that Zuma has responded too late to some of the country's problems.

South Africans still vote based on race and not policies

2014-05-12 09:49

Two decades after the country’s first democratic elections, South Africans still vote mainly along racial lines.

PAC claims to have been short-changed

2014-05-10 21:50

The Pan Africanist Congress claims that the general election results have been "highly manipulated".

DA black support grows - Zille

2014-05-09 14:46

The Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says the party has seen an increase in the number of black supporters.

The 'Vote No!' campaigners are too weak

2014-04-23 17:32

The “Vote No!” campaigners (who are led by ANC stalwarts) must be bold enough to admit that the biggest problem is that the ANC – even under their watch – failed to deliver on the liberation imperatives, says Lukhona Mnguni.

PAC funds frozen: Report

2014-03-30 07:47

The Pan Africanist Congress is struggling to campaign for the elections because its funds have been frozen, says a report.

Many pupils not part of SA' s 'hope and opportunity'

2014-01-08 05:30

It's sad that many of those who passed matric won't have jobs, especially in a country said to be full of hope and opportunity, says the PAC.

Moloto Road inadequate - PAC

2013-11-13 09:03

Moloto Road, where 29 people were killed and 30 injured when a bus and truck collided in Mpumalanga, was totally inadequate for use by buses, the PAC says.

ANC absent from Marikana march

2013-09-12 22:15

Politicians from seven parties, excluding the ANC, have pledged their support for Marikana miners during a march in Pretoria and called on the government to ensure justice is served.

PAC gears up for campaigning

2013-08-28 20:55

PAC leader Alton Mphethi is set to lead a voter registration campaign in Mpumalanga.

PAC blasts Sisulu for replacing MP

2013-08-17 07:51

A faction of the divided PAC has criticised National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu for replacing its MP.

PAC endorses Mphahlele's expulsion

2013-08-10 14:57

The PAC's annual conference has endorsed and ratified the expulsion of its president Letlapa Mphahlele, says party secretary general Narius Moloto.

PAC's Mphahlele not appealing expulsion

2013-08-08 14:12

Expelled PAC president Letlapa Mphahlele has rejected an invitation to the party's annual conference where he was expected to appeal his expulsion, and labelled it a "clown's kangaroo court".

PAC faction challenges leadership

2013-07-23 19:12

A faction within the PAC says it would seek an interdict preventing Parliament from swearing in a new party MP.

ANC: Circumcisions 'a cash cow'

2013-05-29 20:27

Individuals have turned the cultural practice of initiation schools into a cash cow, ANC chief whip Mathole Motshekga says.

'Pain' for printers in digital age

2013-04-25 15:07

The newspaper industry is struggling to survive as consumers migrate to digital news forms.

Info bill: Who voted how

2011-11-22 22:34

The names of who voted for and against the contentious protection of state information bill in the National Assembly, are to be made public.

Chief justice choice - opposition unhappy

2011-08-16 22:14

Only the ANC has so far come out in support of President Jacob Zuma's surprise nomination of Constitutional Court Judge Mogoeng Mogoeng as new chief justice.

Coalition talk begins as elections end

2011-05-20 14:20

At least one party has already begun talks to form coalitions, with a few others expressing an interest, as the 2011 local government elections come to an end.

PAC stalward 'Oom Gas' dies

2011-04-23 21:04

Pan Africanist Congress stalwart Gasson Ndlovu died at age 79, the SABC has reported.

PAC founder member dies

2010-12-27 13:26

Pan Africanist Congress of Azania founder member Edward Sonnyboy Bhengu has died, the party has announced.

Memorial to be held for !Khoisan X

2010-10-19 13:19

The PAC says it will hold a memorial service for its former general secretary !Khoisan X, previously known as Benny Alexander, in Johannesburg.

PAC veteran Peter Molotsi dies

2010-07-22 14:20

Pan Africanist Congress veteran Peter Molotsi, who has died at the age of 81 following an illness, has been described as a "revolutionary intellectual".

Ex-PAM president defects to ANC

2010-05-24 19:01

ANC Gauteng chairperson Paul Mashatile has made the announcement that former Pan Africanist Movement president Thami ka Plaatjie has defected to the ANC.

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