Dangers of the "drive the Whites into the sea" idea

2014-12-15 08:01

The current breed of socialists in South African politics is nothing but a bunch of opportunists who see a gap in the country’s political market, says Fairchance Ncube.

Numsa challenges expulsion in court

2014-12-11 16:04

Numsa is challenging its expulsion from Cosatu in court says general secretary Irvin Jim because they're determined to "reclaim the federation".

SACP pays rent to Cosatu despite no political levy

2014-11-20 19:49

The SACP has not received a political levy from Cosatu in the last four years but it continues to pay rent to the trade union federation.

Who is really representing the poor?

2014-11-19 21:34

A Fin24 user is questioning the relevance of the SACP and who is really representing the working class and poor.

Numsa exit a case of self-expulsion - SACP

2014-11-11 12:45

It is regrettable that Cosatu has been left with no option but to expel Numsa, the SA Communist Party's political bureau says.

Nzimande warns unions about ditching alliance

2014-10-30 14:50

Unions that leave the tripartite alliance will become divided, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

The poor trusts the ANC, says Kodwa

2014-10-28 15:19

The working class and the poor is loyal to the African National Congress, says spokesperson Zizi Kodwa.

SABC chair must give proof - Cosatu, SACP

2014-10-15 17:55

SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala must produce proof of her qualifications or immediately step down, Cosatu and the SACP says.

ANC sees effective Sarb under Kganyago

2014-10-06 18:46

The ANC says the appointment of Lesetja Kganyago as new Sarb governor will ensure a smooth transition and the SACP says he must put the needs of the people first.

SACP: EFF a dangerous cancer

2014-08-24 19:20

The Economic Freedom Fighters are a "dangerous cancer" trying to "smash" Parliament, the SA Communist Party has said.

SACP shocked at killing of Numsa members

2014-08-08 14:48

The SA Communist Party has condemned the killing of three Numsa members in Isithebe, KwaZulu-Natal.

Marikana inquiry enriching lawyers - SACP

2014-07-21 21:14

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the events at Marikana in August 2012 is enriching lawyers and should be wrapped up without further delays, the SA Communist Party says.

Summit needed to analyse media - SACP

2014-07-03 18:01

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has called for a summit to analyse local and international media.

Nzimande: Amcu strike was disastrous

2014-07-03 14:23

The protracted platinum strike was disastrous and workers will never recover from the five months lost, says SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande.

EFF castigated for 'disgusting' behaviour

2014-07-01 21:01

"Disgusting" is among the adjectives used by parties criticising the EFF's behaviour in the Gauteng legislature.

Alliance got nearly R62m from Numsa - report

2014-06-22 13:12

The Sunday Independent says tripartite alliance partners - Cosatu, the ANC and the SACP - have received nearly R62m from Numsa.

Derby-Lewis lawyers give parole ultimatum

2014-06-18 10:12

The justice and correctional services department has until the end of this week to decide on Clive Derby-Lewis's medical parole application or his lawyers will take the matter to the High Court.

SACP wants Waters to resign over tweet

2014-06-05 17:28

The SA Communist Party has said DA MP Mike Waters must resign over a picture he tweeted.

SACP: Criticism of Zokwana petty

2014-06-01 21:20

The SA Communist Party has come to the defence of newly appointed Agriculture Minister Senzeni Zokwana, after reports that he was under paying his cattle herder.

SACP condemns 'racist' cartoon

2014-05-30 14:29

The SA Communist Party has added its voice to the outrage that followed the publication of a cartoon by Eyewitness News, saying it was racist.

Zuma faces first big test of new government

2014-05-21 05:00

Bruised but victorious, Jacob Zuma will be sworn in for a second term as president this week. Who he chooses as his lieutenants will help decide if the next five years are as rocky as the last.

Voting delays in W Cape, Gauteng

2014-05-07 11:03

Voting has started late at a number of polling stations in the Western Cape and parts of Gauteng as a result of a variety of delays.

ANC not taking sides in Cosatu battle - Zuma

2014-05-02 12:22

The African National Congress has no intention of taking sides in Cosatu's internal battle, President Jacob Zuma says.

EFF loud-mouth demagogues: Cronin

2014-05-01 17:30

Workers are not fooled by loud-mouth demagogues, tenderpreneurs in red berets says Cronin.

ANC to meet with Cosatu over 'support'

2014-04-29 14:46

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa says the party is set to meet Cosatu throughout the country to discuss support.


Nzimande: Jim wanted Vavi as deputy president

2014-12-14 09:13

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says Numsa general secretary Irvin Jim wanted Cosatu's Zwelinzima Vavi as ANC deputy president.

The biggest loser in the Cosatu chaos

2014-11-28 07:45

Terry Bell looks at the acrimonious divorce between former comrades who once shared the same vision in this week's Inside Labour column.

SACP wants meetings with ANC, Cosatu

2014-11-20 19:05

The SA Communist Party has asked for bilateral meetings with Cosatu and the ANC to discuss unity in the trade union federation.

SACP Gauteng condemns land grab

2014-11-17 18:57

An attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, east of Pretoria, preyed on the vulnerability of landless residents, says the SACP in Gauteng.

CWU, SACP spat over Nzimande comments

2014-11-04 17:49

The CWU and SACP exchanged criticism over comments allegedly made by the party's general secretary Blade Nzimande regarding union funding.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57

Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

Numsa breaks away from ANC alliance

2014-10-27 14:47

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA says it will launch a socialist united front.

SABC denies blacking out SACP

2014-10-07 19:29

The SABC has denied allegations that it had blacked out an SA Communist Party story during its news bulletin.

SACP welcomes cancellation of Dalai Lama's visit

2014-09-07 21:03

The SA Communist Party has called on government to never grant the Dalai Lama a visa to visit South Africa, following the cancellation of his trip to the country.

Cronin: Madonsela should let parly do its job

2014-08-24 17:32

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela should let parliamentary processes on Nkandla take place, the SACP has said.

Zuma not dethroning AbaThembu king - SACP

2014-08-06 21:12

President Jacob Zuma did not initiate moves to remove AbaThembu king Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, the SA Communist Party in the Eastern Cape says.

Vanessa Hani can't Cope anymore

2014-07-08 08:28

Slain SACP leader Chris Hani's daughter, Vanessa, has terminated her Cope membership, it has been reported.

Call for shake-up in financial sector

2014-07-03 15:14

A major shake-up is needed in the country's financial sector, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Ramatlhodi warns on mining licences

2014-07-03 12:42

Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi has issued a warning that mines found guilty of non-compliance risk losing their licences.

Derby-Lewis’s wife to approach protector

2014-06-23 14:26

The wife of convicted killer Clive Derby-Lewis plans to approach Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, she says.

No decision on Derby-Lewis yet

2014-06-18 13:02

The correctional services department has not yet decided on the medical parole application for Clive Derby-Lewis.

Nzimande: Watch 'new' opposition

2014-06-06 16:16

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has cautioned against "new characteristics" of opposition forces against the ANC.

Time for second phase of transformation - SACP

2014-06-01 21:51

The tripartite alliance should boldly advance with a second phase of the democratic transformation of the country, the SA Communist Party says.

ANC not taking any more action over cartoon

2014-05-30 18:17

The African National Congress will not take any further action against Eyewitness News about a "racist" cartoon on its website, the party says.

SACP: Stop gambling with workers' lives

2014-05-25 16:10

The SA Communist Party has called for genuine engagement to end the four-month-long platinum wage dispute.

Mchunu gets backing of SACP

2014-05-19 17:18

Current KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has received the backing of the SA Communist Party in the province.

Nzimande makes his mark

2014-05-07 08:35

SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande has cast his vote in the country's elections at Emmarentia in Johannesburg.

Endless strikes don't help: Zuma

2014-05-02 05:30

Endless strikes are not in the country's interest, President Jacob Zuma has said in Polokwane.

Zuma cheered at Polokwane rally

2014-05-01 14:12

The Peter Mokaba Stadium has erupted into cheers when President Jacob Zuma arrived for Cosatu's May Day rally in Polokwane.

Parties step up election campaigns

2014-04-26 22:06

With two weeks to go until the general elections, political parties have continued campaigning around the country in a bid to get people to vote for them on 7 May.

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