RW Johnson: No conscious act of Govt reform will reverse downward drift

2015-08-12 15:40

The author of 'How Long Will South Africa Survive?' says the harsh reality is that it is difficult to imagine government “reform” halting the current downward trend.

EFF wants to take on Nzimande

2015-07-25 19:28

The EFF does not fear Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande, party leader Julius Malema has said.

EFF launches blunt attack on Blade

2015-07-17 17:56

The EFF in KwaZulu-Natal has launched a stinging attack on SACP leader Blaze Nzimande, hitting out at him for having no "struggle credentials".

Nzimande has sights on EFF, wants it to 'die an organisational' death

2015-07-11 22:11

SA Communist Party General Secretary Blade Nzimande has stood by his earlier statement that the Young Communist League should take on the Economic Freedom Fighters to make sure the party ''dies''.

SACP throws weight behind Cosatu

2015-07-11 16:02

The SA Communist Party has thrown its weight behind the embattled Congress of SA Trade Unions.

ANCWL weaker than it's been in 20 years - Nzimande

2015-07-08 20:05

The ANC Women's League seems to be focused on quotas and succession debates rather than working on the ground, SACP General Secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Blade Nzimande: We are not attacking the judiciary, we are debating

2015-07-08 17:16

South African Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande says the party will convene a summit to discuss the judiciary.

ANC tells judges to back off

2015-06-21 16:09

The deliberate violation of a court order by government in allowing Sudan’s president, Omar Al Bashir, to leave South Africa has focused attention on the ANC’s attitude towards the judiciary.

Judiciary shouldn't interfere in politics - Nzimande

2015-06-18 12:59

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has accused sections of the judiciary of interfering in the political arena.

Israel denies Nzimande visa to visit Palestine

2015-04-23 21:14

Israel has denied Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande a visa to travel to Palestine.


EFF, SACP war of words continues

2015-07-27 07:00

The war of words between the SA Communist Party and the EFF has been going on for months and continued after the red berets leader Julius Malema called Blade Nzimande a drunkard at the weekend.

Communists protecting gravy train

2015-07-20 10:00

After the charade that was the special congress of the SA Communist Party (SACP) ended last weekend, I could not help but remember a challenge posed by a friend who asked me in 2009 why we as the media called Blade Nzimande’s congregation a communist party.

Trevor Manuel’s SACP critique important

2015-07-14 08:36

Former Cabinet minister Trevor Manuel’s sharp critique of the SACP and its leader, Blade Nzimande, is a document that will have an important place in South Africa’s political archives, says Max du Preez.

Nzimande welcomes planned discussions between Zuma and judiciary

2015-07-11 19:31

SA Communist Party General Secretary Blade Nzimande has welcomed a planned meeting between leaders of the judiciary and President Jacob Zuma, saying it was everybody's right to question whether the judiciary is interfering in parliamentary process.

Ramaphosa to address SACP conference

2015-07-09 05:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the SA Communist Party's special national congress in Soweto on the third day of the conference.

Don't use SACP to settle scores with ANC - Nzimande

2015-07-08 18:17

Those calling for the SACP to break away from its tripartite alliance and contest the elections are doing it out of frustration, General Secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande slams 'biased' media reporting on Marikana

2015-07-08 16:25

The media was biased in its reporting of what happened in Marikana before and after the shooting of the 34 striking minerworkers in 2012, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande: Al-Bashir court challenge was attempt to embarrass govt

2015-06-18 14:03

Those who challenged South Africa to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir on his arrival in the country for the AU summit were trying to embarrass the government, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

Nzimande visa refusal insult to SA government - grouping

2015-04-27 20:29

Israel's decision to not grant Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and three other officials visas to visit Palestine "is a diplomatic insult to the South African government and its people".

Statue vandalism part of a larger narrative, says Nzimande

2015-04-08 16:18

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has condemned the vandalism of colonial statues, but said that a larger narrative needed to be discussed.

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