Jobs bill threatens wage bargaining - union

2013-10-17 20:05

The draft employment tax incentive bill continues to face tough resistance with Sactwu saying it would cause downward pressure on wage bargaining.

Obama's African trip one-sided - YCL

2013-06-28 20:50

Those who had hoped US President Barack Obama’s term of office would be different had been disappointed, Young Communist League national secretary Buti Manamela says.

ANC withdraws Mazibuko weight remark

2013-06-18 19:19

Senior ANC MP John Jeffery has formally withdrawn his controversial remark about DA parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko's weight, and apologised to her.

ANC proposes new labour broker move

2013-06-12 09:17

The government wants to restrict the employment of labour brokers by employees to three months to protect farm, mine and domestic workers, says the ANC.

Why only blacks killed at Marikana - ANCYL

2012-09-08 22:01

South Africa should question why only blacks were killed in the Marikana shoot-out, acting ANC Youth League president Ronald Lamola says.

Cosatu warns Malema

2012-08-26 14:35

Cosatu has accused Julius Malema of using the Lonmin mine tragedy for his personal agenda, saying he hasn't worked a day in his life and doesn't know what workers go through.

'Coward' Lamola wants popularity, YCL says

2012-05-04 20:01

ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola is searching for popularity by attacking others, the Young Communist League says.

No one can lay claim to ANC - YCL

2010-09-20 21:01

No single individual can lay claim to the ANC as it belongs to capitalists and communists alike, says Young Communist League national secretary Buti Manamela.

Malema apologises to Manamela

2010-08-26 09:35

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has apologised to Young Communist League national secretary Buti Manamela after he was booed by ANCYL delegates.

Manamela 'regrets' booing

2009-12-11 20:03

It is not in the culture of the SA Communist Party to have leaders heckled, says its youth wing president Buti Manamela, expressing regret for an incident at the party's congress.


ANC names MPs for panel on IEC report

2013-09-11 15:59

The ANC has recommended seven of its MPs to sit on an ad hoc committee tasked with looking into the public protector's report on the procurement of the IEC's head office.

Prayer time at anti-Obama protest

2013-06-28 17:08

A group of Muslim protesters have reportedly prayed after they arrived at the US embassy in Pretoria.

Politicians debate weighty issues

2013-06-14 08:38

The DA has asked for an apology after an ANC MP commented on the size of its parliamentary leader, Lindiwe Mazibuko.

Mixed reaction to NEC nominees

2012-12-18 21:08

Loud clapping and sporadic booing accompanied the announcement of ANC national executive committee nominees in Mangaung.

Lonmin's role in strike should be probed - YCL

2012-09-08 19:18

Lonmin's role prior to the shooting of miners in Marikana should be investigated, the Young Communist League says.

SA unemployment 'is a crisis'

2012-05-27 14:32

Unemployment in South Africa is a ticking time bomb and unemployed South Africans could fight for jobs like the youth in Egypt and Tunisia, Young Communist League secretary Buti Manamela has said.

Mulder is rewriting history - YCLSA

2012-02-19 21:36

Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Mulder is trying to rewrite history and suggest that settlers and colonialists found South Africa as a "house to let", the Young Communist League of SA says.

Apology was sincere - Malema

2010-08-26 20:09

ANCYL president Julius Malema says his apology to Young Communist League national secretary Buti Manamela had been sincere.

SACP 'not trying to take over ANC'

2009-12-16 12:00

The SACP is not trying to take over the ANC and the "war talk" is not benefiting anybody, says YCL leader Buti Manamela.

Soldiers' rights in spotlight

2009-09-22 20:04

Removing soldiers' right to belong to unions have featured strongly in a political debate at the Cosatu national congress at Gallagher Estate in Midrand.

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