Looting can't be justified, says Manamela

2015-01-25 16:00

The looting that flared up in Soweto cannot be justified, Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela says.

Language at heart of SA's heritage

2014-09-24 20:30

The power of language as a means of celebrating and strengthening South Africans' shared heritages was reiterated by various groups in honour of Heritage Day.

Manamela: Policy to focus on jobless youth

2014-09-15 21:30

The review of the national youth policy will focus on the unskilled and unemployed coloured and black youth, says Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela.

DA Youth picket outside Parliament

2014-07-04 14:30

Members of the Democratic Alliance Youth have picketed outside Parliament calling for the National Youth Development Agency to be scrapped.

Manamela: Wage subsidy not cure-all for jobs

2014-06-30 10:58

It is critical to ensure the youth wage subsidy does not "maximise tension" in the workplace, says deputy minister Buti Manamela.

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.

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.


Govt wants 50% of employees to be aged 18 to 35

2015-01-14 15:53

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela says SA needs more entrepreneurs and fewer tenderpreneurs.

Manamela offers iconic advice

2014-09-24 20:29

Deputy minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela has offered the youth of the country some classic words of wisdom during Heritage Day celebrations in Cape Town.

EFF sees red over Hitler

2014-07-23 22:28

Deputy Minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela had drawn an apparent comparison between former German dictator Adolf Hitler and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema.

NYDA will not give you a job, says Pillay

2014-06-30 11:14

The National Youth Development Agency cannot deliver youth to the promised land but it can support them, says chairperson Yershen Pillay.

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.

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