Strikes death penalty for workers: Mantashe

2014-07-29 16:43

Strikes are death penalties for workers, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, adding that a solution about lengthy strikes must be found.

Cosatu wants health workers freed

2014-07-10 14:29

Cosatu says more than 100 community health workers arrested in Bloemfontein must be released and charges against them dropped.

Mantashe: Zuma just tired

2014-06-12 19:06

President Jacob Zuma is suffering from nothing more serious than fatigue, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said.

Mantashe: Never rule out economic sabotage

2014-06-12 15:30

It is not xenophobic to point out foreigners’ influence on mining strike negotiations, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said, adding that economic sabotage can never be ruled out.

Zuma will be fit for State of the Nation - Maharaj

2014-06-11 19:13

President Jacob Zuma will be fit to deliver the State of the Nation address, his spokesperson has said.

Ramatlhodi: Strike talks can't go on forever

2014-06-10 15:56

Wage negotiations in the platinum mining sector cannot go on indefinitely, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Presidency: Zuma won't attend Cabinet lekgotla

2014-06-09 21:06

President Jacob Zuma will not attend the upcoming Cabinet lekgotla, spokesperson Mac Maharaj has said.

D-Day for mine strike deal

2014-06-09 07:00

Labour and mining firms will have to reach a final agreement to end the crippling five-month platinum sector strike, says new Mining Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Cadres must be competent: Mantashe

2014-06-08 15:24

The appointment of individuals to top positions in municipalities must be based on competence and not on political connections, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

ANC worries over poor economic growth

2014-06-08 13:08

The negative growth for the first quarter of 2014 must be speedily arrested, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

No update on Zuma's condition

2014-06-08 10:35

There is no update on President Jacob Zuma’s health after he was admitted to hospital for tests in Pretoria.

Zuma in Pretoria hospital

2014-06-07 14:19

Other than saying it is in Pretoria, the presidency will not disclose "for privacy reasons" the name of the hospital where President Jacob Zuma is undergoing tests.

New Cabinet takes the oath

2014-05-26 16:07

UPDATE: Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has sworn in Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's deputy president, the first of President Jacob Zuma's new Cabinet to take the oath.

Mbete back as Speaker

2014-05-20 19:46

The ANC will nominate its chairperson Baleka Mbete as National Assembly Speaker.

ANC to look at voter patterns among whites

2014-05-12 05:30

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says the ANC will be looking at voter patterns - including that of whites - despite winning the 2014 elections with 62.15%.

ANC is rock solid: Mantashe

2014-05-11 13:02

The outcome of the 2014 general elections shows the ANC's support base is "rock solid", says secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

ANC results inching up nicely - Mantashe

2014-05-08 11:42

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says the party’s results in the national election are “inching up nicely”.

The ANC there to serve - Ramaphosa

2014-04-30 21:16

The ANC is there to serve, the party deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said at a Northern Cape election rally in Barkly West.

Intelligence a tool for Luthuli House - Kasrils

2014-04-15 22:21

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says the intelligence service has become a tool for Luthuli House and the president.

W Cape economic growth reversed - Mantashe

2014-04-12 22:30

Economic growth in the Western Cape has been reversed under the DA leadership, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe says.

ANC distances itself from Nkandla

2014-03-31 22:13

The ANC has put some distance for now between itself and the public protector's damning report on President Jacob Zuma's private Nkandla home.

Zuma will explain about Nkandla - ANC

2014-03-30 15:33

The ANC seemingly has tried to buy time by deciding to let Parliament deal with the public protector’s report into the use of taxpayers’ money at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead.

I'm not a free agent, Manuel tells Mantashe

2014-03-27 07:02

Outgoing Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has responded to remarks by ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe that he is a free agent, saying he's still a member of the ANC.

ANCYL, Cosas must answer for Madonsela remarks

2014-03-24 11:27

The ANC Youth League and student body Cosas must explain their "disparaging" comments about Public Protector Thuli Madonsela, the governing party says.

ANCYL wants probe into Madonsela’s office

2014-03-20 14:47

The ANC Youth League will ask Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa to investigate possible leaks in Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s office, it says.


Mantashe compares EFF, Nazis

2014-07-29 15:32

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has drawn comparisons between the Nazis and Julius Malema's EFF.

Behind the Amcu deal

2014-07-08 10:53

The ANC was keener to avoid losing political points than resolve SA's worst strike.

Jumped or pushed?

2014-06-12 17:32

The mines minister's retreat from platinum talks raises pertinent questions, says Terry Bell.

Ramatlhodi: Did he jump or was he pushed?

2014-06-12 09:29

The sudden withdrawal of Mining Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi from the platinum wage talks raises pertinent questions, says Terry Bell in his weekly Labour Wrap.

We are not advising Amcu, says party

2014-06-11 16:59

The Workers and Socialist Party has rejected allegations that it was interfering in the platinum sector strike negotiations.

Radebe: Lekgotla about delivery

2014-06-10 15:30

The Cabinet lekgotla is about service delivery, particularly at local government level, Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe says.

Bishop defends EFF's strike involvement

2014-06-09 11:19

The EFF got involved in the North West platinum belt strike to help miners arrested after the Marikana shooting, Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka says.

Mantashe: ANC will move SA forward faster

2014-06-09 05:00

The ANC will work with all sectors of society to boost the economy, which includes the implementation of an energy master plan, says secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

All top ANC members to get time off

2014-06-08 13:14

The ANC's electioneering campaign has taken its toll on all members, not only President Jacob Zuma, the party says.

As it happened: ANC media briefing

2014-06-08 12:33

Get live updates of the African National Congress media briefing following the National Executive Committee meeting and the ANC NEC Lekgotla.

DA wishes Zuma speedy recovery

2014-06-07 15:56

The Democratic Alliance has wished President Jacob Zuma a speedy recovery after he was admitted to hospital.

Zuma gets time off

2014-06-06 15:45

President Jacob Zuma has been given time off to recover from a gruelling election programme, the African National Congress says.

Mbete 'to ensure ANC presence in Parliament'

2014-05-21 09:02

Luthuli House will have a strong presence in Parliament with ANC chairperson Baleka Mbete steering matters in the National Assembly, according to a report.

ANC set to announce premier candidates

2014-05-20 08:35

ANC secretary Gwede Mantashe says the premiers of eight provinces, including Gauteng, will be selected from the three submissions from each of the party's provincial structures, according to a report.

ANC can't satisfy everyone: Gigaba

2014-05-11 14:55

The ANC cannot satisfy everyone and will not be ungrateful winners in this year's elections, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Good start to results: Mantashe

2014-05-08 11:42

The African National Congress has described its lead in the elections as a good start and hoped for improvement.

Impossible to vet booers at rally - ANC

2014-05-02 15:41

ANC says vetting people coming to the ANC's final election rally at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg to prevent President Jacob Zuma being booed is impossible.

Political activity peaks as election nears

2014-04-30 10:01

Election events are set to take place in different parts of the country, with Gauteng in particular a hot bed of political activity.

ANC campaigns to keep Gauteng

2014-04-13 15:57

With less than a month to go until the general elections, ANC bigwigs have spent the weekend campaigning in Gauteng.

Mantashe rally turns volatile - report

2014-04-04 09:31

The ANC has declined to comment on a report that ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe had to be protected by armed police officers when an election campaign in the Eastern Cape turned volatile.

Give Nkandla reports time - ANC

2014-03-31 14:57

The ANC's national executive committee says it is satisfied with the work being done on two reports on Nkandla.

Calls for Zuma to resign

2014-03-27 20:17

The Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa has urged the ANC to ask President Jacob Zuma to resign or recall him as presidential candidate for the May elections.

Cosas retracts Madonsela nose comment

2014-03-25 14:21

Student body Cosas has retracted its comment that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has a "big, ugly nose" after a scolding from the ANC, but it did not apologise.

ANC response to report inaccurate - DA

2014-03-20 19:12

The ANC's response to the public protector's findings on President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead is riddled with inaccuracies, the DA says.

ANCYL: Madonsela must resign

2014-03-20 13:31

The ANC Youth League has called on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to resign following her report into the upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead.

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