ANC finalising candidate lists for local govt elections

2016-05-25 18:07

The ANC's national list committee is finalising the party's candidate lists for this year's local government elections.

Twitterati poke fun at Gwede Mantashe during live chat

2016-05-18 21:04

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has been the butt of Twitter jokes after he opened up the #ANCLiveChat question-and-answer debate on the party’s election manifesto.

ANC top five told Zuma Van Rooyen was a lightweight – report

2016-04-15 09:15

The ANC’s top five members reportedly warned President Jacob Zuma about keeping little-known MP Des van Rooyen in his post as head of Treasury back in December.

Mantashe lambasts priest for saying Zuma is 'perfect' during prayer

2016-04-10 16:08

A reverend who spoke at a memorial for Chris Hani was lambasted by ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe after he told the crowd during a prayer that Zuma was "perfect".

Zuma’s apology is the ANC’s ultimate gamble

2016-04-05 10:01

Going into the local government elections with Jacob Zuma as President has to be one of the biggest political risks yet by the governing party, says Daniel Silke.

None of your business - Mantashe tells journalists

2016-04-04 17:00

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has told journalists that his expectations for the party’s NWC meeting were “none of your business”.

We are not a party centred on an individual – Mantashe

2016-04-01 22:34

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says that President Jacob Zuma is not "above the party", but rather the president of the ANC who worked alongside an elected collective.

Mantashe rubbishes Malema claim that Ramaphosa asked Zuma to resign

2016-04-01 17:02

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has rubbished claims by EFF leader Julius Malema that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa asked President Jacob Zuma to resign.

ANC to meet Gupta media over 'reckless' reports

2016-03-22 17:04

The ANC is expected to meet with representatives of Gupta-owned media, ANN7 and The New Age newspaper, regarding its coverage of the party's national executive committee meeting.

Info on Guptas' influence will determine type of action to be taken - ANC

2016-03-20 21:38

The ANC says the type of information received on the Gupta family influence in government will determine the type of action to be taken.


ANC candidates must get police clearance ahead of polls

2016-05-19 16:45

Proposed candidates for the ANC's municipal election list will have to get police clearance, says the party's Western Cape provincial executive committee.

Zuma, Malema, anti-Zuma campaigners out in force this weekend

2016-04-16 07:49

Politics will take centre-stage this weekend as the ruling party launches its election manifesto in the Eastern Cape battleground of Port Elizabeth; while its political foes stage events in Soweto and Mamelodi.

Don't defend Zuma, defend the ANC – Mantashe

2016-04-11 11:17

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said those wanting to defend the ANC must defend the party first, not its president, reports say.

Don't howl at us, engage us – Mantashe

2016-04-07 19:00

Those 'howling' at the ANC to take action against President Jacob Zuma should come and engage the party, including veterans who had called for him to resign, secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

ANC NWC accepts Zuma's apology

2016-04-05 08:13

The ANC National Working Committee has accepted President Jacob Zuma's apology over the Nkandla upgrades, and says it’s now up to the branches to decide whether they too will do the same.

ANC, Zuma present a united front

2016-04-01 22:55

The ruling party stood unshakably behind President Jacob Zuma, despite a damning Constitutional Court ruling which stated that Zuma had failed to "uphold, defend and respect the Constitution" when he did not adhere to the remedial actions called for by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

ANC will not tear itself apart by firing Zuma – Mantashe

2016-04-01 22:07

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says calls by opposition parties to have President Jacob Zuma removed are meant to ensure that the party tears itself apart, something that will not happen.

ANC making same mistakes as 2007 - Vavi

2016-03-29 07:38

The ANC is on its way to making the same mistakes it did ahead of its watershed 2007 Polokwane congress, when President Jacob Zuma unseated former president Thabo Mbeki, former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has warned.

ANC ready to debate Gupta 'state capture' - Mthembu

2016-03-22 11:59

The ANC is ready for a parliamentary debate over the alleged "state capture" by the Gupta family, if other parties table it, newly appointed chief whip Jackson Mthembu says.

FULL TEXT: ANC NEC statement

2016-03-20 19:29

Read the full statement from the ANC following the three day NEC meeting held in Pretoria.

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