Happy birthday, Mr President

2017-04-16 06:01

“You’ve got to give the man what he wants,” an organising staff member said, when asked why the invitation to President Jacob Zuma’s 75th birthday party did not come with a note for attendees to brush up on their isiZulu.

Duarte warns that leadership fight risks split in ANC

2017-03-07 08:37

The ANC is at risk of further splits amid a battle for senior positions in the ruling party, deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte has said.

ANC slams Madonsela over Absa apartheid bailout report

2017-01-17 19:55

The ANC wants the Public Protector report linking Absa to billions of rands in bailout funds from the apartheid government made public.

ANC will work towards unity - Duarte

2017-01-15 22:25

ANC Deputy Secretary General Jessie Duarte says the party will work hard for unity.

‘Number One is here to stay’

2016-11-06 06:05

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte insists that President Jacob Zuma will not step down and that the party will not force him to.

SABC 8 entitled to challenge dismissals - ANC

2016-07-20 21:13

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says the eight SABC journalists fired this week have every right to challenge their dismissals.

ANC receives backlash after food parcel post

2016-05-20 10:36

The ANC face a strong backlash on its Facebook page this week after justifying the distribution of food parcels.

Vuwani residents boycott ANC meeting, clash with police

2016-05-11 21:07

Residents in Vuwani have boycotted an ANC meeting, leaving the party's deputy secretary general, Jessie Duarte, to address an almost empty hall while protesters clashed with police outside.

Treasury hits out at Jonas, Duarte allegations

2016-03-14 12:55

National Treasury denies any of its officials could have said Jessie Duarte had offered Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas the position of finance minister.

No need to recall Zuma over finance minister chaos - ANC

2015-12-15 22:32

The ANC has admitted that the axing of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene had an unforeseen impact on the country, but has denied that the party ever discussed recalling President Jacob Zuma.


‘Stand firm and close ranks’

2017-04-16 06:01

Instead of convening a special national executive committee meeting to debate President Jacob Zuma’s recent Cabinet reshuffle, the party should “close ranks” and stand firm.

AIC gives ANC March ultimatum on Matatiele agreement

2017-01-18 07:54

The fragile ANC-led coalitions in the Ekurhuleni and Rustenburg councils are again under threat as the party faces an ultimatum from the African Independent Congress.

ANC succession battle: Stop raising names, says Duarte

2017-01-17 17:08

The ANC's National Working Committee has once again called on party structures and branches to stop raising names in the ongoing debate over who should succeed President Jacob Zuma.

Party time at #ANC105

2017-01-08 06:59

Two things were on the lips of ANC bigwigs who gathered at the Sandton Convention Centre last night for the party’s gala birthday dinner.

Mantashe, Duarte move to end tension

2016-10-30 06:00

The ANC’s top leadership moved to defuse tensions in the party’s parliamentary caucus this week, after ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu’s call for the national executive committee (NEC) to step down caused disquiet in some quarters.

ANC member shot dead in Tshwane

2016-06-20 13:24

An ANC member was shot and killed as the party was set to announce Thoko Didiza as the mayoral candidate for Tshwane, the ANC has confirmed.

Phosa asked Duarte about Mabuza, court told

2016-05-13 21:24

Businessman Dr Mathews Phosa asked Jessie Duarte, the ANC's deputy treasurer-general, about the premier of Mpumalanga at a meeting and not the other way around.

Don't stray from the path - Duarte

2016-05-01 18:30

The ANC and its alliance partners need to unite and not stray from the path of achieving the national democratic revolution, the party's deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says.

ANC fighting fires in North West ahead of birthday bash

2016-01-05 16:15

The ANC is dealing with conflicts among some members in Rustenburg ahead of the party’s 104th birthday celebrations in the city.

'Out of touch' ANC in denial - DA

2015-12-15 21:06

The ANC is out of touch with the public and has abandoned the common good by defending President Jacob Zuma after he fired respected finance minister Nhlanhla Nene and caused an economic "bloodbath", the DA says.

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