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.

Duarte: ANC champion of high job rate

2014-02-11 21:15

South Africa's employment levels were the highest they had ever been in its history, says ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte.

ANC confident it will increase majority

2013-08-26 14:50

The ANC is confident it will increase its majority at next year's elections, ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says.


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ANC rift does not exist, Duarte insists

2013-05-09 20:16

There is no rift between ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe and President Jacob Zuma over the recent Gupta aircraft saga, Mantashe's deputy Jessie Duarte has said.

Duarte: Tlokwe exposed undue influences

2013-05-09 18:33

A vote of no-confidence in Tlokwe mayor and his subsequent return to the position has exposed a system of undue influence in the municipality, ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says.

Duarte: Team will try to restore ANCYL

2013-04-10 22:19

A newly-announced task-team on the ANC Youth League will work on restoring the organisation, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte said on Wednesday.

Motlanthe most tantalising talking point

2012-12-20 22:00

As the ANC national conference in Mangaung ended, deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe's withdrawal from party leadership posts has remained the most tantalising talking point.

Calls for action after top six results

2012-12-18 17:46

The ANC Youth League and Eastern Cape branch has congratulated the ANC's newly-elected leaders.

Manguang results sets Twitter abuzz

2012-12-18 16:02

From the triumphant to the tongue-in-cheek to angry tirades, Twitter was abuzz with reactions to Zuma and his allies' appointments to the ANC's top six.

Why Kgalema jumped

2012-12-17 19:43

Witnessing political suicide is a grim matter, and the just over 4 000 voting delegates in the ANC’s plenary know it, writes Carien du Plessis.

ANC announces leadership nominations

2012-12-17 13:52

The ANC has announced that Jacob Zuma and Kgalema Motlanthe are in the running for president of the ANC, and that Motlanthe has declined nomination for the position of deputy president.

Mkhize: ANC leaders not based on headlines

2012-12-09 20:57

The ANC chooses its leaders on the basis of the work they do and not because they make news headlines, the ANC's KwaZulu-Natal provincial chairperson Zweli Mkhize says.

Eastern Cape ANC wants continuity

2012-10-09 17:31

The ANC in the Eastern Cape says it wants President Jacob Zuma to lead the party for another term.

Mpumalanga ANC chooses Zuma

2012-10-08 17:07

The ANC in Mpumalanga has chosen President Jacob Zuma to head the party for another term, provincial secretary Lucky Ndinisa says.

Jimmy Manyi gets the boot - report

2012-06-08 07:25

Controversial government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi's contract will not be renewed due to widespread unhappiness with his communication skills, according to a report.

DA will oppose media appeals tribunal

2012-01-31 22:48

The Democratic Alliance will oppose the creation of a media appeals tribunal should it be brought to Parliament for debate.

ANC: Tribunal best way to regulate media

2012-01-31 13:25

The ANC has told the Press Freedom Commission that an independent media appeals tribunal is the most effective way to regulate the print media, and that it is not "anti-media".

More quit Presidency; 'no crisis'

2010-07-06 10:11

Despite the announcement of three more departures of senior officials from the Presidency, the department insists that there is no crisis.

Jobless Duarte blames media

2010-04-30 17:05

ANC heavyweight Jessie Duarte claims she has lost a new job because of "destructive" media reports about her reasons for resigning from the presidency.

Duarte quits presidency

2010-04-28 17:41

The presidency has announced that Jessie Duarte has resigned as the department's chief operating officer.

Zuma's legal fees cost SA R5m

2010-03-23 17:01

President Jacob Zuma's legal fees came to roughly R5m in the year before he was elected, his office has told Parliament's public accounts committee.

Duarte moves to presidency

2009-08-27 11:55

ANC spokesperson Jessie Duarte has been appointed as chief operations officer in President Jacob Zuma's office.

ANC: We're fighting corruption

2009-08-05 20:11

The ANC has "decisively dealt" with fighting corruption as it heads towards President Jacob Zuma's first 100 days in office, party spokesperson Jessie Duarte says.

ANC to discuss protests

2009-07-17 09:34

The ANC's highest decision-making body will start a three-day meeting on Friday to discuss, among other things, recent service delivery protests.


ANC armed with bricks at march - Zille

2014-02-12 12:15

DA leader Helen Zille has accused the ANC of gathering with rocks and bricks at Beyers Naude Square in Johannesburg without permission, as the DA's march for "real jobs" got under way.

ANC sends heavies to Tlokwe

2013-09-09 19:28

ANC's top brass have been sent in to do door-to-door campaigns in five Tlokwe wards to help the party's national working committee understand the community's concerns.

ANC puts Tlokwe under the spotlight

2013-08-26 14:50

The North West ANC's provincial executive committee is discussing its position on 14 formerly expelled Tlokwe councillors ahead of by-elections next month.

Duarte: ANC does not appoint criminals

2013-05-09 22:20

The notion that the ANC appoints criminals to positions is wrong, the party's deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has said.

ANC defends Cosatu's stance on NDP

2013-05-09 19:46

ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte says that Cosatu's critique of certain elements of the National Development Plan is not unjustified.

New political parties healthy - Duarte

2013-05-09 16:44

The formation of new political parties is good for the country, but many of them are being launched to challenge the ANC, the party's deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte has said.

Duarte: SA must change language on racism

2013-01-30 07:12

South Africans must change their language on issues of racism in order to create a non-racial society, ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte says.

Zuma win brings blend of happiness, cynicism

2012-12-18 22:01

A blend of happiness and cynicism has greeted Jacob Zuma's re-election as ANC president at the party's national conference in Mangaung.

ANC slate voting triumphs

2012-12-18 16:02

ANC voters seemed to have stuck closely to their slates in appointing the party's new Zuma-aligned national executive committee in Mangaung.

Zuma, Ramaphosa take top ANC positions

2012-12-18 12:40

President Jacob Zuma has defeated his deputy Kgalema Motlanthe in the race for the position of ANC president, with Cyril Ramaphosa being elected deputy ANC president.

ANC presidential race 'brings hope'

2012-12-17 17:30

ANC deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe's move to contest the leadership of the party brings hope for many South Africans, an expert says.

The ANC's top six nominees: Who's who

2012-12-14 14:44

Who are the main role-players at the ANC’s Mangaung conference? Take a look here.

Veterans want Mbalula to be disciplined

2012-10-24 17:03

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula should be disciplined by the ANC or resign, the KwaZulu-Natal Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association says.

Gauteng MK vets back Zuma

2012-10-09 16:24

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association's Gauteng branches will back President Jacob Zuma for a second term, despite pronouncements by its provincial executive that it would remain neutral.

Manyi fired as govt spokesperson - report

2012-08-06 07:23

Jimmy Manyi’s contract, which expires at the end of the month, will not be renewed, according to a report.

Clause on Constitution removed from ANC docs

2012-03-05 20:15

A paragraph that points to the ANC’s intent to change the Constitution has been removed from the latest version of the party’s discussion documents.

Media tribunal: Parliament may have oversight

2012-01-31 15:00

The ANC has made its presentation to the Press Freedom Commission in which it argues the possibility of Parliament having oversight of a media appeals tribunal shouldn’t be excluded.

Kaunda speaks out on allegations

2010-09-11 13:39

Deputy director in the Presidency, Lakela Kaunda has lashed out against the media's portrayal of her as a "bully and a monster".

Zuma's spin man mum on rumours

2010-04-30 22:16

Presidential spokesperson Vincent Magwenya has remained mum about reports that he plans to leave President Jacob Zuma's communications team, just days after Jessie Duarte announced that she had quit.

Duarte resignation link denied

2010-04-29 09:08

The deputy director general in the Presidency, Lakela Kaunda, has dismissed reports linking her to Jessie Duarte's resignation as "grossly incorrect".

DA: Presidency thinks it's above the law

2010-04-01 21:11

The inexplicable rise in President Jacob Zuma's legal bills from R5m to R9.6m shows that the presidency considers itself above the law, DA member Athol Trollip says.

How the board was chosen

2009-09-18 09:07

How parliament chose its candidates for the SABC board tells us a lot about power in this society, writes Anton Harber.

'NHI to solve medical aid woes'

2009-08-18 16:02

The proposed National Health Insurance scheme will help resolve problems faced by medical aid members who are not getting value for their money, the ANC says.

ANC: We understand your plight

2009-07-23 18:04

The ANC says it has a "deep understanding" of the impact poor service delivery has on South Africans but has condemned violence during protests.

Cosatu backs Malema call

2009-07-03 19:03

Cosatu has backed a call by ANC Youth League president Julius Malema to nationalise mines in light of the global financial crisis.

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