Inequality bad for reconciliation - Zuma

2013-01-07 07:11

The inequality between black and white households is "bad for reconciliation", President Jacob Zuma has told the closing ceremony of the ANC's centenary celebrations.

Differences should draw us closer - Zuma

2012-07-10 22:34

Our differences should be the compelling reason for us to draw closer to forge a common future, all of us, black and white, says President Jacob Zuma.

ANC centenary torch to arrive in Gauteng

2012-05-31 14:37

The ANC's centenary torch is set to arrive in Gauteng as part of the organisation's centenary celebrations.

One plate for all in ANC motorcade

2012-04-20 11:02

The KwaZulu-Natal ANC travelling centenary jamboree is allegedly flouting the rules of the road, with three cars using exactly the same number plate: ANC 100 - ZN.

Manyi not sorry over ANC birthday party

2012-03-29 22:43

Government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi is "unapologetic" about the number of government employees who attended the ANC's centenary celebrations at the end of last year.

ANC late paying party contractors

2012-03-23 10:08

The ANC continues to be embroiled in spats over unpaid bills to contractors, with a company involved in staging its centenary celebrations saying it is still owed millions.

ANC centenary torch in Cape Town

2012-02-22 11:11

The ANC's centenary torch is on its way to Athlone in Cape Town, where it will be taken to the graves and monuments of the fallen struggle heroes.

Respect, don't insult our leaders - ANC

2012-01-16 12:41

In a thinly-veiled attack on the ANC Youth League, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has warned that anarchy and ill-discipline in the party will not be accepted.

Fight to reclaim the ANC, Malema urges

2012-01-13 14:21

Embattled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has called for leadership change in the ruling party, urging members to fight to "reclaim the ANC" so it can survive another 100 years.

Leaders left high and dry at ANC bash

2012-01-11 10:16

Several African heads of state are apparently deeply upset after they had to buy their own food and bedding for the accommodation provided for them during the ANC's centenary celebrations.

Malema: Communication failure with ANC

2012-01-10 12:28

A "communication breakdown" was behind the absence of the ANC Youth League's message of support in the ruling party's centenary booklet, Julius Malema says.

ANC accused of living in the past

2012-01-09 14:38

The media has criticised the ANC for celebrating its past at the expense of the present as the last merrymakers from the party's 100th anniversary celebrations headed home.

Dead musician from Zuma's hometown

2012-01-09 13:02

The 54-year-old musician who collapsed and died at the ANC's centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein was reportedly from President Jacob Zuma's hometown of Nkandla.

ANC celebrations 'expensive drug' - UPM

2012-01-08 22:37

The ANC's centenary celebrations were a hugely expensive spectacle designed to drug people against their own oppression and disempowerment, the UPM says.

ANC must restore discipline - Zuma

2012-01-08 19:48

President Jacob Zuma, speaking in Bloemfontein, has said the ANC will take steps to restore discipline in the party and fight factionalism.

Zuma pays tribute to white activists

2012-01-08 18:16

President Jacob Zuma has paid special tribute to some white activists who had committed themselves to democratic change in the country.

ANC bash: 3 held over green laser light

2012-01-08 16:08

Two men and a youth have been arrested near Bloemfontein for contravening aviation laws, police say.

ANC parties in Bloemfontein

2012-01-08 09:13

An ANC centenary torch has been lit in Bloemfontein while party leaders, members, heads of state and guests celebrated until the early hours.

Musician dies after collapsing at ANC party

2012-01-07 22:00

An elderly musician has died in hospital after collapsing while on stage at the ANC centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein, police say.

IMF chief has private meeting with Zuma

2012-01-07 14:44

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has met with President Jacob Zuma in Bloemfontein, wrapping up her visit, in which she warned that the global growth outlook is likely to be lowered.

ANCYL 'a necessary pain' for ANC

2012-01-07 13:01

Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula has bemoaned attempts to silence the ANC Youth League, saying it has changed the ANC and shaped its ideology.

ANC centenary ritual slaughter begins

2012-01-07 08:22

Sounds of drums and chants have filled the air outside the Waaihoek Wesleyan Church in Bloemfontein in expectation of the ritual sacrifice of a bull by President Jacob Zuma.

Sarkozy congratulates ANC on centenary

2012-01-06 20:07

The history of the African National Congress is a source of universal inspiration, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said on the occasion of the party's centenary celebrations.

East Rand expects high traffic volumes

2012-01-06 16:06

Ekurhuleni authorities are expecting high traffic volumes as people travel to Bloemfontein for the ANC's centenary celebrations.

More punches for Zuma

2012-01-06 14:40

Thaba Nchu youths have sung songs mocking President Jacob Zuma, calling him the "shower man" as they wait for suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema to arrive.


Youth league not pressing charges over scuffle

2012-07-11 17:02

ANC Youth League Limpopo leaders have decided against pressing charges after a scuffle at a lecture by President Jacob Zuma, saying "we are not going to open a case against anybody - they have declared a war and we are ready to fight".

3 apologise for disrupting Zuma lecture

2012-07-05 07:43

Three ANC Youth League members have publicly apologised for disrupting a memorial lecture by President Jacob Zuma in Cape Town earlier this year.

Mandela makes rare TV appearance

2012-05-30 16:34

Former president Nelson Mandela, making his first appearance on television since October last year, has been shown receiving a flame marking the centenary of his ruling ANC party.

ANC floral tribute criticised

2012-04-12 13:03

The DA has accused the ANC of using floral decorations at a park in Durban to promote itself and its centenary, according to a report.

KZN ANC bemoans loss of minority vote

2012-03-29 20:24

Irresponsible statements by some ANC leaders cost votes from minority groups, says the party's KZN secretary Sihle Zikalala.

SA forks out R12m on guests at ANC bash

2012-03-22 15:50

South Africa spent R12m on hosting foreign guests at the ANC's 100-year celebrations, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Zuma defends January 8 statement

2012-01-17 16:00

President Jacob Zuma has defended his ANC 100th anniversary speech, saying the ANC’s policy conference was there to give a vision of the future.

Mbeki is back

2012-01-15 16:15

Former president Thabo Mbeki has made a dramatic jump back into local politics after almost three years of self-imposed silence.

Zimbabwe grateful to SA, says Mujuru

2012-01-12 12:17

Zimbabwe will always be grateful to SA and ANC leadership for fostering peace in the country, Zimbabwean vice president Joice Mujuru says in a report.

Centenary event runaway success - ANC

2012-01-10 17:28

The ANC's centenary celebrations in the Free State were a "runaway success", the party says.

ANCYL message too late for centenary booklet

2012-01-09 15:58

The ANC Youth League’s message of support had reached the printers too late to be included in the ANC's centenary support message booklet, says the ANC.

Heavy traffic on national highways

2012-01-09 14:37

Traffic volumes are heavier than usual on the N1 and N3 highways between Bloemfontein, Johannesburg and Harrismith, says the Road Traffic Management Corporation.

Buthelezi: SA needs a shared dream

2012-01-08 22:37

IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has called on South Africans to adopt a shared dream for the country.

1000s leave stadium before end of Zuma's speech

2012-01-08 22:37

It had started with chanting and dancing, but by the time President Jacob Zuma had ended his 90-minute speech, thousands of ANC revellers had left Free State Stadium.

Motlanthe toasts ANC unity

2012-01-08 18:48

ANC deputy president has toasted unity in the ANC as leaders raised glasses during the cutting of the party's birthday cake.

Trains not affected by bash - Prasa

2012-01-08 17:15

Trains between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg were affected by a power failure and not by the ANC centenary celebrations as claimed by the DA, Prasa says.

ANC supporters flood Bloemfontein

2012-01-08 13:02

Thousands of ANC supporters have filled the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein within an hour for the party’s centenary celebrations.

ANC 'is a beacon for the world'

2012-01-08 07:36

British Prime Minister David Cameron has hailed South Africa's ruling ANC as a "beacon for the world" in fighting discrimination and oppression as the party celebrated its centenary.

DA congratulates ANC on centenary

2012-01-07 18:17

Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille has congratulated the African National Congress on its centenary event.

ANC concert gets under way

2012-01-07 14:44

Guests have trickled into the Mangaung outdoor sports centre for a multicultural concert to celebrate the ANC's centenary.

ANC bash: Zuma performs symbolic sacrifice

2012-01-07 10:05

President Jacob Zuma has enacted a symbolic sacrifice of a bull in Bloemfontein as part of a cleansing ceremony for the ANC's centenary celebrations.

No room for bickering at centenary - Mbalula

2012-01-07 08:00

ANC members must avoid discussing party conference issues during the ANC’s centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein, national executive member Fikile Mbalula says.

Zuma will speak for me, Malema says

2012-01-06 18:04

Suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema says he is unperturbed by not being given a chance to speak at the ruling party's centenary celebrations in Bloemfontein.

ANC centenary celebrations tee off

2012-01-06 14:40

The ANC's centenary celebrations have teed-off with a golf tournament in Bloemfontein, despite claims that the event is a sign of growing elitism in the ruling party.

ANC marks a 100 years with R100m party

2012-01-06 14:25

The ANC is to mark its centenary with an elaborate and expensive celebration in Bloemfontein, the city where it was founded.

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