Motion of No Confidence: ANC will back Zuma - Steenhuisen

2017-07-27 22:28

Democratic Alliance chief whip John Steenhuisen does not expect his party's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma to succeed, but expects it to be a turning point.

Nzimande: Yes, I was wrong about Zuma

2017-07-23 06:04

It took SA Communist Party general secretary Blade Nzimande years to painstakingly admit and regret the political decisions that enabled a questionable character being elected president.

I can't wait to respond to my critics without restrictions - Zuma

2017-07-18 22:50

President Jacob Zuma did not spare his critics during the Nelson Mandela Memorial Lecture in Empangeni.

The SACP makes its stand

2017-07-17 08:41

By threatening to participate in the 2019 elections on their own, the SACP is sending a message to the ANC that it will not go down with them, writes Ralph Mathekga.

The SACP averts a crisis

2017-07-16 06:05

Eleventh-hour drama at communist party’s national conference as Mapaila almost steps down. Also, the party ‘may or may not’ contest the 2019 general election.

SACP resolves to contest elections

2017-07-15 15:26

The SACP says its has decided to contest elections on its own.

MPs shouldn't have to choose between Zuma and SA - ANC stalwarts

2017-07-13 22:39

Stalwarts of the ANC have said it is wrong for the party to expect its members of parliament to vote along party lines when a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma comes up in the National Assembly.

All you need to know about State Capture in less than 5 minutes

The South African Communist Party (SACP)'s congress is currently under way in Boksburg. On Thursday Professor Ivor Chipkin gave an address on state capture. Here is all you need to know about the topic in less than five minutes. Watch.

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AS IT HAPPENED: Nxesi warns delegates of criticism, intimidation after state capture reports

2017-07-13 09:08

SACP deputy chairperson Thulas Nxesi has warned delegates about potential criticism and intimidation, following reports delivered on state capture during the third day of the party's 14th National Congress.

Nzimande re-elected SACP General Secretary

2017-07-12 19:59

The South African Communist Party has given Blade Nzimande a mandate to continue leading the vanguard.


R2m to guard SACP bosses

2017-07-23 06:04

R2m was spent on protecting the SACP's top brass in the year that ended in December. This compared with its last elective conference in 2012, when the party spent only R270 000 protecting its leaders.

Bell Pottinger sussed us out

2017-07-22 23:45

To master persuasion and manipulation, you require insights on what drives human emotions and behaviours, writes Dudu Msomi.

SACP wants Molefe's R30m investigated

2017-07-18 17:52

The South African Communist Party is calling for investigations by the Hawks and pension authorities into the R30m pension pay-out to former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe.

Newsmaker: A lifetime of struggle

2017-07-16 06:05

If the SA Communist Party (SACP) got a rand for every time Jeremy Cronin used the word ‘okay’, it would have more than enough money to contest the general elections on its own, which many delegates at the party’s conference this week demanded.

SACP contesting elections doesn't necessarily mean we will oppose ANC - Nzimande

2017-07-15 18:28

The decision by the SACP to contest future elections does not necessarily mean it will be going into opposition against the ANC, general secretary Blade Nzimande says.

A divided alliance will fail in 2019 elections, Mbete warns

2017-07-14 21:01

ANC presidential hopeful Baleka Mbete has reached out to the party’s alliance partners and called for strained relationships to be "nursed".

'Renewal and refreshment is important' - Cronin on stepping down as SACP Deputy General Secretary

Speaking at the 2017 SACP National Congress, outgoing Deputy General Secretary Jeremy Cronin reflects on his time in office. Watch.

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If 'gangster premier league' wins, ANC could face split - Cronin

2017-07-13 15:34

Former SACP deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin has warned of a possible split in the ANC if the 'gangster premier league' faction is victorious at the December elective conference.

SACP explains how the Guptas 'became Zuma's tongue'

2017-07-12 22:47

The “parasitic bourgeoisie” in the form of the Gupta family is the greatest threat facing the tripartite alliance and has contributed to its deterioration, the SACP has said.

Ramaphosa to SACP: 'Vote against leaving the alliance'

Addressing some of the main challenges currently faced by the ANC while speaking at the SACP’s 14th National Congress in Boksburg, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has emphatically said he would no longer remain quiet on issues like state capture.

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