AS IT HAPPENED: Zuma slams ANC factionalism at #ANC105 anniversary celebration

2017-01-08 08:45

Follow all the news from the ANC's 105th anniversary celebrations and January 8 statement from Orlando Stadium.


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08 Jan 13:30

Read the full ANC Jan 8 statement

Here is the complete statement of the National Executive Committee of the ANC on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the party                                                                                                                                                                             

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Nzimande: SACP wishes ANC many more years to come & congratulates it on its ability to unite black people.

SA needs ANC, we note progress made by our movement but concerned of radical economic transformation. Let's do it quick.

We fighting for ten cents while 90 is with white capital.

Nzimande speaks on factionalism plaguing party - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 12:33

Sdumo Dlamini of Cosatu on podium. We support ANC statement and it sends clear message that it is possible to unite SA &ANC & alliance.

We look up to ANC to transform society to unite workers. We support minimum wage but call on improvement & ban of labour brokers.

Statement represents voices of workers. We want united ANC & alliance. Don't want ANC to fear speaking truth to power to capital. - @hlatseentle

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08 Jan 12:21
Zuma announces awards: Best performing ANC branch goes to the Nelson Mandela branch, Bohlabela Region in Mpumalanga. Best performing ANCWL branch goes to the Moses Kotane branch, Bojanala Region in North West. Best performing ANCYL branch goes to Lillian Ngoyi branch in the Free State. Best performing group of ANC councillors goes to the Nkangala District Municipality in Mpumalanga.

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Zuma repeats this twice: ANC members must be decisive, stem out gate-keeping, ill discipline, factionalism, buying of members, and the manipulation of internal democratic processes. All of us must fight against these evils, they are undermining our organisation. 

08 Jan 11:58

Zuma: the ANC will elect new leadership in December. Leaders must show commitment and willingness to serve the people. ANC officials must conduct regular surveys to gauge how people feel.

Speaking of the 2016 local elections, he says they have made mistakes and must correct them - @hlatseentle

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ANC pledges support with all those marginalised across the globe - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:51
Zuma: the ANC remains appreciative of the solidarity & material support from the people of Russia - @hlatseentle

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Zuma fully supports traditional leadership, calls them agents of change - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:48
Zuma: comrade OR Tambo worked tirelessly to make sure SA becomes a constitutional democracy, constitution now supreme law of SA - @hlatseentle

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Zuma: the ANC government has put in place many programmes to fight corruption - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:43
Zuma: as we await the commission to conclude its work, we expect all stakeholders in higher education to speak with 1 voice - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:42
Quoting the freedom charter, Zuma says the implementators of the charter have gone beyond what it dictated - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:41
Zuma: we agree, at a fundamental level, that we must achieve the goal of free education for the poor & working class - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:38
Zuma says the party is especially proud of the Free State province's pass rate in the matric exams 'phenomenal achievement' - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:38
Zuma says the ANC has made great strides in providing quality basic education, also congratulates the matric class of 2016 - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:33
Zuma says they encourage all to participate in reaching a consensus over the national minimum wage - @hlatseentle

08 Jan 11:32
Zuma once again extends condolences to those killed in Marikana in 2012 - @hlatseentle

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Zuma: South Africans know the danger of racism - says they must guard against all manner of backward tendencies. @hlatseentle

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Zuma: this is a special year for the ANC & our country. ANC turns 105, this achievement is a result of the sacrifice of millions here and across the world to ensure it leads in free SA.

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'Unity in Action' appropriate now more than ever - Mkhize

The ANC's theme for its January 8 statement for 2017, "Unity in Action", is more relevant now than it has ever been, the party's Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize says. 

08 Jan 10:45

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