GBV no tool for political point scoring, says ANCWL on MPs' abuse claims

2020-02-19 22:41

The ANC Women's League is upset that women are being used as shields in the ideological war being fought in Parliament.

OPINION: Re-imagining a women's movement akin to the ANCWL of Winnie Mandela

2019-12-11 11:58

The Women's Command offers an opportunity for a community which some of us have created organically over the years within the EFF, but one that is recognised and legitimate politically beyond status updates and tweets, writes Naledi Chirwa.

No wreaths or notes, just goats, at site where Gugulethu woman was found murdered

2019-09-09 17:50

There were no wreaths or hand-written notes at the cul-de-sac in Gugulethu, Cape Town, where yet another body of a woman was found.

PIC: The Clareinch post office where Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped, killed

2019-09-02 18:04

Noli Makha remained hopeful that her niece Uyinene Mrwetyana was alive, even as she stood in line to enter the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday morning where a man believed to be involved in the teenager's disappearance was expected in the dock.

'We're tired of arrogance exhibited by our comrades' - ANCWL refuses to back down on Gauteng cabinet gender split

2019-08-23 17:02

Gauteng premier David Makhura has a tough fight ahead as the ANC Women's League pledges not to back down in its bid to have 60/40 gender split in the province.

POLITICS PODCAST: Is there a glass ceiling for women in the ANC?

2019-08-16 14:08

This week on POLOTIKI, we ask: Is there a glass ceiling for women in the African National Congress?

Bathabile Dlamini in no position to claim victimhood - researcher

2019-06-13 12:59

A prominent academic says former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is in no position to claim victimood, after Dlamini recently likened the criticism she received for the Sassa debacle to being "raped".

Why our politics needs a good dose of femininity

2019-05-21 05:00

Those making the case for higher representation of women in public life and service need to base it on the value this would add to ensuring that feminine values are infused into our politics, writes Mamphela Ramphele.

ANCWL wish: A female speaker for Parliament and a post for Bathabile Dlamini

2019-05-14 16:18

The ANC Women's League wants the next speaker of Parliament to be a woman and more women in President's Cyril Ramaphosa's Cabinet.

ANCWL wants Kodwa to address rape allegations, dismisses claims of factional campaign

2019-02-25 16:32

ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini says she would like nothing more than to hear the party's acting spokesperson and head of presidency, Zizi Kodwa, directly address the allegations of rape brought against him.


24-hour drinking spree? ANC rejects amendment of trading hours by Northern Cape MEC for upcoming anniversary celebrations

2019-12-27 21:33

The ANC in the Northern Cape has called for the decision to extend trading hours for licenced liquor stores in the province during the party's January 8 statement next year to be revoked.

WATCH | 'Khwezi! Khwezi!': ANCWL's Bathabile Dlamini heckled at #ShutDownSandton protest

2019-09-13 09:06

ANC Women's League president Bathabile Dlamini faced a hostile crowd as she and league members arrived at the #ShutDownSandton protest march at the JSE in Johannesburg.

Castration for convicted rapists? ANCWL again calls for discussion

2019-09-03 22:47

The ANC Women's League has proposed drastic measures to eliminate the scourge of gender-based violence.

Installation of new eThekwini mayor 'a win for Ramaphosa'

2019-08-23 18:15

President Cyril Ramaphosa has solidified his hold over KwaZulu-Natal after the installation of his ally Mxolisi Kaunda as the eThekwini mayor.

Dlamini-Zuma refuses to comment on campaign funding: Nothing will move her to comment, says rep

2019-08-21 06:21

Nothing will move Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to comment on who funded her 2017 run at the ANC presidency, her representative has said.

Women's League decries ANC's 'gender double standards' after Zandile Gumede axing

2019-08-13 21:30

Just hours after the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal confirmed its decision to ask embattled eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede to step aside, the ANC Women's League lashed out at the party over a culture of "removing women from positions of power".

Corruption-charged eThekwini mayor Gumede set to take 30 days leave of absence

2019-06-09 13:58

The ANC's PEC in KwaZulu-Natal has reportedly recommended that embattled eThekwini metro mayor Zandile Gumede take a 30-day leave of absence and that the regional executive committee be disbanded.

Mayor Gumede gains support from eThekwini ANCWL as calls for her removal grow

2019-05-15 20:51

The political stronghold for eThekwini Metro Mayor Zandile Gumede unsurprisingly came out in her defense, a day after her inaugural court appearance for corruption related charges.

ANCWL slates 'patriarchal princesses' Hogan, Carolus for 'their uncontrollable hatred'

2019-03-29 17:57

The ANC Women's League has not taken kindly to suggestions by Barbara Hogan and Cheryl Carolus that the ANC list contains names of ''tsotsis''.

12 months in jail for kicking woman is a slap on the wrist - ANCWL Young Women's Desk

2019-02-05 20:33

The ANC Women's League Young Women's Desk is disappointed at the 12-month sentence handed to ANC branch secretary Thabang Setona for the assault of a woman at a march outside Luthuli House last year.

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