Sisulu: Unity of MK essential for unity of the ANC

2017-10-06 16:27

Former senior Umkhonto we Sizwe leaders have finally convened its much anticipated all-inclusive conference at Nasrec, where Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu made a surprise appearance.

ANC threatens to cancel consultative conference

2017-06-07 13:01

The ANC will cancel a two-day special consultative conference, unless its stalwarts and veterans agree that it forms part of its policy conference later this month, secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said.

ANC national and provincial leaders must step down – MK vets council

2017-02-01 16:12

The UMkhonto weSizwe Military veterans' council has called for the entire leadership of the ANC to step down, including provincial leaders.

Anthea Jeffery: #OccupyLuthuliHouse – An ominous deployment of Umkhonto war vets

2016-09-08 18:20

SA could reap a bitter harvest from its persistent blindness to the people’s war – and the part played by Umkhonto vets in weakening the ANC’s rivals, says an analyst.

SA history being used as a weapon - AfriForum

2016-05-20 17:08

South Africa's one-sided retelling of history must be changed for the country to heal, AfriForum's Deputy CEO Ernst Roets says.

MK leader threatens Vavi's life

2015-04-15 07:29

An Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association Limpopo leader has threatened to kill ousted Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, accusing him of betraying the trade union federation.

Kasrils seeks apology from 'deserter' Maphatsoe

2014-09-16 11:50

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils has demanded either proof or an apology over a claim by Kebby Maphatsoe that he set up President Jacob Zuma for a rape charge.

Veterans to get houses

2014-08-15 07:30

Government plans to build the first 5 000 houses for military veterans, Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says.

Former MK commander dies

2013-12-28 07:42

Former Umkhonto we Sizwe commander Lieutenant General Lehlohonolo Moloi has died, the department of defence and military veterans says.

SA band on the Road to Rancho

2013-07-26 20:00

Red Huxley got the opportunity of a lifetime for any SA band - to record with Eagles of Death Metal guitarist and producer Dave Catching.


MK council 'immature' - MKMVA

2017-06-08 17:44

The Umkhonto we Sizwe council is “immature” for deciding to boycott the ANC’s policy conference, the MK Military Veterans Association has said.

'Down and out' MK Vets get second chance to register

2017-03-04 09:56

Unregistered uMkhonto weSizwe veterans in the Western Cape have been given a second chance to verify their status as vets.

Robust and productive – Occupy Luthuli House on meeting ANC leadership

2016-09-13 23:10

Organisers of the Occupy Luthuli House campaign say a meeting with ANC leaders was robust, fruitful and brought the promise of further engagement.

MK veteran head in court this week over alleged fraud

2016-05-31 21:37

Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe - who is also head of the uMkonto weSiwe Military Veterans Association and the man who labelled Public Protector Thuli Madonsela a 'CIA agent' - to go on trial.

Thousands expected at 'peace march' in Durban

2015-04-16 10:22

Thousands of people are expected to take part in a “peace march” through central Durban in a bid to stop xenophobic violence, organisers say.

MK vets welcome controversial Leila Khaled visit

2015-01-15 12:30

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has welcomed Palestinian activist Leila Khaled's planned visit to South Africa.

Deputy defence minister deserted ANC camp

2014-09-14 10:05

Deputy Defence Minister Kebby Maphatsoe, who accused Public Protector Thuli Madonsela of being a CIA spy, has admitted he deserted an ANC military camp during the struggle days, but says he's not a sell-out.

Military veterans get free services

2014-06-17 05:00

In honour of the youth of 1976, all military veterans would be afforded free services, the department of military veterans has announced.

Youth don't know pain of apartheid - veteran

2013-09-25 08:56

Young people who never experienced the pain of apartheid are being misled into joining other political parties, betraying the sacrifice of MK soldiers, an ANC veteran says.

MTV jams with new local content

2013-07-04 16:52

MTV is getting back to its music roots by launching new, daily music video shows that will focus on South African talent.

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