Ramaphosa: No schism between deputy president and me over Eskom

2020-01-10 21:25

President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended comments made by his deputy, David Mabuza, saying they were one on the issue of Eskom.

Trump's Middle Eastern aggression, state capture in Nzimande and SACP's cross-hairs

2020-01-06 20:52

In its yearly statement commemorating the death of Joe Slovo, SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande slammed US President Donald Trump for his aggression in the Middle East, and, domestically, pleaded for the downfall of neoliberalism and state capture.

It is our own failure that led to load shedding - Blade Nzimande

2019-12-10 20:31

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande says the tripartite alliance must take responsibility for recent load shedding.

Alliance political council wants a more unified economic strategy for SA

2019-11-13 21:44

A holistic approach to the economy as well as strengthening the alliance movement and its student formations - these are the outcomes of a two-day political alliance council meeting between the ANC and its allies.

Treasury's economy rescue plan expected to top the agenda as ANC meets with allies

2019-11-10 14:11

Maximum alliance unity – this is what the ANC's allies are hoping will be achieved when they meet for a political alliance council gathering.

SACP concerned for ANC at 2021 and 2024 polls

2019-11-08 05:53

The SACP has painted a bleak picture of the ANC's chances of securing a mandate to govern during the 2021 municipal elections and 2024 general polls.

Magashule says there are no fundamental challenges to Mboweni's economic plan

2019-10-02 16:24

There are no fundamental challenges regarding the controversial economic recovery and transformation strategy, according to ANC secretary general, Ace Magashule.

SACP drafts new proposal to dump ANC in local government elections - report

2019-09-29 12:03

According to a Sunday Times report, the proposal is contained in an internal document drafted by the SACP in the run up to its special national congress in December.

African leaders 'must get their act together' so that their citizens don't have to leave – Nzimande

2019-09-16 16:33

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has lashed out at African heads of state, saying South Africa has had to cope with an influx of foreign nationals because of the instability of other countries on the continent.

'Violence linked to capitalist system', says Nzimande as SA grapples with unrest

2019-09-08 21:54

The SA Communist Party says the recent spate of violence in South Africa is a reflection of deeper challenges in the entire South African Development Community.


Magashule denies ANC leaders snubbed SACP commemoration

2020-01-06 22:15

ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has brushed off concerns that top ANC leaders had not attended the SACP's commemoration of Joe Slovo's death, responding to the criticism with a shrug.

'I am not the minister responsible for Eskom' - Mantashe says he is not to blame for blackouts

2019-12-11 11:17

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says South Africans should not blame him for Eskom's woes, pointing out that the power utility is actually part of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan's area of responsibility.

SACP meets to discuss organisational renewal, state power and upcoming elections

2019-12-09 12:48

The SACP's 4th special national congress kicks off to assess whether it has made progress on some of the resolutions it set out for itself at the 2017 national congress.

Mkhwebane probes Minister Thulas Nxesi over jobs for pals allegations - report

2019-11-10 17:52

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating a senior cabinet minister amid allegations that he irregularly appointed 18 political allies to government jobs, including five women said to be in romantic affairs with him, the Sunday Times has reportied.

SACP condemns 'malicious' allegations over Public Protector probe

2019-11-09 18:37

The South African Communist Party has condemned allegations of wrongdoing regarding a Public Protector investigation into its deputy national chairperson, Thulas Nxesi.

60 years of writing and fighting: Ramaphosa celebrates the African Communist

2019-10-21 16:05

On the 60th anniversary of the African Communist journal, President Cyril Ramaphosa and secretary general of the South African Communist Party, Blade Ndzimande, reflected on the importance the publication holds for South Africa.

National congress is highest authority that can elect central committee - SACP

2019-09-29 22:24

The SA Communist Party says in terms of its constitution, the highest authority which has powers to elect the central committee is the national congress, which is held once every five years.

Cosatu has Mboweni’s economic blueprint in its sights at special weekend NEC

2019-09-28 08:00

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has roundly criticised the economic blueprint released by Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni in August.

Mboweni's economic policy paper just a copy of OECD's 'elite, capitalist' proposals - SACP

2019-09-09 13:45

The SACP's augmented central committee meeting has resolved that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's economic paper violates the manner in which alliance partners are expected to consult each other.

'Not the time or place': Mboweni shuts down questions on strategy ahead of WEF on Africa

2019-09-02 18:17

Asked by a journalist whether the document had been given adequate support, Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said the media briefing was "not the time or the place" for that question.

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