A test of unity: ANC's splintered military vets try to smoke peace pipe at conference

2020-03-10 07:49

Factional battles between the ANC's uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association and the uMkhonto weSizwe council may finally be buried at a joint "inclusive conference".

MKMVA leader Maphatsoe distances himself from Twitter account

2018-02-17 19:44

Umkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) leader Kebby Maphatsoe has distanced himself from a Twitter account which uses his name and describes him as a "Commander in Chief of Gupta family interests".

Calls for Zuma to step down 'threaten unity agenda' - MKMVA

2018-01-08 17:39

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has denounced calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying that the subject was the creation of a regime change agenda by those outside of the party who want to see its destruction.

Maphatsoe accepts defeat as his branch wants Ramaphosa for president

2017-11-06 20:06

MKMVA leader Kebby Maphatsoe has accepted defeat after his branch defiantly nominated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as its presidential candidate.

MKMVA elections were fraudulent - MK Council

2017-09-04 19:43

The MKMVA elective conference at which Kebby Maphatsoe was elected as chair was fraudulent as most of the delegates were not members of the association, says the MK Council.

#GuptaLeaks: How the Guptas picked up MK vets' conference tab

2017-07-18 14:31

Some of the Gupta family's most tireless defenders have been the leaders of the ANC's former military wing: the Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans' Association. New evidence from the #GuptaLeaks emails reveals that this loyalty has come at a price.

Ramaphosa vs Zuma: Battle over white monopoly capital far from over

2017-07-05 08:37

The fierce battle over white monopoly capital is set to continue at the ANC policy conference underway at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg.

It’s President Kebby Maphatsoe, re-elected unopposed

2017-06-11 17:42

Chairperson of the Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans Association Kebby Maphatsoe will remain at the helm of the MKMVA after he was re-elected at its 5th national congress.

ANC leaders must stop supporting parallel structures – MKMVA

2017-05-14 18:53

The Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans Association has accused Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile and other current leaders of the party who engage and speak at events hosted by former senior leaders of the liberation army, as being divisive.

'We still don't have homes' - Military veterans

2017-05-03 20:54

Members of the ANC’s military wing Umkhonto we Sizwe and the Azanian People’s Liberation Army have once again accused the government of neglecting their needs.


Kebby Maphatsoe returning to Parliament

2019-06-15 21:59

President of Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association and former deputy minister of defence and military veterans Kebby Maphatsoe is returning to Parliament.

MKMVA will support any decision that ANC NEC makes on Zuma, says Maphatsoe

2018-01-21 18:34

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association will not announce their formal position on recalling President Jacob Zuma until the ANC National Executive declares their stance on the matter, but also says it will support any decision the NEC takes.

Dlamini-Zuma strongholds in desperate attempt to appeal court judgments

2017-12-15 18:24

Presidential candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's campaign suffered three major blows on the eve of the ANC elective conference, with courts ruling against party structures in three of her key provinces.

MKMVA congress might be the next to be annulled

2017-10-03 17:42

Former combatants of the ANC's armed wing have asked the party's national executive committee to consider nullifying the outcomes of the uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans' Association's June congress.

MKMVA to launch own investigation into secret ballot MPs

2017-08-20 16:58

The MKMVA has announced that it has launched its own investigation to expose all ANC MPs who supported the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

'We are not for sale' - MK vets deny Bell Pottinger links

2017-07-10 12:31

The Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has rubbished allegations that British PR company Bell Pottinger assisted it with media statements.

MK must be the 'eyes and ears of the ANC' - Maphatsoe

2017-06-12 09:21

The ANC’s Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) wants the party to allow its members to guard both the party and the country’s national key points.

Stop condemning Molefe's redeployment - MKMVA

2017-05-14 21:21

The Umkhonto WeSizwe Military Veterans Association has called on those opposed to former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe’s redeployment to the electricity provider to stop criticising the move.

Cosatu singing the same tune as our enemies – Maphatsoe

2017-05-04 07:05

It was worrying that President Jacob Zuma was booed by members of his party’s alliance partner Cosatu, MKMVA chairperson Kebby Maphatsoe has said.

Zuma fought for right to protest - MKMVA

2017-04-12 17:10

The thousands of South Africans who protested against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday were exercising the democratic rights he fought for, the MKMVA has said.

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