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SACP leaders are seemingly making a U-turn on the party's 2017 resolution to contest elections independently from the ANC.
There are two centennials being celebrated in South Africa this month: the birth of struggle icon OR Tambo and the Russian revolution of 1917. Lessons will hopefully be drawn from both.
The South African Communist Party (SACP), inundated with calls about the removal from the Cabinet of Cde Dr Blade Nzimande by President Jacob Zuma, are holding a press briefing to discuss the matter with SACP national officials. Watch the live stream above.
By threatening to participate in the 2019 elections on their own, the SACP is sending a message to the ANC that it will not go down with them, writes Ralph Mathekga.
There is an attempt to emulate a Putin style, authoritarian, low-intensity democracy, with meetings reported between a certain faction and its counterparts in Russia, says Blade Nzimande.
SACP leaders have so far preferred to play the role of a benevolent parasite that survives on the ANC’s electoral fortunes. Can they muster the courage to make a stand for their socialist vision, asks Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
The debate around censorship and the unfolding labour issues at the SABC took another turn on Wednesday when the Communications Workers’ Union, a Cosatu affiliate, took a clear swipe at the SA Communist Party (SACP).
Business people are pumping in money to influence the leadership outcomes of the alliance partners.
Cracks are starting to show in the ANC tripartite alliance in Limpopo where the SACP has accused the governing party of pursuing a “factional agenda”.
The SACP in Mpumalanga has suspended its provincial chairperson, Eric Kholwane, who is deemed to be too close to Premier David Mabuza.
The ANC and SACP are addressing the media in Pretoria after the latest developments regarding President Jacob Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa have left them dissatisfied.
Blade Nzimande describes his axing from the higher education ministry as a deliberate move by the president to credit others for possible no-fee hikes.
Forget speculation about Jacob Zuma’s replacement, the new ‘left axis’ is far more exciting, writes Chuck Stephens.
SACP deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila closed the debate on the succession question in the party, despite the silent lobbying calls for him to take over from his mentor.
The politburo of the SA Communist Party sounded the alarm about ''structures gone rogue'' within the government and the ANC.
A major political battle has been won and lost in South Africa over the past few weeks.
Provincial SACP leadership questioned the reprimanding of Public Works Minister and the party’s deputy national chairperson Thulas Nxesi over the handling of the Nkandla upgrades.
SACP leader Blade Nzimande is worried about media pursuing an agenda aimed at destabilising the ANC.
Mpumalanga SACP chairperson, Eric Kholwane, is expected to appear before a disciplinary committee tomorrow on five charges relating to defying the party.
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