ANC accused of trying to pressure ‘Nasrec 68’ into withdrawing case

ANC accused of trying to pressure ‘Nasrec 68’ into withdrawing case
JOHANNESBURG – A lawyer for the so-called Nasrec 68, whose votes were not counted at the African National Congress (ANC)’s elective conference in Nasrec, says his clients are ready to continue their case against the ruling party despite alleged …
ANC accused of trying to pressure ‘Nasrec 68’ into withdrawing case

Da Milano eyes Rs 300 cr revenue, 150 new stores by FY21

Da Milano eyes Rs 300 cr revenue, 150 new stores by FY21
High-end leather products retailer Da Milano is eyeing Rs 300 crore turnover and plans to open 150 new outlets across the country for its three brands in three years. “We are looking at a turnover of Rs 300 crore by fiscal 2020-21. We will grow our …
Da Milano eyes Rs 300 cr revenue, 150 new stores by FY21

ANC dismisses allegation to ditch NASA, warns Jubilee ‘sympathisers’

ANC dismisses allegation to ditch NASA, warns Jubilee ‘sympathisers’
Kakamega County Senator Cleophas Malala (left) talk to Lurambi Mp Bishop Titus Khamala(right) nominated Mp Godfrey Osotsi a (second right) and Kakamega MCA Farouk Machanja shortly after addressing press in Kakamega. (Benjamin Sakwa) Amani National Congress …
ANC dismisses allegation to ditch NASA, warns Jubilee ‘sympathisers’

Da Lat Flower Festival highlights Lam Dong's tourism potential

Da Lat Flower Festival highlights Lam Dong's tourism potential
VOV.VN – The 7th Da Lat Flower Festival opened in Da Lat city, Lam Dong province on December, featuring a string of diverse cultural and tourism activities. In her address, the top legislator asked the province to fully tap its potential to further promote …
Da Lat Flower Festival highlights Lam Dong's tourism potential

Holomisa seeks answers on ANC's land expropriation resolution

Holomisa seeks answers on ANC's land expropriation resolution
The UDM has called on government to convene an immediate summit, including all stakeholders, to clarify their intention for, as well as the procedure and the effect of the ANC’s land expropriation decision. On the last day of its national elective …
Holomisa seeks answers on ANC's land expropriation resolution

Lawyer for ANC 68 says clients are being intimidated

Lawyer for ANC 68 says clients are being intimidated
The lawyer of the Limpopo candidates, Dexter Selepe, says the ANC is trying to force his clients to withdraw the case. The ANC’s newly elected top six acknowledge their supporters at the party’s national conference at Nasrec in Johannesburg on 18 December …
Lawyer for ANC 68 says clients are being intimidated

How loving science made Leonardo Da Vinci an extraordinary artist

How loving science made Leonardo Da Vinci an extraordinary artist
If you’re still looking for a Christmas gift for the science nerd in your life, consider Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. The outstanding biography — from the same author who brought us Steve Jobs and Einstein– dissects the life of the …
How loving science made Leonardo Da Vinci an extraordinary artist

DA denied entry to Umalusi meeting – Nomsa Marchesi

DA denied entry to Umalusi meeting – Nomsa Marchesi
DA MP says she will now write to council with a number of questions DA denied entry to conduct crucial matric exam standardisation oversight Despite repeated requests and the Constitutional responsibility of Members of Parliament to be allowed to conduct …
DA denied entry to Umalusi meeting – Nomsa Marchesi

Zuma breaks ranks with ANC over #StateCapture appeal

Zuma breaks ranks with ANC over #StateCapture appeal
Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma is on a collision course with the ANC after he announced on Friday that he was appealing the scathing high court ruling ordering him to establish a state capture commission of inquiry. Zuma has applied for leave to …
Zuma breaks ranks with ANC over #StateCapture appeal

ANC in secret talks on early Jacob Zuma exit

ANC in secret talks on early Jacob Zuma exit
Senior ANC leaders are engaged in urgent secret talks to negotiate an exit for President Jacob Zuma, possibly as early as next month. Surprisingly, the talks are being driven by close allies of the president who are trying to negotiate a way for Zuma to …
ANC in secret talks on early Jacob Zuma exit

Land reform: DA vows to stand against ANC calls to amend the Constitution

Land reform: DA vows to stand against ANC calls to amend the Constitution
The DA has opposed the ANC’s resolution to pursue the possibility of expropriating land without compensation. This resolution emerged on Wednesday night at the ruling party’s 54 th elective conference and was announced by provincial chairperson Enoch …
Land reform: DA vows to stand against ANC calls to amend the Constitution

Da Brat lost her edges and most of her hair after BOTCHED hair weave

Da Brat lost her edges and most of her hair after BOTCHED hair weave
Da Brat has had it rough over the last decade. She was released from prison in 2011 after serving 3 years for assaulting a bottle hostess at a nightclub. Then she was hit with a massive $7 million judgment after the woman sued her. And at age 43, Brat …
Da Brat lost her edges and most of her hair after BOTCHED hair weave

DA says it was denied entry into Umalusi meeting

DA says it was denied entry into Umalusi meeting
Shortly before the release of the much-anticipated matric results, the DA complained it had been denied entry to the standardisation meeting by the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training body, Umalusi. DA shadow deputy …
DA says it was denied entry into Umalusi meeting

Auctioneers Christie's admit Leonardo Da Vinci painting which became world's most expensive artwork when it sold for £340m has been retouched in last five years

Auctioneers Christie's admit Leonardo Da Vinci painting which became world's most expensive artwork when it sold for £340m has been retouched in last five years
Is the paint still wet on the Leonardo da Vinci Salvator Mundi that recently sold for an eye-watering £340million? That is the question raised by art experts yesterday following the discovery of photographic evidence suggesting that someone carried on …
Auctioneers Christie's admit Leonardo Da Vinci painting which became world's most expensive artwork when it sold for £340m has been retouched in last five years

DA ‘sex pest’ chief whip appeal bid next year

DA ‘sex pest’ chief whip appeal bid next year
The Democratic Alliance has delayed hearing the appeal of Edmund van Vuuren, who was expelled by the party earlier this month. Edmund Van Vuuren The DA’s legislature chief whip will appeal his party’s decision to terminate his membership after he was …
DA ‘sex pest’ chief whip appeal bid next year

Dlamini, ANC Women's League are hypocrites

Dlamini, ANC Women's League are hypocrites
Bathabile Dlamini and the ANC Women’s League are hypocrites. How can they say the ANC, which is their mother body, has regressed in the “gains” that the ANC has made for women in this country? I seem to remember that it was this same Women’s League that …
Dlamini, ANC Women's League are hypocrites

ANC to meet with lawyers over ‘missing’ votes

ANC to meet with lawyers over ‘missing’ votes
ANC representatives are on Friday scheduled to meet with lawyers who are trying to resolve the issue of the 68 “missing voters” from the national conference. ANC national spokesman Zizi Kodwa “Yes‚ we will be meeting today. It’s going to be the …
ANC to meet with lawyers over ‘missing’ votes

Huge task ahead for new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa

Huge task ahead for new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa
Restoring the broken trust between the ANC and its supporters is possibly Ramaphosa’s most urgent task and his biggest challenge. New president of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa dances on stage before his address at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg on …
Huge task ahead for new ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa

Tackle corruption before you change the constitution: DA

Tackle corruption before you change the constitution: DA
The DA has vowed to stand up for the property rights of the poor by fighting the ANC’s bid to implement land expropriation without compensation. At its national conference this week‚ the ruling party resolved to push through the policy in order to speed …
Tackle corruption before you change the constitution: DA

ANC’s radical land policy shift brings more uncertainty

ANC’s radical land policy shift brings more uncertainty
As a lawyer with over a decade’s experience, Bulelwa Mabasa from Werksmans Attorneys has seen a number of land reform blunders. These extend from the “willing-buyer, willing-seller” land redistribution policy that has led to slow progress on land …
ANC’s radical land policy shift brings more uncertainty

ANC stalwarts call on party’s new leadership to recall Jacob Zuma

ANC stalwarts call on party’s new leadership to recall Jacob Zuma
The ANC stalwarts say that the party’s leaders and members must be informed that the days of unacceptable behaviour are over and that a starting point and clear message to the country should be the recall of President Jacob Zuma. The stalwarts on …
ANC stalwarts call on party’s new leadership to recall Jacob Zuma

AgriSA: ANC land expropriation plan an economic time bomb

AgriSA: ANC land expropriation plan an economic time bomb
The ANC’s 54th national conference resolved to amend the Constitution to pave the way for land to be expropriated without compensation. Newly elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa accompanied by new Treasurer General Paul Mashatile on a walkabout at the …
AgriSA: ANC land expropriation plan an economic time bomb

ANC resolves to downgrade embassy in Israel

ANC resolves to downgrade embassy in Israel
The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s ruling party, has resolved to “immediately and unconditionally” downgrade the South African Embassy in Israel to a liaison office. “[It] sends a clear message to Israel that there is a price to pay for …
ANC resolves to downgrade embassy in Israel

ANC Elective Conference 2017 targeted by ‘fake news bots’

ANC Elective Conference 2017 targeted by ‘fake news bots’
Serious concerns have been raised regarding the spread of misinformation during the ANC Elective Conference. According to Medium, there was a co-ordinated campaign to influence the outcome of the results online through ‘fake news bots’. The ‘bots …
ANC Elective Conference 2017 targeted by ‘fake news bots’

ANC lawmakers ordered to move quickly on media appeals tribunal

ANC lawmakers ordered to move quickly on media appeals tribunal
The proposal has been on the governing party’s agenda for several years and has been fiercely opposed by the media fraternity as an attack on press freedom. ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mathembu speaking to Radio 702 on Monday 18 December 2017 at the ANC …
ANC lawmakers ordered to move quickly on media appeals tribunal

DA slams new ANC NEC – “It continues Zuma’s legacy”

DA slams new ANC NEC – “It continues Zuma’s legacy”
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has issued a scathing attack on the newly elected ANC National Executive Committee (NEC). The committee is made up of 80 ANC members and the group takes decision for the organisation together with the President and the rest of …
DA slams new ANC NEC – “It continues Zuma’s legacy”

Another Multimillion-Dollar da Vinci Is Hiding in Plain Sight

Another Multimillion-Dollar da Vinci Is Hiding in Plain Sight
Before Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sold at auction for a record-shattering $450.3 million, it was marketed around the world as “the last Da Vinci” in private hands. It turns out there is another—even two—out there. And at least one dealer …
Another Multimillion-Dollar da Vinci Is Hiding in Plain Sight

DA to ‘stand for Constitution’ after ANC’s expropriation move

DA to ‘stand for Constitution’ after ANC’s expropriation move
The DA says it will defend the Constitution following the ANC’s call to speed up the process of land,Picture: Getty Images The DA says it will defend the Constitution following the ANC’s call to speed up the process of land expropriation without …
DA to ‘stand for Constitution’ after ANC’s expropriation move

ANALYSIS: How Cyril Ramaphosa won the ANC (sort of)

ANALYSIS: How Cyril Ramaphosa won the ANC (sort of)
Cyril Ramaphosa will need all his skill to get a divided ANC on the same track — not only to save its dignity at the polls in 2019 but to ensure he becomes SA president New ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will need all his skill and charm to get a divided …
ANALYSIS: How Cyril Ramaphosa won the ANC (sort of)

ANC’s first order of business is to terminate Zuma’s reign – urgently

ANC’s first order of business is to terminate Zuma’s reign – urgently
THE election of Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as ANC president has opened a window that was fast closing for the party to retain power in 2019. Former ANC president Jacob Zuma Picture: ALON SKUY It has pleased several sectors of society and was met with …
ANC’s first order of business is to terminate Zuma’s reign – urgently

ANC to amend Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation

ANC to amend Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation
The decision was taken on Wednesday night after a furious debate in a plenary session that became so heated, it came close to collapsing the conference. Enoch Godongwana, chair of the ANC’s Sub-Committee on Economic Transformation, addressing the press …
ANC to amend Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation

ANC gives government June 2019 deadline for digital migration

ANC gives government June 2019 deadline for digital migration
The African National Congress conference has given government until June 2019 to complete the migration from analogue to digital broadcast technology. Government has already missed the initial deadline‚ as determined by the International …
ANC gives government June 2019 deadline for digital migration

ANC will consider asking other parties to help speed up land reform

ANC will consider asking other parties to help speed up land reform
The possibility of working with other political parties to amend the constitution to give effect to expropriating land without compensation was not ruled out by the chairman of the ANC subcommittee on socio-economic transformation. In an interview aired on …
ANC will consider asking other parties to help speed up land reform

Read it online: FM's ANC election special edition

Read it online: FM's ANC election special edition
This edition features a comprehensive analytical account of what happened at the ANC elective conference, and what this means for our country. We explore how Steinhoff’s fortunes have darkened; a new … This edition of the Financial Mail is something …
Read it online: FM's ANC election special edition

ANC pushes expropriation of land without compensation

ANC pushes expropriation of land without compensation
The ANC conference has agreed to make amendments to the Constitution and Land Restitution Act that will pave the way for the state to expropriate land without compensation, said the party’s outgoing economic transformation subcommittee head Enoch …
ANC pushes expropriation of land without compensation

ANC decides on expropriation of land without compensation

ANC decides on expropriation of land without compensation
The ANC has resolved to change the law on expropriation of land without compensation – conditionally. The ruling party wants to amend Section 25 of the Constitution in order to allow the state to expropriate land without compensation – but it has not …
ANC decides on expropriation of land without compensation

ANC calls for nationalising central bank, land expropriation

ANC calls for nationalising central bank, land expropriation
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has adopted a resolution calling for the nationalisation of the central bank and land expropriation without compensation, a senior party official said on Wednesday. Any mention of nationalisation in South …
ANC calls for nationalising central bank, land expropriation

ANC Elective Conference 2017: “South Africa needs action, not words” – Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC Elective Conference 2017: “South Africa needs action, not words” – Cyril Ramaphosa
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA DECEMBER 18: President Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa (who is the new president of the ANC) during the announcement of new party leadership at the 54th African National Congress (ANC) national conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre on …
ANC Elective Conference 2017: “South Africa needs action, not words” – Cyril Ramaphosa

ANC resolves to take away rural land custodianship from chiefs

ANC resolves to take away rural land custodianship from chiefs
South Africans living on communal land under the custodianship of traditional leaders are set to gain full control and ownership of 13 percent of land. This comes after the ANC resolved at its national conference in Johannesburg that traditional leaders …
ANC resolves to take away rural land custodianship from chiefs

ANC ‘working speedily’ to implement free higher education for the poor

ANC ‘working speedily’ to implement free higher education for the poor
JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) says it’s working speedily to implement free higher education for the poor and the so-called missing middle. President Jacob Zuma announced last week that government will subsidise free education.
ANC ‘working speedily’ to implement free higher education for the poor

ANCYL must pay up for Malema Zille defamation case debt, or else

ANCYL must pay up for Malema Zille defamation case debt, or else
Cape Town – A Cape Town lawyer has initiated legal action against the ANC Youth League (ANCYL), making an application for a final liquidation order to be granted against the league for its failure to pay him following a defamation case. In 2010, Advocate …
ANCYL must pay up for Malema Zille defamation case debt, or else

ANC pushes for probe into feasibility of media appeals tribunal

ANC pushes for probe into feasibility of media appeals tribunal
It appears ANC members want finality on whether media in SA should be allowed to self-regulate or not. FILE: Jackson Mthembu hugs Baleka Mbete ahead of the announcement of the ANC’s new top 6 on 18 December 2017. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN . JOHANNESBURG …
ANC pushes for probe into feasibility of media appeals tribunal

“Land redistribution without compensation” gets the ANC green light

“Land redistribution without compensation” gets the ANC green light
ANC Provincial Chairperson Enoch Godongwana has confirmed that the ANC NEC “will initiate amendments” for land redistribution in South Africa. The news is one of the standout events of the ANC Conference, and acknowledges the decades of suffering black …
“Land redistribution without compensation” gets the ANC green light

ANC wants land expropriation without compensation, but…

ANC wants land expropriation without compensation, but…
The ANC national conference in Nasrec mandated the incoming NEC to initiate a process towards the amendment of the country’s constitution section 25 to achieve land expropriation without compensation. , Enoch Godongwana This was announced by outgoing …
ANC wants land expropriation without compensation, but…

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Ramaphosa yet to make first speech

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Ramaphosa yet to make first speech
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA DECEMBER 18: President Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa (who is the new president of the ANC) during the announcement of new party leadership at the 54th African National Congress (ANC) national conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre on …
ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Ramaphosa yet to make first speech

ANC agrees to speed up land expropriation process

ANC agrees to speed up land expropriation process
Government owns half of the fertile potential land. PICTURE: THAPELO MOREBUDI. ANC delegates at the party’s 54th National Elective Conference have agreed to speed up the process of land expropriation without compensation, by amending section 25 of the …
ANC agrees to speed up land expropriation process

'ANC to make room for land expropriation in Constitution'

'ANC to make room for land expropriation in Constitution'
The ANC national conference says it has agreed that the Constitution must be amended to achieve land expropriation without compensation. Enoch Godongwana gives a press conference on the outcomes of the economic transformation commission at the ANC’s …
'ANC to make room for land expropriation in Constitution'

ANC conference wants swift implementation of free education

ANC conference wants swift implementation of free education
The ANC elective conference has called on government to “speedily” implement the decision by President Jacob Zuma to provide free higher education for poor and working class students. This is according to science and technology minister Naledi Pandor …
ANC conference wants swift implementation of free education

ANC lawyers respond to letter of demand from ‘missing’ 68 voters

ANC lawyers respond to letter of demand from ‘missing’ 68 voters
JOHANNESBURG – Lawyers for the African National Congress (ANC) have responded to a letter of demand from the so-called missing 68 voters, inviting them to a meeting at Luthuli House later this week. The attorney representing the 68 says his clients are …
ANC lawyers respond to letter of demand from ‘missing’ 68 voters

ANC grants traditional leaders a slice of the land pie

ANC grants traditional leaders a slice of the land pie
The new ANC leaders wants to ‘protect the integrity’ of the party’s national conference and start ‘re-instilling the values’ of the movement The initial Ramaphosa rally is already settling down as analysts note that turning SA’s economy around …
ANC grants traditional leaders a slice of the land pie

ANC takes decision to decriminalise sex work

ANC takes decision to decriminalise sex work
The ANC has taken a decision to decriminalise sex work. The announcement was made after members at the ruling party’s 54th National Elective Conference discussed policy issues around social transformation. The decision was taken despite the ANC rejecting …
ANC takes decision to decriminalise sex work

ANC committee to get more muscle in handling member discipline

ANC committee to get more muscle in handling member discipline
The decision comes amid a debate within the ANC over Jacob Zuma’s future, while he hands over the reins to Cyril Ramaphosa as party leader. Fikile Mbalula is seen as he delivers a press conference on the outcomes of the commission on organizational …
ANC committee to get more muscle in handling member discipline

ANC delegates slam easy access to blue lights and military uniforms

ANC delegates slam easy access to blue lights and military uniforms
ANC conference delegates have lambasted the uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and private security firms‚ questioning their easy access to military paraphernalia. This is according to energy minister David Mahlobo‚ who was briefing …
ANC delegates slam easy access to blue lights and military uniforms

ANC wants measures to tackle patriarchy within its ranks

ANC wants measures to tackle patriarchy within its ranks
Delegates at the ANC’s 54th national elective conference have admitted that patriarchy is a big problem in the governing party. This is according to senior ANC MP Nocawe Mafu‚ who was briefing the media on the resolutions adopted by the national …
ANC wants measures to tackle patriarchy within its ranks

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, land ownership will be a ‘local issue’

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, land ownership will be a ‘local issue’
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA DECEMBER 18: President Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa (who is the new president of the ANC) during the announcement of new party leadership at the 54th African National Congress (ANC) national conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre on …
ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, land ownership will be a ‘local issue’

ANC talks tough on state capture, gender equality & court battles

ANC talks tough on state capture, gender equality & court battles
JOHANNESBURG – The African National Congress (ANC) is talking tough on issues of state capture, gender equality and court battles involving its members on day five of its conference in Nasrec. The party has given feedback on its discussions on policy and …
ANC talks tough on state capture, gender equality & court battles

ANC wants centres of power ‘managed’ to avoid Mbeki recall scenario

ANC wants centres of power ‘managed’ to avoid Mbeki recall scenario
The African National Congress (ANC) wants the two centres of power efficiently “managed” to avoid tensions and similar situations that led to the recall of former president Thabo Mbeki, South Africa’s ruling party said on Wednesday. Fikile Mbalula …
ANC wants centres of power ‘managed’ to avoid Mbeki recall scenario

ANC says Zuma is to appoint an inquiry into state capture immediately

ANC says Zuma is to appoint an inquiry into state capture immediately
Scientists link early retirement to death, and the split top six has horrified some commentators because it rules out the happily-ever-after scenario according to Steven Friedman Among pledges the ANC has struggled to deliver are free university tuition …
ANC says Zuma is to appoint an inquiry into state capture immediately

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Mbalula pokes fun at “old man” Maine

ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Mbalula pokes fun at “old man” Maine
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA DECEMBER 18: President Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa (who is the new president of the ANC) during the announcement of new party leadership at the 54th African National Congress (ANC) national conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre on …
ANC Elective Conference 2017: Day five, Mbalula pokes fun at “old man” Maine

Six things the new ANC leadership needs to deal with urgently

Six things the new ANC leadership needs to deal with urgently
SOWETO, SOUTH AFRICA – DECEMBER 18: New president of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa during the announcement of new party leadership at the 5th African National Congress (ANC) national conference at the Nasrec Expo Centre on December 18, 2017 in Soweto, South …
Six things the new ANC leadership needs to deal with urgently

ANC calls on Zuma to comply with Public Protector recommendation

ANC calls on Zuma to comply with Public Protector recommendation
The national conference of the ANC has resolved that President Jacob Zuma should immediately appoint the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture as recommended by former public protector Thuli Madonsela. This exerts more pressure on Zuma to …
ANC calls on Zuma to comply with Public Protector recommendation

ANC conference deadlocks on giving more teeth to integrity committee

ANC conference deadlocks on giving more teeth to integrity committee
The ANC ‘s national conference has ended with a deadlock on the proposal to give more powers to its integrity committee to force leaders to step down if they bring the party into disrepute. This according to the chairperson of the ANC’s subcommittee on …
ANC conference deadlocks on giving more teeth to integrity committee

DA says SARS is using legal action to intimidate Jacques Pauw

DA says SARS is using legal action to intimidate Jacques Pauw
The DA has accused the commissioner of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) of engaging in intimidatory tactics by launching legal action against the author of The President’s Keepers. Commissioner Tom Moyane is seeking a declaratory order that …
DA says SARS is using legal action to intimidate Jacques Pauw