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South Africa Looks East for Economic Partnership

Lethargy in US and European markets has pushed the South Africa's ANC government to fast-track deeper ties with Asia, but not everyone is convinced...

The ANC is Bleeding, Says Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

ANC members should take care to halt the "haemorrhaging" of the ruling party, struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela said on Saturday. "The ANC is haemorrhaging, it...

New Brics Bank ‘To Boost South Africa’

The development bank planned by members of the BRICS group of influential emerging economies could help South Africa finance its state-led infrastructure drive, says...

Zimbabwe and South Africa’s Ruling Parties Headed for Clash Over Malema

ZANU-PF and South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) are headed for a clash over revelations President Robert Mugabe's party has pledged to fund a...

South Africa: ANC’s Leadership Race Opens Up

The battle for succession in the African National Congress is getting nastier as its outcome looks more uncertain. Supporters of the main protagonists fight...

Malema Vows to Lead the ANC

Expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema said on Monday he wanted to become a leader in the ANC. "I will lead this ANC. You...

Julius Malema Expelled From the ANC

The South African Youth Leader's expulsion was confirmed on Tuesday after an appeal hearing.The charismatic leader of the youth wing of the ruling African...

Paul Mashatile, Zuma’s Other Headache

South African President Jacob Zuma's campaign team is keeping a close watch on Paul Shipokosa Mashatile, the chairman of the African National Congress (ANC) in...

Malema to Fight Expulsion in Court

Charismatic ANC Youth League president Julius Malema will seek redress in the courts if he is expelled from the party, he said on Sunday. Malema...

ANC Treasurer Mathews Phosa Calls for Economic Freedom

ANC treasurer general Mathews Phosa called for "economic freedom" at the launch of the party's coffee-table book "Unity in Diversity" in Durban on Friday. "We...

ANC Expected to Announce Malema Decision Today

The ANC is expected to make an announcement about the future of its suspended youth league president Julius Malema on Wednesday. Spokesman Jackson Mthembu said...

The African National Congress: 100 Years And Counting

This year marks the centenary of the African National Congress (ANC); the South African national liberation movement created in response to a brutal British and Boer colonisation (white rule). A century after its establishment, the ANC is now the largest political party in the South Africa, after sweeping to power in 1994; the year that also signified the end of apartheid.

Julius Malema Fights Back Against ANC Disciplinary Hearing

In South Africa, the leader of the African National Congress party's youth wing is fighting back against a party disciplinary hearing. Julius Malema is trying to get the hearing stopped, claiming the proper procedures weren't followed when he was charged.

Huge Show of Support for Julius Malema in Johannesburg

Johannesburg’s city centre was chaotic Tuesday as the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party began a disciplinary hearing against youth league’s president, Julius Malema.