INDEPENDENT. IMPARTIAL.

INDEPENDENT. IMPARTIAL.

Former President Thabo Mbeki has implored South Africans to keep the African National Congress (ANC) to its promises, saying if the ANC fails then South Africa will also fail and collapse. He was speaking during an engagement with professionals and business people in Johannesburg on Thursday night. The roundtable discussion was part of the ANC’s election campaign. Mbeki’s interaction with dozens of professionals and captains of industries focused on the ANC’s 2021 local government election manifesto. What caught his attention
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s recent appearance at an African National Congress (ANC) election campaign event in Gauteng, has fuelled speculations that she might be gunning for the party’s top position. The former United Nations Women Executive Director held no punches –  calling out those who use public positions to amount wealth through corruption. She made a plea to all her party’s candidates for the upcoming local government elections to upskill themselves in order to be able to deliver services that are needed. Just last month –
President of the United Democratic Movement (UDM) Bantu Holomisa believes that coalitions are the future and that no one party can successfully run a metro. “Coalitions are here to stay. South Africans have shown that they are sick and tired of one-party dominance because one party dominance breeds corruption. we have seen it here in SA. So if after the first of November, there will be no major outright winner. They are going to be forced to go and ask for assistance,” says Holomisa.