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When the African National Congress holds its Siyanqoba Rally on Saturday, 25 May 2024 at FNB Stadium, it will be the culmination of a vibrant election campaign that has reached every corner of the country.

The African National Congress applauds the sixth ANC Parliamentary Caucus on holding the final sitting of the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces. In its 54th National Conference, the ANC resolved to advance its Renewal process.

The African National Congress (ANC) is deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved boxing legend, Dingaan “The Rose of Soweto” Thobela, a true South African icon and boxing legend.

On the 27th April 1994 South Africans rallied behind the project of building the democratic state and a government based on the will of the people by voting in the first democratic elections, leading to an end to many years of apartheid oppression.

The African National Congress (ANC) condemn the acts of racism, agitation and provocation the nation witnessed with shock and utter contempt, which saw the searching of black people and the closure of road R62 between the Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces by unauthorised secessionist vigilantes.

The ANC’s longstanding principle is not to comment on leaked information because we do not want to dignify this unethical behaviour with a response.

The African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) honours and remembers the historic launch of the Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) on 17 April 1954, in Johannesburg. FEDSAW stands as a testament to the resilience and determination of South African women in the fight against oppression and discrimination.

Cde Chris Hani would have undoubtedly appreciated the gravity of domestic and international challenges arrayed against our national transformation agenda and would have provided ideological and political clarity on how to navigate them.

The African National Congress (ANC) mourns the passing of a true revolutionary and founding President of the Botswana Congress Party, Comrade Mike Dingake, at the age of 96.

The African National Congress (ANC) confirms that a verbal judgement was handed down by the High Court of South Africa in the case of Schreiber vs. the ANC. We look forward to the written judgement so as to review it and determine if there are grounds for an appeal.

The African National Congress (ANC) can confirm that Comrade Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s resignation letter has been officially received by the Office of the Secretary General of the ANC, Comrade Fikile Mbalula.

Mama Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela dared her acquired social work qualification and chose a path that saw her incarcerated, banished, tortured and exiled in her own land of birth.

He became parliamentary reporter in 1958 and joined the Financial Mail as Cape Editor in 1964, went to London in 1966 as senior correspondent in the SA Morning Newspapers Group office, and returned to South Africa in 1967 to take up the position of leader-page editor of the Cape Times.

The African National Congress (ANC) has filed an urgent High Court application to obtain a court order that stops Mr. Zuma’s party (Zuma Party) currently referring to itself as the uMkhonto we Sizwe Party (MKP) from any further unlawful use of the ANC’s trademarks, symbols, and heritage.

This crucial step towards peace in the region signifies a collective recognition of the urgent need to halt the violence orchestrated by the Israeli genocidal regime and alleviate the immense suffering endured by the people of Palestine.

The African National Congress (ANC) notes Comrade Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s special leave from Parliament due to law enforcement actions and allegations against her.

The ANC joins millions of South Africans in celebrating Human Rights Day after 30 years of democracy to remember the 64th anniversary of the 1960 Sharpeville Massacre.

The wreath-laying ceremony at Emakhosini, attended by the President of the Republic, Cyril Ramaphosa, reminded the nation of the importance of this memorial site. The site was constructed to preserve and restore the history of the Zulu Kings.

Muslims around the world have begun their daily sunrise-to-sunset fasts for the next month, the African National Congress wishes all Muslims a reflective, spiritually uplifting and beneficial Ramadan.

CONTINUITY AND CHANGE - ANC NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL CANDIDATES LIST

The ANC’s list of candidates for the 2024 National and Provincial Elections is characterised by diversity, inclusivity and experience.

At the 55th National Conference held in December 2022, the ANC made it clear that our priority is to defend and advance the gains of freedom and promote unity through renewal. Organizational renewal is a crucial process in the realization of a national democratic society.

At the 55th National Conference held in December 2022, the ANC made it clear that our priority is to defend and advance the gains of freedom and promote unity through renewal. Organizational renewal is a crucial process in the realization of a national democratic society.

Professor Webster’s activism and courage were evident when he faced arrest under the Suppression of Communism Act in December 1975.

The fact that gross fixed capital formation increased by 4,2% during 2023 is testament to ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ongoing emphasis on the need to promote investment in the South African economy.

The ANC invites members of the media to a technical site inspection in preparation of the Mayihlome Manifesto Launch Rally to be held in Durban on the 24th February 2024.

In the journey towards democracy, the ANC remained steadfast in its commitment to media freedom and diversity. In the journey towards democracy, the ANC remained steadfast in its commitment to media freedom and diversity. As a result, an enabling environment was created for community radio to flourish, ensuring that the voices of all South Africans could be heard.

The sixth administration’s relentless pursuit of restoring institutions, dismantling corruption, and spearheading economic recovery demands unequivocal commendation. We stand undeterred in our commitment to safeguarding the hard-won gains of our democracy and propelling South Africa towards a future defined by opportunity and equality.

The African National Congress urges all peace-loving individuals in the Western Cape to show their support by attending the Football for Humanity match between the South African Invitational side and the Palestinian National Team.

This year’s State of the Nation Address is expected to reflect on the gains we have made as a nation as well as affirm our determination to defend our democracy from opportunistic elements that are set on undermining the unstoppable programme of transformation.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the implementation of the new national minimum wage, a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to promote economic fairness and uplift the livelihoods of all South Africans.

The African National Congress (ANC) would like to express its sincere appreciation to the diverse population of South Africa who took the time to either verify their registration status or register for the upcoming National and Provincial Elections.

The ANC NEC took note of the announcement by former ANC President Jacob Zuma on 16 December 2023. He announced that he would be campaigning for another political party and further launched a series of vitriolic attacks against the ANC and its leadership.

The ANC applauds the International Court of Justice’s resolute judgment on the genocide case brought by the ANC-led South African government against Israel. Since the tragic events of October 7, 2023, the international community and UN experts expressed deep concern over the failure to prevent genocide against the Palestinian people.

ANC, CCM, FRELIMO, MPLA, SWAPO PARTY, ZANU PF on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting of the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Leadership School

The Secretary General of the African Na3onal Congress, Comrade Fikile Mbalula, will lead the organisa,on’s par$cipa$on in a mee$ng of Secretaries General of Six Libera$on Movements of Southern Africa aimed at developing joint programmes of poli8cal educa&on and ideological training for impac2ul poli&cal, socio-economic and cultural development.

Today Convener of the 2021 Local Government Elections Candidates Selection Enquiry Task Team, Comrade Dina Pule, delivered the North West report to the province’s Provincial Executive Committee (PEC).

The African National Congress (ANC) heartily congratulates the Matric Class of 2023 on their commendable achievements in the National Senior Certificate examinations.

It is with deep sorrow and profound sadness that we have learned the passing of one of the dedicated leaders of the African National Congress (ANC), Comrade Violet Sizani Siwela.

The African National Congress (ANC) is deeply saddened by the passing on of Dr. Peter Magubane, an iconic figure whose life was intertwined with the difficult struggle for freedom and justice in South Africa.

The ICJ, also known as the World Court, is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, tasked with settling legal disputes between states and providing advisory opinions on legal questions referred by the General Assembly, Security Council, or other UN organs and specialized agencies.

The African National Congress (ANC) expresses profound sorrow and extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the late Mbongeni Ngema.

These enduring values, echoing the timeless teachings of Christmas, are more crucial than ever in our diverse and vibrant society.

The African National Congress confirms that it has settled out of court with Ezulweni Investments.

Today, 16 December 2023, marks the 62nd anniversary of a pivotal moment in South Africa’s history when the African National Congress (ANC) launched a widespread military campaign that commenced with a series of strategic bombings targeting critical governmental infrastructure, including power plants and post offices.

The festive season marks a time when South African eagerly anticipates a break to recharge and spend cherished moments with family and loved ones.

The Secretary-General of the ANC and Cde Mavuso Msimang met on 12 December 2023 to address the manner in which the resignation letter by Cde Msimang was managed in public.

Members of the media are advised that the ANC SG, Fikile Mbalula will address a public meeting in Wedela, Merafong subregion.

The liberation struggle was not in vain. The martyrs who fell on that tragic day brought us the freedom we enjoy today.

78 years ago, when the world adopted the UN Charter and formed the United Nations Security Council to be responsible for our collective security, we said Never Again.

Comrade Msimang is a dedicated stalwart who devoted six decades of his life to the ANC and the cause of freedom. His contributions remain invaluable to this day.

We have called this media briefing to update the nation and our membership on current political developments and issues that have recently generated public interest.

The ruling will allow the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to avoid any uncertainty in discharging its constitutional mandate of ensuring free and fair elections.

The African National Congress has welcomed the overall improvement in the Auditor General’s National and Provincial Audit Outcomes for 2022/23, following a trend over the past four years.

The African National Congress (ANC) will appeal the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeal in the Ezulweni matter in the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

The African National Congress (ANC) takes note of the court ruling in the matter involving Ezulwini Investments (Pty) Ltd. Our legal team is studying the judgment and will advise on most appropriate actions that can be undertaken.

The African National Congress (ANC) takes note of the court ruling in the matter involving Ezulwini Investments (Pty) Ltd. Our legal team is studying the judgment and will advise on most appropriate actions that can be undertaken.

On the weekend of the 18 -19 November 2023 the ANC embarked on the Voter Registration Campaign, joining South Africans to enhance a credible electoral system based on the will of the people.

On the occasion of the time when the ANC commemorates National Doctors Day and those whose commitment is beyond the borders of humanity, tragedy befell the people of South Africa and Gift of the Givers on the brutal death of Ahmed Abbasi.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the allocation of 15-year fishing rights to small-scale fishing co-operatives in the Western Cape.

The African National Congress welcomes the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that our government has put through a referral to the International Criminal Court.

Today the African National Congress (ANC) engaged in a robust, and frank dialogue with the South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) on the current devastating developments in Gaza, and Israel as well as decades of long struggles for the Freedom of Palestine.

As the African National Congress (ANC), we proudly celebrate three decades of thriving diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar, which began on 10 May 1994.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the latest unemployment rate figures, which shows that unemployment has declined from 32.9% in the third quarter of last year to 31.9% in the third quarter of this year, 2023.

The African National Congress welcomes the release of the White Paper on citizenship, immigration, and refugee protection.

The African National Congress (ANC) vehemently opposes any attempts to sow racial discord and spread misinformation by certain groups including the media in our society.

The African National Congress (ANC) congratulates Mamelodi Sundowns on the historic victory in the inaugural African Football League tournament.

Today we woke up to a regrettable article from Sunday World that can at best be described as gossip.

It has come to our attention that an article by the Bloomberg syndicated by News24 has been spreading false information about the Secretary-General, Fikile Mbalula, and his views on load shedding.

On the records sessions are interactive sessions with members of the media with a focus on South Africa’s contemporary socio-political issues through the lens of the African National Congress. So we are not limited to what I will introduce to today as discussion points.

On November 2, 2023, South Africa participated in the United Nations General Assembly meeting to discuss the issue of the Cuban embargo that had been in place for 70 years.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes President Ramaphosa’s appointment of Adv. Kholeka Gcaleka as the new Public Protector of South Africa.

The African National Congress (ANC) commends the Minister of Finance for walking the tightrope in laying out the fiscal envelope for the next 3 years.

The African National Congress (ANC) extends its best wishes to the Class of 2023 as they prepare for the 2023 National Senior Certificate examinations, commencing tomorrow (30 October).

We are once again united by sports. Congratulations to the Springboks on their remarkable victory over New Zealand!

Hundred and Six Years ago today, a baby was born in the village of Mbizana in the Pondoland of the Eastern Cape. Unknown to his parents, the baby boy would play a pivotal role in the struggle for freedom and democracy in South Africa. 

Hundred and Six Years ago today, a baby was born in the village of Mbizana in the Pondoland of the Eastern Cape. Unknown to his parents, the baby boy would play a pivotal role in the struggle for freedom and democracy in South Africa.

As a coincidence of history South Africa will be playing England in both the Cricket World Cup and the Rugby World Cup on the 21 October 2023.

The First Deputy Secretary-General (DSG) of the African National Congress (ANC) and convenor of the National Executive Committee (NEC) International Relations Subcommittee, Comrade Nomvula Mokonyane, will lead a delegation to Britain and Northern Ireland from the 9th to the 14th of October 2023.

We reiterate that the ANC is highly concerned about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine which has witnessed an alarming escalation in tensions, primarily due to concerns regarding Israel’s disproportional use of force in carrying out its operations.

The African National Congress dips its revolutionary banner and announces the passing of its stalwart and servant of the people Comrade Aziz Goolam Hoosein Pahad.

The ANC welcomes the passing of the Basic Education Law Amendment (BELA) Bill by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Basic Education. This development accords with the ANC’s vision of transforming our national education system to reflect the values of the Constitution and our democratic society.

In 2018 the African National Congress (ANC) put forth a motion in the Johannesburg City Council to rename William Nicol Drive to Winnie Mandela Avenue in honor of one of South Africa’s iconic anti-apartheid activists and leaders.

Heritage holds diverse meanings for millions of South Africans. We are fortunate to embrace 12 official languages in our daily lives which includes the most recent addition of sign language.

The African National Congress liberation struggle veteran Reverend Frank Chikane will deliver a memorial lecture in honour of Francis Lebohang Ntebele.

The African National Congress is convening a status update media briefing that will reflect on a range of contemporary issues which includes

Steve Biko was not only a prominent anti-apartheid activist but was also a symbol of resilience and unwavering commitment to the struggle for freedom.

The ANC welcomes the latest Manufacturing Production and Sales Data for July 2023. The volume of manufacturing production increased by +2.3% in July 2023 compared to July 2022.

The African National Congress marks the 79th Anniversary of the African National Congress Youth League, formed on this day 10 September 1944 at the Bantu Men’s Social Centre in Johannesburg.

The ANC is gravely concerned about the crisis engulfing the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) in the disbursement of social grants.

The African National Congress (ANC) sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends, and members of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) on the passing of Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi

1992 is one of the distinct periods in our history, marking the final days of apartheid and its institutions, leading to its demise on the 27th April 1994.

The national senior rugby team, affectionately called the Springboks will be carrying the hopes of the nation and flying the South African flag at the Rugby World Cup in France.

The national senior rugby team, affectionately called the Springboks will be carrying the hopes of the nation and flying the South African flag at the Rugby World Cup in France.

The ANC joins millions of South Africans and the global business community in mourning the passing of Raymond Ackerman, the owner of Pick n Pay Stores.

The ANC joins South Africans, leaders and members of the South African Students Congress (SASCO) on its 32nd anniversary of this revolutionary and progressive student movement.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the report of the independent panel, chaired by Judge Phineas Mojapelo, which was established to enquire into the circumstances of the docking of the Russian vessel, Lady R, in Simonstown.

The recent 15th BRICS summit in Johannesburg successfully promoted the mutually accelerated growth, sustainable development, and inclusive multilateralism of BRICS and Africa.

The African National Congress (ANC) welcomes the outcome of the municipal by-elections held on Wednesday, 24 August 2023 in which the ANC scored an overwhelming victory in four of the five wards contested.

The ANC welcomes the decrease in the inflation rate of 4.7%, the lowest in 2 years, which is close to the mid-range targeting of 4.5%.

The African National Congress and its alliance partners, Cosatu and the SACP will host a Cuban solidarity campaign on the side-lines of the BRICS Summit currently underway.

The African National Congress national officials will meet with Brazilian President, Lula Da Silva, on the sidelines on the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg.

South Africa will, this week, host its International BRICS partners and world leaders during the historic BRICS Summit themed “BRICS and Africa: Partnership for Mutually Accelerated Growth, Sustainable Development, and Inclusive Multilateralism”.

The African National Congress welcomes and notes the South African Reserve Bank report concerning a transaction that took place on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s private farm.

The ANC joins millions in commemorating the 40th anniversary of a colossal upon whose shoulders and values we proudly stand and espouse in advancing the people’s interests and the renewal of our movement.

Following successful visits to various provinces, the African National Congress (ANC) National Working Committee (NWC) will visit the Gauteng Province as part of its interactions with its structures across the country.

From 12 to 16 August 2012 tragedy befell the community of Nkaneng in the North West Province in what is known as the Marikana tragedy. 

AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS WELCOMES YEAR-ON-YEAR DECREASE IN UNEMPLOYMENT STATISTICS

The African National Congress is pleased to acknowledge the recent drop in unemployment rates as reported by Statistics South Africa.

ANC Secretary General, Comrade Fikile Mbalula, together with top officials and National Executive Committee deployees will visit the KwaZulu Natal Province from Tuesday 15th to Wednesday the 16th August 2023.

The African National Congress (ANC) expresses its profound sadness at the news of the passing of Comrade Kallie Hanekom, who peacefully departed on 9 August at Groote Schuur Hospital.

The African National Congress (ANC) is taking its national voter registration drive towards the 2024 National General Elections to KwaZulu Natal (KZN) from 12 to 13 August 2023. The ongoing voter registration drive follows successful rollouts in the provinces of Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

The ANC under the theme: “The Year of Decisive Action to Advance the People’s Interests and Renew Our Movement” has declared in its January 8th Statement that September will be the month of mass popular engagement to provide public accountability for the past four years, and how government has advanced their interests.

The period leading up to 1956 represents a distinctive era in the liberation struggle. Like many periods before, the fight against women’s oppression has manifested itself in varying forms, each germane to different conditions but collectively based on a common denominator of women’s triple oppression in South Africa.

The African National Congress (ANC) invites members of the media to a media briefing that will focus on the outcomes of the National Working Committee meeting held on 31 July 2023

The newly elected National Officials of the African National Congress Youth League will host a media engagement following a successful congress held at NASREC in Johannesburg from 30 June 2023 to 02 July 2023.