Key Events in the ANC
Heroic exploits by women need not be relegated to the footnotes of history
It was the English modernist writer, Virginia Woolf, who said, “…for most of history anonymous was a woman,” however, she has achieved much not for praise but to better the world. The untimely utterance of Woolf could not be more relevant than during this period where we are Celebrating 60th Anniversary of the Women`s Charter and 20 Years of Freedom: Together moving a non-racial, non-sexist South Africa Forward.
Towards the ANCYL 25th National Congress:Strategic Questions on ‘Rebuilding’ and Radical Economic Transformation
The ANCYL isgoing towards its 25th National Congress that is scheduled to takeplace from 24-28 September 2014. The last time the ANCYL held a nationalcongress was 3 years ago, in 2011. This suggests that the constitutional 3years for which an NEC is elected into office has lapsed and the organisationis constitutionally due for its congress. However, the 25thNational Congress will convene under special circumstances with that congressbeing convened by a National Task Team and not the NEC elected at the 24thNational Congress.
The new Social Inclusion policy framework for Post school education seek to eliminate discrimination of all forms
On the 21st of August 2014, the Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande gazetted an important draft policy framework on Social inclusion in our post-school higher education and training landscape. This policy framework is gazetted for public comments so that inputs and contributions can be considered and consolidated before it goes to Cabinet for approval towards being a law. But what does this Social inclusion policy framework seek to achieve?
Madiba as an embodiment of the ANC’s value system
Through his contribution to our struggle, Nelson Mandela was a living embodiment of the values of loyalty, integrity, selflessness, humility and honesty, writes Gugile Nkwinti
Released after the NEC Lekgotla meeting which was held on the 5 - 7 June 2014
The NEC Lekgotla Bulletin was initiated to ensure that members of the ANC and Alliance partners are informed of the decisions taken by the National Executive Committee
This is important in that the NEC is the highest decision making organ of the organisation