Tag: African National Congress

Mantashe comparison of Tripartite Alliance with Holy Trinity ‘blasphemous’ — Church leaders

South African church leaders this week spoke out strongly against “blasphemous” remarks by the ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe over the weekend” in which he compared the political Tri-Partite Alliance (ANC, Cosatu and SACP) with the Biblical Holy Trinity. Apostolic Faith Mission President, Dr Izak Burger said he was shocked by […]

NMB Mayor snubs church leaders

Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor Ben Fihla has not responded at all to a letter sent to him on May 21 by church leaders requesting an urgent meeting about tensions between the political and administrative heads of the metro, a church leader confirmed on Tuesday. The letter, signed by senior church […]

Mantashe warns clerics to back off

Originally published in Business Day Live UNDER fire from business and church leaders calling for decisive leadership, the African National Congress (ANC) hit back at “mischievous” societal groups wanting to influence the party’s leadership elections next week. The last week before the Mangaung elections has seen a surge of comment […]

ANC wants Zuma no-confidence debate in February

The African National Congress (ANC) has agreed to a request by opposition parties for a parliamentary debate of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma but insists that the debate be held in February. The ANC is committed to ” robust, open and free multiparty debates” however, in view of MPs’ […]