South Africa will expand Nelson Mandela’s memorial service to cater for at least 200,000 people, more than first planned, as ordinary citizens to foreign heads of state clamor to pay tribute to the former president.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress said Thuli Madonsela, the nation’s graft ombudsman, is waging a politically motivated campaign to taint the image of President Jacob Zuma and the party ahead of elections next year.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress removed leaders from its youth wing and the Limpopo province as President Jacob Zuma moved against opponents a year ahead of elections, according to the Centre for Politics and Research.
South Africa needs to take “bigger interest and control” of mines amid plans by Anglo American Plc and its platinum unit to cut output, said Gwede Mantashe, secretary-general of the ruling African National Congress.
Thousands of Lonmin Plc workers sat in the sun and listened to Joseph Mathunjwa, leader of the most popular union in South Africa’s platinum-mining belt, tell them he wasn’t afraid to die in the fight for their rights.
Gwede Mantashe, secretary-general of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, said the party of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is influencing the policies of expelled youth leader, Julius Malema.