We need more time say ANC Women’s League about Dlamini-Zuma’s defeat in leadership race

To comply both with the constitution of the the country and that of the ANC as well as for practical reasons, some of the officials elected into the party’s top structure will have to relinquish their current positions.

The African National Congress’ Women’s League ( ANCWL) on Monday pleaded to be given the opportunity to formulate a proper reaction to the defeat of their preferred candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at ongoing 54th elective conference underway in Johannesburg.

We need more time say ANC Women’s League about Dlamini-Zuma’s defeat in leadership race

We need more time say ANC Women’s League about Dlamini-Zuma’s defeat in leadership race

To comply both with the constitution of the the country and that of the ANC as well as for practical reasons, some of the officials elected into the party’s top structure will have to relinquish their current positions.

Twitter reacts to the ANC’s top six announcement

Twitter reacts to the ANC’s top six announcement

Cyril Ramaphosa is the new president of the ANC, with David Mabuza as his deputy.
VIDEO: Zuma’s stony-faced reaction to Ramaphosa’s election victory

VIDEO: Zuma’s stony-faced reaction to Ramaphosa’s election victory

The video shows former ANC President Jacob Zuma seated stony-faced and seemingly unimpressed by Ramaphosa’s victory.
VISUALS: ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s fascinating timeline

VISUALS: ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s fascinating timeline

Explore a timeline of new ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa’s life.
GALLERY: Moments from the ANC conference day 3

GALLERY: Moments from the ANC conference day 3

The ANC conference is currently underway at the Nasrec expo centre in Johannesburg.
ANC leaders plead with delegates to continue voting for ‘unity’ into the NEC

ANC leaders plead with delegates to continue voting for ‘unity’ into the NEC

Zikalala said the party will now focus on land expropriation, industrialisation and service delivery during policy discussions.
Big challenges face Ramaphosa, new head of ANC

Big challenges face Ramaphosa, new head of ANC

The new leader of the South Africa’s ANC party, Cyril Ramaphosa, will likely be the next president of the country.

Key dates in the history of Africa’s oldest liberation movement

The African National Congress (ANC), which elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new leader Monday, has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid in 1994.

Nagasaki A-bomb survivors lose suit seeking official recognition

Survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb in 1945 who were close to ground zero, but outside the government’s officially designated zone, on Monday lost their battle with Japan’s top court for official recognition as victims.

Warning against bogus colleges

The department of higher education has urged students to remain on high alert and always verify the information on their institution of choice before enrolling.

KZN traditional healer accused of rape

A woman from Pietermaritzburg said she and her friends went to consult a traditional healer after they had heard him talking on Ukhozi FM.

Foster shifts focus to Pirates

After helping Amajita to clinch the Cosafa Youth Challenge, striker Lyle Foster says he will now put his focus on fighting for a starting berth at the Buccaneers.

Eyewitness describes man being torn in half during pileup

An eyewitness told of how he witnessed the horror of another man being torn in half during a recent pileup accident on the N4.

‘Exceptional’ Australia claim Ashes as Smith seeks whitewash

Steve Smith praised his “exceptional” team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test in Perth on Monday, and set his sights on a series whitewash.

Man pronounced dead following diving incident

The details surrounding the incident were not yet known.

lifestyle

Twitter begins enforcing rules on ‘hateful, abusive’ content

Twitter said it began enforcing new rules Monday aimed at filtering out “hateful” and “abusive” content on the social network including messages which promote or glorify violence.

Top 10 most-used fashion words in 2017

‘Power’ was the most-used fashion word of 2017, according to new data from Lyst.

11 ways to lift your mood in 2018

With a new year just around the corner, here are some ways to boost your happiness in 2018.

Recipe: Thai fish cakes

These authentic Thai fish cakes are quick, easy and simply delicious!

phakaaathi

Chiefs unveil Leonardo Castro

Kaizer Chiefs have officially unveiled their new signing Leonardo Castro ahead of the January transfer period.

What’s in Mgosi this week?

Here is what you will find in your Mgosi inside Phakaaathi, a soccer publication available free with your copy of The Citizen on Tuesday.

Komphela causes a stir with Mageu pricing example

Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela set Twitter alight when he used an example of Mageu prices in  his post-match interview following Amakhosi’s 1-0 win over Ajax this past weekend.

Are Khune and Sbahle engaged?

Itumeleng Khune and Sbahle Mpisane could be heading for the altar soon, if rumours about their engagement are true.

sport

‘Exceptional’ Australia claim Ashes as Smith seeks whitewash

Steve Smith praised his “exceptional” team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test in Perth on Monday, and set his sights on a series whitewash.

2017 in review: Two times we mixed sport with politics

In the spirit of the ANC’s Nasrec conference being in full swing, we look back at two stories where the ruling party and sport intertwined.

Intensity the priority for champion Titans

It’s a simple premise but a difficult thing to execute consistently. Not that it was a problem for Mark Boucher’s classy side in the Ram Slam.

Magic Morris finds his mojo as Titans win 3 in a row

The Proteas all-rounder is at the forefront of a brilliant performance in the field as the Titans show they’re the Ram Slam kings.

business

‘Zuma’s free higher education announcement lacks substance’- Basa

The association says Zuma’s promises must be accompanied by significant detail.

Taxpayers urged to ensure they don’t have outstanding tax debts

Risk that bank accounts could be ‘cleaned-out’.

Nersa to make decision on Eskom tariff hike application

Earlier this year, Nersa granted Eskom a below-inflation 2.2 percent increase for 2017/18.

Naspers CEO accused of destroying R600bn in value

Investment advisor writes an open letter to the CEO.

world

Brexit transition to 2020, trade deal by 2021: EU official

Britain could see a post-Brexit transition period run until the end of 2020, with a new trade deal in place by January 2021, a member of the EU’s negotiating team said Monday.

Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

An estimated 40,000 people traveled from around the world to take up arms for the Islamic State group as it occupied territory in Syria and Iraq and declared a caliphate in 2014.

May wins Brexit boost, but bigger battles await

After a turbulent few months when some predicted she could be gone by Christmas, British Prime Minister Theresa May finally has some good news with a deal on Brexit — but any reprieve will likely be short-lived.

4 Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in clashes with Israeli forces as tens of thousands demonstrated against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

opinion

Xmas not what it used to be

Santa could hear Baba Jacob practicing: Heh, Heh, Heh echoed acrossthe snowdrifts …

Today might be the day we know

A long shot was ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize, whose odds stood at 6.5 to one.

Which planet does Zuma come from?

The DA also slammed Zuma for ‘playing politics with the hopes and futures of millions of young people’.

You’ve got your work cut out, ANC

Colonialism and apartheid left a trail of destruction, which will take generations to repair.
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