Early consultative conference to restore, not rebrand ANC - stalwart

The group of struggle veterans know as the ANC stalwarts, are adamant that they want to push for the consultative conference to be held before the party's policy conference in June.

ANC veteran Dr. Sydney Mufamadi explains that the party faces challenges that require a swift and extraordinary response.

He advises that ANC stalwarts are not trying to rebrand the party, but instead are trying to return to the original values of the organisation.

Mufamadi says ANC members should be the ones to restore the party, and says the obsession with 'personalities' cannot override the importance of rooting out systemic issues.

He says stalwarts have called for a consultation process with ANC structures leading up to the national consultative conference.

This after veterans and ANC structures were not on same page about terms of the event.

Take a listen:

Read More
ANC stalwarts locked in meeting over January 8 statement

ANC stalwarts locked in meeting over January 8 statement

Stalwarts are meeting to discuss statement delivered by President Jacob Zuma during party's 105 birthday celebrations in Orlando.

ANC appears to present united front at January 8 statement

ANC appears to present united front at January 8 statement

ANC's Jan 8 statement is a sign that the message of unity seems to have infiltrated into the branches of the party, EWN reports.

ANC leadership succession the name of the game for 2017

ANC leadership succession the name of the game for 2017

Stephen Grootes previews 2017 political dynamics with political analysts Tinyiko Maluleka and Ranjeni Munusamy.

Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

Veterans and ANC not on same page about terms of consultative conference

ANC vets want civil society groups present at the consultative conference, which they want held separately from another meeting.

Consultative conference will determine ANC's future, says stalwart Msimang

Consultative conference will determine ANC's future, says stalwart Msimang

Veterans insist that a consultative conference is neccesary and should only take place with a clear agenda.

Popular articles
Ex-cyclone Dineo to hit Limpopo, Mpumalanga overnight - SA Weather Service

Ex-cyclone Dineo to hit Limpopo, Mpumalanga overnight - SA Weather Service

Despite the downgrade, residents in parts of Limpopo and Mpumalanga can still expect flooding and heavy rains.

Former Massmart employee threatened for speaking out on racial pay disparity

Former Massmart employee threatened for speaking out on racial pay disparity

Phathuxolo Maqavana has accused Massmart of paying him less than his white colleague, despite being on the same job level.

Vaal Dam levels increase by 5.2%

Vaal Dam levels increase by 5.2%

Department of Water and Sanitation says recent rains have increased the Vaal Dam levels but more is still needed.

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

It's not the end of the road... Top tips to improve your matric

"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Right now, these are the best shares to buy on the JSE (according to Adviceworx)

Bruce Whitfield interviews a Portfolio Manager about what she believes are the hottest stocks right now.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?

5 ways the NSFAS funding model will change in 2017

5 ways the NSFAS funding model will change in 2017

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will pilot a new funding model in 2017. NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana explains.