Streaming issues? Report here
Africa Melane June 2020 Africa Melane June 2020
Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
04:00 - 06:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Breakfast with Bongani Bingwa
See full line-up
Early Breakfast with Africa Melane
04:00 - 06:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local

'What renewal? Thabo Mbeki was a president before, what did he do?'

30 July 2020 10:42 AM
Tags:
African National Congress
Former President Thabo Mbeki
Andrew Mlangeni
Andrew Mlangeni funeral

The Clement Manyathela Show listeners argue about former president Thabo Mbeki's call for the "renewal" of the ANC.

Speaking at the funeral of struggle icon Andrew Mlangeni, former president Thabo Mbeki said in his honour there needs to be a "renewal" of the African National Congress (ANC) to address the challenges faced by the country.

Listeners argued that the party has been in power for 26 years and nothing has changed, with one of the callers arguing that Mbeki's call will not change anything.

That argument made me sick, that argument that says we need a renewal of the ANC. ANC does not own this country. What renewal? Thabo Mbeki was a president before, what did he do?

Caller, Joe

RELATED: 'We tried to have social distance, people gathered to pay tribute to Mlangeni'

He referenced messages that came out of the 54th national elective conference where there was a loss of confidence within the ANC and its strongest supporters due to corruption, nepotism, abuse of state power and putting self-interest above the people.

Other listeners argued that most citizens were endorsing corruption by the party by continuing to vote for it year on year

ANC is not the problem, the voters are corrupt.

Caller, Albert

Listen below to the full interview:


30 July 2020 10:42 AM
Tags:
African National Congress
Former President Thabo Mbeki
Andrew Mlangeni
Andrew Mlangeni funeral

More from Local

Covid-19 coronavirus toilet paper 123rf 123rfworld 123rfbusiness australia

COVID-19 UPDATE: SA recovery rate rises to 75.9%

12 August 2020 10:19 PM

The number of national recoveries so far is 432,029, which translates to a recovery rate of 75.9%. Gauteng has 152,061 recoveries.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Sars online tax return revenue service 123rfbusiness 123rfpersonalfinance

Have you been auto-assessed by Sars? Here's what you need to know

12 August 2020 7:34 PM

Tax expert Thamsanqa Msiza (Tax Consulting South Africa) tells The Money Show what taxpayers need to check and be aware of.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Critical-care-ICU-hospital-patient-doctor-ventilator-Covid19-health-worker-123rf

Court turns down quadriplegic boy's medical malpractice claim

12 August 2020 5:36 PM

Adams & Adams associate does not see a greater chance of success should the matter be taken to the constitutional court.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

dischem-pharmacyjpg

Dis-Chem reopens some of its COVID-19 drive-through testing stations

12 August 2020 5:19 PM

Joanne Joseph spoke to Dis-Chem national clinic manager Lizeth Kruger to find out more.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Candle Eskom 123rf 123rfbusiness 123rflifestyle

Eskom warns that the power system is constrained

12 August 2020 4:57 PM

The power utility says the return of five generation units is delayed while another two tripped.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

eqkylkkwoam4h43jfif

Samwu reaches pay deal with City of Tshwane

12 August 2020 4:55 PM

The latest agreement is on the benchmark payment that was promised to workers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Denel

Denel doesn’t have operating capital to pay workers - Report

12 August 2020 4:53 PM

Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane says unions' attempt to get money from Denel is like extracting water from a rock.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

school-learner-child-pupil-writing-notebook-classroom-pencil-stationery-123rf

Department of Basic Education releases final combined matric exam timetable

12 August 2020 2:59 PM

According to a posting on the department's Twitter account, the examinations will commence on 5 November and conclude 15 December.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Khomotso Phahlane

Khomotso Phahlane loses Labour Court appeal against dismissal from SAPS

12 August 2020 1:29 PM

Daily Maverick assistant editor Marianne Thamm says the former acting police commissioner is not going down without a fight.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Ampoule with a vaccine from the new coronavirus COVID-19 123rf

'I hope African leaders are not bullied to take the unapproved Russian vaccine'

12 August 2020 12:17 PM

President Vladimir Putin says Russia has developed the first COVID-19 vaccine. Listeners on The Clement Manyathela Show comment.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward