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“The deputy president has indicated he would like to have an opportunity to address… these allegations,” said Ramaphosa in an ANC statement. “The deputy president believes that the ANC as a governing party should advance the electoral mandate in an environment of public trust.”Here's the full story.

African National Congress , ANC , South Africa

If left unresolved, the Free State matter could adversely affect party support in this year’s elections. In what is set to politically polarise the ANC in the Free State, a group of disgruntled party activists – unhappy with the outcome of the December 10, 2018 provincial list conference – plan to step up legal pressure against the provincial executive committee (PEC), if the outcome of the provincial conference is not declared null and void. According to Monnapule Ntamo – an ANC provincial member behind the campaign – last year’s provincial list conference took place against the backdrop of a court process to dissolve “an illegitimate PEC which, through gate-keeping subverted the ANC constitution, guidelines and procedures” and “parachuted” itself into power with the assistance of some national leaders. The threat by the Free State ANC members flies in the face of the party policy of resolving matters internally. If left unresolved, the Free State matter could adversely affect party support in this year’s elections. Said Ntamo: “Today we are reaping the results of this imposed PEC. “It becomes important that the coming into office of this PEC be located [viewed] properly [with] in the continued programme of further hollowing the ANC and actively creating membership dissatisfaction in pursuit of an alternative agenda. “As members of the ANC we have once again taken a difficult decision of taking our communities, in particular, and the country in general into our confidence. “The decision is informed by the knowledge that ANC is theHere's the full story.

South Africa Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Dealing with the past will always remain “unfinished business”, because I think that much of what happens in the afterlife of historical trauma is enigmatic, muddy, elusive, and unpredictable. The words “forgiveness” or “reconciliation” fall short of adequately capturing this complexity.

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"Some people think we are racists. It's totally not the case. We are purely and simply a civil defense organization," Suidlanders spokesman Simon Roche said.

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