SACP denies mounting attack on judiciary

A summit should be held to discuss the country’s judiciary in the light of recent court judgments involving the executive, SA Communist Party secretary Blade Nzimande told delegates at the party’s special national congress on Wednesday.

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Communist education minister rails against ‘old white professors’

South African professors are too old and too white, and the vandalism of colonial-era statues highlighted the need for a frank conversation on race and transformation.

This is according to Higher Education Minister and Communist Party leader Blade Nzimande , … Read the rest

PRAAG to oppose ‘Ebola-like outbreak of Boerehaat in South Africa’

PRAAG, the Pro-Afrikaans Action Group, is meeting this week to consider the options in what it described as the “Ebola-like outbreak of Boerehaat in South Africa”.

“We’ve had it,” said Dr. Dan Roodt, leader of PRAAG. “In the latest incident … Read the rest

Blade says Nkandla is white people’s lies

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande and member of the SACP has described what is being written about President Jacob Zuma and his Nkandla residence as “white people’s lies”.

He has been the General Secretary of the South African Communist Party … Read the rest

More back to apartheid education: teacher training colleges to reopen

Plans to re-introduce teacher training colleges were underway with one former college scheduled to re-open next week, Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande said on Thursday.

Speaking at a New Age business briefing in Johannesburg, he said the first school

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SA Communist boss Nzimande attacks ‘liberals’

South African liberals were waging an “ideological offensive” at the tripartite alliance, SA Communist Party secretary-general Blade Nzimande said on Monday.

“Here we see a very clear convergence between the liberal ideological offensive and what we have characterised as the … Read the rest

South African Communist Party calls FW de Klerk an ‘apartheid dinosaur’ reports that SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande lashed out at FW de Klerk on Thursday, branding the former president an “apartheid political dinosaur”.

On Wednesday, De Klerk spoke at a briefing discussing the outcomes of the ANC’s policy conference. … Read the rest