WHEN the Daily Dispatch team arrived at former president Nelson Mandela’s Qunu home, Xhosa praise singer and teacher Xolile Madolo was shouting outside the gates, begging villagers to wake up as the “great tree has fallen”.
IT IS difficult to understand why Irvin Jim, the general secretary of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (Numsa), and his comrades are waging battles in the labour federation Cosatu.
The assistance the party received from the Soviet Union still influences the ideology of the current government, says top Moscow academic Irina Filatova.
A PORT Alfred pensioner’s dying wish to have his house completed in time for his funeral has caused a political storm after ANC members chipped in R60 000 to finish the 13-year project.
IT IS said that defining moments sometimes creep up like a thief in the night, and this may yet prove to have been the case for the DA.
A Durban school has apologised for T-shirt artwork that offended the African National Congress, the Witness newspaper reported today.
Province to make necessary changes. THE ANC provincial executive committee (PEC) spent last night scrutinising whether all the names favoured to top next year’s party lists to Bhisho legislature and Parliament met the party’s constitutional requirements.
In their final extract from and sacked NPA boss reveal how political pressure caused Pikoli to lose his job at a firm dependent on government contracts.