Key Events in the ANC
REPOSITIONING THE ANCYL FOR THE FUTURE: A Strategic Perspective Towards the ANCYL National Congress
This year, after a two-year interregnum, the ANCYL shall hold its elective National Congress. This shall be a culmination of long political and organisational work that has been done among the youth throughout the country since the decision of the ANC NEC in 2013 to dissolve the ANCYL NEC.
Steel is a key strategic industry for South Africa
The great global economic recession, which was triggered in 2008 by a financial crisis arising from reckless lending by financial institutions in the US, has had devastating and multiple impacts on the global economy. No less for the South African economy, which has been impacted by a series of exogenous economic ‘shocks’.
History and the Future: The importance of young people as critical linkage between troubled past and hope filled future
Former American President, Ronald Reagan, once said "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." If Ronald Reagan was correct, who will benefit or suffer most from the extinction of our democracy and consequently, which sections of the generational divide have a bigger burden to protect democracy, if indeed there are differing levels of responsibility?
We are Africans and we are proud of our African identity
We need to do more to promote healing and tolerance amongst all our people. Linked to this, is the need to also continue efforts to fight racism which also continues to be a challenge in our country. Our nation building and healing efforts require more enthusiasm and the involvement of every sector of society, writes Jacob Zuma.
NEC Lekgotla Bulletin
This bulletin follows the ANC NEC Lekgotla that was held in Tshwane on 24-26 July 2015