A Victory for Renewal!

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A Victory for Renewal!

Today is a victory for the African National Congress. It is because of your hard work, dedication and commitment to securing a better future for South Africa that you took the first step to renew and unite the ANC by electing Cyril Ramaphosa as the President. …

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Cyril Ramaphosa – Working Towards An AIDS-free Generation

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Cyril Ramaphosa – Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC)

This year the theme for World AIDS Day 2017 is ‘I have the right to know. Prevention is my responsibility’. As Chairperson of the South African National Aids Council (SANAC), which leads South Africa’s response to the national HIV and AIDS situation, Cyril Ramaphosa has played a leading role in working to make this theme a lived reality.  …

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We Need A New Deal For Youth Employment

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A new deal for youth employment

Millions of young South Africans are not in employment, education or training. The situation is worse for African and coloured youth, with unemployment rates well in excess of 50%. To turn this situation around, our economic policies need to prioritise and focus on South Africa’s youth. …

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CR17 Voices: What makes a suitable ANC leader?

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CR17 Blogger and ANC member, Phelelani Sindani

A person who is a unifier and who has worked with Unions. The aspect of union knowledge is important considering the break away from COSATU. Comrade Cyril has such experience. South Africa Constitution is a very liberal constitution. Comrade Cyril is not only the custodian but one of those who crafted the constitution. So having comrade Cyril not only as the ANC President but also South African is an added advantage to the SADEC Region. …

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CR17 Voices: Leaders the ANC need in this Phase

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CR17 Voices

The activism of the ANC among the motives forces should be a responsibility of members and leaders alike, informed by a coherent cadre policy that takes into account career-pathing among its activists. And wherever they are to be found, ANC cadres should act as the custodians of the principles of fundamental social change; winning respect among their peers and society at large through their exemplary conduct. …

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