The rand continued its weak performance in the markets, amidst the swirling rumours that President Jacob Zuma intends firing Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
On March 28, 1994, security guards at the offices of the ANC in Johannesburg, opened fire on a group of around 20 000 IFP protesters.
Kathrada was one of the Rivonia Trialists, along with Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo and Walter Sisulu, sentenced to life in prison on Robben Island.
The African National Congress (ANC) said it would be cracking down on ill-discipline in the organization, adding that members who are part of and cause division in the organization had been warned.
The African National Congress said it was time for the South African government to nip racism in the bud, before it feeds into the anger of the country’s population and derails any advances that might have been made during the past two decades.
The African National Congress (ANC) said it would start consultations with other liberations movements, in a bid to find meaningful answers to the land question.
At the opening of the North West Human Settlements Indaba the Minister of Human Settlements, Lindiwe Sisulu announced that Government was working on laws to stop the selling of Government subsidised houses.
President Jacob Zuma has released the names of the three candidates he intends to appoint to the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to fill the current vacancies.
Democratic Alliance spokesperson for Finance in KwaZulu-Natal, Francois Rodgers, said the remuneration of Izinduna would cripple service delivery in that province, and create unnecessary division in the region.
Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has wished struggle icon Ahmed Kathrada well, after surgery was conducted on him this month.