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news application brought prevent anc free state delegates attending national conference

South Africa Mon Dec 11 2017 11:03:51 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Lawyers for disgruntled Free State ANC members have brought a court application seeking to both nullify the provincial congress and to stop the province's delegates from participating in the national elective congress.
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ANC national chairperson and Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete has said that despite the predictions of naysayers, the ANC's upcoming national conference will be dignified, respectful and united.
The State Security Agency and Parliament's joint standing committee on intelligence are drafting new regulations around vetting procedures at state institutions that will include sanctions.
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President Jacob Zuma has lauded the production of cancer treatment at the Pelindaba nuclear plant, despite that section being closed down for safety reasons in November.
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