27°C / 9°C
  • Wed
  • 27°C
  • 9°C
  • Thu
  • 27°C
  • 8°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 27°C
  • 9°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 17°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 15°C
  • 11°C
  • Fri
  • 16°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 19°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 20°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Wed
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 18°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 17°C
  • Sun
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 18°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 15°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 15°C
  • 11°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 22°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 25°C
  • 10°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 8°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 8°C
  • Sat
  • 24°C
  • 8°C
  • Sun
  • 25°C
  • 8°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 9°C
  • Wed
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 8°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 8°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 8°C
  • Wed
  • 16°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 14°C
  • 9°C
  • Fri
  • 16°C
  • 9°C
  • Sat
  • 20°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 24°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 16°C
  • 9°C
  • Wed
  • 21°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 17°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 17°C
  • 13°C
  • Sat
  • 18°C
  • 13°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 12°C
  • Mon
  • 18°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 26°C
  • 10°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 25°C
  • 10°C
  • Sun
  • 26°C
  • 10°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 10°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 27°C
  • 10°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 11°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 10°C
  • Wed
  • 16°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 14°C
  • 11°C
  • Fri
  • 14°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 17°C
  • 12°C
  • Sun
  • 21°C
  • 12°C
  • Mon
  • 15°C
  • 11°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 10°C
  • Thu
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Fri
  • 27°C
  • 10°C
  • Sat
  • 26°C
  • 10°C
  • Sun
  • 27°C
  • 9°C
  • Mon
  • 27°C
  • 11°C

ANC to march for unity, non-racialism & democracy

The ruling party will today lead a march through the streets of Pretoria to the Union Buildings.

ANC flags at the party's Mangaung conference. Picture: GCIS.
ANC,racism,ANC unity march
Local Politics

JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress (ANC) will today lead a march for unity, non-racialism and democracy through the streets of Pretoria to the Union Buildings.

The ruling party will also deliver a memorandum aimed at mobilising South Africans to stand together against all forms of discrimination.

The party says it's been disturbed by recent incidents of racism that have gripped the country, which they say have at times been disguised as freedom of speech.

ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe says today’s march is not a protest, but rather a mobilisation of society on issues that directly affect them.

“The ANC seeks to mobilise all South Africans, black and white, to contribute to the ongoing transformation of our country.”

Mantashe says the anti-apartheid movement’s main struggle was against racism, but the problem is still far from being solved.

“There is a call to action for all South Africans to fight for unity, non-racialism and democracy.”

The ANC has called on South Africans from all walks of life to unite and confront ongoing systematic racism.

The party has urged South Africans to work together to eradicate all forms of discrimination.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)

Comments

EWN welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

- Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
- Sexism
- Homophobia
- Religious intolerance
- Cyber bullying
- Hate speech
- Derogatory language
- Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the EWN community a safe and welcoming space for all.

EWN reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

EWN reserves the right to close comments on selected content pages.

EWN is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.