20°C / 22°C
  • Mon
  • 30°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 12°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Mon
  • 26°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 21°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 22°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 24°C
  • 13°C
  • Fri
  • 22°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 30°C
  • 16°C
  • Wed
  • 33°C
  • 15°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 15°C
  • Fri
  • 30°C
  • 13°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 33°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 31°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 30°C
  • 16°C
  • Thu
  • 31°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 32°C
  • 13°C
  • Sat
  • 32°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 23°C
  • 18°C
  • Tue
  • 24°C
  • 18°C
  • Wed
  • 24°C
  • 18°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Fri
  • 26°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 19°C
  • 12°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 19°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 22°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 24°C
  • 12°C
  • Sat
  • 22°C
  • 16°C
  • Mon
  • 28°C
  • 11°C
  • Tue
  • 22°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 27°C
  • 11°C
  • Thu
  • 33°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 30°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Mon
  • 24°C
  • 14°C
  • Tue
  • 19°C
  • 14°C
  • Wed
  • 20°C
  • 12°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 14°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 17°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Tue
  • 33°C
  • 19°C
  • Wed
  • 31°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Fri
  • 31°C
  • 15°C
  • Sat
  • 32°C
  • 15°C
  • Mon
  • 32°C
  • 16°C
  • Tue
  • 33°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 32°C
  • 17°C
  • Thu
  • 32°C
  • 13°C
  • Fri
  • 33°C
  • 14°C
  • Sat
  • 34°C
  • 17°C
  • Mon
  • 30°C
  • 12°C
  • Tue
  • 26°C
  • 15°C
  • Wed
  • 28°C
  • 14°C
  • Thu
  • 27°C
  • 12°C
  • Fri
  • 28°C
  • 13°C
  • Sat
  • 31°C
  • 10°C
  • Mon
  • 20°C
  • 10°C
  • Tue
  • 25°C
  • 13°C
  • Wed
  • 21°C
  • 13°C
  • Thu
  • 25°C
  • 13°C
  • Fri
  • 25°C
  • 16°C
  • Sat
  • 23°C
  • 15°C

Cosatu: ANC must formulate policy on using money during leadership campaigns

The federation is one of the recipients of hundreds of thousands from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s accounts which were used to channel funds during his campaign to lead the ANC in 2017.

FILE: President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: @PresidencyZA/Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Thursday called on the African National Congress (ANC) to formulate a policy on the use of money during leadership contestations.

The federation is one of the recipients of hundreds of thousands from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s accounts which were used to channel funds during his campaign to lead the ANC in 2017.

There has been a public uproar over Ramaphosa’s fundraising campaign after the emergence of emails containing details on how money flowed from accounts into those of top ANC officials.

Cosatu's Mike Shingange said: “We are making a call that it is high time the ANC must revisit this matter and find a way of regulating the utilisation of the money in the inter-political contestation. For as long as we don’t have that policy, we will forever remain a concern but we will not demonise those who fundraise for the purpose of campaigning.”

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

comments powered by Disqus