ANC Free State News

ANC WISHES HINDUS A BLESSED DIWALI/DEEPAVALI

The African National Congress in Parliament wishes Hindu communities in South Africa and across the world a blessed and happy Diwali/Deepavali as celebrated today, 18 October 2017.

Diwali/Deepavali is a five-day celebration known as the Festival of Lights which spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.

ANC Provincial Chairperson comrade Ace Magashule Honoured with A PhD

Comrade Magashule is a champion of education excellence,  driven by sheer passion to emancipate the African child from the shuckles of poverty brought upon their lives by years of historical oppression.
 
Committed to the course of transforming society into an inclusive society  that offers equal opportunity for all to succeed, comrade Magashule as Premier of the Free State province devoted his time and energies to empowering the youth with the gift of education.
 

PREMIER’S CONFERMENT OF HONORARY PHD SIGNIFIES FREE STATE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT’S ALTRUISTIC COMMITMENT TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

In a humbling and historic moment, Free State’s industrious Premier, Hon. Ace 
Magashule, was on the 29th September 2017, conferred with an Honorary Doctorate 
(Doctor of Philosophy: Honoris Causa) by the Bahcesehir University (BAU), in Instanbul, 
Turkey. The Free State Provincial Government is of the view that the honour bestowed 
upon the Premier by BAU University, was long overdue. We have long asserted that under 

Statement of the ANC Free State Special Extended PEC Meeting

26 September 2017

The ANC in Free State today held a Special Extended Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) and extended the invitation to the five (5) Regional Executive Committees in the
province. The Special PEC received a report of the Special National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which was held on 22 nd September 2017. The Report outlined the roadmap towards the 54 th ANC National Conference, which is scheduled to be held in December this year, with particular focus on the convening of Regional and Provincial Conferences.

Flying through the turbulence

At only 25 years of age, Annah Steenbok is much smarter than most of her peers.

Even more impressive about her is that she has recently just obtained her Private Pilot’s License (PPL)

and she is now working towards achieving her Commercial Pilots License (CPL), which will enable her

to fly aeroplanes. Steenbok’s is a terrible story. By age 12, she had lost both her parents and moved

in with her aunt.

REMINDER AND CONFIRMATION OF VENUE

In its collective wisdom, the PEC has resolved that the Political work to continue building and uniting the ANC was over-emphasized and important with 2017  being the year of Conferences and a difficult time.
Cadre's Assembly, as a big Political School, will be convened and details are as follows:

Date: 11-13 August 2017
Time: 08:00
Venue: Afridom Parys

CDE NKOSAZANA DLAMINI-ZUMA TO ADDRESS THE ANCWL WOMEN'S MONTH PROGRAM IN FREE STATE

The African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) will commence it's women's month program at Welkom, Free State tomorrow. The purpose of the Free State visit is to engage some victims of gender based violence and to address women from various sectors on women emancipation. 
 

AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS FREE STATE PROVINCIAL GENERAL COUNCIL 17 to 18 JUNE 2017 - BLOEMFONTEIN SHOWGROUNDS

The ANC Free State convened its Provincial General Council from 17-18 June 2017 at Bloemfontein Showgrounds under the theme: "Deepening Unity in the year of OR Tambo". The general council acts as platform for branches from the Free State to consolidate inputs and policy positions towards the 5th National Policy Conference taking place from 30 June - 5 July 2017.

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