- ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule announced the resolutions undertaken at the recent NEC meeting
- The ANC has opted to strengthen BEE and other policies aimed at economic transformation
- The motion to move forward with amendments to the Constitution to allow for land expropriation without compensation
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Following the ANC's National Executive Committee meeting Ace Magashule has commented on some of the agreed-upon motions put forward by the ruling party.
The secretary-general revealed that the ANC wishes to 'de-racialise our towns and cities and transform apartheid-era spacial patterns'.
In addition to this, the ruling party aims to strengthen BEE and 'other policies to transform racial, patriarchal and monopoly ownership patterns in our economy, reports The Citizen.
Magashule explained that the party endorsed the continued efforts to move ahead with amendments to the constitution in order to allow for land expropriation without compensation.
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The politician reassured the party's commitment to the “intensive program to popularise and explain its position on the amendment of section 25 of the constitution”.
Touching on South Africa's fleeting of flagging state-owned enterprises, Magashule hinted that the ANC intends to fight the privatisation of the parastatals, including the SAA which has been placed under business rescue.
Magashule noted South Africa's appointment to the post of the African Union's chair, commenting:
“SA will once again assume the important role as the AU chair under the theme of silencing the guns to create conducive environment for development. SA must also use its non-permanent seat at the UN Security Council to transform the international body."
Briefly.co.za gathered that the ANC is also attempting to irradicate issues such as high levels of unemployment, inequality and poverty.
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