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Statement on deepening governance and administrative paralysis in the City of Cape Town

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Brian Bunting District is appalled by the deepening crisis in the City of Cape Town's governance and administration. The racially based factional battles inside the Democratic Alliance (DA) for control of resources of the City, has severely compromised governance and service delivery capacity. Cape Town is confronted with a DA instigated severe water crisis yet the DA is consumed by worsening factional fights. It is clear that the DA does not have any coherent strategy to deal with this crisis.

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SACP Gauteng urges MEC Panyaza Lesufi to appeal Overvaal school admissions case

The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng has noted with deep concern the ruling by the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the Gauteng department of education's progressive instruction to the Overvaal high school to admit 55 extra Grade Eight pupils.

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SACP urges the Gauteng education department to appeal the North Gauteng High Court judgment on Hoerskool Overvaal

The South African Communist Party denounces all forms of racial discrimination, including those hidden under school language and admission policies or practices. The exclusion of 55 learners who cannot learn in Afrikaans at Hoerskool Overvaal is a continuation of the apartheid practice of using Afrikaans as a means of racial exclusion and discrimination. This is completely unacceptable.

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South African Communist Party statement on the death of Comrade Rica Hodgson

The South African Communist Party (SACP) lowers its Red Flag in honour of the gallant stalwart of our struggle for liberation and social emancipation, Rica Hodgson. Born 1 July 1920, Comrade Rica Hodgson died at an old age of 97 around 4pm on Thursday, 11 January 2018. The SACP expresses its message of heartfelt condolences to and joins the Hodgson family in mourning the death of a mother, a progressive author and one of the finest revolutionaries the Communist Party and our national liberation movement have ever produced. In honour of Comrade Rica Hodgson, South Africa must deepen work to build a completely non-racial and non-sexist, just and democratic society. As an ultimate goal, that is a South Africa without the exploitation of one person by another, patriarchy and domination by imperialist forces.

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The South African Communist Party was founded in 1921 and has always been in the forefront of the struggle against imperialism and racist domination. The SACP is a partner in the Tripartite Alliance consisting of the African National Congress and the Congress of South African Trade Union. The Youth Wing of the SACP is the Young Communist League.




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