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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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Response to Mkhwebane`s utterances concerning the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture

Busisiwe Mkhwebane must desist from temptations to use the authority of the Public Protector to propagate populist and factional politics. Instead of being seen protecting the public, her actions reflect an embedded if not captured person using the authority of the Public Protector to advocate such sectarian politics with the potential effect of bringing the image of the Office into disrepute. Mkhwebane`s utterances regarding the terms of reference of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture are the latest case in point.

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Statement on the establishment of a judicial commission of inquiry into state capture

The South African Communist Party welcomes the appointment of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture. The establishment of the commission was long overdue. The commission was first called for by the SACP and then prescribed as a remedial action following an independent investigation by the former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela in her "State of capture" report.

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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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