The release of the Cuban Five and restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States
The South African Communist Party welcomes the release of the remaining three of the Cuban Five who were unjustly incarcerated for 16 years in the United States of America (U.S.) since 12 September 1998; Comrades Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Antonio Guerrero who were arrested together with Fernando and René González. The Cuban Five were essentially arrested by the U.S. for fighting against terrorism directed at the destabilisation of Cuba. The SACP celebrates with the families, friends and comrades of these great heroes of the Cuban revolution and people as a whole, and shares with all of them the sheer joy of their release from the jaws of imperialism in the U.S.
SACP welcomes debate on matters affecting the working class: Initial response to Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi
The SACP has received and noted an open letter by Comrade Zwelinzima, titled "A response to Comrade Jeremy Cronin and an open letter to leaders and members of the South African Communist Party (SACP)". The SACP welcomes open debate on the matters affecting the workers and the working class in general.
SACP welcomes long-overdue SABC board chairperson's resignation
The SACP notes and welcomes the resignation of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Chairperson Ms Ellen Tshabalala. This is long overdue. It also did not have to consume public resources in the form of the processes undertaken both by Parliament and the courts as a result of Ms Tshabalala seeking to prevent the truth that she did not have the qualifications she claimed to have from being known.
SACP mourns the death of Comrade Bhekithemba Reginald Ngubane
The SACP in Gert Sibande District, Mpumalanga Province mourns the death of Comrade Bhekithemba Reginald Ngubane (Zuma) who was also the father to Comrade Nhlakanipho Zuma, the District Secretary of the SACP in Gert Sibande District.
Other news stories
- The release of the Cuban Five and restoration of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States
- SACP welcomes debate on matters affecting the working class: Initial response to Comrade Zwelinzima Vavi
- SACP welcomes long-overdue SABC board chairperson`s resignation
- SACP mourns the death of Comrade Bhekithemba Reginald Ngubane
- Reconciliation Day statement
- SACP congratulates the Young Communist League for a successful Fourth National Congress
- Financial Sector Campaign Coalition welcomes SCA sentence on J Arthur Brown
- Condolences to Gigaba family, friends and the church
|ABOUT THE SACP|
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.