Overview: ANC Policy Documents

Overview: ANC Policy Documents

The ANC will meet in Midrand for four days starting on Tuesday next week to discuss 13 policy documents ahead of its national conference in December. These are some key points from the 13 discussion documents: The Second Transition A document key to the discussions, “The Second Transition: Building a national democratic society and the […]

ANC seeks reform of world bodies

ANC seeks reform of world bodies

The United Nations, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) must be reformed, according to an ANC discussion document on international relations. “The current global governance regimes remain untransformed and ill-prepared to respond to the systemic challenges that are arising,” the African National Congress said in policy papers released on Monday. “Therefore, the […]

ANC proposes mining Super Tax

ANC proposes mining Super Tax

The ANC has proposed a change in the Constitution to separate mineral and land rights, and a use-it-or-lose-it rule for licencees “squatting” on mining land. This emerged in a set of policy papers released by the African National Congress in Johannesburg on Monday. In a paper entitled “State Intervention in the Minerals Sector”, the ANC […]

Judiciary governance structure mooted

Judiciary governance structure mooted

A judiciary governance structure controlled by the chief justice is proposed in the ANC’s policy discussion documents released on Monday. “There is currently no integrated judicial governance framework under the command of the chief justice for the effective management of judicial functions which instil accountability required by the Constitution,” the ANC said in the paper […]

ANC proposes subcommittee for accountability

ANC proposes subcommittee for accountability

ANC policy documents released Treasury should allocate health revenue Reduce the number of Provinces: ANC Provinces need to establish health and education subcommittees to ensure oversight and accountability by government employees, the ANC has proposed in its policy discussion documents released on Monday. “The ANC subcommittees on education and health needs effective and functional structures […]

ANC wants single police service, say do away with metro police

ANC wants single police service, say do away with metro police

ANC policy documents released Treasury should allocate health revenue Reduce the number of Provinces: ANC The ANC is advocating a single police service for South Africa in its policy discussion documents released on Monday. “The municipal, metro and traffic police should be placed under the command and control of the national commissioner of the South […]

Treasury should allocate health revenue

Treasury should allocate health revenue

ANC policy documents released The Treasury should allocate revenue to health sector institutions according to their roles and responsibilities, the ANC said in a discussion document released on Monday. “A portion of the general tax revenue should be given to the national department of health to fund their responsibilities,” it said in its document on […]

Reduce the number of Provinces: ANC

Reduce the number of Provinces: ANC

ANC policy documents released Treasury should allocate health revenue The status quo of the provinces is not viable and neither is removing all nine provinces, the ANC said in policy discussion documents released on Monday. “The ANC government must reform, rationalise and strengthen provinces,” it said in a paper on legislature and governance. It proposed […]

ANC policy documents released

ANC policy documents released

The ANC’s policy discussion documents released on Monday focus on a “second transition” period for South Africa, said Jeff Radebe, policy sub committee chairman of the party’s national executive committee. “The ANC today is operating in a South Africa where its policies have contributed to change. We also operate in a changing Africa and a […]