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Anele Mda to tuck Malema in

Posted by trufmwebmaster, Mon, 3 November 2008 15:09  |  Permalink | Comments (0)

Meet Anele Mda, dubbed as the South Africa Democratic Congress's answer to ANC Youth League firebrand Julius Malema.

Since the ANC's December conference in Polokwane and Jacob Zuma'sascension to the ANC throne, Malema has emerged as the new ANCpresident's most vocal supporter, quickly gaining both fame and infamyfor his often rabid war-talk in support of Zuma's attempt to be thecountry's president.

Zuma has now been challenged by the breakaway SADC. And one of TerrorLekota and Mbhazima Shilowa's key lieutenants is Mda, tipped as theSADC's most likely youth leader, and thus Malema's direct politicalopponent.

'The ANC Youth League has misrepresented the youth of this country,' she charged on Monday morning.

'They say little else other than 'Zuma ...

So I guess she can dance

Posted by trufmwebmaster, Mon, 3 November 2008 14:44  |  Permalink | Comments (0)

South Africa’s best dancer has been named – she is Elizma Wildschutte.

The vibrant 27-year-old from Cape Town triumphed in thethrilling final of the reality TV competition So You Think You CanDance on Saturday night.

Clearly the audience’s favourite, Wildschutte outdidthree other finalists at Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Arena and walkedaway with prizes worth R250  000, including a car.

The first runner-up was Thabiso Lebuka, followed by Ashley Searle and Kim McCusker.

“ This journey has enabled me to grow as a person and a dancer,” said Wildschutte of the competition.

Though five judges had a say, voters at home had the power to choose the winner.

SOURCE: Sowetan

ANC fine with new party name

Posted by trufmwebmaster, Mon, 3 November 2008 12:25  |  Permalink | Comments (0)

The ANC has no objection to SA Democratic Congress as the name for abreakaway group which intends contesting next year's elections, theparty said on Monday.

Last week the party lodged an urgent court application to stop the useof the name the SA National Convention, on the grounds that it might beconfusingly similar to its own name and identity.

But, a statement said that the ANC could not stop the legal action, setdown for Thursday, until it received an official letter from theorganisation led at this stage by Mbhazima Shilowa, Mosiuoa Lekota and Mluleki George.

'We will not oppose the use of the name SA Democratic Congress as ourapplication specifically referred to the names South Africa NationalCongress and/or South Africa National Convention and/or ...

24 ours to go for Obama...

Posted by trufmwebmaster, Mon, 3 November 2008 10:17  |  Permalink | Comments (0)

A cellphone was pressed to Senator Barack Obama’sear as he slouched down in a black leather chair in the front cabin ofhis campaign airplane. He leaned away from the headrest, where his nameis spelled out in blue stitching.

A few miles away, thousandsof people streamed into JFK Stadium at Parkview High School on Saturdayfor a late-night rally. But Mr. Obama stayed on his chartered Boeing757 as he spoke by conference call to thousands of his team leadersaround the country, the volunteers who form the ranks of an army thathe hopes will give him an edge in the waning hours of the presidentialrace.

As he pressed his right hand to his forehead, his soberexpression seemed at odds with the confident gleam in the eyes of ...

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