The leaders arrived minutes after former President Jacob Zuma, who made a grand entrance, receiving more cheers and shouts from supporters.
Meanwhile, thousands of people began filling up the Moses Mabhida stadium in anticipation of the ANC president, Cyril Ramaphosa unpacking the party's election manifesto.
Posters in ANC colours have been widely circulated with the picture of Zuma as the main speaker for an event scheduled for Wednesday, just three days before Ramaphosa addresses the party’s birthday celebrations.
The African National Congress Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal is not hiding its loyalty to former President Jacob Zuma.
President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed ANC members in Inanda outside Durban on Tuesday delivering the party’s message on its 107th birthday.
DURBAN – The African National Congress (ANC) is kicking off its 107th anniversary celebrations in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday morning, with President Cyril Ramaphosa at a library breakfast session on the lower South Coast.
HOWICK - Deputy President David Mabuza has admitted that the African National Congress (ANC) has been too preoccupied with resolving internal issues, which has slowed the pace of service delivery and transformation.
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday appealed to South Africans to give the ANC another chance to govern ahead of the upcoming elections, saying the party under his leadership last year had reversed its regressive practices.
The vote, expected in May, will be a test of whether Ramaphosa has been able to reverse a decline in support for the African National Congress (ANC), which has governed since the end of apartheid in 1994 but has seen its majority wane.
Secretary general Ace Magashule was quoted warning members to “keep quiet” on Saturday when Ramaphosa delivers the ANC election promises at Moses Mabhida stadium.
President Ramaphosa kicked off the ANC's 107th anniversary celebrations in the lower South Coast region on Monday morning.
Ramaphosa and other senior ANC members have been traversing KwaZulu-Natal since last weekend to mobilise support for the manifesto launch and canvass for the upcoming general election.
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa addressed more than 80,000 supporters dressed in green and yellow at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban at the weekend.
MASINENGE, KWAZULU-NATAL – President Cyril Ramaphosa says that KwaZulu-Natal will always be the home of the African National Congress (ANC) and he insists that the party remains the only organisation committed to uplifting the lives of people.
JOHANNESBURG - Political analyst Sipho Seepe believes the ANC has managed to showcase an impressive display of unity despite the party's internal squabbles which threatened proceedings during Saturday’s election manifesto launch.
The ruling party is in full election campaign mode with its top six leaders and NEC members spread across all eleven regions in the province.
The party's secretary general Ace Magashule told reporters at a press conference on Friday that Mbeki had apologised for not being part of the launch.
Recent voter surveys tell a different story – a daunting prediction of dwindling support which threatens to drop the ANC’s national count below the sacred 60% mark.
Ramaphosa launched the party's election manifesto at a packed Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
The ANC will launch its election campaign on Saturday ahead of polls in May that it is tipped to win despite recently falling support, internal divisions and a sluggish economy.
Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the party's elections manifesto launch and January 8th statement at a packed Moses Mabhida stadium on Saturday.