SACP Secretary General Blade Nzimande congratulates his party as well as the Chinese Communist Party who celebrates their 91st anniversary on 31 July. He was speaking in a small ceremony hosted at COSATU house on Tuesday. Picture: Timothy Bernard 31.07.2012

The ANC is meeting to discuss three chaotic party nomination conferences that took place over the weekend.

But the South African Communist Party says overall the ANC seems to have everything on course, and that leadership contests within the leading party are to be expected.