Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

ANC’s NEC must disband Free State executive committee, member says

ANC’s NEC must disband Free State executive committee, member says

ANC member in the Free State, Lefa Mifi approached the high court in an urgent bid to disband the current provincial executive committee representing the Free State province before Saturday the 14th October. Mifi had given the ANC National Executive Committee until October 8th to disband the provincial structure. Int: Hanno Bekker : Bekker Attorneys Mention: Gwede Mantashe : ANC : Secretary General

“We’ve got proof that how the Free State PEC operate is unconstitutional” Bekker

“We’ve got proof that how the Free State PEC operate is unconstitutional” Bekker

Last week, ANC member Lefa Mifi approached the High Court in an urgent bid to disband the current provincial executive committee (PEC) in the Free State. Hanno Bekker, of Bekker Attorneys says they after they approached the court, they consulted with Advocate Thembeka who advised them to allow the branch general meetings to proceed, before filing their documents. This allowed them to gain evidence in their favour. By allowing the branch general meetings to proceed this weekend, we were able to obtain proof that the manner in which the PEC is acting, is in fact unconstitutional. — Hanno Bekker, Bekker Attorneys This is due to them not following the correct […]

Free State ANC embroiled in factional power struggle

Free State ANC embroiled in factional power struggle

The ANC’s factional woes continue as six members in the Free State have raised the red flag about several irregularities in recent branch general meetings and its national officials are heading to the Eastern Cape on Monday to continue their probe into whether that province’s September elective conference should be nullified. This does not bode well as the countdown to the party’s national elective conference hit the two-month mark this week. Business Day understands that the national officials will head to the Eastern Cape on Monday to meet disgruntled regional leaders. This was after ousted chairman Phumulo Masualle and his allies lodged a complaint with Luthuli House about the process […]