Monthly Archives: March 2018

Free State ANC enter civil war, as branches slam party for “illegal” PEC

Free State ANC enter civil war, as branches slam party for “illegal” PEC

Of course, we knew there would be drama before the 54th ANC Elective Conference got underway. But Free State is going to war with itself, with branches accusing their local representatives of being ‘in contempt of court’. The feud has been brewing for a while, as numerous branches have objected to the length of time it has taken for a Provincial Elective Conference (PEC) to be organised. Sound confusing? That’s because it is. Why are Free State ANC in contempt of court? Thankfully, Hanno Bekker has helped us summarise what the main issues are. He’s the lead attorney representing the 26 clients who feel that last weekend’s PEC should not […]