Daily Archives: October 16, 2017

Free State ANC still challenged in court

Free State ANC still challenged in court

The grace period by which a new provincial elective conference should have been held in the province expired on August 11. Disgruntled members of the ANC in the Free State are adamant that the party’s provincial executive committee must be disbanded as it is illegitimate because its term has long expired. A member representing the group, LS Mifi, has refuted a claim by the ANC provincial spokesperson, Thabo Meeko, that he had withdrawn his application to the High Court in Bloemfontein for the PEC to be dissolved. In a statement issued by his lawyer, Hanno Bekker of Bekker Attorneys in Bloemfontein, Mifi said he was neither contemplating withdrawing his application, […]

Disgruntled ANC member to apply to court to have Free State PEC disbanded

Disgruntled ANC member to apply to court to have Free State PEC disbanded

In a bid to have the provincial executive committee of the ANC disbanded in the Free State‚ a disgruntled party member will ask the High Court in the next few days to prevent the structure from performing any duties. Lefa Mifi sent a letter to provincial chairperson Ace Magashule‚ calling for the PEC to be disbanded by October 14‚ saying it was an illegitimate structure. He said the current term of the PEC should have lapsed in August. Mifi’s attorney Hanno Bekker said on Sunday‚ “We want to bring the application on an urgent basis to court. “If we don’t file by this week‚ we would be abandoning the whole […]

Free State ANC leaders ‘must go’

Free State ANC leaders ‘must go’

A disgruntled member of the ANC in the Free State has gone to the High Court in Bloemfontein in a bid to have the party’s provincial executive committee disbanded. Lefa Mifi wrote to ANC provincial leader Ace Magashule calling for his provincial executive to be disbanded by October 14, claiming its term lapsed in August. Mifi’s attorney, Hanno Bekker, told The Times on Sunday: “We want to bring the application to court on an urgent basis. “If we do not file this week, we would be nullifying the urgency of the matter and therefore cannot proceed with the application. “We are worried that the current executive will use its illegitimate […]

Free State Anc Still Challenged In Court

Free State Anc Still Challenged In Court

Free State ANC still challenged in court Eric Naki Disgruntled members of the ANC in the Free State are adamant that the party provincial executive committee must be disbanded as it is illegitimate because its term has long expired. A member representing the group, LS Mifi, has refuted a claim by the ANC provincial spokesperson, Thabo Meeko, that he had withdrawn his application to the High Court in Bloemfontein for the PEC to be dissolved. In a statement issued by his lawyer, Hanno Bekker of Bekker Attorneys in Bloemfontein, Mifi said he was neither contemplating withdrawing his application, nor had he already done so. However, the applicant said he had […]