Category Archives: Bloemfontein Courant

ANC FS confident about elective conference

ANC FS confident about elective conference

After a high court ruled that certain ANC branches in the Free State convened unlawfully and ordered that they reconvene, the party says it aims to ensure that matters go smoothly over the next few days. The high court had found that 29 branches in four of the party’s districts in the province had met unlawfully and ordered that they reconvene. Provincial spokesperson, Thabo Meeko, said that branches began convening on Wednesday 6 December and they will do so until Saturday 9 December. This will give branches a few days to ensure that everything is in place ahead of the Provincial Elective Conference (PEC), which will be held in Parys […]

FS ANC stopped in its tracks

FS ANC stopped in its tracks

The Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) of the ANC in the Free State has been stopped in its tracks by a ruling in the Free State High Court. This follows an urgent application brought against the party, which succeeded in court yesterday. A group of ANC members filed an urgent application asking for Branch General Meetings (BGMs) to be declared illegal and for the ANC PEC to be dissolved. This was the third application of its kind against the party and the second time the group had approached the court. Their first application was dismissed on technical points. Yesterday the group’s legal representative, Hanno Bekker, said this meant that the ANC’s […]