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ANC Free State Elective Conference: High Court Ruling Halt Proceedings

ANC Free State Elective Conference: High Court Ruling Halt Proceedings

The High Court in Bloemfontein has ruled that the ANC Free State elective conference, scheduled to take place on Friday, cannot go ahead until branch general meetings which have been declared unlawful and irregular are held in a lawful manner. The court said a number of branch general meetings that took place in the past couple of months were unlawful and should be held again and this time, in a lawful environment. So far, twenty-nine branch general meetings have been declared unlawful and irregular. Hanno Bekker, the attorney representing the 26 ANC members who brought the case‚ said there had to be a seven-day notice given before a branch general […]