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ANC Free State PEC, several branches barred from attending elective conference

ANC Free State PEC, several branches barred from attending elective conference

The High Court in Bloemfontein has barred several Free State branches from attending the national elective conference after the court nullified the party’s provincial conference. The High Court also ruled that the elective conference in Free State and its resolutions are unlawful and void. This means that the provincial executive committee (PEC) that was elected at that conference would not be able to attend the national conference in that capacity. The court has however allowed branches whose meetings were not in dispute to attend the conference. The court has effectively ordered that 14 branches and 27 PEC members will not be allowed to vote at the national conference on Saturday. […]