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Conference will go ahead, despite court challenge – Free State ANC

Conference will go ahead, despite court challenge – Free State ANC

The ANC in the Free State has dismissed the threat of yet another court battle over the legitimacy of its provincial congress, and says it will push on with its second day of conference. Hanno Bekker, an attorney acting on behalf of disgruntled members of the party, said around 32% of the province’s branches are seeking to have the 8th provincial congress nullified due to a failure to comply with a court ruling. Last week, the High Court in Bloemfontein ruled that the provincial congress could not go ahead until it had rerun 29 branch general meetings. The ANC in the province insists it has done so, but Bekker said […]

Application brought to prevent ANC Free State delegates from attending national conference

Application brought to prevent ANC Free State delegates from attending national conference

ANC Free State to hold provincial congress next week, after BGM court ruling ANC Free State elective conference can’t go ahead – court ANC Free State holds ‘surprise’ provincial general council Bloemfontein – Lawyers for disgruntled ANC members have brought yet another court application – this time seeking to both nullify the provincial congress which is currently under way and to stop the province’s delegates from participating in the national elective congress this weekend. Last week the High Court in Bloemfontein ruled that the provincial conference couldn’t take place until 29 branch general meetings had been rerun. On Sunday ANC Free State chairperson Ace Magashule, who is likely to be […]