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Mahlobo slams ‘nefarious’ intentions as Magashule is elected unopposed

Mahlobo slams ‘nefarious’ intentions as Magashule is elected unopposed

ANC National Executive Member (NEC) member David Mahlobo says they have confidence in the newly-elected leadership in the Free State, lamenting disgruntled members who took the organization to court. On Monday, the ANC in the province re-elected Ace Magashule as its chairperson. Magashule, who’s also the province’s premier, was elected unopposed after his former deputy Thabo Manyoni boycotted the provincial congress. Paseka Nompondo was elected deputy chairperson, William Bulwane appointed as provincial secretary, deputized by Mamiki Qabathe. Mineral Resources Minister Mosebezi Zwane has be elected as Treasurer. The conference was over shadowed by a cloud as the Bloemfontein High Court, last week, ruled that it could not take place until […]

ANC Free State conference called off

ANC Free State conference called off

The ANC Free State provincial conference will seemingly not be able to take place this weekend. The High Court in Bloemfontein ordered that the conference not be held until branch general meetings, which have been declared unlawful and irregular by the court, are held in a lawful manner. Twenty-nine branch general meetings have been declared unlawful and irregular. Hanno Bekker, attorney for the 26 ANC members who brought the case, said there had to be seven days’ notice given before a branch general meeting could be held. There was thus not enough time to convene these meetings, Bekker said. This comes a day after the Free State provincial general council […]