Anger management classes for Malema

2010-05-12 11:22
Johannesburg - The ANC said on Wednesday it was "pleased" that youth leader Julius Malema would attend anger management classes as punishment for behaving badly.

"It is not a light ruling," said ANC spokesperson Brian Sokutu.

"The ruling... demonstrates the ANC's zero tolerance on conduct not in line with its leadership values."

Sokutu said if Malema was again found guilty of contravening the same rule in the African National Congress constitution within the two next years, his membership would be suspended for a period to be determined by the disciplinary committee.

Malema pleaded guilty at a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday. The charge related to him publicly criticising President Jacob Zuma for rebuking him

He was ordered to apologise to Zuma, pay a R10 000 fine to a youth development project and attend the African National Congress's political school for 20 days.

Remorse


"We have noted that, not only has comrade Malema pleaded guilty to contravening... the constitution of the ANC by behaving in such a way as to provoke serious divisions or a break-down of unity in the organisation, but that he has showed remorse," said Sokutu.

"He [Malema] has submitted an apology to the ANC president and the Republic... which has now been made public," said Sokutu.

The ruling party approved of the "remedial action" taken against Malema, he added.

"The ANC is particularly pleased with the corrective nature of the ruling which includes remedial action like attending the ANC political school for at least 20 days within the next year, from the date of this ruling; and attending programmes on effective leadership communication and anger management."

- SAPA
Read more on:    anc  |  ancyl  |  julius malema  |  jacob zuma  |  politics
NEXT ON NEWS24X
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

 

Inside News24

 
/Fashion
 

6 life hacks you simply have to know

A few simple tricks can make your life so much easier!

 
 

For chic geeks...

Device lets disabled people talk through their nose
It’s THIS easy for someone to steal your ATM pin!
This is why you should install iOS 8
17 photo illusions that look so real

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Pre-order your iPhone 6 at kalahari.com

Hurry and pre-order your own iPhone 6 now at SA’s favourite online store!

Bargain box – 60% off

Reduced prices, very limited stock. While stocks last. Hurry and shop now!

Mind blow low prices on electronics

Get either the Prestigio multiphone or Proline tablet 7” tablet for only R699. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off Barbie toys

Save 30% on all Barbie toys and accessories. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Baby extravanganza month at kalahari.com

Celebrate baby month with a wide range of awesome baby products. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

Your sense of duty is emphasized and you may put your heart and soul into helping, serving and being there for the community in a...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.