Court challenge fails to halt Cope powwow

2010-05-22 10:35

An 11th hour legal challenge failed to prevent the Congress of the

People’s (Cope) Western Cape congress from getting under way.

A faction linked to Cope president Mosiuoa Lekota sought to bring

an urgent high court application late last night.

However, interim provincial chairperson Mbulelo Ncedena said that

the judge had refused to hear it then.

The hearing had been scheduled instead for this morning, he


The congress had already got under way in Cape Town’s Good Hope


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