KZN SACP pledges support for ANC, but condemns ‘insults’ at Blade Nzimande

2011-05-13 00:00

THE South African Communist Party (SACP) in KZN has come out in support of the ANC during local elections, despite rumours that boss Blade Nzimande supports an Independent candidate in his home Ward 21 in Msunduzi. In a statement by SACP provincial secretary Themba Mthembu, it was emphasised that the communists were behind ANC candidates in the coming elections. However, it condemned “derogatory remarks by a bunch of thugs masquerading as ANC outside the home of our general secretary [Nzimande]”. The party also condemned leaders’ silence during the “hurling of insults” instead of convincing people to vote for their movement.“We condemn the derogatory remarks that were chanted by a bunch of thugs masquerading as ANC outside the home of our general secretary recently.

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