Charges to be laid against ANC members who took to Facebook - Kodwa

2015-10-11 14:27
Zizi Kodwa. (Felix Dlangamandla)

Zizi Kodwa. (Felix Dlangamandla)

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Johannesburg – The ANC will lay charges against some of its members who took to Facebook to discuss the National General Council, ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said on Sunday.

Kodwa told the media that an incident was reported to the steering committee - a political structure responsible for the overall running of the NGC - on Sunday.  

“Once the conference was in session, there were comrades in the general council who were discussing the happenings [of the council] through social networks like Facebook and [they] were using language that we discourage.”

Kodwa would not go name the members but said the matter is being investigated.

“Members of the [ANC] cannot use social platforms to deal with matters of the organisation in the manner in which they did because they are here and they should have raised those issues. Charges will be laid against them because they shouldn’t have conducted themselves in that manner,” said Kodwa.

News24 understands that ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe made an announcement on Friday about members using social media during the conference.

A source told News24 that while treasurer general Zweli Mkhize was presenting his financial report, delegates were taking pictures of the slides and allegedly circulated the pictures on social media.

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