ANC snubs Carl Niehaus’ suspension appeal

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Niehaus, who worked in the secretary-general’s office, was fired by the ANC, which accused him of making false statements and purporting to speak for the disgruntled party staff members who had not been paid for months. Photo: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images
Niehaus, who worked in the secretary-general’s office, was fired by the ANC, which accused him of making false statements and purporting to speak for the disgruntled party staff members who had not been paid for months. Photo: Darren Stewart/Gallo Images

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After being fired from Luthuli House on Thursday, the disbanded Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans’ Association’s former spokesperson, Carl Niehaus, suffered a double blow when the ANC refused to hear the appeal of his party membership suspension.

Niehaus, who worked in the secretary-general’s office, was fired by the ANC, which accused him of making false statements and purporting to speak for the disgruntled party staff members who had not been paid for months.

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