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Party branches organise opposing meeting about Magashule's removal.
Party branches organise opposing meeting about Magashule's removal.


Some ANC branches in the Free State, Northern Cape and North West have embarked on attempts to persuade the national executive committee (NEC) to reinstate suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule, failing which they will demand an early national general council (NGC). The branches expect that Magashule will be voted back into power during such council. The NGC was due to be held last year, but was delayed to this year.

Almost 68 branches met in the Free State, 35 in North West and scores more from across all five regions of the Northern Cape met in Kimberley to bemoan the “weaponisation” and factional implementation of the party’s step-aside rule by the NEC and national working committee.

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