Melanie Verwoerd | ANC financial woes embarrassing, not just to party, but the whole country

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ANC staff picketing outside Albert Luthuli House in Johannesburg earlier this month. (Photo by Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images via Getty Images)
ANC staff picketing outside Albert Luthuli House in Johannesburg earlier this month. (Photo by Sharon Seretlo/Gallo Images via Getty Images)

The ANC's financial woes are an embarrassment and something the party should have had the foresight to have dealt with, writes Melanie Verwoerd

Last week, the ANC fired Carl Niehaus from his position in the secretary-general's office. 

Social media responded quickly. Even the most dedicated ANC members reacted with a general sense that this was long overdue. "One has to ask wonder what took them so long?" said one.

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