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.