Magashule vs Ramaphosa: An acrimonious political divorce that has spilt over into court

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ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. (Photo: Rajesh Jantilal/AFP)
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa and suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule. (Photo: Rajesh Jantilal/AFP)

The papers filed in the South Gauteng High Court between suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule on one side and President Cyril Ramaphosa and Jessie Duarte on the other read like an acrimonious divorce.

It has all the hallmarks of tense divorce proceedings and is a clear indication that the fallout is irrevocable.

Ramaphosa has already publicly stated that it was shocking for an ANC secretary-general, who is usually the face of the party in other legal challenges, to take the party to court.

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