Who should discipline the disciplinarians? ANC NEC at war over ill-discipline

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Head of the ANC national disciplinary committee Mildred Oliphant. Picture: Kopano Tlape/GCIS
Head of the ANC national disciplinary committee Mildred Oliphant. Picture: Kopano Tlape/GCIS
Kopano Tlape

The ANC's national executive committee (NEC) has heard vociferous calls to disband its disciplinary committee amid claims that it is biased and ineffective in keeping party leaders in line. 

Insiders in the virtual NEC meeting on Friday said there was a robust debate about disbanding the committee headed up by former labour minister Mildred Oliphant. 

This comes as President Cyril Ramaphosa bemoaned the state of ill-discipline in the party 

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