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US News South Africa: the ruling party, the ANC, deeply divided

20:15  06 may  2021
20:15  06 may  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le secrétaire général de l’ANC, Ace Magashule, à Johannesburg, en février 2018. © Gianluigi GUERCIA / AFP The Secretary-General of the ANC, Ace Shortshule, in Johannesburg, in February 2018.

number two of the ANC Ace shop was suspended. This is the first time in the history of the party. It was months that the ANC was trying to get rid of his secretary-general accused of corruption.

This is a real arm of iron that has engaged in the ANC. The party, under the pulse of President Cyril Ramaposa , tries to clean his image against voters disgusting by the affairs of diversion of money. The ANC announced that all its leaders accused of corruption and other serious crimes were going to be suspended pending their trial.

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This concerns about fifty senior executives, of which Ace is shopping, the most graded of them. It is continued for hiking more than seven million euros of public money while he was at the head of the Province of Free State in 2014. Last month, an ultimatum was laid, giving him 30 days for Leave his post, what he refused to do . On Monday, the ANC sent it a letter to suspend it from these functions.

battle row within the party

This is a first in the history of this party and it triggered an open war within the ANC. Ace is shopping, indeed, refuses to leave E indicated that it would appeal this decision. He even announced that he suspended the head of state, Cyril Ramaphosa from his position as President of the ANC. What he can not obviously do.

So he plays his future, but beyond, it highlights a war of factions within the ANC. A represented by Ace's shop and another by the Head of State Cyril Ramaphosa who wants to clean.

This iron arm is not completely finished. Ace Ace enjoys important support, including former President Jacob Zuma, himself pursued for corruption.

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