A party divided: Ace Magashule calls Derek Hanekom an 'EFF sleeper' and 'wedge driver'


- news24.com | 3 months ago

The dream of a united ANC seems to be slipping further away after the party's secretary general, Ace Magashule, released a statement late on Wednesday, calling national executive committee (NEC) member Derek Hanekom an "EFF sleeper".

 This comes after EFF leader Julius Malema alleged that Hanekom conspired with the party to oust former president Jacob Zuma via a motion of no confidence in the National Assembly. Malema claimed Hanekom handed over a list of ANC MPs who would vote against Zuma.

He also told his supporters that Hanekom was prepared to form a splinter party if President Cyril Ramaphosa did not defeat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma at the party's 2017 national elective conference.

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