Free State youth league wants 'askari' Hanekom suspended

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The furore around former tourism minister Derek Hanekom’s connivance with the EFF in a bid to topple former president Jacob Zuma has led to calls for him to step aside from leadership positions in the ANC, including the national executive committee.

Hanekom, who also heads the ANC’s national disciplinary committee, has received flack from the likes of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule as well as Zuma, after he confirmed that he had secret meetings with the EFF leaders to discuss ways to remove Zuma from power. While Magashule dubbed Hanekom a “wedge driver” and a “charlatan”, Zuma took it a step further, stating on Twitter that his former Cabinet minister was “a known enemy agent”.

The ANC national executive committee has its regular meeting this weekend starting on Friday, and the state of the organisation and other current affairs issues will come under discussion.

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