| A 'charlatan', youth league revolt and Jacob Zuma's spies on ANC NEC agenda

- | 5 months ago

The NEC meeting is expected to be dominated by discussion of claims that committee member Derek Hanekom met with the EFF two years before a motion of no confidence against then president Jacob Zuma.

READ:  Earlier this week, EFF leader Julius Malema revealed that Hanekom and SACP second deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila met the red berets to discuss the ousting of Zuma. Malema alleged that Hanekom fed them information about the ANC‘s 2017 elective conference and that the former tourism minister and others were planning to form a splinter party if Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma beat Cyril Ramaphosa in the race for the organisation‘s presidency.

Replying to questions about the claims on Wednesday, Hanekom seemed to suggest to News24 that the EFF‘s Godrich Gardee requested the meeting, calling it his “initiative”.

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