Tried and tested comrades under attack – ANC Veterans League stands by Hanekom

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- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

There appears to be an orchestrated campaign against ANC cadres including Derek Hanekom and Pravin Gordhan to divert attention from corruption and state capture, members of the party’s Veterans League asserted in an open letter to the Top Six and National Executive Committee (NEC) on Saturday.

"Tried and tested comrades of our movement, including Comrades Derek, Pravin, Siphiwe [Nyanda] and others [have] been singled out and attacked. We believe that this is because of their commitment to the historical values and principles of the ANC and their unrelenting resistance to corruption and state capture.

There can be no other logical reason," the letter signed by long serving members Cheryl Carolus, Sheila Sisulu, Ilse Fischer, Murphy Morobe, Fazel Randera, Aslam Dasoo and Mavuso Msimang, read.

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