South Africa: Another top ANC member jumps ship

source: IOL
October 30 2008 at 03:58PM

Former Communist, trade unionist and civic leader Moses Mayekiso on Thursday also threw his weight behind the so-called dissident movement of Terror Lekota and Mbhamzima Shilowa.

Mayekiso, a former ANC MP, was expected to make the announcement at 4pm in Johannesburg.

It comes ahead of this weekend’s national convention which is the likely precursor to the formation of an ANC splinter party, provisionally called the South Africa National Congress.

However, the ANC is likely to object given the similarity to its own name, and in terms of the law the Independent Electoral Commission can refuse to register a [continue reading]



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