NEC meeting to get underway with Dlamini and Lungisa's fate in question

A meeting of the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) is set to kick of this morning.

This is the first gathering following a Constitutional Court judgment on the Sassa grants crises.

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini’s has already appeared before the party’s integrity committee which is expected to report back to the NEC.

Karima Brown gives a run through of some of the other issues that may set the agenda for the weekend.

Other major question that will be coming up is the fact of Andile Lungisa, the Eastern Cape ANC member who defied a national decision to contest elections at a lower regional structure.

Karima Brown, Political analyst

He got instructions that he needs to stand down but it appears that Lungisa is putting all his money on this crucial NEC saying that he will only vacate his post if the NEC of this meeting instructs him to do so.

Karima Brown, Political analyst

Click below for more from the political report....


This article first appeared on 702 : NEC meeting to get underway with Dlamini and Lungisa's fate in question


Recommended

by THE NEWSROOM

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
ANC Top Six to investigate Dlamini over Sassa debacle

ANC Top Six to investigate Dlamini over Sassa debacle

Dlamini was summoned to appear before the ANC Integrity Committee over the weekend following ConCourt ruling on Friday.

If NEC doubts practice related to Lungisa's election, we're in trouble- Mantashe

If NEC doubts practice related to Lungisa's election, we're in trouble- Mantashe

ANC secretary general, Gwede Mantashe, says the party's NEC will meet to reaffirm practices related to Andile Lungisa's election.

Will the President fire Bathabile Dlamini? Probably not says Steven Friedman

Will the President fire Bathabile Dlamini? Probably not says Steven Friedman

CPS will continue to make the grant payments, but only for a maximum of 12 months.

'I've never seen a judgment of the highest court be so critical and scathing'

'I've never seen a judgment of the highest court be so critical and scathing'

Constitutional law expert Pierre De Vos analyses the Constitutional Court Sassa judgment.

ANC top six orders Andile Lungisa to resign

ANC top six orders Andile Lungisa to resign

Lungisa, who was appointed ANC Nelson Mandela Bay chairperson recently will return to ANC Eastern Cape Provincial Executive.

Popular articles
Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media give President Ramaphosa the nod

Social media reacts with love and hope to President Ramaphosa's maiden State Of the Nation Address.

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

‘Maimane, Malema will find Ramaphosa harder to deal with than easy-target Zuma’

Afternoon Drive’s Stephen Grootes interviews Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Security Studies Judith February.

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

EFF's walk out was bizarre - Baleka Mbete

Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete shares her views on the future of Parliament and the readiness for Sona 2018

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

Hawks video shows fugitive Ajay Gupta leaving SA

The Hawks are in possession of video footage showing Gupta, wanted in connection with Vrede dairy farm scandal, leaving SA.

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Hope Ramaphosa: Cyril never lifted a finger to me, he wouldn't beat a woman

Cyril Ramaphosa's ex-wife says abuse allegations spread by EFF leader Julius Malema are an attempt to tarnish his reputation.