'ANC charges against Khoza not to be conflated with endorsing death threats'

ANC member of Parliament Makhosi Khoza has been officially charged by the party in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).

The ANC's provincial executive committee in KZN has confirmed that it served Khoza with a charge sheet related to ill-discipline.

Read: Makhosi Khoza may be isolated by ANC to send a signal to others - analyst

ANC KZN announced it would bring charges against Khoza for her public statements calling for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

She's apparently received death threats after speaking out.

Meanwhile, political analyst Lukhona says it is important to distinguish between the death threats and the disciplinary procedure she's facing within the ANC.

It would be unfair on ANC to say the disciplinary procedure is endorsing or is a form of support for those that threaten her.

Lukhona Mnguni, political analyst

Those two things should be separated.

Lukhona Mnguni, political analyst

Khoza recently challenged the powers of the ANC KZN while its legitimacy was being challenged in court.

Also read: We must be intolerant of any ANC leaders who attack the party - KZN ANC

ANC KZN spokesperson Mdumiseni Ntuli agreed to come on air, but was not available at the time of the interview.

Take a listen to the analysis:


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