ANC muzzles KZN branch after High Court judgment

The African National Congress (ANC) says it will meet with the provincial executive committee in Kwazulu Natal following a High Court ruling declaring the outcome of the 2015 KZN ANC provincial elective conference unlawful.

Judge Jerome Mnguni handed down judgment earlier on Tuesday.

READ: Former KZN ANC chair relieved over High Court ruling

In 2015, former chair Senzo Mchunu was forced to resign after losing the ANC’s provincial leadership race to Sihle Zikalala.

ALSO READ: KZN's ANC provincial elective conference ruled unlawful

ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says the ruling has far reaching implications for the party.

The ruling itself has far reaching implications politically.

Zizi Kodwa, ANC spokesperson

We will be meeting in a matter of a few days, whether the consequence of the engagement will convene a special NEC is a matter that will be considered as part of the discussion, but our view is that we do not send different signals about what we think should happen.

Zizi Kodwa, ANC spokesperson

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