ANC set to probe Magashule's alleged role in ATM launch

The ANC Women's League has indicated that the party is probing its Secretary General.

JOHANNESBURG - The ANC Women's League has indicated that the party is probing its Secretary-General.

The party's NEC reportedly made the decision to launch the investigation.

It comes after Ace Magashule was accused of playing a role in the launch of the ATM party.

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ANCWL Secretary-General Meokgo Matuba asked for processes to be allowed.

"Let's not assume the SG [Magashule] is guilty," she said.

"Let's investigate, let us not rely on allegations and let comrades have an opportunity to clear their names."

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Former president Kgalema Motlanthe is believed to be leading the investigation.

A Sunday Times report linked Magashule and former president Jacob Zuma to secret meetings to help start the African Transformation Movement.

The allegations are contained in an affidavit by the general secretary of the South African Council of Messianic Churches in Christ, Vuyisile Ngqulana.

The secretary-general has, on previous occasions, denied any wrongdoing.

He's also denied being part of any plan to form splinter political parties.

The ANC Women's League has indicated that the party is probing its Secretary General.

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eNCA