North West High Court postpones ANC case to December

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MAHIKENG – The decision by the North West High Court to delay a decision on the outcome of a regional conference will not have an impact on the African National Conference (ANC) national conference, the party in North West said on Wednesday.

“The court is going to reconvene on the 13th December, that day all parties will be given an opportunity to state their case and upon that because of we will be preparing for the national conference, the court is expected to give a ruling before the 15th of December,” said provincial secretary Dakota Legoete.

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He said the outcome of the court would have no bearing on the ANC national elective conference in Nasrec south of Johannesburg, scheduled from 16-20 December.

The case arose after former ANC Bojanala regional secretary Tokyo Mataboge and 39 others applied to the court to nullify the outcome of the Bojanala regional conference.

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The parties agreed to postpone the matter to December 13 for the applicant to file their supplementary affidavits within seven days after the respondent had filed their papers before December 8.

Disgruntled members of the Bojanala region approached the court over allegations that at least 40 branches were not constitutionally launched.

Legoete said the party would also extend an olive branch to disgruntled members.