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ANCWL to also visit Zuma – SABC News

The ANC Women’s League says it is going to visit former president Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla Homestead in KwaZulu- Natal, at a date to be introduced quickly. The league briefed the media at Luthuli home following a meeting of its govt committee on 21 and 22 February.

The League says the visit will probably be geared toward selling unity inside what it describes because the extremely factionalised ANC.

The League made the announcement about visiting Zuma earlier right now:



Zuma has acquired visits from various excessive-profile leaders together with EFF President Julius Malema, Police Minister Bheki Cele and the management of the uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans since his refusal to co-function with the State Capture Commission of Inquiry.

Julius Malema visits Zuma in Nkandla: 

Police Minister Bheki Cele visits Zuma:

A prime precedence for the ANCWL will probably be to lead a marketing campaign to forge unity inside the governing get together.

The League’s Secretary-General Meokgo Matuba says she believes the ANC should shut current gaps between itself and its former leaders.

“As part of consolidating the unity of the movement, the ANCWL NEC took the decision to visit former president Zuma on a date to be announced at his Nkandla Homestead. We believe the ANC must close all existing gaps between itself and its former leaders. We will visit president Zuma and continue to visit many other former leaders because they are part of the legacy of our gallant movement.”

Inconsistencies within the judiciary

The League has cited the State Capture and inconsistencies by the judiciary as points which might be weakening the ANC.

Last Monday, the previous statesman alleged that some judges had been bribed to seal the CR17 paperwork associated to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s 2017 ANC presidential marketing campaign.

Zuma has also been essential of Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, who didn’t recuse himself from listening to his testimony on the State Capture Commission.

The ANCWL’s President Bathabile Dlamini says criticism of the judiciary shouldn’t be considered disrespect of the legislation.

“We do not want to be seen as people who are mobilising against the judiciary. Generally, the judiciary has to be supported because it is the last defence of human rights justice and dignity. But we must also remember that we are a growing democracy and let’s allow a battle of ideas and deepen our democracy.”

Bongani Bongo’s acquittal

The league additional weighed in on ANC MP and NEC member, Bongani Bongo’s acquittal of corruption prices. Bongo was accused of providing a bribe to an Eskom Inquiry proof chief in 2017.

Dlamini congratulated the courtroom for taking part in its position in Bongo’s case.

“On the issue of comrade Bongo, we want to congratulate the court for playing its role and being above party political issues.”

The League also pledged their assist for its President over her pension saga, saying no lady deserves to be handled like she has been.

Meanwhile, the ANCWL says they may lead a march to Luthuli House quickly to demand an finish to factionalism inside the ANC they usually’re calling for get together members to unite.


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