Trustees of the insolvent estate of slain mining magnate Brett Kebble want more than R25-million back from beneficiaries of Kebble's largesse, Business Day reported on Wednesday. Alleged beneficiaries ranged from senior African National Congress members to a prominent business journalist.
The African National Congress Youth League has vowed to stick by Jacob Zuma as its candidate for president of the country, even if new criminal charges were brought against him. "He is innocent until proven guilty ... until such time we will continue to support the deputy president," league president Fikile Mbalula said on Thursday.
Julius Malema has been elected as African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president at the league's national conference at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. Malema received 1Â 883 votes, it was announced on Monday, while the other candidate, Saki Mofokeng, received 1Â 696.
It was open rebellion as the African National Congress began its 52nd national conference. Traditions of the movement, almost 100 years old, were thrown out as the majority of the more than 4 000 delegates made clear their support for the candidacy of deputy president Jacob Zuma to the top job.
The African National Congress's (ANC) 52nd national conference in Polokwane got off to a shaky start on Sunday when the opening ceremony was disrupted by the ANC Youth League opposing the counting method to be used in party elections.