The preliminary list of ANC members at regional level who were implicated in misdeeds, which was handed to the ANC’s Luthuli House headquarters, provides a glimpse into the level of corruption and fraud comrades have been involved in. Though not complete, the list includes six cases of rape and one of sexual harassment, as well as conspiracy to murder, corruption, fraud and arson.
However, the ruling party’s integrity commission has dealt with very few cases thus far, while dozens are still pending at the provincial level.
The party’s various structures have been compiling their respective lists for the past two months — since its leader, President Cyril Ramaphosa, and the national executive committee (NEC) decided that charged and implicated members should step aside and vacate their posts.
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