South Africa’s African National Congress denied a bid by Julius Malema, the leader of the ruling party’s youth wing, to remove the head of a disciplinary committee that’s due to rule on whether he broke party rules.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress adjourned a disciplinary hearing against Julius Malema, the leader of the party’s youth wing, till May 11, the South African Press Association reported, citing Derek Hanekom, the chairman of the ANC disciplinary committee.
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress spent a second day weighing whether to discipline Julius Malema, leader of its youth wing, for undermining the party, while his supporters refrained from violent protests that rocked central Johannesburg yesterday.
A disciplinary hearing that may result in the expulsion of youth leader Julius Malema from South Africa’s ruling African National Congress and decide the political fate of President Jacob Zuma has sparked violent protests in central Johannesburg.
South Africa’s African National Congress rejected an application from youth wing leader Julius Malema to drop disciplinary charges against him, undermining his political power within the ruling party as he faces expulsion.
Julius Malema, youth leader of South Africa’s African National Congress, may face suspension from the ruling party after the ANC said it will take disciplinary action against him for a second time in two years.
South African President Jacob Zuma urged the ruling African National Congress to back a 20-year plan to expand the economy and create jobs, downplaying the need for radical policy changes as concern from investors mount.
South African research agencies and closely-held aircraft parts manufacturer Aerosud (Pty) Ltd. are spending 28 million rand ($3.6 million) on a project to produce parts from powdered titanium, Business Day reported, citing Sibusiso Sibisi, chief executive officer of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.