Political party, ATM, shaken by rumour of split ahead of election

Political party, ATM, shaken by rumour of split ahead of election

With so many new political parties popping up just before the national election of 2019, it's understandable that not all of them will last. Rumour has it that African Transformation Movement is shaken by an internal split.

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One would think it easy to start and run a political party, since so many of them have popped up this year - Patricia de Lille's Good party, Hlaudi Motsoeneng's African Content Movement and Jimmy Manyi's African Transformation Movement to name just a few.

However, the rumours of a devastating split within the African Transformation Movement (ATM) is proof that it really isn't a walk in the park.

According to reports, a breakaway group of ATM says the party has to dissolve itself and form part of the ANC.

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The South African reported that leaders of this breakaway group claims the party was registered under the African Transformation Congress' constitution and now the organisation wants the party's dissolution.

Members of the party is believed to have sent a letter to the IEC and asked that the ATM be removed from the official list of political parties running for the upcoming election.

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Briefly.co.za gathered that ATM leadership is looking to win back control and told supporters that the party is standing strong.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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