ANC Members' Fates Remain Unclear as 30 Day Step Aside Rule Lingers

ANC Members' Fates Remain Unclear as 30 Day Step Aside Rule Lingers

- A number of ANC seniors are facing some trouble as the 30-day step aside rule being enforced by the NEC looms

- Ace Magashule, Jacob Zuma, Zandile Gumede and Sindiswa Gomba are just a few names featured in this article

- The ANC NEC stated that members charged with corruption may face serious disciplinary action should they choose to not step aside

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After the African National Congress National Executive Committee decided that members facing charges of corruption should step aside within 30 days or face suspension, many still seem to be unfazed.

ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule is one such member of the ruling party who recently noted that he was not stressed about the matter. There are various other members who have been charged with corruption.

In this article, explores some of the ANC officials and others who have made headlines over their corruption charges.

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10 ANC officials fate unclear as 30 day step-aside rule lingers
There are a number of ANC officials and former members who are charged with corruption. Image: GULSHAN KHAN/AFP, JOSH EDELSON/AFP and PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP
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Sindiswa Gomba

IOL reported that controversial Health MEC for the Eastern Cape Sindiswa Gomba was fired in February for her part in the looting of funds from the State that were supposed to be used to honour the late Nelson Mandela.

Zandile Gumede

A report by The Witness noted former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede as another member of the ruling party facing charges of corruption.

Ace Magashule

ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule is being charged with corruption relating to a multi-million-rand asbestos roofing scam that he was supposedly part of.

Jacob Zuma

The former president may no longer be involved in the day-to-day working of the ANC but his charges of corruption as well as his Constitutional Court defiance and refusal to appear before the Zondo Commission make him fall under various lists.

In other news, recently reported that Magashule seemed to be cool, calm and collected as he planted trees in Soweto.

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Magashule spoke to members of the community as well as journalists on the scene on Wednesday, 31 March, regarding the prompting for him to step down by President Cyril Ramaphosa.

The controversial SG went on to say that he was not going anywhere and would begin consulting the former leaders of the ANC, starting with former ANC Treasurer-General Matthews Phosa.

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