Ace Magashule Permanently Expelled From ANC, Citizens React to Announcement: “Good Luck Campaigning for 2024”

Ace Magashule Permanently Expelled From ANC, Citizens React to Announcement: “Good Luck Campaigning for 2024”

  • The National Disciplinary Committee (NDC) decided to expel Ace Magashule from the African National Congress (ANC)
  • The former secretary-general was kicked out of the party on charges of misconduct dating back to 2021
  • South Africans reacted to Magushule's expulsion, and many said they can't wait to boot out the ANC as the governing party next year

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Ace Magashule was expelled from the ANC
The ANC announced that Ace Magashule was expelled from the party. Image: Felix Dlangamandla
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JOHANNESBURG - Former Secretary General of the African National Congress (ANC), Ace Magashule, was expelled by the party's disciplinary committee.

According to DailyMaverick, the ANC announced with a statement released on Monday afternoon, June 12.

ANC finds Ace Magashule guilty of misconduct

Magashule was permanently kicked out of the ruling party for two counts of misconduct and missing the deadline to oppose the findings levelled against him.

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“After a guilty verdict by the NDC, Comrade Ace Magashule was allowed to show cause why he should not be expelled from the ANC. Upon the lapse of seven days, the NDC had not received any representation to that effect."

Magushule attempts to suspend ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa

In May 2021, Magushule tried to suspend the ruling party's leader Cyril Ramaphosa single-handedly and refused to apologise for not going through the proper structures.

Magashule was suspended on corruption charges in the same year, reported EWN.

See the tweet from the ANC below:

SA citizens discuss the future of the ruling party

@sponge2023 asked:

"So the NDC decision is final, and the NEC have nothing to say?"

@NsimbiZN stated:

"Come 2024 for the first time I won't vote for @MYANC."

@KesterWaterloo tweeted:

"Poor Ace, he will probably join Uncle Carl now in his Stokvel."

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@GodfreyMasiu wrote:

"Good luck campaigning for 2024, this is the end

@mbambo13_nkosie posted:

"Next year we'll expel you from governing South Africa of the ANC as we know it."

Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla hints at joining the EFF, tells Mzwanele Manyi: "Keep my seat warm next to you"

In another story, Briefly News reported that the daughter of ex-President Jacob Zuma, Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla has taken to Twitter to ask the newly sworn-in Member of Parliament Mzwanele Manyi to keep her seat warm next to him.

The tweet comes as a shock as the Zuma family's affiliation and loyalty to the African National Congress (ANC) is openly known. The family's relationship with the EFF's Manyi has always looked solid from the outside, despite their opposing political memberships.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: hilary.sekgota@briefly.co.za

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