MK Party Not Concerned the ANC Will Appeal the Trademark Logo Judgement

MK Party Not Concerned the ANC Will Appeal the Trademark Logo Judgement

  • The MK Party responded to news that the African National Congress is appealing the Durban High Court's ruling
  • The Court dismissed the ANC's application to stop the MK party from using the spear and warrior logo
  • The MKP spokesperson, Nhlamulo Ndhlela, called the ruling party's secretary-general Mbalula a lazy thinker

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Tebogo Mokwena, a Briefly News current affairs journalist in Johannesburg, South Africa, has covered policy changes, the State of the Nation Address, politician-related news and elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years.

The MKP'S spokesperson, Nhlamulo Ndhlela, slammed Fikile Mbalula
The MKP's spokesperson blasted Fikile Mbalula. Images: Emmanuel Croset/AFP via Getty Images and Darren Stewart/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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JOHANNESBURG – The MK Party's spokesperson, Nhlamulo Ndhlela, slammed the African National Congress's secretary-general, Fikile Mbalula. His scathing criticism came after the ruling party announced it would appeal the Durban High Court's ruling in its battle against the MKP.

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ANC to appeal the MK ruling

According to SABC News, the ANC will appeal the ruling. The court dismissed the ANC's case with costs after the ANC accused the MKP of using its name and logo. Ndhlela roasted Mbalula and challenged his understanding of the law.

"Mbalula is a lazy thinker. He is trying to articulate laws that he doesn't understand. Such is the nature of the incompetence in the ANC leadership."

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South Africans have mixed reactions

Netizens on Facebook have mixed feelings about the case.

DiVerse Prince-Ahmed said:

"Msholozi is turning their world upside down. People are tired of them and are now fighting unnecessary wars because they feel their time has come."

Joseph Kamanga Kaitekete said:

"Now the MK is gaining popularity because of the ANC. I think the ANC should leave the MK party alone. The MK'S court victories expose how weak and desperate the ANC is."

Tekashi Dollarz said:

"Some will regret this one day following certain people just because they are popular."

Thabiso Femele said:

"The ANC is desperate, and it will lose power."

BK RSA said:

"The ANC is wasting its time."

MKP axes KZN premier candidate

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that the MKP dismissed its premier candidate for KwaZulu-Natal.

Nhlanhla Ngidi was on the party's list to campaign for the KZN premier role. He received a letter removing him from his position. The party also informed him that he would be redeployed.

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