Democratic Alliance To Return to Court Because of African National Congress Cadre Deployment Policy

Democratic Alliance To Return to Court Because of African National Congress Cadre Deployment Policy

  • The Democratic Alliance intends to haul the African National Congress back in court for another round of the cadre deployment policy
  • This time, the party wants ANC's secretary-general, Fikile Mbalula, to be held in contempt of court and to compel the party to submit all of its documents for the policy
  • South Africans believed that the DA was wasting its energy, and some called on them to look into DA-related affairs

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, elections at Daily Sun and Vutivi Business News for over seven years. Do you have a hard news story you would like to share? Email with CA in the subject line.

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The DA is going back to court against the ANC again about cadre deployment
The DA is ready for another legal battle with the ANC. Images: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images and Dirk Kotze/Gallo Images via Getty Images
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JOHANNESBURG– The Democratic Alliance is returning for round two against the African National Congress in the cadre deployment saga. This was after the courts ordered the ANC to hand over their cadre deployment documents.

DA to take ANC to court again

According to eNCA, the party believes that the ruling party did not give them all of their documents related to cadre deployment and is heading back to the constitutional court to take the matter further. They also want Mbalula to be held in contempt of court, accusing him of not fully disclosing all the essential information related to cadre deployment.

What you should know about cadre deployment

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South Africans scoff at the DA

South Africans on Facebook were in opposition to the DA's planned move.

Mvelo Adonis said:

"The DA hasn't given us the qualifications of its members who are serving in the Western Cape."

Bongani Mgubela remarked:

"They should be using the energy they're waiting by going to court nonstop to campaign for the elections."

Siyabonga Blangwe pointed out:

"They're always heading to court."

Seffakoo Seetzii observed:

"This obsession with the ANC will be their downfall."

Shane Nomdimba Mancana remarked:

"Mashaba and Maimane say the DA is also practising cadre deployment."

Cadre deployment is here to stay: Lamola

In a similar article, Briefly News reported that Justice Minister Ronald Lamola said cadre deployment is here to stay.

Lamola spoke during the SONA debate, where the DA raised the issue of cadre deployment.

Lamola said that the ruling party will not do away with the policy and will continue deploying competent cadres into positions of power.

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Source: Briefly News

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