South Africa’s ANC suspends Secretary General Magashule – Eyewitness News

PUBLISHED: Wed, 05 May 2021 14:37:49 GMT

JOHANNESBURG, May 5 (Reuters) – South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) has served its Secretary General, Ace Magashule, with a suspension letter, Eyewitness News reported on Wednesday.

Magashule faces corruption charges. The party said on Tuesday that one of its committees had reaffirmed that all members charged with corruption or other serious crimes must vacate their posts within 30 days or face suspension.

ANC spokesman Pule Mabe had no immmediate comment when contacted by Reuters.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning and Wendell Roelf; editing by John Stonestreet)

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