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ANC cuts ties with a member convicted of rape

Cape Town - The ANC has cut binds with a city hall leader in the Western Cape who was indicted for assaulting a 15-year-old young lady saying it would cause a reputational hazard to the party. 


The party was in alliance with the Independent Civic Organization of South Africa (Icosa) in Kannaland where it upheld Jeffrey Donson to be civic chairman. 


Yet, NGOs and other sex bunches have denounced the appointment of Donson as civic chairman in the district. 


On Saturday ANC representative in the Western Cape Sifiso Mtsweni said the interval common council (IPC) had a drawn out unique gathering on Friday. 


The party checked out the issues of alliances in the territory. 


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The ANC said it noted with grave concern the issue of the Kannaland district. 


"Inside this unique circumstance, the lengthy IPC stressed that the ANC ought to maintain its uprightness at all material occasions in accordance with the time of reestablishment and revamping. 


"While the nature and character of alliance conversations do exclude the forcing of up-and-comers on arranging accomplices, the ANC can't overlook the danger related with what has happened in Kannaland," said Mtsweni. 


"While we regard and maintain the vote-based wishes of individuals of Kannaland who have on progressive events decided to choose Icosa as the larger part party, the lengthy IPC set out to order the arranging group to audit the alliance understanding in Kannaland district. 


"The ANC stands went against any type of sex-based brutality and debasement and we should consistently act to the greatest advantage of our standards," said Mtsweni. 


Donson, who is at the focal point of the discussion, on Saturday said he would go through the end of the week pondering these issues and settle on a choice on it. 


He said he would react on Monday. 

ANC cuts ties with mayor convicted of rape (iol.co.za)

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