South Africa – W Cape ANC members suspended over toilet protest

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The ANC membership of seven men linked to recent sanitation protests in Cape Town has been temporarily suspended, says a Western Cape party official.

“This is the result of continuous defiance of the organisational instruction to desist from engaging in activities that bring the ANC into disrepute,” provincial secretary Songezo Mjongile said on Tuesday.

“They are not to take part in meetings of the ANC or speak on its behalf.”

The men are Jaji Diniso, Sthembele Majova, Thembela Mbanjwa, Yanga Mjingwana, Bongani Ngcombolo, Loyiso Nkohla and Bongile Zanazo.

Nkohla is an ANC councillor.

He and Andile Lili, a former councillor and provincial ANC youth league leader, had already appeared before the regional disciplinary committee, Mjongile said.

The others would appear before the committee within 30 days.

Lili was expelled as a councillor in March after being found guilty of taking part in the illegal demolition of houses…

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