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Relentless Niehaus steps up battle against ANC hierarchy

Relentless Niehaus steps up battle against ANC hierarchy
Former Umkhonto weSizwe spokesperson Carl Niehaus has stepped up his war with the party’s top brass by laying charges against the ANC and national office bearers at the Johannesburg Central Police Station on Wednesday.

READ:  Niehaus fired, told to fetch belongings from Luthuli House ANC staff representative Mvusi Mdala told City Press that they had nothing to do with the charges: “We are not a part of this, he [Niehaus] is alone.He brought along his friend, Luthuli House staffer McDonald Mathabe, who read out a statement, purportedly on behalf of ANC employees.His ability to mobilise members to work against the party’s leadership is not a joke, although some view him as the Luthuli House clown.” What’s next for Niehaus Niehaus appears intent on ensuring that he is not ignored by party leadership.

His friendships and comradery with former party leader Jacob Zuma and suspended secretary-general Ace Magashule have endeared him to many disgruntled ANC members.He intends to appeal his dismissal, and then he plans to participate in a meeting of ANC members at the Ipelegeng Thusong Service Centre in Soweto to discuss organisational issues.

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