Rebel party gathers critical mass

The M&G analyses the potential support Mosiuoa Lekota’s breakaway party has across the country in this article. The most likely sources of support are the division-wracked Western Cape, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape.

Today The Times quotes Lekota on further plans for the convention, with a new party possibly launched on Reconciliation Day (16 December). Click here to read the article.

It is interesting to see the reports covering the shredding of ANC membership cards by members disillusioned with Zuma. At last the spotlight is on the widespread division of the ANC at a grass roots level. Clearly the organisation is far from monolithic — and this will hopefully provide the momentum for the breakaway party.

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