Officials said on Tuesday night that the hearing, which could suspend Julius Malema from the ANC, would be moved to an undisclosed location after clashes between riot police and Malema supporters outside the headquarters.
Police used water cannon and stun grenades against pro-Malema crowds, who burned ANC flags and posters of South African president Jacob Zuma. >continue<
After recent elections that saw the rival Democratic Alliance surge from 14 to 22 percent, The African National Congress (ANC) sees an acute controversy brewing over disciplinary proceedings and the head of the party’s youth wing, Julius Malema. The drama here could portend a significant rift in the ANC, which has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid.