Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
27 May 2021
7:28 am

Magashule ‘to be probed for further charges’

Eric Naki

Magashule, Tony Yengeni, and Carl Niehaus had been accused of “unbecoming divisive and defiant behaviour”.

Ace Magashule, suspended ANC secretary-general, speaks ahead of former South African president Jacob Zuma’s address following the postponement of his corruption trial outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal on 26 May 2021. Picture: Phill Magakoe/AFP

Suspended ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule could be charged and brought before the party’s national disciplinary committee for defying the ANC and unbecoming and divisive behaviour. Several other members, including two ANC MPs and members from various provinces, were instructed to step aside and the majority had done so, except two senior members from Limpopo. Magashule was also investigated for more possible further charges. He, ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni and uMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans’ spokesman Carl Niehaus had been accused of “unbecoming divisive and defiant behaviour” following their public utterances outside the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg...