ANC splinter group could get out of hand, warns senior party member
The ANC’s ‘radical economic transformation’ faction threatens a spilt similar to COPE and the EFF
The ANC’s dissenting “radical economic transformation” members can no longer be treated as merely a faction, as they have morphed into a potentially formidable splinter group, run from the sixth floor of Luthuli House.
This is according to Lulama Ngcukayitobi, the party’s Eastern Cape secretary, who said the RET faction was now displaying similarities with splinter parties — such as COPE and more recently the EFF.
Ngcukayitobi said it was concerning that prominent members of the RET faction, such as Carl Niehaus, continued to be allowed to work from the office of ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule on the six floor of Luthuli House, where they hatched their anti-Ramaphosa plans...