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Stop your squabbling or your party’s over, judge tells AIC


Stop your squabbling or your party’s over, judge tells AIC

The African Independent Congress has been brought to its knees by infighting and bank woes


The African Independent Congress (AIC), which has two seats in parliament and was once considered a “kingmaker” in several municipalities, is on its knees, with no hope of achieving its “former glory” until two warring factions within the party set aside their differences.

“If this is not done, the AIC will perish,” Pietermaritzburg high court judge Rob Mossop said in a recent ruling.

“This court is simply not able to solve what is, in essence, a political conundrum ... indeed a court should be reluctant to interfere with what are essentially political issues,” he said...

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