The ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has called on ANC Youth League members who have taken internal disputes with the league to court to drop those cases in order to allow a 5-member panel to try and resolve disputes. The task team, appointed by the party's national working committee and headed by deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is expected to meet all the disgruntled members and finish its work sometime next week. We don't imagine Youth League President Julius Malema will take kindly to this intervention by the ANC, since he's been at pains to point out that the League is big enough to run its own affairs without being told what to do by the parent body. Read more: Times Live
While we have your attention...
An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money - though not nearly as much as its absence.
Every article, every day, is our contribution to Defending Truth in South Africa. If you would like to join us on this mission, you could do much worse than support Daily Maverick's quest by becoming a Maverick Insider.
Click here to become a Maverick Insider and get a closer look at the Truth.
Adolf Hitler was the first European leader to ban human zoos.