This from timeslive.co.za:
The time of the South African Communist Party supporting wrong decisions made by the African National Congress simply because they are allies‚ is over.
SACP secretary General Blade Nzimande said this at the party’s Chris Hani Commemoration event in Boksburg on Sunday where he was scathing in his criticism of the current state of affairs in South Africa.
Nzimande was clear that he still supported calls for President Jacob Zuma to stand down‚ saying his leaving office would be “necessary but not sufficient” as things were now far worse than they were leading up to Polokwane in 2008 when president Thabo Mbeki was recalled.
“If things continue as they are now‚ the ANC will eat itself. What will replace the ANC if it goes to conference and tears itself apart?” he asked.
“Since 1994 we have largely said because the ANC leads‚ we are going to campaign for an ANC victory. Therefore the ANC has a licence to do as it wishes‚” he said.
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