MK Military Veterans to discuss state of ANC in its council

The state of the African National Congress (ANC) and its leadership will be on top of the agenda when Umkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans gather to mark 55 years of its existence, according to former head of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) General Siphiwe Nyanda.

Nyanda says top leadership of the ANC, all former MK members serving in the National Executive Committee (NEC) and leaders of MKMVA will be invited for the gathering on December 17.

He says they have written to deputy defence minister, Kebby Maphatsoe, and they meeting him tomorrow to discuss details of the gathering.

As part of the 101 grouping we are concerned, and as part of MK Veterans, as we prepare for this forthcoming gathering or council on December the 17th, one of the concerns we have is about the state of organisation of the African National Congress, and concerns about its leadership.

General Siphiwe Nyanda, former head of SANDF and MKMV member

I speak on behalf of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans from all nine provinces. We have constituted ourselves to prepare for the gathering.

General Siphiwe Nyanda, former head of SANDF and MKMV member

If we are going to have a conference of MKMVA, of course the members of the MKMVA have to be there, no matter how it was constituted.

General Siphiwe Nyanda, former head of SANDF and MKMV member

Nyanda says stalwarts of the ANC including Andrew Mlangeni and Ahmed Kathrada will also be invited.

Listen to General Siphiwe Nyanda's full interview with Talk At Nine host Karima Brown...


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