ANC bans members from wearing party regalia when supporting Zuma

The lawyer for former President Jacob Zuma has reportedly confirmed that he has received a summons on behalf of his client, to appear at the Durban High Court next week.

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It comes as the ANC has urged its members not to use party paraphernalia to show their support for Zuma.

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa, EWN reporter Clement Manyathela says party has made it very clear while members can show support as individuals, no one should do so wearing party regalia.

Individual members are allowed to go, we know already some within the MKVA, the ANC youth league in Kwazulu- Natal and several leaders of the ANC have already indicated that they would like to go and support the president , just like they did a few years ago when he faced these charges for the first time.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

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