The second of February marks the 30th anniversary of former president and National Party leader FW De Klerk’s announcement of the release of former President Nelson Mandela from prison and the unbanning of all political parties.
PAC President Mzwanele Nyhontso says the exclusion of the incarcerated APLA cadres from the presidential prisoner’s remissions and pardon is a shame to democracy.
The Pan Africanist Congress’ Narius Moloto says he will appeal against the Independent Electoral Commission’s decision to recognise the leader of one of the two factions of the party.
The IEC has confirmed that it recognises the Mzwanele Nyhontso faction of the PAC, this follows internal party leadership squabbles that saw the party heading to the courts in a bid to resolve the issue.
The Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) led by Mzwanele Nyontsho has vowed to set up a commission of inquiry led by a retired judge to investigate factionalism within party ranks.