Fransman: 'ANC trying to save face'

29 January 2016 - 02:37 By Philani Nombembe and Aphiwe DeKlerk

The ANC's decision to ask its Western Cape leader, Marius Fransman, to step aside even with local government elections looming shows it is pulling out all the stops to regain its moral integrity, according to a political analyst. "This is about the integrity of the ANC as an organisation," said Zamikhaya Maseti after Luthuli House asked Fransman to vacate his office pending an investigation by the party's integrity committee into sexual harassment allegations levelled against him.

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