Eric Naki
Political Editor
2 minute read
7 Feb 2020
6:10 am

ANC leaders to be schooled in honesty, discipline

Eric Naki

School board chairperson Kgalema Motlanthe said the school was initiated as a means to inculcate a culture of political attitude among party members.

Former President Kgalema Motlanthe. Picture: Twitter

ANC public representatives may not in future be allowed to stand for election to public office if they have not gone through the organisation’s political education school. The process will start with the local government elections next year, when one of the criteria required for candidates to qualify is political education. The education will be in addition to complying with the provision of the age-old ANC policy document, Through the Eye of the Needle, that requires members and candidates to be disciplined, corruption-free and honest. Many of the ANC’s public representatives and party executives are known to be flouting its...