Latest News:  
Beijing   Sleet/Overcast    3 / -2   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>World

South African's ANC expels its youth leader

(Xinhua)

15:47, March 01, 2012

CAPE TOWN, Feb. 29 (Xinhua) -- The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday expelled its youth league leader Julius Malema from the party for sowing division in the party ranks.

After a lengthy discussion, the ANC's prosecutors decided to aggravate Malema's five-year suspension from the ANC to expulsion, party sources said.

The prosecutors rejected Malema's request for his five-year suspension from the party to be reduced.

But the ANC allows Malema to appeal to the party's National Disciplinary Committee of Appeal (NDCA) to overturn the decision. If he fails, the ANC's National Executive Committee can review the verdict and expulsion.

Malema and five other top officials of the ANC Youth League were suspended from the ANC in November last year for dishonoring the ANC by opposing its policies.

Malema called for nationalizing mines to use the benefits to serve the vast majority of people who still live in poverty after nearly 20 years since apartheid was brought to an end.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:梁军)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. 1st training by aerobatics team of air force in 2012

  2. Heavy drought hits Fumin county in Kunming

  3. Chinese architect wins 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize

  4. Performance held to celebrate Tibetan New Year

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. West's pressure no sway on China's defense budget
  2. Manila returns to usual games of cat and mouse
  3. How should China cope with US return to Asia?
  4. China-US relations have become irreversible
  5. Safe food not just for champions and govt officials
  6. Questions facing NATO's strategic transformation
  7. US, DPRK talks offer window into new leadership
  8. Chinese people's feelings cannot be hurt
  9. US far from being model of social wealth distribution
  10. China will run short of 25 kinds of minerals by 2020

What's happening in China

iPad trademark case remains unsettled

  1. China offers detailed definition on illegal lotteries
  2. Nagasaki-Shanghai ferry service launched
  3. Hearing ends without ruling over iPad name
  4. City bases smart success on legacy
  5. Companies to check every package mailed

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai