Dismissal of ANC ORT poll lawsuit wins appeal date

Tuesday is set aside for the the Mthatha High Court to hear an application for leave to appeal against the dismissal of a case brought by disgruntled OR Tambo ANC members who wanted the party’s 2015 regional elective conference nullified.

Mvuzo Notyesi of Mvuzo Notyesi, who is representing ANC member Badanile Ntamo, was granted leave to make the application to appeal against acting Judge President Selby Mbenenge’s decision to dismiss with costs their court bid last month.

In his notice of application for leave to appeal, Notyesi argued that the applicants intended to appeal against Mbenenge’s judgment in its entirety.

The respondents – the ANC OR Tambo regional executive committee and provincial and national executives – have filed opposing papers.

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