Cope has been reliable
informed by its members and members of the community that the ANC is widely
rejected in the different villages in the Rastenburg Area.
ANC activities and meetings there have been
cancelled. There is strong resistance from The Community regarding the ruling
The continuous in fighting
between the ruling party and the presidency is clearly the reason for the Zuma
non-show at Marikana. This in fighting is about power influence. The centre is
obviously not holding.
COPE Spokesperson Dennis Bloem
says… “We are saying that President Zuma
was expected to hand over houses to the residents of Marikana but he did not
He also says… “People are waiting in veil for him to come.
The ANC did not let on and to use event to lobby the upcoming local government
the government project not the ANC. The ANC wants to use it as if is ANC who
have built it.” He concluded
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