President Jacob Zuma’s close allies on Monday issued a stern warning to their political opponents in the governing ANC, saying mass mobilisation would be their response to a gagging or banning order.

Speaking soon after the postponement of Zuma’s corruption, fraud and racketeering trial in Pietermaritzburg, ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule accused the ANC of trying to muzzle them and drive them out of the party...

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