The Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) has rejected the application by Herman Mashaba’s ActionSA to register as a political party.

ActionSA’s national chair Michael Beaumont said the IEC decision was based on a “perceived similarity” with another political party, Party of Action, which has never contested elections before despite registering, and the use of the SA flag in the logo...

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