The unlawful KwaZulu-Natal provincial executive committee (PEC) members led by Sihle Zikalala can no longer attend the national conference as members of the PEC. The High Court in Pietermaritzburg granted an execution order to the members supporting former ANC KwaZulu-Natal chairman Senzo Mchunu.  The unlawfulness of the 27-member PEC, which was declared by the court earlier this year, is therefore not suspended pending the appeal process.  Leave to appeal was granted to the currently unlawful PEC. If the appeal is successful, it could affect the outcome of the national conference that starts on Saturday.  The KwaZulu-Natal judgment is one of three set for Friday in provincial leadership tussles on the eve of the party's national elective conference. The other two are in Free State, due at 2pm, and in North West. The court found that the order granted earlier must become immediately operative and executionable, pending the outcome of any appeal to the Supreme Court of Appeal and the...

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