The high court in Durban has criticised the ANC’s failure to timeously oppose the registration of the uMkhonto weSizwe (MK) name and logo before the announcement by former president Jacob Zuma that he would support it.

The court on Monday struck down the governing party’s bid for the MK party to stop using the name and logo of its disbanded liberation-era military wing, manifesting fears within the governing party that the use of the MK name by a new party could lead to voter confusion at the polls next month...

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