25 May 2017 AN OPEN LETTER TO THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (NEC) OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC), FROM THE VETERANS AND STALWARTS OF THE ANC The Veterans and Stalwarts of the African National Congress (ANC) who are signatories to the document, “For the Sake of our Future”, came together due to our serious concern about the trajectory the ANC is taking under the current leadership. As stated in our documents we believe the present practices deviate from the historical mission and revolutionary task of our Movement - to gain power for and with the people and to radically change the conditions of life of all the people of South Africa, especially those who were historically oppressed and exploited by the racist apartheid regime. To quote Comrade Andrew Mlangeni “Our hearts are broken”  as we watch some in the leadership of our Movement – undoubtedly a dominant group within the leadership - abrogate to themselves the power of the State to serve their own self-interests rather...

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