Faiez Jacobs

ANC Western Cape secretary back in dock for assault

The assault case against the ANC’s Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs is expected to resume in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Jacobs last month pleaded not guilty to assaulting his policy co-ordinator Wesley Seale in 2015, saying he slapped him after he was confronted. Seale, however, said he[…]

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ANC Western Cape HQ in turmoil

Western Cape ANC chairperson Marius Fransman called for party unity and an end to public fighting on Wednesday, for the sake of the people of the province, he said. Fransman said on Wednesday that he was pleased that a controversial series of statements had at least cleared up that he[…]

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‘ANC framed me’ – Fransman

ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman has named his own colleagues as conspirators in a plot to oust him – and says he has SMSes to prove it. Fransman, who had been accused of sexually assaulting 21-year-old Louisa Wynand while on a road trip to the ANC’s 104th birthday celebrations[…]

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Assault charges laid against ANC WC secretary

Criminal charges have been laid against ANC Western Cape secretary, Faiez Jacobs, who is accused of assaulting a researcher at the party’s offices. “I received a message from the complainant [Wesly Seale] sharing with me that he received a call from the SAPS that Comrade Faiez Jacobs is formally charged,”[…]

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Faiez should know fate by next week: ANC

The disciplinary process against suspended ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs should be resolved by next week, acting secretary Thandi Manikivana said on Thursday. But this would depend on the witnesses and the information received, she added. Jacobs was placed on precautionary suspension following an alleged assault at the ANC’s[…]

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ANC’s Faiez Jacobs suspended over ‘assault’

ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs has been placed on precautionary suspension after being accused of beating up a colleague for failing to write a report on the organisation. The suspension follows a post on Facebook by Anda Qhama Bici, with a picture of researcher Wesley Seale bleeding. In a[…]

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ANC WCape plans for new beginning

The newly elected leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) admits it has a colossal task on its hands in reclaiming back the Western Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA) but that its new Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) has a plan of action. Addressing the public on the outcomes of[…]

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