The ANC Youth League National Task Force (ANCYL NTT) announced that the organization’s liquidation in July 2018 has been called off.
This follows numerous attempts to quash the order made by the Johannesburg High Court.
In 2018, Judge Sharise Weiner declared ANCYL bankrupt after failing to pay a legal bill in the libel case involving former leaders Julius Malema, Floyd Shivambu (now president and vice-president of the EFF) and Andile Lili, who was held against them. by Helen Zille in 2010.
“There have been numerous attempts to overturn the winding-up order. The pace of the process has been largely affected by unforeseen circumstances such as the Covid-19 pandemic.
However, ANCYL NYTT is proud to announce that the liquidation order has been rescinded. In essence, ANCYL is able to function as a recognized entity, ”said Refilwe Lekgothoane, ANYL NTT spokesperson.
The announcement followed the NTT’s regular meeting session between May 21-23, where the task force also deliberated on issues related to hosting the ANCYL Congress this year.
“The meeting deliberated on the guidelines and framework of the roadmap for the congress, paying particular attention to the readiness of the structures.
“The deadline for membership for congress purposes is June 30, 2021. Further details regarding this membership submission will be communicated to structures in due course,” said Lekgothoane.
He said the meeting decided that the 26th ANCYL National Congress will be convened from September 30 to October 3, 2021, although the location will be communicated at a later stage.
The NYTT has noted the possible effects the Covid-19 pandemic and its subsequent lockdown restrictions may have on the roadmap and is currently engaged in a process of finding innovative ways to ensure members are able to participate. to BGMs and congresses with the least possible risk.
“ANCYL NYTT is committed to hosting a credible convention and encourages members and structures to exercise the highest level of discipline and patience to ensure the process is credible and accessible.
“The roadmap will be finalized at the next NYTT meeting and the launch date for the discussion papers will be communicated after the next meeting,” Lekgothoane said.