The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has agreed to meet with the aggrieved members of the Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA).
The party said members of the MKMVA will meet with the provincial party leadership to deliberate on their concerns.
The disgruntled group together with unemployed graduates of South Africa and some taxi associations demonstrated at the party’s headquarters in Durban on Friday.
They blocked the N3 highway during the protest
They accused the ANC of neglecting them and not creating enough job opportunities.
They submitted a memorandum to the party containig their demands.
KwaZulu-Natal ANC spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela said: “They have met before with the provincial chairperson who is also the premier.”
“They were able to differentiate the political issues which require the ANC’s involvement and which require government involvement,” said Ntombela.
“So we think in our engagement on Tuesday we will be able to clarify the first part on the issues and areas which involve the ANC as an organisation.”
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