The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) was declared bankrupt on Thursday because of a legal bill it has failed to pay.
Earlier this year, two judges were hesitant when asked to liquidate the organisation, but Judge Sharise Weiner did so in an order delivered in the Johannesburg High Court on Thursday.
On Thursday night, after the insolvency order against the league had been granted, it indicated that it had paid the bill, but it was too late.
The liquidation comes after the league failed to pay for legal costs in the defamation case Western Cape Premier Helen Zille instituted against the league, Julius Malema, Floyd Shivambu and Andile Lili in 2010.
The case …
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