African Transformation Movement, ATM, has confirmed it has changed its name from African Transformation Congress.

ATM spokesperson Mandisa Mashiya, says the change came about after the IEC had raised concerns with the use of the term, “congress”. Many political parties, it said, used the word and that it could potentially cause confusion.

“As a result of having a lot of political parties registered with the IEC that has the word ‘congress’ on their certificates, the party was requested to consider the word ‘congress’ as it may confuse a lot of voters”.  Mashiya explains. – Nqubeko FM (Edited by Simba Honde)

ATM spokesperson Mandisa Mashile, explaining her party’s change of name.