splinter party

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Thus, unwittingly, the splinter party of Letoka seemed to have ostensibly intensified the ethnic divisions within South Africa, as Letoka effectively established himself as the Xhosa leader, vis-a-vis the celebration of Zuma's Zulu heritage.
The essential and integral role of the splinter party, albeit unintentional, is that it points to necessary avenues of reform within the mother party.
The accusations were made against Sudan's-ruling National Congress Party (NCP), Sudan African National Congress party (ANC), and a splinter party from the SPLM - Sudan People's Liberation Movement-Democratic Change (SPLM-DC).
Deuba chose to part ways and formed a splinter party that he headed.
December 30, 2009 (KHARTOUM) -- Southern Sudan authorities closed the branch office of the SPLM-DC, a splinter party from the ruling SPLM, in Unity state while banned a meeting in Central Equatoria state, a statement said today.
The splinter party said its office in Bentiu, the capital of Unity state, was closed on Tuesday by the security forces and still remains closed today, Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the People First Party, a splinter party of the KMT, also accused Lee of betraying his nation's and people's interests, saying that no individual, including the former leader, should decide on a matter of the national sovereignty for the people on Taiwan.
Leaders of this splinter party have suspicious relation with the NCP and Sudan security agents.
The bad blood between sacked Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad intensified Friday with Anwar launching a scathing verbal attack against the latter and hinting at forming a splinter party.