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ANC delegates in high spirits ahead of election results announcement

JOHANNESBURG, December 18 – African National Congress (ANC) delegates rose up in song praising their preferred leaders ahead of  the ANC’s leadership results announcement on Monday. The supporters of the two presidential candidates, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chanted around plenary in Nasrec Johannesburg. Markers were then whipped out with “CR17” and “NDZ” and […]

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Abide by outcomes of ANC conference, says Zuma

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – African National Congress (ANC) members should unite and support the new party leadership which will emerge from its ongoing, highly-contested 54th national elective conference, outgoing party leader Jacob Zuma said on Saturday. “We must all unite behind the leadership collective that will be elected here, regardless of our original preferences,” Zuma […]

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ANC must honestly re-evaluate its own internal democracy – ANC stalwarts and veterans

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – No rational person would argue that there is judicial overreach when elected representatives find themselves in prison because they have been caught stealing, and the African National Congress must honestly re-evaluate its own internal democracy, the ANC stalwarts and veterans said on Saturday. “The ANC can rightfully be proud of our constitutional […]

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ANC NEC to discuss three court judgments ahead of conference

JOHANNESBURG, December 16 – Leaders from South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), have been called to a national executive committee (NEC) discussion ahead of its 54th national conference on Saturday, to deliberate court judgments made on Friday. ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa told African News Agency (ANA) that the NEC on Saturday morning was not […]