Ramaphosa called for the party to hold hands and strategise a battle plan to win back the province and the city from the Democratic Alliance.
The union is strongly in favour of not stopping the tradition of the deputy replacing the party leader.
Scenario planner says the deputy president's experience in business, labour and politics would make him the ideal head of state.
Scenario planner Clem Sunter says the deputy president's experience in business, labour and politics would make him the ideal head of state.
M&G reporter Govan Whittles looks at the growing tensions between Jacob Zuma and the ANC's top brass.
How Zuma's quotes are at odds with others'.
Top ANC members are putting their foot down and demanding that all key appointments be made through the ANC deployment committee.
His three most powerful lieutenants have dispensed with niceties in dealing with King Zuma - but we rather need dependable systems.
Former president Thabo Mbeki was the African Union’s chief mediator in the conflict in Sudan that led to the creation of South Sudan in 2011.
On Saturday Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa attended the funeral of several ANC members killed in a bus crash after the ANC's Manifesto Launch.
The M&G was informed that in some cases the buses were not paid for, while in others people who were feeling aggrieved with the ANC refused to come.
There were an estimated 30 000 people in the stadium when Zuma entered - far less than the 110 000 the ANC expected and promised.
The future is making many South Africans a tad nervous, but the suspense is kind of exhilarating.
The National Assembly motion to remove Jacob Zuma as president was lost on Tuesday evening, with 233 votes against his impeachment.
Ahead of local government elections the party is calling on a team of professionals and academics to help it regain votes in Gauteng.
Factions for and against Zuma are beginning to show their hands as 2017 leadership fight looms.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has promised that the ruling party is dealing with allegations of state capture - in an "ANC way".
A book by Greg Marinovich highlights the exploitation that led to the Marikana tragedy, writes David Bruce.