/ 2 December 2022

Why Ramaphosa made a U-turn on announcing his resignation

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Some within the Ramaphosa faction allegedly entertained the idea that former president Kgalema Motlanthe should be the man tasked with the job.

ANC national office bearers Paul Mashatile and David Mabuza were left in the dark as the president’s allies persuaded him from resigning

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