The fate of ANC secretary general Ace Magashule and other leaders affected by the step-aside resolution now lies in the hands of a group of party veterans selected by the national working committee (NWC), now dominated by President Cyril Ramaphosa’s faction.
The Mail & Guardian has been told that the majority of the party elders who will form part of the independent body that will hear appeals come from the so-called 101 veterans.
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