ANC to strengthen step-aside rule after fiery NEC meeting

Allies of President Cyril Ramaphosa have won a battle in the ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) to have those who are criminally charged denied contesting leadership positions during the party’s elective conferences. 

The decision could have implications for those who have already been elected, including eThekwini chairperson Zandile Gumede and Mpumalanga provincial treasurer Mandla Msibi. 

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Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa
Lizeka Tandwa is a political journalist with a keen interest in local government.

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