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This is who would be ANC president if the party voted today - BusinessTech;

This is who would be ANC president if the party voted today - BusinessTech

BusinessTechThis is who would be ANC president if the party voted todayBusinessTechFormer ANC MP and South African Ambassador to Ireland, Melanie Verwoerd, has calculated who the next president of the ANC would be if the party voted right now. In a column published on News24, Verwoerd noted that Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana ...and more »

South Africa's next president might be a woman, but that isn't the only change we need - Quartz;

South Africa's next president might be a woman, but that isn't the only change we need - Quartz

QuartzSouth Africa's next president might be a woman, but that isn't the only change we needQuartzSouth Africa's race for the presidency has begun and two of the front-runners are women. The ruling African National Congress will only choose a leader at the end of the year, and the national election will only take place in 2019, but already two ...and more »

ANC election: it's a numbers game - News24;

ANC election: it's a numbers game - News24

News24ANC election: it's a numbers gameNews24As we entered 2017 the race for the presidency of the ANC (and almost certainly of the country) heated up dramatically. Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma remain the two front runners, with Zweli Mkhize and Baleka Mbete hovering in the wings.and more »

Zuma tipped to appoint ex-wife to cabinet post - Herald live;

Zuma tipped to appoint ex-wife to cabinet post - Herald live

Herald liveZuma tipped to appoint ex-wife to cabinet postHerald livePresident Jacob Zuma is considering appointing his ex-wife, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to his cabinet when she steps down as chairwoman of the AU Commission in an attempt to ease her path to become his successor, according to government insiders.and more »

The Gender Contender: Dlamini-Zuma and Mbete vie to be the woman on top - Daily Maverick;

The Gender Contender: Dlamini-Zuma and Mbete vie to be the woman on top - Daily Maverick

Daily MaverickThe Gender Contender: Dlamini-Zuma and Mbete vie to be the woman on topDaily MaverickThe ANC national working committee (NWC) has decided there should be no public engagement on the succession issue until after the policy conference in June. As this is the hot topic this year, it is virtually impossible to put the genie back in the bottle.and more »

ANC calls for structures to refrain from succession debate talks - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

ANC calls for structures to refrain from succession debate talks - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationANC calls for structures to refrain from succession debate talksSouth African Broadcasting CorporationThe African National Congress' (ANC) National Working Committee has reiterated its call to its structures and members to hold off on pronouncing on who should be the party's next president. The party has been battling to keep the succession debate ...and more »

Exposed! Check Out How Zuma Plans To Hand Over Leadership Post To Dlamini-Zuma - BuzzSouthAfrica.com;

Exposed! Check Out How Zuma Plans To Hand Over Leadership Post To Dlamini-Zuma - BuzzSouthAfrica.com

BuzzSouthAfrica.comExposed! Check Out How Zuma Plans To Hand Over Leadership Post To Dlamini-ZumaBuzzSouthAfrica.comA group of top government officials confirmed that President Jacob Zuma has put everything in place for the appointment of his ex-wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to his cabinet. The officials begged anonymity but affirmed that the move will be a way of ...and more »

Mbete says she's been 'approached' about leading ANC‚ but would rather not talk about it - Herald live;

Mbete says she's been 'approached' about leading ANC‚ but would rather not talk about it - Herald live

Herald liveMbete says she's been 'approached' about leading ANC‚ but would rather not talk about itHerald liveANC chairperson Baleke Mbete has played down claims that she has raised her hand to be the next female leader of the country. This came after the Sunday Times reported at the weekend that Mbete has become the latest leader to throw her hat in the ring ...and more »

'Gloves officially off' in ANC succession battle – analyst - Citizen;

'Gloves officially off' in ANC succession battle – analyst - Citizen

Citizen'Gloves officially off' in ANC succession battle – analystCitizenThe ANC's political rallies – that were addressed by various senior leaders at the weekend and formed part of the ruling party's 105th anniversary celebrations – “were a clear indication of a contest between political goodwill and evil”. These were the ...and more »

'You can't expect a nice contest' - analyst on ANC succession battle - News24;

'You can't expect a nice contest' - analyst on ANC succession battle - News24

News24'You can't expect a nice contest' - analyst on ANC succession battleNews24Johannesburg - Mixed messages from ANC leaders ahead of the party's elective conference could lead to confusion, University of Pretoria political analyst Tinyiko Maluleke warned on Monday. "The problem is that it is messy and they are all over the ...and more »

Mantashe Kicks Against Ramaphosa/ Dlamini-Zuma's Endorsement As President - BuzzSouthAfrica.com;

Mantashe Kicks Against Ramaphosa/ Dlamini-Zuma's Endorsement As President - BuzzSouthAfrica.com

BuzzSouthAfrica.comMantashe Kicks Against Ramaphosa/ Dlamini-Zuma's Endorsement As PresidentBuzzSouthAfrica.comANC secretary-general, Gwede Mantashe has joined the party president, Jacob Zuma to kick against the endorsement of deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa as the party's next president but also noted that the party is not in support of a woman leader.and more »

'Premature' leadership pronouncements creating anarchy - Western Cape ANC - Daily Maverick

'Premature' leadership pronouncements creating anarchy - Western Cape ANCDaily MaverickCape Town - The African National Congress in the Western Cape has criticised the ANC Women's League and other party structures which have made "premature" pronouncements on the looming succession race for ANC president. Premature ...and more »

Elect leaders who won't steal money: Ramaphosa - eNCA;

Elect leaders who won't steal money: Ramaphosa - eNCA

eNCAElect leaders who won't steal money: RamaphosaeNCAANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said branches must elect honest leaders. He was speaking at the party's 105th anniversary celebrations in the Eastern Cape. Photo: eNCA / Lenyaro Sello. MTHATHA – The ANC's 105th anniversary celebrations in the ...and more »

Zuma shocks Zweli Mkhize at ANC rally - News24;

Zuma shocks Zweli Mkhize at ANC rally - News24

News24Zuma shocks Zweli Mkhize at ANC rallyNews24President Jacob Zuma stunned ANC deputy president hopeful Zweli Mkhize when he made a surprise arrival at the event where Mkhize would have looked to launch himself in the run-up to this year's elective conference. Mkhize – currently ANC treasurer ...and more »

Maimane's Israeli blunder: The DA's self-inflicted injury - Daily Maverick;

Maimane's Israeli blunder: The DA's self-inflicted injury - Daily Maverick

Daily MaverickMaimane's Israeli blunder: The DA's self-inflicted injuryDaily MaverickThere is only one show in town in 2017. The ANC succession battle will dominate the political agenda and various factions are destined to eviscerate the organisation even more as they campaign for their preferred candidates to occupy the top positions ...and more »

Zuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping up - Mail & Guardian;

Zuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping up - Mail & Guardian

Mail & GuardianZuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping upMail & GuardianThe ANC is not bound by tradition to elect its deputy as leader, President Jacob Zuma said in an interview broadcast on Sunday, dismissing labour unions' endorsement of Cyril Ramaphosa. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The ANC, which last ...and more »

ANC leaders are divided, causing destruction - Ramaphosa - News24;

ANC leaders are divided, causing destruction - Ramaphosa - News24

News24ANC leaders are divided, causing destruction - RamaphosaNews24East London - ANC leaders are divided because they are fighting over money and this in turn is threatening to divide members of the party, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. "We as leaders are causing destruction. It's us as leaders who ...and more »

ANC factionalism 'rooted in competition for access to resources' - Independent Online;

ANC factionalism 'rooted in competition for access to resources' - Independent Online

Independent OnlineANC factionalism 'rooted in competition for access to resources'Independent OnlineMthatha – The African National Congress needs to face the reality that much of the factionalism in the party is rooted in competition for access to resources, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. "... We must have the courage to face the ...and more »

Are ANC, Zanu PF ready for female presidents? - DailyNews

Are ANC, Zanu PF ready for female presidents?DailyNewsHARARE - Recent political developments in neighbouring South Africa where president Jacob Zuma has said the governing African National Congress (ANC) party is ready for its first female leader, days after his former wife was named by the party's ...and more »

Role of ANC branches cries out for reconsideration - Independent Online;

Role of ANC branches cries out for reconsideration - Independent Online

Independent OnlineRole of ANC branches cries out for reconsiderationIndependent OnlineOrlando Stadium was not only full on a rainy day nogal, but there was a significant crowd gathered outside as well. File picture: Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan. Is it possible to return ANC branches to a vibrant, vanguard of the community? Yes it is, writes ...and more »