The African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Task Team met in Rustenburg in the North West to decide on the three names of candidates for the position of Premier in the province.
The challenges facing the ANC in the North West, seems to be deepening as both the recently reinstated Provincial Executive Committee (PEC) and the Provincial Task Team (PTT), seem to be claiming legitimacy in running the affairs of the party in the province.
The ANC Provincial Task Team in the North West has resolved to recall three mayors whose municipalities have collapsed and are unable to render basic services to the people.
A number of disgruntled ANC members have stormed the offices of the party’s Ukahlamba regional offices in Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.
The North West government has threatened to dissolve municipal councils blocking administrators from doing their job.
Alliance partners Cosatu, South African Communist Party (SACP) and Sanco have bemoaned the current leadership vacuum. The term of the Provincial Task Team (PTT), led by Obed Bapela and Mamoloko Kubayi-Ngubani, ended just after the general elections.
African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule says he is convinced that the party will snatch the Western Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the May 8 general elections.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says the decision by the board of the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) to temporarily suspend summonses to recover e-toll debt, is a bad one and should be reversed immediately.
As motorists wait in hopeful anticipation of scrapping Sanral’s controversial e-tolling system; high level talks between the Presidency, political parties and the Transport ministry are on-going.
Gauteng premier David Makhura has welcomed roads agency Sanral’s decision to suspend the process of collecting e-toll debt.