Jacob Zuma has been re-elected President of the ANC at the party’s 53rd National Conference taking place in Mangaung, Bloemfontein. He won with 2983 votes.
The voting statistics for the ANC Top 6 indicate Cyril Ramaphosa’s greater popularity, thus overshadowing re-elected party President Jacob Zuma.
The much anticipated ANC leadership election of the top six leaders has now come and gone with only the outstanding elections for the remaining positions of the National Executive Committee.
ANC NEC member Fikile Mbalula says he is humbled by being nominated by ANC branches to stand for the secretary general position.
It is official – the battle for the ANC presidency between Jacob Zuma and Kgalema Motlanthe is on.
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has withdrawn from contesting the position of deputy president at the ANC’s elective conference in Mangaung.
The ANC Youth League says it is hopeful that Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe will answer the call to take over the leadership of the ruling party.
Fast facts on the ANC National Policy Conference and the 53rd National Conference.
A prehistoric opossum-sized critter dubbed the “crazy beast” that inhabited Madagascar at the end of the age of dinosaurs is providing scientists insight into early mammalian evolution even as they scratch their heads over its bewildering anatomy.