The Voting continues at ANC conference

Voting for the African National Congress’ (ANC) Top Six is continuing at the party’s national elective congress at Nasrec, south of Johannesburg.

Delegates from the North West province are now voting.

The only candidates for the ANC presidency are deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa and senior NEC member Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.

All of the other top five positions are also being contested.

According to the final nominations, deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa is leading with 1469 branch nominations in 6 branches while his main rival Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has support of 1094 branches also in six provinces.

Both candidates have accepted nominations.

Other members who made a cut include Lindiwe Sisulu and David Mabuza for the deputy president Gwede Mantashe and Nathi Mthethwa for chairperson, Senzo Mchunu and Ace Makgashule for the secretary-general position, Jessie Duarte and Zingiswa Loso for the deputy secretary general while Maite Nkoana-Mashabane and Paul Mashatile are vying for the treasurer general position.

Last minute withdrawals from the top six officials included that of Naledi pandor, Zweli Mkhize and Nomvula Mokonyane.

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