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WATCH LIVE | ANC announces results of leadership vote

18 December 2017 - 17:07 By TimesLIVE
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The African National Congress is announcing the results of the vote for the top six leadership of the party.

A total of 4,776 delegates began casting their ballots in the early hours of Monday to select between Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Ramaphosa and Dlamini-Zuma were the only candidates nominated for the ANC leadership at a conference in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

The other candidates were:

  • Deputy President: David Mabuza, the premier of the eastern Mpumalanga province, and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
  • National Chair: Gwede Mantashe, the party’s outgoing secretary-general, will vie for the post against Nathi Mthethwa.
  • Secretary-General: Senzo Mchunu, the former premier of KwaZulu-Natal province, and Ace Magashule, the premier of the central Free State region.
  • Deputy Secretary-General: Jessie Duarte and Zingiswa Losi.
  • Treasurer-General: Gauteng ANC chairperson Paul Mashatile is going head-to-head with Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the minister of International Relations and Cooperation.