I'm being axed to aid Ramaphosa, Ace Magashule to tell party elders

04 April 2021 - 00:04 By SIBONGAKONKE SHOBA and Kgothatso Madisa

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule plans to tell party elders that he is being removed from his position in order to clear the way to re-election for President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is expected to seek a second term next year.

Sources close to Magashule said he is going to argue that the step-aside rule - in terms of which he must vacate his office by the end of April - is being "selectively" implemented to target him and Ramaphosa's other opponents, even though many ANC leaders face allegations of wrongdoing...

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