ANC denies calling special council

2013-12-02 10:22

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

The ANC has denied there will be a call for a special national general council at its national executive committee (NEC) this coming weekend.

“I am not aware of such a call. If there is any it cannot fly into the NEC meeting. We had our conference in 2012, why should we call another conference?” African National Congress spokesman Jackson Mthembu asked.

He said the ruling party was focusing on the national election next year.

“We are concentrating on our... campaign to win in the coming national election.”

He said the NEC meeting would be an ordinary meeting and the ANC would not be dictated to by newspaper reports on how to run its affairs.

The New Age reported today sources within the ANC said there would be a move to call for a special national congress where President Jacob Zuma would be removed and replaced by deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe ahead of the election, and Cyril Ramaphosa to take over as the country’s president next year.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.