ANCWL nominates candidates for its top five positions

2015-08-07 20:35
Happy ANCWL delegates at the elective conference in Pretoria. (Genevieve Quintal, News24)

Happy ANCWL delegates at the elective conference in Pretoria. (Genevieve Quintal, News24)

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Pretoria - The ANC Women's League (ANCWL) has nominated candidates for the organisation's top five positions.

Delegates attending the long-awaited elective conference were due to vote on Friday.

Results are expected to be announced late in the evening or in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Current Women's League president Angie Motshekga is being opposed by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

On Thursday, delegates showed their preferences for president through hand signals.

Those who wanted Motshekga to retain her position held up two fingers for a second term and those wanting change used the soccer sign of rolling their hands.

Sisi Ntombela has been elected deputy president unopposed.

The position of secretary general is being contested by the incumbent, Sisi Tolashe, and Meokgo Matuba.

Grizelda Cjiekella-Lecholo and Weziwe Tikana are standing for deputy secretary general.

The nominations for treasurer are current ANCWL spokesperson and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa and International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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