KZN ANC nominates 50% women

2012-12-05 10:13


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Durban - Just over 50% of the KwaZulu-Natal ANC's nominations for positions in the party's national executive committee are for women, the Mercury reported on Tuesday.

Out of the 80 names on the list for positions in the NEC, KwaZulu-Natal nominated 42 women.

Baleka Mbete and Jessie Duarte were both nominated for positions in the top six - the national working committee - increasing the number of women nominated by the province to 44.

Other women who were nominated included chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, provincial speaker Peggy Nkonyeni, Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane, and International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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