Durban – The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal said on Wednesday it
plans to win all wards and municipalities in the province in the upcoming local
Speaking to media on Wednesday, following a provincial
executive meeting at the weekend, ANC provincial secretary Super Zuma said the
party would also welcome input from communities.
"We welcome the views and guidance of our people on
who can best represent their interests as ward councillors. As the movement of
the people, we are committed to ensuring that the final list of our candidates
will reflect the democratic will of the people."
Zuma said the party would be focusing on the provincial
manifesto which is a prelude to President Jacob Zuma announcing the national
manifesto within weeks.
Asked about some of the challenges the ANC had faced with
protesting members during ward councillor nominations, Zuma said most
disciplinary processes had been completed with a few still outstanding.
"What we can say is that, yes, a number of our
members have gone through the disciplinary processes and come out better."
According to Zuma, disciplinary processes in the ANC
meant members would "learn".
"We have even received letters of apology from some
of our members after they marched to our offices recently. Our processes are
there to educate our people and reform them. They have been positive and are
very co-operative and understanding now."
Asked about the party's strategy for the upcoming
elections, Zuma said: "We plan to win all wards and all