AS IT HAPPENED: #ANC54 - Battle lines drawn as voting of ANC's top 6 takes place

2017-12-17 12:18

The voting process for the ANC's top 6, which includes the post of the next president, is underway with results expected to be announced on Monday.

Here are some of our top pieces from day two of the ANC's elective conference:

- Ramaphosa and NDZ go head to head
- Mkhize declines deputy president nomination 'for the sake of unity'
- Baleka vs ANC Youth League during nomination process
- IDs and registers - How the ANC delegates will vote for the top 6
- A quick to-do list for the new ANC president
- Ralph Mathekga: Will Mabuza accidentally deliver on his promise of unity?
- Adriaan Basson: Did Ramaphosa just snatch the ANC presidency?
- GALLERY: The race is on for ANC president - 12 images from day two of #ANC54


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4776 voting delegates will decide who will be the next president of the ANC. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is going up against Cyril Ramaphosa.

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Naledi Pandor declined her nomination for deputy president.

17 Dec 18:49
Nomvula Mkonyane pulled out for the post of treasurer general.

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Zweli Mkhize withdrew his nomination for deputy president in the interest of "unity".

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Watch the moment Zweli Mkhize announcing his withdrawal from nomination for deputy president in the interests of "unity".

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Image: A salute from deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa as the media is asked to leave the open session. President Jacob Zuma smiles beside him. (Paul Herman/News24)

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Zweli Mkhize withdraws his name for deputy presidency.

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Treasurer general nominations are Paul Mashatile, Nomvula Mkonyane and Maite Nkoana-Mashabane. Nomvula Mkonyane has withdrawn.

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David Mabuza, Zweli Mkhize and Lindiwe Sisulu accepted their nominations for deputy president. Naledi Pandor has declined.

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Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma accepted their nominations for president.

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Pandor: I suggest we accept the proposal on the top 6

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Naledi Pandor: We can not allow the conference to continue in this manner

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As concerns are being raised, visuals are shown of some delegates sleeping

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Image: ANCWL members objecting to a decision by the electoral commission not to allow lobbying for additional members to the NEC. (Adriaan Basson/News24)

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Mfenyana says delegates must present their IDs when they vote as it will safeguard against fraudulent delegates. Allegations have been rife of swapping delegate, with claims of people selling tags for R100k

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ANC electoral commission chair Sindiso Mfenyana says the commission is not trying to force processes. 'I am not forcing anything down your throat.'

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Secretary general Gwede Mantashe is now addressing delegates

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Deputy secretary of Mpumalanga says branches have a right to lobby and be lobbied. "From there, we support the Women's League (proposal), and let the branch delegates deal with the voting part."

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Delegates sing as Mbete try to calm them down.

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A delegate from Mpumalanga says this is not the first time they have an electoral commission, says it shouldn't be political.

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A delegate from KZN says they won't agree with the idea of voting without lists

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