ANC nominates 295 NEC members

2012-12-18 19:50

Bloemfontein - A total of 295 people were nominated for the ANC's national executive committee on Tuesday at the party's national conference in Mangaung.

Included on the list is former police commissioner Bheki Cele, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane, and AU commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

Those who lost out in the race for the top six positions of the African National Congress' top six were also nominated.

These included Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula, former treasurer general Mathews Phosa, former deputy secretary general Thandi Modise and Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe declined.

Also on the list were Gauteng education MEC Barbara Creecy, Frank Chikane, Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies, Public Enterprise Minister Malusi Gigaba, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom, and Agriculture Minister Tina Joemat-Petterson.

A string of high-profile ANC members, including Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, declined nomination for the national executive committee.

Others who said no included presidential spokesperson Mac Maharaj, Minister in the Presidency Trevor Manuel, Northern Cape African National Congress chairperson John Block, and struggle stalwart Jay Naidoo.

Congress of SA Trade Unions general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi, National Union of Metalworkers of SA general secretary Irvin Jim and National Union of Mineworkers general secretary Frans Baleni did not accept nomination.

Free State ANC chairperson Ace Magashule also declined.

  • debduplessis - 2012-12-18 19:59

    ha ha ha ... who cares! No one left of substance, integrity or moral fibre --- rest are all gravy-trainers! Now we work on 2014 & getting a proper government in :)

      godfrey.welman - 2012-12-18 20:14

      LOL Fransman, WC leader and Deputy International Relations was not even mentioned among those who declined. Wonder how Tony feels about that?

      derrick.malepe - 2012-12-18 20:22

      u r rite there,i wonder which project is next. another nkandlaville

  • avremel.niselow - 2012-12-18 20:05

    Please don't let Cele or Davies in!

  • debduplessis - 2012-12-18 20:05

    its all starting to back-fire on Zuma :))))))

  • MrGrumpy - 2012-12-18 20:38

    An organisation that nominates criminals (and I don't mean crimes of the "freedom-fighting" type) deserves everything it gets. And likewise, the people who vote for that organisation...

  • xolani.gazu - 2012-12-18 21:15

    lol even Mac Maharaj z tired of covering up 4 shower-head. I guess zuma has taken corruption 2 a level never seen b4 even Mac cant handle it anymore

      krish.reddy.104 - 2012-12-18 21:48

      You know nothing about Mac Maharaj so just shut up you fool.

      suidlander.vanwyk - 2012-12-18 22:31

      Krish, Mac is that corrupt guy who speaks for Zuma, remember how he lied that Bulelani Ngcuka was a spy? Mac is as rotten as the rest of the anc

  • greg.bez.9 - 2012-12-18 21:25

    lets be honest now. I am not a racist, but he sings because he does not have any thing intelligent to say. and the unintelligent sing with.

  • aroka.murombe - 2012-12-18 21:35

    Intellectuals declining domkops accepting. What is the meaning of this? Please help

  • ernest.lwandle - 2012-12-19 00:19

    cANCEr is losing some brains steady but surely.

  • salani.isaac - 2012-12-19 13:41

    i relay hate to see ANC with Zuma and friend,going to chew our money, its very bad in mzansi.

  • salani.isaac - 2012-12-19 13:41

    i relay hate to see ANC with Zuma and friend,going to chew our money, its very bad in mzansi.

  • salani.isaac - 2012-12-19 13:41

    i relay hate to see ANC with Zuma and friend,going to chew our money, its very bad in mzansi.

  • seun.mogotji - 2012-12-22 20:20

    Intellectuals declining domkops accepting.What is the meening of these! Please help...

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