Mashatile in bid to collapse Gauteng factions

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Paul Mashatile. Photo: Supplied
Paul Mashatile. Photo: Supplied


For the ANC to maintain its majority vote in Gauteng in 2024, party treasurer-general Paul Mashatile has taken on the challenge of collapsing the two main factions ahead of the looming provincial conference – but he faces resistance.

ANC insiders say Mashatile was reluctant to come out openly and own the lobby, which will put him in good stead to become the candidate for deputy president on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s slate at the ANC’s national elective conference in December.

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