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ANC's next president: Anti-Ramaphosa faction in frantic talks to present a united front

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Lindiwe Sisulu embraces ANC supporters in Kliptown, Soweto, in 2017.
Lindiwe Sisulu embraces ANC supporters in Kliptown, Soweto, in 2017.
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The grouping opposed to President Cyril Ramaphosa have been involved in frantic talks, with those vying for the ANC's top job trying to convince each other not to contest the ANC presidency. 

Presidential hopefuls Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Lindiwe Sisulu's campaign teams held a follow-up meeting on Tuesday after an initial meeting last week. 

During the latest meeting, the two teams again tried to agree as to who would be the presidential candidate and the deputy. They also sought to finalise preferred candidates to make up the rest of the slate. 

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