eThekwini ANC demands provincial post for criminally charged Zandile Gumede

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eThekwini chairperson Zandile Gumede.
eThekwini chairperson Zandile Gumede.
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As the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal prepares to elect new leaders, the party's biggest region - eThekwini - is demanding a provincial position for its chairperson, Zandile Gumede, even though she is facing criminal charges. 

The ANC's revised step-aside policy prevents criminally charged members from contesting for party positions.

But, in what is set to be the toughest challenge yet against the policy, eThekwini plans to nominate Gumede for a provincial leadership position. 

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