ANC members and delegates attend the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
ANC members and delegates attend the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). © Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters
Since it was narrowly defeated at the ruling party's 2017 conference, former president Jacob Zuma's faction has lost influence within the African National Congress. But in the run-up to the next five-yearly gathering, to be held in December, several of its members are campaigning to lead the party's internal opposition. [...] (821 words)
Issue dated 19/04/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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