'NEC members say President was ready to step down' - Political Editor M&G

I spoke to two NEC members who told me that the President told NEC members that he was ready to step down if they wanted him to, rather than stabbing him in the back.

Matuma Letsoalo, Political Editor Mail&Guardian

Of course the ANC were not going to do that a few months away from local elections.

Matuma Letsoalo, Political Editor Mail&Guardian

Letsoalo says the NEC members he spoke to are aligned to the faction associated with Gwede Mantashe. They told him that they had the upper hand in the NEC on the weekend - even though the ANC will not admit this in public.

The reality of the matter is there are divisions in the top structure of the ANC.

Matuma Letsoalo, Political Editor Mail&Guardian
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