Fight against Zuma within ANC far from over - analyst

The Star reports that some of the senior African National Congress (ANC) leaders are pushing for the party to hold the special national executive committee (NEC) meeting.

On Wednesday ANC secretary general, Gwede Mantashe, said the the ANC's National Working Committee (NWC) has welcomed and acknowledged President Jacob Zuma's reason for firing Pravin Gordhan as Minister of Finance.

Mantashe had slammed Zuma for axing Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas. He also said the ruling party was not consulted about the other 18 changes in the executive made by the President last week.

Reading the statement of the NWC, he said it was wrong for party members to publicly raise their disagreements, but emphasised that the President should contact the ANC before reshuffling the Cabinet.

Political analyst, Karima Brown, says the NWC cannot make decisions for the party, and the NEC may result in a different outcome.

The Sowetan reported that President Jacob Zuma apologized to the ANC's NWC for the way in which the Cabinet reshuffle was handled

Listen to Karima Brown below for more analysis...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
[WATCH] Civil rights activist describes how ANC members threatened organisers

[WATCH] Civil rights activist describes how ANC members threatened organisers

Section27 as part of SaveSA have pitched tents in Pretoria's Church Square ahead of Friday's peaceful protest.

Marching on Friday? Don’t forget your Pepsi!

Marching on Friday? Don’t forget your Pepsi!

WTF, Pepsi?! The cooldrink maker’s new ad is laughable, shocking, outrageous, disrespectful and a gargantuan FAIL.

President Zuma's constitutional powers challenged by the DA

President Zuma's constitutional powers challenged by the DA

The Democratic Alliance hopes to make the President accountable.

Treasury DG Lungisa Fuzile explains (on The Money Show) why he quit

Treasury DG Lungisa Fuzile explains (on The Money Show) why he quit

He had been seen as crucial to maintaining stability at the Treasury after Gigaba replaced Gordhan as minister.

Zuma no confidence vote set for Tuesday 18 April

Zuma no confidence vote set for Tuesday 18 April

National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete confirmed Parly will debate a motion of no confidence in President Zuma the week after next.

"It's very clear Zuma won this round"

"It's very clear Zuma won this round"

Adriaan Basson, Editor of News24 says it will be difficult to remove President Zuma from office.

Working from home or from the office, which is best?

Working from home or from the office, which is best?

We tend to have strong views on whether people should work in offices or remotely. This will help you decide.

Africa Focus: A forecast of South Africa post downgrade status

Africa Focus: A forecast of South Africa post downgrade status

Ambassador Advisory's Refilwe Moloto discusses South Africa's chances of further downgrades and the impact this will have.

ANC lacked 'backbone' and has left Zuma's fate in the hands of opposition - EFF

ANC lacked 'backbone' and has left Zuma's fate in the hands of opposition - EFF

EFF National Chairperson Dali Mpofu says it wont be easy lobbying votes for the no confidence motion, but the party is determined.

Why downgrade and JZ’s Cabinet reshuffle will bash mining (employer of 493 000)

Why downgrade and JZ’s Cabinet reshuffle will bash mining (employer of 493 000)

Arabile Gumede (on The Money Show) interviews Chamber of Mines South Africa Chief Economist Henk Langenhoven.

"ANC has no capacity to self-correct"

"ANC has no capacity to self-correct"

DA's Phumzile van Damme says it will forge ahead with mass protest, High Court bid, and motion of no confidence against Zuma.

Opinion: Gwede Mantashe 'unconvincing' on position of ANC

Opinion: Gwede Mantashe 'unconvincing' on position of ANC

Presenter Redi Tlhabi says she's not sold on ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe's new stance on President Jacob Zuma's actions.

Gordhan and Jonas ‘removed’ as MPs on Parly’s website

Gordhan and Jonas ‘removed’ as MPs on Parly’s website

Parliament's website has already been amended to reflect the recent changes made by President Zuma to his Cabinet.

Anti-Zuma marches planned for Friday, here are the details

Anti-Zuma marches planned for Friday, here are the details

Civil organisations have planned nationwide protests scheduled for Friday, 7th March.

Police Minister Mbalula wages war on violent protestors

Police Minister Mbalula wages war on violent protestors

The police have to act in such a way that upholds human rights, says Institute for Security Studies's Gareth Newham.

DA challenges President Jacob Zuma's reshuffle in court.

DA challenges President Jacob Zuma's reshuffle in court.

DA federal executive chairman James Selfe says President Zuma's actions are irrational.

'Mantashe, Ramaphosa, Mkhize were testing waters by speaking against President'

'Mantashe, Ramaphosa, Mkhize were testing waters by speaking against President'

Ralph Mathekga says leaders who spoke against Cabinet reshuffle knew they had no support within ANC structures but were hopeful.

Zuma stays, ANC full confidence in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba

Zuma stays, ANC full confidence in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba

ANC's Gwede Mantashe says newly appointed ministers are very capable comrades who have valuable skills.

Media debate bias and reporting

Media debate bias and reporting

The Gupta-owned station has been harshly criticised by some accusing the broadcaster of promoting propaganda.

Cosatu to meet with ANC's top 6

Cosatu to meet with ANC's top 6

Trade union federation, Cosatu, has confirmed that it is time President Jacob Zuma resigns as state President.

Opinion: Cyril Ramaphosa must quit Cabinet and mobilise from the outside

Opinion: Cyril Ramaphosa must quit Cabinet and mobilise from the outside

Xolani Gwala gives his view on the legitimacy of the new cabinet and questions Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's role.

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle a low blow on SA's poor, says Archbishop Makgoba

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle a low blow on SA's poor, says Archbishop Makgoba

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba says that poor South Africans stand to lose the most following President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle.

Protesters gather outside Parly gates over Zuma's reshuffle

Protesters gather outside Parly gates over Zuma's reshuffle

The demonstration has been led by the Social Justice Coalition, the South Africa First movement, Save SA and other civil groups.

Maimane: If no confidence vote succeeds, Zuma's new Cabinet 'nullified'

Maimane: If no confidence vote succeeds, Zuma's new Cabinet 'nullified'

DA's Maimane says that he's already received calls from some ANC members of Parliament, promising to vote against President Zuma.

DA launches court bid to block swearing in of new Cabinet ministers

DA launches court bid to block swearing in of new Cabinet ministers

The DA says it will urgently interdict the swearing-in of President Jacob Zuma’s new Ministers after a massive Cabinet reshuffle.

DA: Zuma now has keys to Treasury

DA: Zuma now has keys to Treasury

Opposition parties and members of the ANC have continued to express their frustration at the dramatic changes to Zuma's cabinet.

Rand plummets on back of massive Cabinet reshuffle

Rand plummets on back of massive Cabinet reshuffle

Markets are punishing Jacob Zuma's move and the appointment of a Finance Minsiter with "zero knowledge of how Treasury works".

SACP: Look out for possible looting #CabinetResuffle

SACP: Look out for possible looting #CabinetResuffle

SACP's Solly Mapiala says their members in Cabinet may choose not to resign.

'Gigaba and his deputy have zero knowledge of how Treasury works'

'Gigaba and his deputy have zero knowledge of how Treasury works'

Economist, Dr Iraj Abedian, says the changes are the biggest since 1996.

Popular articles
'Majority of tax payers will get R153 more in their pocket this year'

'Majority of tax payers will get R153 more in their pocket this year'

Co-Founder at TaxTim Marc Sevitz says no tax decrease for tax payers may be the only disappointment in the budget speech.

#Budget2019 "Do we really need SOEs?"

#Budget2019 "Do we really need SOEs?"

In his first budget speech, Tito Mboweni pledged a conditional R23bn a year for Eskom and a pay freeze for MPs and MPLs.

[VIDEO] Muizenberg pedestrian attacked in broad daylight

[VIDEO] Muizenberg pedestrian attacked in broad daylight

A woman was attacked on her way to work earlier this month.

'Netflorist ad shouldn't be banned, but it's a piss-poor example of creativity'

'Netflorist ad shouldn't be banned, but it's a piss-poor example of creativity'

Show host Eusebius McKaiser discusses the Netflorist ad which won an advertising standards case about using racial stereotypes.

[WATCH] Pupils packed in minibus taxi like sardines causes social media outrage

[WATCH] Pupils packed in minibus taxi like sardines causes social media outrage

Khabazela shares tweets and Facebook posts that have gone viral.

[WATCH] Owner catches car thief off guard and thwarts vehicle theft in Springs

[WATCH] Owner catches car thief off guard and thwarts vehicle theft in Springs

The vehicle's owner came out of the store just in time to scare away the man attempting to steal his bakkie.