Ramaphosa, Dlamini-Zuma reflect on their campaign trail

The presidential battle for the African National Congress (ANC) is hotting up with both Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma campaigning across the country.

Dlamini-Zuma is beginning to calculate the costs of having President Jacob Zuma associated with her campaign, while Ramaphosa apologises for the 2012 Marikana massacre.

Speaking at Rhodes University on Sunday, Ramaphosa said he apologises that he did not use appropriate language when he called for "concomitant action" after a number of miners had already been killed during the wage protest.

On the other hand, political analyst Karima Brown, says Dlamini-Zuma no longer wants her campaign to be associate with Zuma.

Listen to the full political desk below for more developments...

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