Opinion: Ramaphosa not addressing core issues within ANC

702's Xolani Gwala says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has failed to address core issues within the African National Congress (ANC).

Gwala criticises ANC leaders' silence on death threats against ANC member of Parliament (MP), Makhosi Khoza.

Read: ANC MP Makhosi Khoza writes about "leadership injudiciousness" in the party

Also read: Makhosi Khoza feels 'betrayed' by silent ANC amid death threats and intimidation

Ramaphosa has been speaking about the state of the ANC, admitting to the challenges within the party, but saying there will be no split.

In the ANC you are not allowed to have a different opinion ever anymore.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast host

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