ANC leaders split on radical economic transformation, white monopoly capital

There's been a lot of heated debate at the ANC's national policy conference as delegates disagree on several important matters.

EWN's Clement Manyathela reports that there are deep divisions amongst party leaders on white monopoly capital, radical economic transformation and land reform amongst other issues.

ANC delegates are divided in two; those that support the radical shift in the ANC' economic policy and another group that wants to maintain stability, Manyathela says.

The two factions made sure they dominate this commission on economic transformation to form part of the recommendations at the end of this conference.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

The provincial leaders don’t agree on the content of radical economic transformation.

There are those that are speaking against slogans that do not have content.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

At the same time, ANC delegates share differing opinions about their position on white monopoly capital.

The issue of white monopoly capital is on that is pitting most of the delegates against each other.

Clement Manyathela, EWN reporter

Delegates have been debating the party’s policies since Monday.

Take a listen to the EWN update:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : ANC leaders split on radical economic transformation, white monopoly capital


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