The policy formulation process is meant to accommodate ideas - Seepe #ANCNPC

The African National Congress policy conference has wrapped up with a number of key issues discussed and pronouncements made.

There has been criticism that the issues brought up at Nasrec over the week, were merely postponed until December when the party's elective conference is scheduled to take place.

Ray White spoke to political analyst Sipho Seepe on this and some of the matters brought to light at the event.

There was no intention to come up with decisions, the conference was to hear the branches make proposals that would then go back to the branches for further deliberation.

Sipho Seepe, political analyst

What was interesting for me was the nature of engagement. For the last three or two years, Jacob Zuma was the point of decision, but what the delegates decided to do was to say, we are not going to allow some internal and external forces to decide what we should be talking about.

Sipho Seepe, political analyst

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