ANC 2017 Elective Conference

#ANC54 delayed start, registration still underway

EWN's Gaye Davis reports live from Nasrec where the 54th ANC National Conference was set to kick off at 9am on Saturday morning.

She says the 9am start has been delayed.

The ANC NEC is in a special meeting to address the outcomes of Friday's three court rulings affecting voting delegates to the conference.

Registration is still underway and organisers are under pressure to hold with the programme which has already undergone changes this week from what was set out.

Gaye Davis, EWN reporter live from #ANC54, Nasrec

She says it is not unusual for such delays at ANC conferences.

Often its credentials that see enormous delays.

Gaye Davis, EWN reporter live from #ANC54, Nasrec

She says President Zuma's planned 9h30 opening address will be delayed as well. He did address the gala dinner on Friday evening.

But we are not going to know exactly how many delegates there are in this conference until the credentials report is delivered by the deputy secretary Jessie Duarte later today.

Gaye Davis, EWN reporter live from #ANC54, Nasrec

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