New ANC president expected to be announced on Monday morning

EWN reporter Masa Kekana says the ANC outgoing deputy general secretary, Jessie Duarte has made an announcement that the credential process of the elective conference is officially adopted.

Duarte made the announcement that the PECs of KZN as well as the Free State will not be able to vote but they will be allowed to participate in the conference.

She did mention that there 35 disqualified branches who were converted to non voting delegates but can participate.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

Kekana says Duarte rubbished reports that there were inflated numbers, saying that they have learned from the court outcomes and the last thing they would want to do is to land back in court.

While there was a delay she says it was a necessary delay to ensure that this process is as transparent as possible and that they get the right people to vote.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

According to Kekana, Duarte said right now they are going into a closed meeting where they will be drafting the rules of conference and discussing any possible changes to the ANC constitution. It is only after these discussions that the nominations of the Top Six will resume.

We were expecting to get the results of the new leader by this evening but Duarte said she doesn't think that will be possible and that the earliest we can get the result is tomorrow morning.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

She said this is something that can't be rushed because it is a delicate procedure.

Masa Kekana, EWN Reporter

Listen to the rest of the report by EWN report Masa Kekana below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : New ANC president expected to be announced on Monday morning


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
[ALERT] Credentials adopted, ANC conference to continue as scheduled

[ALERT] Credentials adopted, ANC conference to continue as scheduled

A total of 4,776 delegates are set to cast their ballots for the next ANC president.

[WATCH] Zizi Kodwa says delay in credential process is necessary #ANC54

[WATCH] Zizi Kodwa says delay in credential process is necessary #ANC54

ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says they are being thorough with credentials to avoid future contestation.

Crucial that credentials disputes sorted for #ANC54 conference

Crucial that credentials disputes sorted for #ANC54 conference

EWN reporter Ziyanda Ngcobo goes into details of why the conference voting process hasn't started, 24 hours later.

'Banned ANC delegates have shot themselves in the foot, got what they deserved'

'Banned ANC delegates have shot themselves in the foot, got what they deserved'

Deputy Editor of Financial Mail, Sikonathi Mantshantsha says branches were warned but did not listen, and he has no sympathy.

[LISTEN] 'I never wanted to be President, I was not ambitious'

[LISTEN] 'I never wanted to be President, I was not ambitious'

Listen to what President Zuma had to say on Friday at the #ANC54 Gala Dinner ahead of the elective conference.

IN PICTURES: #ANC54

IN PICTURES: #ANC54

The ANC Elective Conference is currently underway. See all the actions through the lens, as the conference progresses.

Mkhize rubbishes claims of Zuma disrupting #ANC54 with free education promises

Mkhize rubbishes claims of Zuma disrupting #ANC54 with free education promises

Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says the President couldn't make free education announcement before consultation with the NEC.

JUST IN: Some delegates barred from voting #ANC54

JUST IN: Some delegates barred from voting #ANC54

ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe announced that some delegates will not be able to vote in this weekend's elective conference.

Possible collapse of ANC conference not far-fetched - Mathekga

Possible collapse of ANC conference not far-fetched - Mathekga

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says there are sufficient legal grounds on which to interdict the ANC's elective conference.

NDZ loses out on 27 votes ahead of ANC elective conference

NDZ loses out on 27 votes ahead of ANC elective conference

Political analyst Karima Brown says the ANC may have to recount votes and delay the announcement of president at the conference.

[LISTEN]Announcement of ANC top 6 should be made by Sunday morning: Zizi Kodwa

[LISTEN]Announcement of ANC top 6 should be made by Sunday morning: Zizi Kodwa

ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says the official programme for the national conference starts on Saturday.

ANC elective conference, it's all or nothing - Karima Brown

ANC elective conference, it's all or nothing - Karima Brown

Karima Brown says while Cyril Ramaphosa is in the lead, she won't predict the outcomes of this weekend's ANC national conference.

ISS on Russian influence on ANC and could a Cyril win prevent another downgrade?

ISS on Russian influence on ANC and could a Cyril win prevent another downgrade?

Dr Jakkie Cilliers says if Cyril Ramaphosa wins the elections, he could avoid a downgrade by recalling Jacob Zuma in January.

'Vote-buying claims first surfaced at Polokwane 2007 with battle for president'

'Vote-buying claims first surfaced at Polokwane 2007 with battle for president'

Ranjeni Munusamy says Polokwane was the first conference where there was real contestation over the ANC presidency.

Popular articles
7 ways the new child maintenance law cracks down on defaulters

7 ways the new child maintenance law cracks down on defaulters

The new regulation will see those found guilty of dodging child maintenance blacklisted, among other measures.

If Jordaan is innocent as he claims, he must sue for defamation - Bongani Bingwa

If Jordaan is innocent as he claims, he must sue for defamation - Bongani Bingwa

Safa President, Danny Jordaan has broken the silence on rape allegations against him and denies ever raping Jennifer Ferguson.

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

[LISTEN] Father shares how he shot the man who raped his daughter

Johannesburg father, Chris says he had just come back from work when he walked in on an employee raping his 17 year old daughter.

Redi Tlhabi pays Afternoon Drive host Bongani Bingwa a visit this Women's Day

Redi Tlhabi pays Afternoon Drive host Bongani Bingwa a visit this Women's Day

Redi Tlhabi says one of the perceptions she'd like to debunk is that she never discusses politics all the time.

WATCH: Zuma denies crisis at Sassa, won't evaluate isiphithiphithi (chaos)

WATCH: Zuma denies crisis at Sassa, won't evaluate isiphithiphithi (chaos)

Zuma says he cannot be expected to act against Minister Bathabile Dlamini on social grants matter now before the ConCourt.

Competition Commission investigates five companies to stamp out price-fixing

Competition Commission investigates five companies to stamp out price-fixing

Commission says investigation into food and agro processing companies is important because of high levels of inequality in SA.

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

Who is Advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi?

The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?