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NGC: Focus on 'factions within the ANC'

The ANC is set to hold its National General Council (NGC) meeting at Gallagher Estates in Midrand tomorrow..

The NGC is held as a mid-term review of the ANC’s policy positions and assess if they have been implemented.

702/Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes spoke to EWN's Govan Whittles about who will be in attendance at the conference. Stephen also spoke to political analyst and associate editor of the Daily Maverick, Ranjeni Munusamy, about "factions within the ANC" and if this will reveal itself at the NGC.

Listen to the conversation below:

702's John Robbie also spoke to political and policy analyst Somadoda Fikeni about what can be expected at this year's conference, as well as who he thinks will be forerunners for leadership at the upcoming elections.

Listen to the conversation below:


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