President Jacob Zuma has pleaded with delegates at the ANC’s national general council (NGC) meeting to strengthen branches so that members' support is not bought by ambitious leaders.
Zuma revealed that the ANC's membership had dropped by around 200 000 members since 2012 and attributed this to tendencies of ill-discipline and factionalism that have crept into the party.
702's Xolani Gwala spoke to political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi about the ANC taking stock of its performance.
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The NGC is a midterm review of ANC policies and resolutions between the party’s national congresses.