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ANC denies existence of 'premier league'

The ANC’s fourth national general council concluded on 12 October 2015 with the ANC finalising new proposals for adjustment on government policy.

Does the 'premier league' exist?

Political analyst Sipho Seepe spoke to Cape Talk/ 702's Stephen Grootes about the confusion over ANC membership numbers, as well as the so-called 'premier league' (a faction) that is said to exist within the ANC.

ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte and ANC chairperson in the North West, Supra Mohamapelo, denying the existence of a 'premier league' faction.

Listen to the conversations below:

Meanwhile, ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa told The New Age business breakfast that the NGC talked about empowering branches to do away with "leadership slates".

Optimism surrounds end of NGC

EWN's Govan Whittles spoke to 702's John Robbie about the negative and positive outcomes of the council's meeting.

Robbie also spoke to the ANC treasurer-general, Dr Zweli Mkhize, about resolutions adopted over the weekend; the party’s dwindling membership; functionality of branches; destructive practices in the organisation and the role of the integrity commission.


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