ANC Secretary General, Gwede Mantashe has responded to comments by his predecessor and former President Kgalema Motlanthe, who claimed earlier this week that the tripartite alliance was dead.
Motlanthe also said that the ANC was no longer led by people who followed its constitution. Inhis response today, Mantashe refers to the history of both the ANC and the Chinese communist party several times.
Stephen Grootes spoke to Political Analyst, Ranjeni Munusamy about what she makes of this exchange by the current and former leaders.
Listen to the conversation below: