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Some ANC NEC members want Zuma no confidence motion on agenda - reports

26 May 2017 12:29 PM
Tags:
Motion of no confidence
African National Congress ANC National Executive Committee
calls for Zuma to step down

African National Congress's highest decision-making body is meeting at Irene near Centurion on Friday.

The African National Congress (ANC) national executive committee (NEC) is holding its first meeting since President Jacob Zuma Cabinet reshuffle earlier this year.

The meeting starts on Friday at Irene near Centurion.

EWN reporter, Clement Manyathela, says there are NEC members who reportedly want no-confidence motion against the President on the agenda.

Also read: Today's ANC NEC meeting only opportunity to resolve issues - Chikane

Since the Cabinet reshuffle, which saw Pravin Gordhan being removed as the finance minister, Zuma has been criticised by some members of the NEC, and alliance partners Cosatu and SACP have called for him to step down.

Gordhan is still serving as a member of Parliament and NEC member.

ANC Makhosi Khoza, and three leaders in the top six, general secretary Gwede Mantashe, treasury Zweli Mkhize and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa have spoken out publicly against the President.

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26 May 2017 12:29 PM
Tags:
Motion of no confidence
African National Congress ANC National Executive Committee
calls for Zuma to step down