The race to follow Jacob Zuma as ANC leader is stepping up and Cyril Ramaphosa’s campaign against Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is gaining momentum.
The ANC left wing, especially the SACP and Cosatu, confirmed their support for Ramaphosa. The support for Dlamini-Zuma’s from the ANC Women’s League and Youth League means only 10% of the votes of the voting college.
A political analyst reports that the influence of the Gupta brothers cannot be taken into account as they benefit from a candidate who is “susceptible” to monetary compensation.
Meanwhile, Mathews Phosa confirmed again that he would be available for the post if he gets to be nominated.
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