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Accusations, chaos and a vote that will go ahead

Despite legal interventions, finger-pointing and accusations, the vote for the presidency of the ANC is a case of the  winner takes all. 

How much credit should we give credentials?

ANC branches will send their delegates to the elective conference with a mandate to vote in a particular manner, however the most crucial decisions are made in late night meetings. Mphuthumi Ntabeni argues that the actual voting, most of the time, is nothing more than rubber stamping the decisions of these late night clandestine meetings.

An outside perspective of the ANC runoff

The campaigning and dealing within the ANC towards its elective conference has left many in the country very apprehensive about where the mind of the ANC is. The presidential candidates have failed to represent their party well in our eyes. Lawrence Ndlovu provides an outsider's perspective of the ANC's elective conference and the message the "drama" has sent South Africans.

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