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No ANC election lists, but big plans for local government
28 Jan 2014
The ANC is preparing South Africans to see their longest-serving leaders redeployed as mayors of “little dorpies” or even humble local councillors.
“There is nothing wrong for [President Jacob] Zuma, when he retires, to become a councillor in Nkandla,” quipped ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.
The party spoke to media at Luthuli House on Tuesday after a meeting of its national executive committee (NEC), where service delivery protests that have rocked local government of late seemed to have dominated the discussion.
The party seems to fear a deficit of talent and…
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