Zuma: ANCYL still has a long way to go
President Jacob Zuma delivered the keynote address at the league's 25th National Congress in Midrand.
JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma has reminded the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) that it still has a long way to go to restore its reputation.
Zuma says the league has silenced its critics through the successful organisation of its 25th National Congress.
The president delivered the keynote address at the league's conference in Midrand this morning.
Zuma has also reprimanded the ANCYL for allowing itself to spiral down a path of dysfunction over the past two years.
"You need to be focused, keen, and determined in reinventing the ANCYL."
The ANCYL has been under the administration of a national task team since 2013 when it was disbanded by the National Executive Committee.
The president says he hopes the success of this weekend's congress will show young lions that the ANC was not wrong in taking firm action in fixing the Youth League.
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