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ANC national conference set for another busy day

NEC members have to be elected and of course this is important because of the split in the top six.

ANC members celebrate as the party’s new top six is announced at the 54th national conference on 18 December 2017. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - It is set to be another busy day for African National Congress (ANC) delegates as they push to finalize important issues at the party's national conference.

A number of briefings and closed sessions are expected on Tuesday.

While it’s quiet at the Nasrec at the moment, as delegates and journalists left for some well deserved rest after Monday night’s announcement, we can expect a busy schedule.

NEC members have to be elected and of course this is important because of the split in the top six.

The ANc's new top 6

The NEC members will ultimately decided whether or not Jacob Zuma stays on as president of the country until 2019.

Then we have this morning’s breakfast briefing with a keynote address from Ebrahim Patel and later a briefing by the ANC’s Women’s League.

Bathabile Dlamini, who had backed Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will react to the leadership announcement.

Recently, she had said that whoever wins, she will support, because that’s the culture of the ANC.

This despite a lack of women being represented in the top leadership.