KZN ANCYL says will submit to Ramaphosa's leadership
The league had previously said it would not allow itself to be led by Cyril Ramaphosa.
JOHANNESBURG - The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) in KwaZulu-Natal says it will submit itself to the leadership of new ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The league had previously said it would not allow itself to be led by Ramaphosa.
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KZN is the stronghold of the Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma camp.
The League’s chairperson Kwazi Mshengu said: “He had put forward our views in terms of the support of Dlamini Zuma. The majority delegates disagreed with us. Ours now, as disciplined members of the ANC, is to accept the outcome without any reservation.”
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The South African Community Party (SACP) said it accepts the outcome of the new ANC leadership and has called for the “appropriate cleansing” of the party.
SACP’s first deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila said organisational renewal should start from the ground.
Mapaila said the new leadership should be given an opportunity to prove itself.
Additional reporting by Ziyanda Ngcobo.
(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)