Ramaphosa: We won't protect any ANC leader who faces corruption charges and other serious offences

ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa introduced the governing party’s almost 10,000 candidates for the upcoming local government elections on 19 October 2021. Ramaphosa said the candidates have pledged to end corruption and fraud. He also said he is mandating candidates to fix municipal finances and provide basic services to the communities they have been elected to serve.